Daily Announcements

Early Childhood Direction Center (ECDC’s) Dolores Reig will be presenting 2 workshops that you might find of interest.  The first workshop: “Positive Discipline and Behavior Guidance” will be held at Castleton Hill Moravian Church Preschool on Wednesday, October 14th at 7pm.  The second workshop is about Early Literacy:  The Indirect Approach, held at the St. George Library on Thursday, October 27th at 6pm. 

 The flyers are attached!


Respect for All

Poster Contest

Students, please submit posters and essays on the theme


Posters and essays are to be completed by October 26th

(submitted to Mrs. Sini)

One winning essay and one poster will be sent to the Superintendent

As submitted posters will be displayed throughout the building



Saturday, October 17, 2015

10:00am - 2:00 pm

Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds, 1131 Manor Road

Bands, Arts & Crafts, DJ, Games, Prizes, Snack, Give-a-ways

FREE Pony Rids

Fall 2015

Parent Conferences

Elementary School Parents

Saturday, October 17

8:00 - 1:00 pm

Tweed Courthouse

52 Chambers Street, NYC

please visit:  Schools.yc.gov/2015FallParentConferences  or 212-374-4118

“Recycling is Bigger Than the Bin”

Video & Poster Contest

PS1 is Now Accepting Entries for this contest

For all interested students in grades K – 5

Please download the information here:

Postercontest15sustainability (1).pdf

***Staten Island Parent Workshop

Special Education

Thursday, October 15, 2015

5:30 - 8:00 pm

The Michael J. Petrides Auditorium

715 Ocean Terrace, Staten Island

Hosted by the Borough Support Center and the District 31 Superintendent’s Office for parents of children with disabilities on Staten Island.

Workshops include:

  • The IEP Process

  • Transitional Planning

  • Student Programming

Please RSPV by email below or contacting Mrs. Garbie;  sispecialedwksp@strongschools.nyc

"Recycling is Bigger Than the Bin"

contest instructions


United Federation of Teachers 6th Annual SI Parent Conference will be held this year on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the Hilton Garden Inn on Staten Island from 8-2PM .  The title is, “Making Connections to Spark Success”.  Attached you will find a brochure outlining the day and what workshops are being offered. You can register online if you are interested.

Admission is Free.  


                               NEW  Dismissal Procedures

Pre-K, Kindergarten, and Grade 1 are dismissed

Into the Brighton Street Schoolyard

Grade 2 is dismissed in the back of Brighton Street

Schoolyard (near the Old Building)

Grade 3 is dismissed in the Yetman Avenue schoolyard

(near the Old Building)

Grades 4 and 5 are dismissed in the Yetman Avenue


Attached is the PS1 Handbook.  This handbook contains important information about the policies, procedures and requirements for PS1. Please review this handbook thoroughly and use it as a guide.

"Together we learn, together we grow."

Parent Handbook 2015 2016.doc

Please log into the following site to view the Department of Education Daily Lunch Menu's:

Please check Parent's Place for New Notices

If you have any questions about our after school program please refer to the United Activities (UAU) web site. This site will provide you with general information, fees and applications. The UAU web site is: www.unitedactivities.org.

School Lunch
If you are interested in purchasing Hot Lunch for your child, and would like to view the menu, please go to the Parent Place drop down and open the School Lunch folder

Every box top can make a difference!

Log onto
www.boxtops4education.com , register and shop from home!  Earn Box Tops for PS1.   Every time you shop from their many sites, many of which you shop from already,  you will be raising money for PS1 and you will be shoping from the comfort of your home. 

Monday, October 12
School Closed

Columbus Day

Tuesday, October 13
PTA Board Meeting

8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 20
PTA Meeting

9:00 a.m.

Please join us

Wednesday, October 28
SLT Meeting
3:00 a.m.
Friday, October 30
Halloween Parade

Annual March of Dimes


Student Assembly

Today, 10/9/2015
High: 77 Low: 55
Rain showers
90% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 10/10/2015
High: 63 Low: 51
Mostly sunny
4% chance of precipitation.