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A Message from Our Principal

I am honored you selected the Purvis J. Behan Elementary School as your home.  Each year, we look forward to an exciting and enriching learning experience for our students.  You have selected a school that believes in creating experiences full of challenge, adventure, inquiry, discovery, and just plain old fun!  Having you and your child join our family will make this journey that more exciting.  Each year is filled with activities and events to enrich, motivate and inspire our children – and parents.  We are proud to say, our students love it here... [more]


Alerts

COLLEGE TOUR 5TH GRADERS - CORNELL UNIVERSITY
Friday, March 6

BEHAN ARTS ACAMDEMY COMMENCES
Saturday, March 7

SCHOOL LEADERSHIP TEAM (SLT) MEETING
Monday, March 9; 5:30PM

LEGO ROBOTICS TOURNAMENT AT JACOB JAVITS
Saturday, March 14; 10AM

RAISE 11 AUCTION PLANNING MEETING
Wednesday, March 18; 8:30AM

PTA MEETING
Wednesday, March 18; 6:30PM

EARLY DISMISSAL
PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES
Thursday, March 19
Dismissal 11:40AM
Conferences 1PM-3PM & 5PM-8PM

SCHOLARS RECEPTION - BY INVITATION
Saturday, March 21; 3PM

BOOK BASH - IN CLASS EVENT
Tuesday, March 24

5TH GRADE PICTURE RETAKE DAY
Friday, March 27

SPIRIT WEEK
CRAZY HAT DAY - Monday, March 30
TWIN DAY - Tuesday, March 31
FASHION DISASTER DAY - Wednesday, April 1
PAJAMA DAY - Thursday, April 2

SCHOOL CLOSED - SPRING RECESS
Friday, April 3 through Sunday, April 12

NY STATE ELA (ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS) EXAM
Grades 3, 4, 5
Tuesday, April 14 through Thursday, April 16

NY STATE MATHEMATICS EXAM
Grades 3, 4, 5

Wednesday, April 22 through Friday, April 24

PRE-K NON ATTENDANCE DAY
Thursday, April 23

SCHOOL LEADERSHIP TEAM (SLT) MEETING
Monday, April 27; 5:30PM

PTA MEETING
Wednesday, April 29; 6:30PM

CAREER DAY
Thursday, April 30


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Volunteering - Sign Up!!

Lunch & Recess Volunteers 
ALWAYS needed and appreciated

Lunch period #1 11:05AM-11:55AM, Pre-K, Grades 1 & 2
(Pre-K students eat lunch in their classrooms.)
Lunch period #2 12:00PM-12:50PM; Grades 3, 4 & 5


Upcoming Events
*check back for additional volunteer opportunities or email info@ps11brooklyn.org






School Tours 2014 - 2015
All tours for this academic year have been completed.
Thank you for your interest in PS11.




Middle School Information

(4th, 5th grades)

Alain Beugoms, Assistant Principal, I.A.
abeugoms@schools.nyc.gov


C. Diane Nathaniel, Guidance Counselor 
718-638-2661 x2010
cnathaniel@schools.nyc.gov



Student Government 2014 - 2015
The candidates gave their speeches.
They campaigned schoolwide.
They posted flyers.
The school population voted.

And our 2014 – 15 Student Government Officers are:
President - Kamora L.
Vice President - Naaja F.
Secretary - Soleil S.
Treasurer - Gabriel G.
Join me in congratulating our new officers and all candidates!
Congratulations to all elected officers and candidates.  
I look forward to working with our student leaders. 
Alonta Wrighton
Principal, Public School 11K



Join the PS11 PTA Listserve!

Join the PS11 community online. Get announcements and other important information via email. This is a private Yahoo group for current PS11 parents and caregivers.
Please send an email to: 

ps11pta-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

Please include your name, your child(ren)'s name, and your child(ren)'s teacher. Applications will not be processed without this information.
A Message from Our PTA

Welcome to the 2014 - 2015 School Year!

YOU are the PTA!

On behalf of the PS11 PTA Executive Board, we are delighted to welcome you all to the 2014 - 2015 school year. We continue to have many great initiatives underway and we have another great year ahead... [more]









T-SHIRTS FOR SALE
AT PTA MEETINGS & EVENTS



PS11 Uniform
Mon - Thur:  White Tops, Navy Blue Bottoms
Gym Day:  White Tops or PS11 T-shirts, Red Bottoms, Sneakers
Fri:  Personal Choice Day


A Message from outgoing student Class President 2013 - 2014

Hey PS11,

For all of you who may not know who I am, my name is Imani D. , your 2013 - 2014 student body president.

PS11 is a very great learning environment.

The teachers are very nice and will push you to do your best.

Your experience here at PS11 will be AWESOME!

PS11 will be like your second home!

I enjoyed my time here at this school and will be sure to pop up at major school events to show my support .

I loved this school so much. I even recorded my first music video right here!!!

If you want to check it out, look up "Mani and Maiya Look at my Socks" on YouTube.

I want you to know that I am wishing you all the best this year .
Try your best!

Remember to respect yourself and others!

Always believe that you are awesome because you are!

Love,

Imani D.

2014








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