Wednesday, January 18, 2012

PTO news moves to school website!

A new semester brings a new strategy! Members of the PS 9 PTO are now regularly updating the school's website,! We will be sharing details about the latest news and events involving the PTO at the school's website until further notice

Check back here at the blog for occasional information from the PTO's Parent Advocacy Committee and about issues related to the neighborhood and broader community.
If you want to see the PTO's main page at the PS 9 website, click here
If you want to find out about PTO events, click here.
If you want to learn more about PTO's afterschool program, click here.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Get up and dance! P.S. 9 receives fitness grant

Earlier this month, the city’s Move-to-Improve program awarded P.S. 9 a grant to support fitness breaks in classrooms. The grant will provide up to $2500 for classroom teachers to train in the program, and also will supply classroom exercise equipment, music CDs, activity cards and other teaching aids.

The Move-to-Improve curriculum aims to increase physical activity among elementary students. It offers a series of 10-minute lessons that combine movement with academic learning. Click here to see the 32 different activities and learn more.