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Garden Volunteer Help Needed Today - Wednesday May 24th

The PS11 Farm to Table Group needs parent volunteers for Wednesday 5/24 morning. 8:00 - 9:30 in the big yard to collect trash from our garden / general tidying. Many hands make for fast work.
Spend 10 minutes or an hour helping to keep PS11 beautiful! Meet in the big yard.




Scholastic Book Fair

Classes will be visiting the Scholastic book fair the week of 5/22-5/26, 2017.  You will receive a letter in your child's backpack with their classroom's specific day.  Parents and guardians are invited to shop the in-school book fair on Wednesday May 24, 2017 from 6:15-7:30 pm (after Poetry Night) and Friday May 26, 2017 from 9:00-10:00 (after Family Friday).   

For additional convienience, adults may shop the Online Fair from May 17 until May 30.  

For more information, see our Scholastic Book Fair page


4th Grade Camping Trip

4th Grade Camping Trip  |  May 25th and 26th, 2017
(HAVE FUN Campers... Thank You, PTA!) 


Thursday, May 25th:
- Children should arrive to the PS 11 cafeteria between 7am and 7:15am on Thursday, May 25th.  We will take attendance as children arrive. The buses will be leaving promptly at 7:30am. We are unable to wait for children who are late.  
-The PS 11 cafeteria will NOT be open for breakfast on Thursday morning prior to our camping trip.  We recommend that your child has breakfast prior to arriving to school that day.  Children will be given a snack when we arrive to camp around 9:30am and we will have lunch around 12pm.
Please take a moment to sign up for the REMIND APP.  Mr. Bender will be sending out updates while we are on the trip.  The directions should be attached to the email you received. Ask your class parent if you didn't get it.
Friday, May 26th:
- We will try to get back to school for dismissal (3:10) but we may hit traffic, especially because it is the Friday of Memorial Day weekend. if your child is a bus student, please make sure they have an alternative way of getting home. If your child takes a PS 11 after school class on Fridays, he/she will be sent to after school when we get back.




PS11 Paper's April 2017 Edition

Extra! Extra! The latest edition of the PS11 Paper is here!

April 2017 Edition

For older editions, check out our Newspaper Archive


5th Grade Washington DC Trip



5th Grade Washington DC Trip
Wednesday, May 31 to Friday, June 2, 2017



SLT Poetry Night 

SLT Poetry Night
Wednesday, May 24th

The SLT invites you to come hear our talented PS11 poets reading original work! Then view each and every student’s work, including special Kindergarten class poems. Please be on time! Enter through the big yard at 6:15pm. Auditorium doors will close at 6:30pm sharp. Latecomers will be seated at appropriate intervals. All children must be accompanied by an adult. No food will be served, please feed your kids before you arrive. 
Scholastic Book Fair will be open during the event. All proceeds support our classroom libraries! 



Family Friday is May 26 -- FOR K and 1st grade only (except 1-303/1-304)
Parents and Guardians, please join us from 8:50-9:35am and get a closer look at the hard work that's been going on in you child's classroom. 


Monday, May 29th
NYC schools are closed in observance
of Memorial Day


Family Friday

Family Friday is June 2 -- FOR 2nd grade only
Parents and Guardians, please join us from 8:50-9:35am and get a closer look at the hard work that's been going on in you child's classroom. 


My School Bucks

Attention: PS11 families 
There is an easy way to pay for school meals: MY SCHOOL BUCKS


  • Funds are immediately available.
  • Hassle-free recurring payment options
  • You can view your child's meal purchases
  • You can set spending limits
  • Payment information is protected & secure 

Parents and guardians can sign-up at myschoolbucks.comTo create an account for you and your child at, you will need: your child's grade, birth date, and student ID number. You will be able to pre-pay with your credit card, debit card, or e-check.

To learn more about New York City's School Breakfast & Lunch Meals Program visit:


Annual Fund Spring Challenge