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PS1 Presents Dolly Klock: Taking Care of Ourselves and Our Kids During Tumultuous Times on Nov. 17


Parents, Alumni Parents, Friends: Join us on November 17 @ 5:30 PM

Back by popular demand! Dolly Klock has been a favorite speaker the past few years at PS1 and we are honored to have her join us again.

This workshop will help parents recognize the difference between moodiness and mood disorders, and provide tools for making room for kids' big feelings while regulating our own adult emotions in the process.

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Parenting Through the Election
There is no doubt that the election will stir big feelings...both nationally and perhaps in your own household. How do we guide our children in conversation about the election through the lens of empathy, caring and inclusion? Here are 5 SEL (social-emotional learning) tools for parenting through the election... A message from Genevieve to the parent community...
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Civil Discourse: How the Olders Cluster is Studying the Election

This fall, Olders students began an in-depth study of the presidential election process. While learning the history and evolution of how the Executive Branch was established, students are currently running their own simulated campaigns. Using Storypath (an instructional strategy for teaching), the Teaching Tolerance curriculum, as well as additional resources, the Olders Cluster emphasizes civil discourse in their course of study.

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PS1 Graduates Shine at the Annual Life After PS1 Event

PS1 alumni in grades 9-12 returned to PS1 (virtually) to share their experience with parents and students regarding the middle school application process, navigating the social aspect of school, grades, sports, friendships, relationships with teachers, and how one can get to know a school in pandemic times. Each of them demonstrated confidence and self-awareness.

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PS1 Parent Education Event with Dr. Devorah Heitner!

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Devorah Heitner on October 27, 2020 at 5:30pm! Join us for a conversation on navigating school & screens during COVID 19. In our new REALM, do you wonder...
- How much "screen time" is too much?
- How much video time is too much?
- Are social skills at risk?
- How do you ensure safety on the internet?
- How can a child focus with so many distractions?
Meeting ID: 827 767 76662 Passcode: 8510

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