Reasons To Be Proud
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
Olders students explored the scientific method by investigating if butter makes a better cake! Students broke into groups and baked cakes with butter, oil, and margarine. The students concluded butter does make a better cake. This was a VERY fun activity!
Ever wonder about the results of a PS1 education? The best example all year occurs at Life After PS1 when we get to showcase our empowered 9-12 grade alumni as they return to describe how PS1 helped set the foundation for later life.
Youngers students are thinking about the year ahead and sharing their Hopes and Dreams. Students shared their desires to grow their brains as readers, authors, artists, gamers, and mathematicians. There was a consensus among the students that they can't wait to play together at PS1!
PS1 plans to move forward with an on-campus learning model this fall once the County permits. We have designed a new web page to provide a detailed overview of our preparation, our program, our health and safety protocols, and our procedures including FAQs. CLICK HERE to learn about our On-Campus Learning plan in great detail.
This issue highlights our Distance Learning Community Program and features stories and memories from PS1 during the 1980s.
Are you interested in exploring our campus? Click to view our new interactive campus map!
Graduation for the Class of 2020 was memorable indeed! Since we couldn't gather together as a community, we developed creative ways to honor our grads.
At PS1, two lead teachers in every classroom are central to our mission. This model of collaboration occurs at every level of the school. CLICK HERE to learn how we foster this model whether through in-person or through our Distance Learning Community Program.
Ask any PS1 alum, and they will tell you that the annual all-school camping trip is their favorite tradition. This year, the school honored that tradition with a virtual family camping trip!
Click to watch our "We Miss You" video. Sending love to our entire PS1 community, near and far.
Our partner, Santa Monica Youth Orchestra, was recently featured in the Santa Monica Daily Press for their quick transition to online learning.
The Spring 2020 Issue of Periscope is HERE! Click to read about the school-wide theme of Perspectives. And make sure to view the special section on the 1970s to learn about how PS1 got its start.
Grandparents of PS1 students and alumni were invited to a special garden and architecture tour at the Getty Center. This very unique opportunity was hosted by the Getty Center's Grounds Supervisor of 30+ years (and PS1 special friend) Michael DeHart.
Students in both Middles Cluster classes learned about Chumash daily life by investigating their natural environment, customs, traditions, and resources.