Collaborative group work at PS1 is a core tenet of our philosophy around how we teach and learn. Learn the how's, why's, and benefits of this aspect of our academic program, Kindergarten through 6th grade.
Veteran teacher Billy traveled overseas during winter break to volunteer at the Center of HOPE Daycare in the Philipppines and serve the local community.
PS1 students prepare an annual Thanksgiving meal to our neighbors at Step Up On Second, a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide "compassionate support to people experiencing serious mental health issues, and persons who are experiencing chronic homelessness, to help them recover, stabilize, and integrate into the community."
What a great way to spend a Sunday at PS1. The campus has never been so transformed! This year's Family Festival's Harvest Carnival featured smiling faces, delicious food, and the fun of carnival games.
We've had our Annual Life After PS1 event! Read more in our article below!
Many ask the question, "How do we differentiate for the range of learners in a multi-age class (with a two-year age range)?" The answer isn't as complicated as it seems. Read on to learn more!
The PS1 community prides itself on being inclusive and multi-generational. A wonderful way for grandparents to be involved is through our grandparents' Memoir Club. Additional events include art walks, picnics, and our annual Grandparents and Special Friends Day. CLICK HERE to view our most recent Art Walk.
The 2019-2020 school year (PS1's 49th year!) kicked off on Wednesday with tons of bubbles and cheers! We came together to Celebrate the Many and Build One community - making connections between those who are returning to PS1 and those who are just beginning. Welcome to all!
The "Portrait of a PS1 Graduate" is the result of a one-and-a-half year research project we performed to determine the salient characteristics of a PS1 graduate.
When your child turns twelve, what can you expect will characterize them as people, friends, students, and colleagues - both personally and interpersonally? Our research garnered the following benefits: our graduates, year in and year out, are Self-Aware; Respectful; Expressive; Inquisitive; Collaborative; Problem-Solver; Connected; Proactive; and Prepared.