“Summer Learning” Parent Workshop: Tuesday, April 25th, 8:50am


Summer will soon be here! Parents, join us for a workshop on summer learning, hosted by Learning Leaders. Find out about the “summer slide” and its effect on your children’s learning. Find out ways to encourage summer learning, especially through free and low cost programs available throughout the summer.


RSVPs appreciated; please email ryoskowitz@schools.nyc.gov. Walk-ins welcome!


“Summer Learning” Parent Workshop, hosted by Learning Leaders


  • Tuesday, April 25 at 8:50 am in the Cafeteria
  • Open to all in the PS9 Community
  • Find out more about the “summer slide” and its effect on students’ learning.
  • Learn ways to encourage learning over the summer, including information on available free and low cost programs.
  • Appropriate for PreK-5th grade parents.
  • Seminar led by Beth Wells, Training Director for NYC Learning Leaders.

View flyer.

Movie Night: Friday, April 28th, 6:15pm

  • Fast entry passes will be available for purchase at drop off and pickup on Thursday, 4/27 and Friday, 4/28.
  • We need parent volunteers for this event! If interested in helping, please email movienight@ps9parents.org.

Parents on Stage: Monday, May 8th, 5:30 and 8pm

The yearbook is a wonderful keepsake for you and your children. In order to create those lovely pages of memories, the Yearbook Committee needs you to volunteer your time to upload or email photos from the school events!

General School photos of Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade and 4th Grade NEEDED

You can do this from your iphone/android: iPhone/Android Upload

or upload from your computer: Web Upload

You must register in order to upload images. Select the PS 9 Sarah Anderson 2017 Yearbook; select the general class category and upload!

If you are completely stressed out about this, you can email the photo(s) to yearbook@ps9parents.org with the class number and your child’s name.

Yearbook Ad for Your PS 9 Student: due April 25th


Believe it or not, your children are less than four months away from moving up to their next grade or graduating! What better way to remember them and memorialize their time at PS9 than an ad in their 2016-2017 Yearbook. View details here.

Note: The deadline has been extended until April 25th.


Congratulations to The Knights of 9, the PS 9 chess team!

Congratulations to The Knights of 9, the PS9 chess team, for their achievements at the recent PS9 chess tournament. The team won medals and trophies in all categories! GO KNIGHTS of 9!!!

Thank you to the Re-Create/Arts and Athletics team, the PA 1st VPs and the Chess committee for organizing and putting on a fantastic tournament, and to all the PS9 parent volunteers who made the day possible.

Congrats to the PS 9 Chess Team!



Congratulations to the PS 9 Chess Team on winning 1st Place at the January 2017 Right Move Tournament! Want to join the fun? Contact chess@ps9parents.org.

Information Regarding Re-Zoning

Information regarding the re-zoning is available on the DOE’s website, here.

Families who are interested in finding out which schools they will be zoned to for the 2017-18 school year can find this information by entering their home address using the DOE’s School Search.

2015-16 NYC School Survey for PS 9


This report summarizes the survey responses that parents, teachers, and students at P.S. 009 Sarah Anderson provided on the 2015-16 NYC School Survey.


Questions are categorized by the six elements of the Framework for Great Schools. Based on robust research, the six elements of the Framework for Great Schools identify the areas that must improve to increase student achievement.

  • Rigorous Instruction
  • Collaborative Teachers
  • Supportive Environment
  • Effective School Leadership
  • Strong Family-Community Ties
  • Trust


View the 2015-16 NYC School Survey for PS 9.