The newest issue of Periscope is the result of a two-year research project we performed to determine the salient characteristics of a PS1 graduate. What qualities can you expect to see in your child upon graduation? Look inside to read about each characteristic on the "Portrait" Chart, as well as the teachers' descriptions of each one in action. Enjoy!
This year, PS1 enhances its afterschool Clubhouse enrichment offerings with two interdisciplinary Spanish and Art classes for ages 5-7 and 8-12.
Teachers John and Aarika note, "We knew we would want to move below the surface and age appropriately uncover this brutally painful aspect of our history. We knew that we wanted to consider the information from a variety of angles." What resulted was a rich and powerful multidisciplinary and project-based study that students will remember forever.
PS1 Olders students showed off their knowledge of the Periodic Table by hosting an event filled with scientific demonstrations, abstract art, and experimentation!
At PS1, science is about students learning to observe, record, hypothesize, examine, and experiment to develop their scientific problem-solving skills. Learn more about our hands-on science and design-thinking programs by reading the full blog post written by PS1's Assistant Head for Teaching & Learning, Nancy Harding, PhD.
Students from PS1's community service club, PS Serves, take the lead on their donation drive for local non-profit, The People Concern.
It is with great pleasure we introduce Alan Ball as our Advancement Director. Click to read more about him and the role that he serves at PS1!
Click to view our newest video, highlighting the Class of 2018 as they completed their 7-year journey at PS1, culminating with so many profound and exciting leadership opportunities as 6th grade students. Watch as they reflect on how their PS1 education has shaped who they are as people and as learners, and share in their hopes for the future.
Immerse yourself in the dynamic illustrations (and poignant quotes from current and past trustees) of PS1's 48-year history. CLICK HERE to read!
The 2018-2019 school year kicked off 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!