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PHOTO ID CARDS can be picked up in the office through Wednesday, September 3rd from 8am-3pm.
EMERGENCY CONTACT CARDS are mandatory for ALL students attending PS11 in 2014-15. If you were unable to create your cards during the scheduled sessions, please contact Parent Coordinator Stephen McGill to arrange for an appointment to do so. During that time, you may also create your PHOTO ID CARD. For security reasons, all grownups will be required to display these IDs or an orange visitor sticker when inside the building following PS11's safety protocols:
Guardians with badges must sign in with our School Safety Officer and display their badge for volunteering, parent-teacher conferences and scheduled appointments, Ryan Center, etc.
Guardians with badges must show badge to School Safety Officer and display their badge for large schoolwide events such as PTA meetings, shows, Family Friday, etc).
Guardians and other visitors WITHOUT badges must sign in using own photo ID and obtain and display an orange visitor sticker.
Please note: Lost badges will have a $5 replacement fee
Thank you for your cooperation, and if you have any questions, please email PS11 SLT.
First Day of School is September 4, 2014
Early Dismissal for Kindergarten is at 11:45am today.
All other students normal dismissal at 3:10pm.
All families will receive an email with their child(ren)'s classroom assignments and instructions regarding arrival on the first two days of school. Please familiarize yourself with PS11's Arrival & Dismissal policies and procedures. as well as our Safety and Security protocols.
Download the 2014-15 DOE Calendar here.
NOTE THAT THESE POLICIES ARE IN PLACE TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF ALL OF OUR STUDENTS.
To be certain that our students are safe, no adults will be allowed above the first floor at any time unless they have signed in with the safety officer or a staff member is accompanying them. This policy is in effect at all times, including arrival and dismissal.
COME SUPPORT OUR PS11 Farm Market!
Every Wednesday from 8-10am
This week's produce includes:Plum Tomatoes, Sun Gold Cherry Tomatoes, Slicer Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Yellow/Purple/Orange Carrots, Banana Sweet Peppers, Biscayne Cubanelle Frying Peppers, Lipstick Peppers-2 These are an heirloom and some of the sweetest peppers that we grow. They are great fresh and also roasted. Serrano Hot Peppers, Black Bell Eggplant, White Russian Kale, Curly Parsley, Red Onions and Green Cabbage. See you at the Market.
Letter from Principal Bender
Dear PS 11 Families,
The 2014-2015 school year has arrived! The entire PS 11 staff has worked hard to make certain that our students have the most amazing year ever. We have fine-tune all of our curricula to ensure that our students will receive rigorous, challenging and exciting units of study. Our amazing custodial staff has worked non-stop to make our building shine, and all of us in the office have been planned, organized and emailed to make certain that our transition into the new school year is seamless. [read on...]
HELP PS11 BE PEANUT FREE
As you may know, we have many students with severe peanut allergies at PS11. Because of this, for the past few years, we became a peanut free lunchroom. We ask our community to be careful not send in any peanut products from home. Thank you very much!
CHESS AT PS11 first meeting
Friday, September 5 at 9am in the auditorium
Learn about tryouts, team participation, tournaments (7 at PS11 this year!) and more. Sign up your child for tryouts with Mr. Fier (Sept 8-12 at 8am in the cafeteria).
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you can’t attend this meeting but want to sign up your child for a tryout or have any questions.
SAVE THE DATES for tournaments at PS11
October 13 - Chess-in-the-Schools Columbus Day Tournament
November 11 - CIS Veterans' Day Tournament
December 20 - CIS Manhattan Chess Days Tournament
January 19 - CIS MLK Jr. Day Tournament
February 28 - CIS Manhattan Chess Days Tournament
April 18 - CIS Cullman Rookie Tournament
May 2 - Mayor's Cup Tournament
Welcome Back Potluck Dinner & Dance!
FRIDAY, September 12, 2014
The PS11 SLT and PTA invite you and your family to come help usher in another great year at PS11 while we all dance and dine in the Big Yard. Please bring a favorite dish to share that feeds about 8 people—no desserts please. And don't forget your dancing shoes! See you there!
Note: All children must be accompanied by a grownup.