School Wellness Council: The School Wellness Council is an advisory group of the School Leadership Team concerned with the health and well-being of students, staff and the school community. The Council helps develop and implement a school-wide health and wellness policy and more. If you are passionate about health and wellness, come join us!
Spring Fest: PS11 puts on a festival for families with rides, food, games and music. This outdoor event is a blast for the entire community.
New Parents: Organizes activities throughout the summer and fall to introduce PS 11’s newly admitted families to our school community.
School Tours: We need volunteers on designated tour dates to greet parents, set up tables and distribute brochures, and lead groups of parents for a tour of the school. A group of upper grade student helpers will assist you on the tour.
Grants: Focuses on raising money from foundations, corporations and other donors to support the many enrichment opportunities PS 11 offers it students inside and outside of the classroom. Grant writers and researchers needed.
RAISE 11: PS11’s biggest auction fundraiser is Raise 11, a night of food, drinks and fun bidding on curated items donated by local and bespoke businesses as well as large national retailers and corporations. Volunteers can help procure donations, manage the venue and programs, work with catering or entertainment, and managing the live and silent auctions.
Academic + Cultural Enrichment
Book Bash: PS11 hosts the Book Bash where local children’s book authors and illustrators visit our classrooms to share and discuss their craft. Children can pre-order books featured for the event and have them autographed by the author/illustrator.
Garden: PS11 has a robust garden science program and we need families to help tend to the garden and with fundraising and physical work towards capital improvements.
5th Grade: Assist the administration with organizing trips and activities for the 5th grade, including the DC overnight trip, the college tour trip and the senior 'Friendship Dance.'
Scholars Reception: Organizes the annual reception for PS 11 students who achieve a score of 3 or better on both the state ELA and math exams.
Scholastic Book Fair: Organizes PS 11’s annual week long book fair during the fall to support and embrace literacy and learning. Volunteers help with decorating, set up, sales, stocking of books and helping our little ones make book selections.
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