P.S. 121 the Throop School continues to thrive, maintaining a proud legacy of achievement. The staff knows that they are capable of excellence and, together, with parents, teachers, students, administrators and the community, they have created programs and policies that support and encourage students to reach higher, to try harder, and to achieve more than would otherwise be possible. Students are involved in exciting field trips and a world language exploratory program. Numerous special events such as Parents as Reading Partners Week, Circus Week, and cultural arts presentations all enhance the P.S. 121 experience for each student. The classic themes of respect, responsibility, kindness, and cooperation are integrated into all aspects of the P.S. 121 curriculum. Teachers all understand the importance of establishing a climate to learn where students are able to attain academic success because they are comfortable socially and emotionally in a nurturing environment.