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347 William St, West Hempstead, NY 11552
Phone: (516) 390-3130

Principal: Michelle Notti
Grades 4-6

 

 

 

 

The West Hempstead Union Free School District recognizes the unique value of each student. It is dedicated to the success of each student based on the highest standards of excellence in education. Each student will be challenged to achieve mastery in all subject areas in an educational atmosphere that strives to build positive self-esteem, mutual respect for others, and a life-long quest for learning.


REMINDER-Switch of Cohort Days

Starting on Monday, January 25, cohort A will learn in-person on days 2, 4, and 6. Cohort B will learn in-person on days 1, 3, and 5.

RECORDATORIO-Cambio de Días de Cohorte
A partir del lunes 25 de enero, el cohorte A aprenderá en persona los días 2, 4 y 6. El cohorte B aprenderá en persona los días 1, 3 y 5.

 

George Washington School
COMPUTERS AND CONVERSATION
Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 9:30 A.M.

 

George Washington School Winter Concert 

Classlink Directions (English) (Spanish)

Google Classroom Directions (English) (Spanish)

5-Minute Remote Check-In Letter

We are excited to let you know that we are able to load all students and classes into Google Classroom. Therefore you should not need a code to log in the first time. Your child should be able to go to Google Classroom and sign in and begin learning.

 

Students Schedules by Homeroom Teachers

Our self-guided tours scheduled for August will be conducted virtually this year. Please click on the links for the Tour video and Orientation video.

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George Washington Students Crack the Code

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Oscar Aguilar and Yosef Lalehzari, two sixth grade students from the George Washington School in the West Hempstead School District, have been excelling in coding and recently mastered a platform typically aimed toward middle and high school students.

Oscar is an advanced coder for his age and has collected almost 200 badges in the coding program KidOYO. Looking for a new challenge, he requested the Arduino platform from his STELLAR teacher Dara Perlow, who borrowed a supplies kit from West Hempstead High School.

Arduino is an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. The circuit boards are able to read inputs and turn them into outputs, which are controlled by using the platform’s programming language and software.

Oscar taught himself the new program by studying online tutorials. His classmate Yosef took an interest in Arduino as well, so they began working on it together.

“Both Oscar and Yosef support each other's learning and growth while using KidOYO and the Arduino Kits,” Perlow said. “They have become the masters and I have become the student!”

For Oscar and Yosef, Arduino is exciting and challenging, offering them an advanced look into the world of coding.

“I think it’s really cool that this kind of coding can be used to make things like drones and remote-control cars,” Yosef said.

“Arduino is both hardware and software,” Oscar added. “I like that I have to use my computer and the switchboard to complete the challenges.”

Both students are also members of the school’s Hackathon team, which will compete with surrounding schools virtually in April to solve a multitude of coding challenges.

“Watching them progress in this domain as an educator is both thrilling and inspirational,” Perlow said. “I can't wait to see where this takes them.”

Reopening Information

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Click here to visit the reopening page

Letter to Parents and Guardians Regarding Meals - September 1, 2020

Hybrid Letter to the Community - August 12, 2020

Letter to the Community - July 31, 2020

 

 

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