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School calendar


Kindergarten Coffee


Kindergarten parents: join the PTA in the cafeteria on Wednesday, December 11 after drop-off for coffee and conversation.  Special Guest speaker:  Debbie Osborne, who runs our amazing Afterschool program.  


Chess News and Updates

Counting down to grade Nationals as 16 of our players head to Orlando this week! We have teams K through fourth grade!

The Chessmates are practicing hard. Indira and Meera both had perfect scores in the all girls “Her Move Next” tournament. Avaan got second place in the U1800 section at the Manhattan International Open. Wishing our team lots of success this weekend.

For more pictures and our archives, go to our chess page.  


Sign up for Young Artists classes now

Learn more about the Young Artists Program and sign up for classes on our Young Artists Page.  



PTA General Meeting

PTA General Meeting
Friday, December 14, 2018 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.


Lost and Found "Claim Your Stuff" Day

Lost and Found Claim your Stuff 

Fri, Dec 14th, 2018 8:15-9am in front of PS11

On FridayDecember 14th the Lost & Found Committee will display all unclaimed student belongings in front of the school building, between the hours of 8:15 and 9:30 am. 
All items not claimed by December 14, will be donated to charity. 

The amount of lost items is overwhelming and the Lost & Found Committee needs your help on December 15th, from 8:00 - 10:00 am, to help with displaying and 
 bagging the unclaimed items for donation.

For more information about Lost and Found click here!  Thank you!

To help prevent loss, all items that might be removed should have:

-First name or initial, 
-Last name  (most important!!)
-Class number
*Please remember that if your child's belongings are clearly labeled with their first and last name, the committee members return labeled items to students.



PS11 Merch

The PS11 Merchandise team wants to make it easy for you to get all of your PS11 gear, and has added the following dates to their sales calendar:
  • 12/7  8:30-9:30am - inside by the PTA Annex
  • 12/14  8:30-9:30am -- outside (weather permitting)
  • 12/21  8:30-9:30am Family Friday (in the cafeteria)
Shop for holiday gifts, teacher's gifts, unique gifts for extended family!  Hats, totes, tees, PJ's and more!
Sales help needed!  Come help set-up, sell and break down on the day of sales!  An easy way to get your 11 for 11!


Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on


PS11 SLT Book Club

Be a Part of the Conversation

The PS 11 Book Club has a new book selection! Please join us in reading We Are Not Yet Equal by Carol Anderson and help us continue our conversation about racial equity.

Please read Chapters 1-13 and join us at Foragers (300 West 22nd on 8th Avenue) on Tuesday, January 16th at 9:00 a.m.


A Letter From the SLT

Please take the time to read this letter from the SLT.  It's an introduction to everything the SLT does and how you can learn more.  Download it here.  


Volunteers needed for PS11 Math Club!

Do you LOVE MATH and want to share it with PS11 students? You are needed at the PS11 Math Club! Students will explore beautiful math, solve hard problems, and expand their notion of what "math" means. We'll provide some training, tips, and materials. Besides leading and assisting in sessions, we are also seeking volunteers to help organize it. If interested, please fill out this form: 




Discounted holiday cards at Minted!

The holidays are right around the corner.  Order your holiday cards today and save. has generously offered to give a 15% discount to PS11 friends and family. They will also give 15% back to PS11!! 

This promotion is only running through the month of November. 
Our promo code is: FUNDRAISEPS11WTHS

Family Friday

Family Friday, December 21, 2018 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.