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Recent News

Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulations to all of our Eagles who participated in our 4th annual Spelling Bee!
Congratulations to PS 17’s very own Ms. Greenburgh for being nominated by her students and selected by Acme to be their Teacher of the month!


Mission Statement

As a BRENSINGER EAGLE, I pledge to encourage others and act with integrity.
I will make no excuses and be responsible for my own actions.
I will always be respectful and take pride in my community.
I promise to be myself, follow my dreams and always do my best.
I am a BRENSINGER EAGLE, proud, willing and ready to soar!

About Us

  • PS 17 was awarded the Porticus Grant which consists of a tri-state alliance of 18 schools working together for school improvement through character education.
  • Recipients of multiple Promising Practice Awards including Ted Ed, Parents as Partners, Peer Mediation and Mosaic Social and Emotional Learning
  • National Division 2019 Flag Football Champions
  • Michele A. Martinez
    Teacher of the Year 2022
  • Frances Ramos
    Educational Services Professional of the Year 2022