Media and Video

Watch! Reflections from our Graduates: 7 years of a PS1 Pluralistic School Experience

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.

Watch our Head of School's State of the School Speech (Sept. 25, 2018)

Click above to watch our Head of School’s State of the School speech, where he references the newest video highlighting the Class of 2018 (click above!), discusses the impact of the 2018 Parent Survey, reflects on our 5 Commitments, and shares the benefits of a PS1 education through the lens of the Portrait of a PS1 Graduate.

Watch Joel Pelcyger Interviewed on Network Television

Joel Pelcyger, PS1's Founder and Head of School, speaks about the importance of a pluralistic education.

KidsInTheHouse.com Features Joel Pelcyger

Watch Joel’s 12 interviews, covering topics such as Understanding a Pluralistic Education.

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The Studio at PS1: An Introduction to our STEAM Program

Want to learn more about the creative and innovative projects happening at The Studio? CLICK to watch our video, created by PS1 parents, detailing students' project-based learning enhanced by our STEAM program.

 
The Living Art Room at PS1 - An Introduction to our ART Program

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.

 
Our Community: Our Philosophy

Watch and listen to learn more about how we designed our school around the core principle of pluralism...

 
Our Community: Our Alumni

Watch and listen as a PS1 alumnus shares the impact of his pluralistic elementary school experience...

 
Our Community: Our Parents

Watch and listen as a PS1 parent shares the value of being part of our inclusive community...

 
Our Community: Our Teachers

Click the video to learn about our expert faculty, and what inspires them each and every day.

 

PS1 Chorus and Instrumental Music Performance
Students enrolled in the PS1 Chorus and in our Instrumental Music program (part of the Santa Monica Youth Orchestra) perform for the school community in the Spring of 2017.

 
PS1 Celebrates Our Grandparents

Grandparents make up an important part of PS1 Pluralistic School’s extended and multi-generational family. Click to learn more about our Grandparent programs.

 
Youngers Cluster Circle Time: Music and Performance

Enjoy watching this Youngers Cluster Circle Time - written and performed by our fabulous Kindergarten and 1st grade equivalent students, focusing on their study of community awareness, identity, and friendship.

 
Olders Cluster Circle Time: Pluralism and the Brain

Music and singing! Dance, skits, rap, and video! Enjoy the many ways the Olders Cluster showcases what they have learned about Growth Mindset and the brain: how it continues to grow and create new pathways as we learn, try new things, practice, make mistakes, and persist in our learning.