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The Amistad Commission meets quarterly to promote and protect the law mandating the teaching of African-American history in all New Jersey public schools. Amistad Commission Summer Institute On-line Curriculum Course for Educators and Administrators August 18-22, 2020.
This one-hour, interactive session integrates self-care and the social-emotional learning competencies of self-awareness and self-management for adults. We will continue to focus on developing resilience through the practice of simple strategies. Live sessions:
Additional Seats are being made available for the Summer Sessions Workshops. Please see the flyer for additional information.

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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