Student Incentives


We are encouraging students to view the school website on an ongoing basis. Each month the students will have the ability to participate in activities on the website. Students can fill out the short form below and click the submit button which will send the below information to our Parent Coordinator, and all entries are confidential . Each class with 100% correct answer participation will receive a reward. 
























There will be a bi-monthly poster contest. Students will be given a topic to create a color 8 ½ x 11 poster which should also include a catchy slogan.  The winning poster will be made into a full size poster and displayed in the school. The winner’s poster will also be posted on the school website. The student will be recognized during the Awards Assembly. Posters are due to Julie Larsen, in the Main Office . Students should write their name and class on the back of the poster.

The topic for the poster will be :







There will be a bi-monthly essay contest for grades 3 – 5. The winning essay winners will have lunch with the principal and read their essay. Essays need to follow the Rubric attached here. 
Winners will be announced at the grade awards assembly. 











Stars Incentive –To promote safety and respect, classes can receive a star for exemplary behavior school wide.The class with most number of stars will receive a reward that is aligned with our school incentive program and sponsored by the PTA.

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PS 032 - The Giffords School
32 Elverton Avenue, Staten Island, New York 10308
Phone: 718-984-1688