February Round-Up

So many exciting things happened in February we want to keep you posted.  We took a trip to Washington, DC to visit the American Museum of African American History and Culture.  We celebrated Black History Month, the 100th day of school, and wore our favorite jerseys for spirit day!  Take a look ...

Brooklyn Nets

We won the most recent Reading Plus Brooklyn Nets contest for the month of January and got 25 free tickets for the game on Friday, February 10th against the Miami Heat.  We had the highest comprehension rate out of 10 Brooklyn schools with an average comprehension rate of 84%!  Keep using those re...

Lunar New Year

Happy Lunar New Year aka Chinese New Year!  This year we celebrate the year of the fire rooster and our students who were born in the year 2005.  Fire roosters are known for being honest and trustworthy.  We celebrated at 309 by eating vegetable lo mein and making paper lanterns.  Happy New Year...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory Contest

On January 27th we had our first Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory Contest in which students from kindergarten to fifth grade chose a MLK quote and wrote their own speeches interpreting the significance of the quote.  We were extremely impressed with all the students who competed and especially t...

2nd Grade NY Hall of Science Trip

Our second grade scientists had the opportunity to visit the New York Hall of Science on Thursday, January 19th to explore and engage in hands on S.T.E.M. activities.  (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

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Trolls the Movie

Today we kicked off our Positive Behavior Incentive System (PBIS) by sending our 3rd, 4th, & 5th grade students to go see Trolls.  Students who wear the school uniform everyday and consistently exhibit behaviors befitting a citizen of the PS 309 community.  The buses came late, but the staff a...

First Grade Senior Thanksgiving Performance

Our first grade performed yesterday at the Cornerstone Baptist Church for the Senior Thanksgiving Celebration hosted by the 81st precinct. We performed our piece we learned through participating in the Musical Explorers Program. Next we’ll be attending a concert at Carnegie Hall! [ga...

Fire Safety Day

Fire Safety Day was November 22nd 2016 at PS 309. Three officers came to visit every classroom and discuss fire safety with us. We watched videos, heard stories, learned how a fire alarm worked, and discussed how to be safe in the event of a fire. Our firemen even had their big fire hats ...

Perfect Attendance Petting Zoo

Today we celebrated all the students in PreK - 5th grade who had perfect attendance in September and October.  That means they were never absent and never late!  Parents remember that getting your kids to school on time every day is very important for learning to begin right away every morning.  ...