As part of a STELLAR (Success in Technology, Enrichment, Library, Literacy, Artistry and Research) unit, first-graders at George Washington Elementary School in the district constructed gingerbread rod puppets with the help of the Center for Puppetry Arts, located in Atlanta, Georgia.
The students participated in a videoconference with the center’s distance learning puppeteer, Jeffrey Zwartjes, who... Read More >
West Hempstead Middle School students learned about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse by participating in an array of activities during national Red Ribbon Week.
The week kicked off with a schoolwide banner contest, in which every homeroom entered their original “positivity banner.” Members of the school’s PTSA judged the entries based on their creativity and how well their images and... Read More >
Students at Cornwell Avenue Elementary School learned about making healthy choices during the school’s annual Red Ribbon Week, themed “Our Future Is Key! We Pledge to Be Drug Free.”
The first- through fifth-graders participated in an assembly led by school psychologist Elyssa Mayer, who spoke about the dangers of drugs and alcohol and discussed ways to live a healthy lifestyle and spread... Read More >
Sixth-graders in Karen Terwilliger’s class at West Hempstead Middle School recently showcased their original writing to classmates, teachers and administrators during the class’s Writing Celebration.
Since September, students penned three writing pieces – an autobiography, realistic fiction based on their life, and submission for the 2017-2018 National PTA Reflections program, whose theme this... Read More >