Upcoming

Disaster Preparedness Seminar: Thursday, Jan 26th, 6-7:30pm

 

Summer Fun & More: Saturday, Jan 28th, 11am-3pm

 

Preparing for State Testing Workshop: Tues, Jan 31st, 6-8pm

Brooklyn Nets, School-Wide Fundraiser: Feb. 5th

We are holding a school-wide fundraiser with the Brooklyn Nets at Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn.  They are providing discounted tickets to a Nets game versus Toronto Raptors on Sunday Feb, 5th at 12pm. A portion of the proceeds of the event will go towards raising money for the Parents of PS 9 Inc.

Tickets for the Upper Level are $40 and Lower Level are $65.  Order your tickets online now as a Holiday Stuffer or after the holidays before January, 22nd 2017.  If have any questions contact Scot Steinberg at sponsorship@ps9parents.org.   Once you have completed your order online, tickets will be emailed to you or make an arrangement with Scot to pick them up.

Download flyer for more information.

CSD3 Just for Fun Spelling Bee – Literature Edition: Feb. 11th

When: Saturday, February 11th

Where: PS 208: 21 West 111 Street ( trains 2,3 to 110th Street stop )

10:00AM Elementary Grades 3-5
1:00PM Middle School Grades 6-8
Come Support our 3rd through 8th grade spellers in Community School District 3 !
Generously Sponsored by Bookculture and D3 President’s Council

Announcements

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.

 
And be sure to save the date for the PS9 Tournament on March 26th-details coming soon!

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.

Parent Leader Times

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Chancellor’s Message: “Welcome to the new school year. I hope you had an enjoyable and restful summer. The work you do for our schools is invaluable, and I am greatly looking forward to collaborating during the months ahead. That is why I am very excited to introduce you to the first issue of Parent Leader Times. This quarterly newsletter was created to serve as a dialogue between us. I encourage you to see your role as both cheerleader and essential member of a “think tank” for parents across the City. Please use this newsletter as a tool for that think tank. Read more.

PS9 is Recipient of 2016 Rohatyn Prize

 

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This award validates the hard work we have been doing around our Peer Collaboration Initiative and will provide resources which will allow us to build upon our success. It is our goal to use this award to sustain and expand the work of our Peer Collaboration Initiative and to further the mission of PS9:

By creating and maintaining a team environment in which teachers, administrators and parents work with each child to help him/her meet exceptionally high academic standards consistent with the Chancellor’s initiatives, PS 9 strives to fulfill its mission, “EVERY CHILD IN PS 9 WILL SUCCEED.”