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Join the Chess Team! Spring Semester Registration Open!

Want to be part of PS11's amazing CHESS TEAM? Don't miss out on all the fun. Beginners and advanced players are welcome. Sign up is now open for the Spring Semester and no tryouts required. Practice is on Tuesdasys 3:10pm-5:00pm from Feb. 26-June 18, 2019. Join here.


Volunteer for the Math Club!

Volunteer for the math club!  Join training sessions on 1/14/2019 and 1/17/2019

Do you LOVE MATH and want to share it with PS11 students?  You are needed at the PS11 Math Club!  Students will explore math, solve hard problems, and expand their notion of what "math" means.  We'll provide some training, tips, and materials.  Questions?  Email:

NYU Courant Institute
251 Mercer St
Room 201

Session 1: Monday 1/14 - 12pm - 1:30PM
Session 2: Thursday 1/17 - 6pm - 8pm

Each session will include examples of mathematical content and teaching, and a chance to discuss and brainstorm the upcoming semester.  The sessions will overlap but not repeat contents, so if you can make both, so much the better!



Afterschool Registration Monday January 14, 2019


PS11 Programs Inc.

The Spring 2019 Afterschool Program will begin on Monday, February 25th, 2019.  The current Fall semester continues until Friday, February 15th.

Schedules available here.  

Online registration opens Monday, January 14, 2019 at 8:00 am.

Scholarship applications will be accepted beginning at 9:00 am on Friday, January 26th.

Always visit the PS11 After School Website for all up to date program information.

Also, if you have any questions, please contact us at or 917-653-0594.



PTA General Meeting

PTA General Meeting
Friday, January 18, 2019 at 
If you have a child at PS11, you ARE the PTA! Please join us at our first meeting and be a part of what is happening here at PS11. All are welcome and encouraged to attend!  

Please wear your PS11 ID or bring identification.


Aladdin Jr. - Audience, Volunteers and Supplies needed

PS11 Presents:
Aladdin Jr.
5th grade show
Friday, Feb 1 at 6:30pm & Saturday, Feb 2 at 2pm
Admission is free - Seating is first come, first served
All are welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult
Baked Goods Needed (bring day of event)
Contributions of time and dollars are much appreciated!




Comedy For a Cause 2019 - Tix Still Available!

Buy Your Comedy For a Cause Tickets!
Tue, Dec 18th 12pm onwards

Our most popular PS11 fundraiser is back on February 12, 2019. Tickets go on sale next week. They sell out fast so make sure you buy early to avoid disappointment. Buy your tickets by going to and searching Comedy for A Cause.  


Date: Tues, Feb 12th 
Venue: Gotham Comedy Club, 208 West 23rd Street. 
VIP reception is 6:30-7:30pm
General admission is 7:30pm
Show begins at 8:00pm

Star-Studded Stand Up Comedy Show benefitting PS11 Tues Feb 12, 2019, 6:30-7:30 VIP Pre-Show, 7:30 doors, 8:00 showtime; with John Fugelsange, Marina Franklin, Gilbert Gottfried, Iris Bahr, Richie Redding and Scott Rogowsky; at Gotham Comedy Club 208 W. 23rd St. NY NY 10011


Family Friday

Family Friday, January 25, 2019 from 8:50-9:35am
Please join us to get a closer look at the hard work that's going on in our classrooms. 

For the safety and security of our children, all adults must show your PS11 Photo ID as they enter through the Big Yard.  If you do not have a PS11 Photo ID, you will need to sign in with the security officer and show ID before you will be allowed into the building. Thank you for your understanding.


Sports Day!

Student Council Spirit Days...

Jan 25, 2019 is Sports Day!

Sports day is a day where students can dress up as someone playing a sport or their favorite athlete. You can dress up as a figure skater, martial artist, cheerleader, track runner, basketball player, or any other athlete!



School Closed - Lunar New Year

All NYC schools are closed on
Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
in observance of Lunar New Year


Dress up As Your Favorite Animal Day!

Student Council Spirit Days...

Feb 8, 2019 is Dress up as your favorite animal day!

Dress up as your favorite animal day is when people dress up as their all-time favorite animal. You can also dress up as a made-up animal!



100th Day of School

100th Day of School at PS11!
Thursday, February 14th, 2019

PS11 celebrates the 100th Day of school with cool collections, counting and math games and more! A super, 100% fun day... parent volunteers are welcome!