Reasons To Be Proud

New York Times Best Selling Author, Kobi Yamada, Presents to PS1 Students

Kobi Yamada, author of What Do You Do With an Idea, video-chatted with PS1 students about his book, his inspiration for writing it, and what it takes to be a published author. Students were excited to ask him so many questions about the book and his writing process, including, "Why does the egg on the cover wear a crown?" and, "How did you think of the topic for the book?"

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Service to our 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."

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PS1 Begins Its 49th Year!

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!

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Portrait of a PS1 Pluralistic School Graduate

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.

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