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Get Ready PS11, this Friday is Backwards Day!

Thanks to the Student Council, on Friday, January 20th is Backwards Day.  Students can wear your clothing backwards all day long and will participate in a few backwards learning activities! Be creative, we can't wait to see what you come up with! 


SLT Architecture Night - Thursday Jan 19, 2017


Chess Results

Chelsea Chessmates - Way to Go!

Three amazing days of Chess for our First, Second and Fifth Grade teams and we are National Champs in every section! Our first grade team placed sixth, second grade team also grabbed the sixth spot and our veteran fifth graders placed ninth. In individual standings Avaan was tied for sixth place  (9th place trophy after tie breaks)  in the First Grade overall section, Christopher took first in the under 1000 and Nathaniel tied for fifth place (13th place trophy after tie breaks) in second grade. We could not be prouder of our PS11 team. Go Chelsea Chessmates.
For more pictures, go to our chess page.



PTA General Meeting

PTA General Meeting
Friday, January 20, 2017 at 8:50am in the auditorium

If you have a child at PS11, you ARE the PTA! Please join us at our next meeting and see how we can make this year the best yet. All are welcome and encouraged to attend!   Bring your school badge to get into the school.


PS11 Paper

PS11 Paper's Second Edition of 2016

Extra! Extra! Just in time for winter break, here is your December issue. Please print it out and take it with you on your adventures or peruse it at home with a cup of cocoa. Don't forget to check out our amazing video report online, too. See you next year!

December 2016 Edition


3rd and 4th Grade Science Fair date changes

Attention 3rd & 4th Grade Science Fair Participants


Please note, due to a large number of science fair participants the dates/times of the science fair have been slightly modified.  

3rd Grade Science Fair
Friday, March 17, 2017 at 9:15AM – 10:00AM

   4th Grade Science Fair
                                    Monday, March 20, 2017 at 9:15AM – 10:00AM

Written Reports due: March 3, 2017.  Poster Boards (no science fair materials) due: March 6, 2017.
PLAN, PLAN, PLAN AHEAD.  There will be no exceptions.  If your report and poster board aren’t submitted on time, you will NOT be able to participate in the fair.


Poster boards will be available for pick-up from the office after January 23.  One board per team.


Middle School Resources page

Please check out the "Middle School Resources" page on the CEC website -- it's a compilation of resources for families navigating the Middle school application process, including the rubrics that screened Middle Schools use for evaluating student applications.  


Familes can now download your 2017 New York City Middle School Directory Directories are also available in:

العربية | বাংলা | 中文 | Français | Kreyòl Ayisyen | 한국어 | Русский | Español | اردو

For more general information, check the Middle School News section of this website. 


5th Grade Families...Stay Informed!

Check the Middle School News page for regularly for updates on tours, fairs, and other important information.

Middle School Videos: Check out many District 2 Middle School videos here.

**For more information or questions about the Middle School Application process, please contact Christine Leonhardt**


Congratulations to all 22 PS11 School Spelling Bee participants and our winners!

This is the first year a 4th grader won the bee. Congratulations Michael! Our top 3 fifth graders will be heading to the Manhattan Borough Spelling Bee in January. Wish them luck!



Box Tops Contest: February 1st-10th

The box tops contest is just around the corner. Clipping Box Tops is an easy way to help earn cash for our school. Each one is worth 10¢! Just look for the pink Box Tops on hundreds of products. All you have to do is clip them and send them to school between February 1-February 10. The class that turns in the most box tops wins a CUPCAKE PARTY Start clipping!