Posts tagged “P.S.373R

 The Annual Halloween Story contest is Back….pumpkin-icon-1

All you writers get out your pens, hit the keyboards and write…..


A one page typewritten story, or poem about the scariest day of the year, No not state test Day.

    We mean Halloween. 

Story/Poem can be scary, thoughtful, or funny. All stories must be original. 

Submitted no later than October 23rd to Ms Broderick. All entries will be posted on the blog and 13 lucky people will win cash prizes. 

So go ahead and write your story… hope it is not too scary …. I scare easily. Good Luck!


Write A letter to Our President!

We are sponsoring a letter writing contest to our new president Barack Obama.

Click here to watch screencast of this post Click Here


Write a letter to Barack Obama! We will be doing a mass mailing on Feb 12 to our president. If you would like to be included please bring all completed letters to Ms. Broderick in room 311 not later than February 11th . Here is a template from TFK that can help you plan your letters click here 081107_wr_1

Prizes will be given to the best letters. They can be neatly handwritten or type written. They must follow the basic letter writing format see my screencast on the basic format for a business letter by clicking here.

Here is another link that can help you with your format in writing letters.

Also below is a rubric you can follow for writing a letter.


Vote for P.S.373R’s Mascot!

Here is our Mascot Poll. Below are descriptions written by children of the animals that were submittedand pictures of the animal. Once we choose an animal we will have a drawing contest for that animal. Vote for your favorite. Each student and staff member should vote only once. We will run the contest from today until next Friday January 30th, to give everyone a chance to vote.

Welcome Back

Welcome Back to Stuff From Room 311, Made a short film to start our year, watch it below

Click here if it is slow HERE

After you watch the film blog a few lines telling me about yourself. What you would like to learn this year? (How use cameras, make films, podcast, create your own blog etc….)

What are you interested in?

What are you good at and what you would like to get better at? (reading , math, computer skills etc…)

373R’s Basketball Game

P.S.373R’ Basketball team attended their first Basketball game on 2/1/08 in Brooklyn.

If you played on the team please write a piece on the Experience and we will publish one article from all of them.

Here are some details you may need:

The school we played was in Brooklyn on PS369, Date Feb 1st, The students who played on the team numbered 8. Henry Smith, Kflores, Malakhi Horne, Alvin Bestman, Vincent Martino, Desmin Ortiz, Tyrell, and Melvin Tamba.

Remember the six traits of writing: Ideas, Organization, voice, word choice, conventions, and presentation.