New Parent Mixer
Sep
9
5:00 PM17:00

New Parent Mixer

Hello and Welcome to PS 11 Purvis Behan Elementary School!

The administration invites you to the 2019 NEW PARENT MIXER. It’s tradition for us here at PS 11 to welcome the new members of our school community at this adults-only event.

Come and join us – meet other new parents and guardians and school administrators.

For questions, please contact Clement Rand, PS 11’s parent coordinator, via email RClement@schools.nyc.gov or via the main phone number 718-638-2661 and press 2 for the parent coordinator.

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PTA Meeting
Sep
18
6:00 PM18:00
PTA

PTA Meeting

Please join us for our monthly general PTA meeting at 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. 
We are serving free pizza for the children and dinner for parents. Your child will receive a No Homework Pass for your participation.  


Remember this school would not be as great as it is without YOU! Come and be a part of what makes PS 11 such a fantastic school. We look forward to seeing you !

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Garden Green Up & Clean-Up!
Sep
21
10:00 AM10:00

Garden Green Up & Clean-Up!

Join PS 11’s garden committee and help with the routine maintenance of our learning garden. Maintenance includes watering plants, pruning, weeding, removing liter, maintaining the compost bin, and picking ripe fruits, vegetables and herbs. If you’d like to help out, email Nicole Halsey at nhmathieu@gmail.com. Stay in the know about garden activities by attending the monthly school wellness council meetings.

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Sep
24
4:30 PM16:30

School Leadership Team (SLT) Meeting

  • Location Room 217 (across from the agriculture and life science classroom on the second floor) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The school leadership team, comprised of an equal number of staff and caregivers, is responsible for providing ongoing evaluations of a school’s educational programs and their impact on student achievement. The SLT plays an important role in school-based decision-making and ensures the comprehensive education plan is achievable within the parameters of the annual school budget.

While the meeting is open to all PS 11 caregivers the SLT requests that all questions, concerns and names of potential attendees be sent to the SLT chairperson one week prior to the monthly meeting. Emails can be sent to SLT@ps11bk.org.

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Sep
27
8:30 AM08:30

School Wellness Council (SWC) Meeting

  • Location: Meeting room behind the gym (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A School Wellness Council is a group of parents, students, school staff, and community members who work together and with the school administration to promote a healthy school community. Come out and learn about programming that addresses our schools:

  • Food environment including celebrations, the cafeteria, and the gardening program

  • Physical and Health Education, as well as Physical Activity programs such as recess

  • Efforts to promote inclusivity and diversity

  • Staff wellness

  • Sustainability programs

For further questions contact our SWC champions Lesley Duval (parent) and Aldene Fullerton (physical education teacher) at ps11swc@gmail.com.

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Oct
3
5:30 PM17:30

Parent Workshop: Talking About Race Part II

A WORKSHOP FOR ALL PARENTS COMMITTED TO RACIAL JUSTICE

This version of Talking about Race is part II of a workshop customized for parents, guardians and caregivers to explore strategies for addressing race and racism with their children. Participants learn how children see race and gain skills to promote positive racial identity development in children. This workshop is only recommended if you attended the first workshop held at PS 11 in the Spring of 2019. Due to the small group interactive nature of the workshop, it is limited to 35 participants. Food, childcar and a get out of homework pass will be provided. For more information contact the school leadership team email SLT@ps11bk.org.

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Oct
15
4:30 PM16:30

School Leadership Team (SLT) Meeting

  • Location Room 217 (across from the agriculture and life science classroom on the second floor) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The school leadership team, comprised of an equal number of staff and caregivers, is responsible for providing ongoing evaluations of a school’s educational programs and their impact on student achievement. The SLT plays an important role in school-based decision-making and ensures the comprehensive education plan is achievable within the parameters of the annual school budget.

While the meeting is open to all PS 11 caregivers the SLT requests that all questions, concerns and names of potential attendees be sent to the SLT chairperson one week prior to the monthly meeting. Emails can be sent to SLT@ps11bk.org.

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PTA Meeting
Oct
16
6:00 PM18:00

PTA Meeting

Please join us for WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16TH 

PTA GENERAL MEETING at 6pm 

in the cafeteria. 

STAY INFORMED!!!

We are serving free pizza for the children and dinner for parents.  Your child will receive a No Homework Pass for your participation at the PTA meeting. 

Remember this school would not be as great as it is without YOU! Come and be a part of what makes PS 11 such a fantastic school. We look forward to seeing you !

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Garden Green Up & Clean-Up!
Oct
19
10:00 AM10:00

Garden Green Up & Clean-Up!

Join PS 11’s garden committee and help with the routine maintenance of our learning garden. Maintenance includes watering plants, pruning, weeding, removing liter, maintaining the compost bin, and picking ripe fruits, vegetables and herbs. If you’d like to help out, email Nicole Halsey at nhmathieu@gmail.com. Stay in the know about garden activities by attending the monthly school wellness council meetings.

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Oct
25
8:30 AM08:30

School Wellness Council (SWC) Meeting

  • Location: Meeting room behind the gym (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A School Wellness Council is a group of parents, students, school staff, and community members who work together and with the school administration to promote a healthy school community. Come out and learn about programming that addresses our schools:

  • Food environment including celebrations, the cafeteria, and the gardening program

  • Physical and Health Education, as well as Physical Activity programs such as recess

  • Efforts to promote inclusivity and diversity

  • Staff wellness

  • Sustainability programs

For further questions contact our SWC champions Lesley Duval (parent) and Aldene Fullerton (physical education teacher) at ps11swc@gmail.com.

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Copy of Project Pipeline - Architecture Day
Nov
9
10:00 AM10:00

Copy of Project Pipeline - Architecture Day

Hey 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders! Get ready for Architecture Day / Project Pipeline at PS11!

We are working with NYCOBA NOMA again to learn about our community and spend a day thinking like Architects. Sign up instructions are coming in the red folders or see your class parent!

#architectureforkids #NYCOBA #NOMA #ps11brooklyn #projectpipeline

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Garden Green Up & Clean-Up!
Nov
16
10:00 AM10:00

Garden Green Up & Clean-Up!

Join PS 11’s garden committee and help with the routine maintenance of our learning garden. Maintenance includes watering plants, pruning, weeding, removing liter, maintaining the compost bin, and picking ripe fruits, vegetables and herbs. If you’d like to help out, email Nicole Halsey at nhmathieu@gmail.com. Stay in the know about garden activities by attending the monthly school wellness council meetings.

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PTA Meeting
Nov
20
6:00 PM18:00

PTA Meeting

Please join us for WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH 

PTA GENERAL MEETING at 6pm 

in the cafeteria. 

STAY INFORMED!!!

We are serving free pizza for the children and dinner for parents.  Your child will receive a No Homework Pass for your participation at the PTA meeting. 

Remember this school would not be as great as it is without YOU! Come and be a part of what makes PS 11 such a fantastic school. We look forward to seeing you !

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Nov
26
4:30 PM16:30

School Leadership Team (SLT) Meeting

  • Location Room 217 (across from the agriculture and life science classroom on the second floor) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The school leadership team, comprised of an equal number of staff and caregivers, is responsible for providing ongoing evaluations of a school’s educational programs and their impact on student achievement. The SLT plays an important role in school-based decision-making and ensures the comprehensive education plan is achievable within the parameters of the annual school budget.

While the meeting is open to all PS 11 caregivers the SLT requests that all questions, concerns and names of potential attendees be sent to the SLT chairperson one week prior to the monthly meeting. Emails can be sent to SLT@ps11bk.org.

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Dec
13
8:30 AM08:30

School Wellness Council (SWC) Meeting

  • Location: Meeting room behind the gym (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A School Wellness Council is a group of parents, students, school staff, and community members who work together and with the school administration to promote a healthy school community. Come out and learn about programming that addresses our schools:

  • Food environment including celebrations, the cafeteria, and the gardening program

  • Physical and Health Education, as well as Physical Activity programs such as recess

  • Efforts to promote inclusivity and diversity

  • Staff wellness

  • Sustainability programs

For further questions contact our SWC champions Lesley Duval (parent) and Aldene Fullerton (physical education teacher) at ps11swc@gmail.com.

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Dec
17
4:30 PM16:30

School Leadership Team (SLT) Meeting

  • Location Room 217 (across from the agriculture and life science classroom on the second floor) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The school leadership team, comprised of an equal number of staff and caregivers, is responsible for providing ongoing evaluations of a school’s educational programs and their impact on student achievement. The SLT plays an important role in school-based decision-making and ensures the comprehensive education plan is achievable within the parameters of the annual school budget.

While the meeting is open to all PS 11 caregivers the SLT requests that all questions, concerns and names of potential attendees be sent to the SLT chairperson one week prior to the monthly meeting. Emails can be sent to SLT@ps11bk.org.

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Holidays Around the World
Dec
20
9:00 AM09:00

Holidays Around the World

Holidays Around the World Performances taking place next Friday, December 20 starting at 9:00 am sharp.  Although only our kindergarten - grade 2 students will be performing, all parents are welcome to attend the show.  It is a wonderful way to kick off the Winter Recess break.  

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Garden Green Up & Clean-Up!
Dec
21
10:00 AM10:00

Garden Green Up & Clean-Up!

Join PS 11’s garden committee and help with the routine maintenance of our learning garden. Maintenance includes watering plants, pruning, weeding, removing liter, maintaining the compost bin, and picking ripe fruits, vegetables and herbs. If you’d like to help out, email Nicole Halsey at nhmathieu@gmail.com. Stay in the know about garden activities by attending the monthly school wellness council meetings.

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PTA Meeting
Jan
15
6:00 PM18:00

PTA Meeting

Please join us for WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15TH 

PTA GENERAL MEETING at 6pm 

in the cafeteria. 

STAY INFORMED!!!

We are serving free pizza for the children and dinner for parents.  Your child will receive a No Homework Pass for your participation at the PTA meeting. 

Remember this school would not be as great as it is without YOU! Come and be a part of what makes PS 11 such a fantastic school. We look forward to seeing you !

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PTA Meeting
Mar
18
6:00 PM18:00

PTA Meeting

Please join us for WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18TH 

PTA GENERAL MEETING at 6pm 

in the cafeteria. 

STAY INFORMED!!!

We are serving free pizza for the children and dinner for parents.  Your child will receive a No Homework Pass for your participation at the PTA meeting. 

Remember this school would not be as great as it is without YOU! Come and be a part of what makes PS 11 such a fantastic school. We look forward to seeing you !

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PTA Meeting
Apr
8
6:00 PM18:00

PTA Meeting

Please join us for WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8TH 

PTA GENERAL MEETING at 6pm 

in the cafeteria. 

STAY INFORMED!!!

We are serving free pizza for the children and dinner for parents.  Your child will receive a No Homework Pass for your participation at the PTA meeting. 

Remember this school would not be as great as it is without YOU! Come and be a part of what makes PS 11 such a fantastic school. We look forward to seeing you !

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Last PTA Meeting
Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

Last PTA Meeting

Please join us for WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19TH 

PTA GENERAL MEETING at 6pm 

in the cafeteria. 

STAY INFORMED!!!

We are serving free pizza for the children and dinner for parents.  

Your child will receive a No Homework Pass for your participation at the PTA meeting. 

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SPRING FEST
Jun
8
12:00 PM12:00

SPRING FEST

JOIN US FOR A Community Building FUN Filled Afternoon with: Carnival Games, Face painting, Ballon Animals, Arts and Crafts, Bike Clinic, Family Activities and MORE!

Suggested donation: $10

Location: Big and Small school yards

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BIOBUS - (Kindergarten)
May
31
9:00 AM09:00

BIOBUS - (Kindergarten)

The BioBus is an amazing mobile science laboratory designed with children in mind and equipped with a state of the art microscope and staffed by scientists.  The BioBus will be parked outside on Washington Avenue in the back of the school and will remain stationary throughout the lab sessions. Kindergarten students will board the BioBus (www.biobus.org) for their 45min time slot, as designated on the schedule.

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