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.
Reasons To Be Proud
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!
Congrats to the PS1 Class of 2018! As is tradition, PS1's Graduation ceremony included a speech from the Head of School to each Grad, and a speech from each Grad to the community. The ceremony also featured a commencement address by a PS1 parent, whose 18-year tenure at PS1 is coming to a close (see excerpt below). The event was moving, poignant, witty, wise, and joyful. We thank the families and students of the Class of 2018 and wish them well on their next adventures as they head off to 14 different middle schools!
Students celebrate their passion for STEAM by planning an entire day of designing, engineering, collaborating, and creating.
PS1's newest edition of Periscope is here! Read about our Inspiring Academics from Youngers to Olders, and learn how a PS1 education helped inspire the future career of featured alumna and entrepreneur, Frances Perkins.
PS1 students explore the outdoors, strengthen bonds, and connect with nature on the annual all-school camping trip - a 47 year tradition!
The Sustainable Quality Awards recognizes businesses in the Santa Monica area that are putting sustainable practices into action. PS1 is proud to be part of the city's efforts to lead the way in this critical issue for our nation.
PS1 students observed March 14th by focusing on safety, empowerment, and civic engagement. The entire community gathered together as an all-school art project was unveiled, entitled, "Our Wishes for a Safer World".
Want to learn more about the Living Art Room at PS1? CLICK to watch our new video, created by PS1 parents, detailing students' inspiring art projects, and hear from our Art Specialist, Lina, about the value of arts education at PS1.