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Recent News

Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulations to all of our Eagles who participated in our 4th annual Spelling Bee!


JCPS Job Fair

Time: 9:30 AM – 2 PM
Location: MS 7 222 LAIDLAW AVE JC NJ

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