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Academics & Enrichment

Students drive their own learning

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Grades

k-5

In the elementary school at PS/MS 34, our students learn through play. Whether creating astronaut suits out of paper mache for a STEM unit about space, or building “bottle buddies” for a biography unit for Women’s History Month, our students engage in learning through multiple hands-on activities.

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Grades

6-8

The middle school at PS/MS 34 is a lively place! Students are offered various entry points into our curriculum. When learning about the constitution in a Humanities class, they also look at performances about the constitution in Theater class. In a STEM class, students might create “green islands” with the lowest carbon footprint demonstrating their learning in creative and dynamic ways. Additionally, we offer Mandarin, Art, Theater and Physical Education. 

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Sonyc

University Settlement SONYC @ PS 34 is a DYCD funded middle school afterschool program. SONYC provides PS 34 middle schoolers with a variety of activities such as Leadership based programming, dance, arts, physical activity, STEM, and more. SONYC provides students with a safe and nurturing environment for social emotional learning through activities and our dedicated staff. SONYC hosts our PS 34 basketball teams and hosts events at PS 34 such as our annual carnival and a variety of trips. For information about SONYC please contact asantos@universitysettlement.org

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Elementary Enrichment

PS/MS 34 provides after-school academic intervention and enrichment learning with our Elementary teachers and support staff.  Students practice their literacy and math skills through engaging in joyful activities and games. Students are also afforded the opportunity to play outside and in the gym.

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