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    Cold Spring Harbor High School Presents - Chicago (Teen Edition)

    Click the banner to purchase Tickets: February 3rd and 4th at 7PM, February 5th 2 pm. Cold Spring Harbor Jr./Sr. HS PAC

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    Making Ice Cream – YUM!

    In West Side 5th grade science classes, students are currently studying "Matter." The Long Island Science Center visited West Side School, and students explored states of matter through their “Chemistry Concoctions” Program. During this program, students identified the physical states of matter - solids, liquids and gases. They also differentiated between physical and chemical changes.

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    And the Winner IS….

    On January 30, West Side second graders voted in a mock Caldecott Award. The American Library Association awards the Caldecott for the best picture book of the year. School Media Specialist, Erica Fraiberg, asked her students to study past winners. They learned that the pictures help tell the story. Next, students listened to many books that were eligible to win and voted for their favorite.

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    K-8 students will have the chance to learn from our high school students for an evening of hands on STEAM learning from their peers! Individual stations will be set up for event inquiry and design concepts to challenge knowledge and skills in the area of STEAM in science, technology, engineering, art and math!!! Be prepared to participate in this incredible evening of fun and problem-solving determination and grit!

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    West Side 4th Graders Build a Flashlight

    Fourth graders in Ms. Glass’ Science class have been exploring energy and fuels that are derived from natural resources and how their uses affect the environment, as well as alternative energy sources and their pros and cons. In this electrical energy lesson, students learned about closed and open circuits and built a simple flashlight using a LED bulb, button battery, index card and aluminum foil.

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    Art HONORS - 24th Annual Colors of Long Island Student Exhibition

    Congratulations to two high school students whose works will be displayed at the 24th Annual Colors of Long Island Student Exhibition, Feb 17th to April 8th 2023 – located at the Museum of Long Island Stony Brook. Studio Art students, Olivia Ketterer, (grade 9) painted a “Still Life” using oil pastels. Kira Davis (grade 11) used graphite drawing pencils to create her composition of “Sunflowers.” Magnificent work!

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    Join Us for the Plunge!

    This year at the CSH Jr./Sr. High fall “Beach Clean Up” community service event with club advisor, Ms. Erin Oshan, some of the junior high students jumped in the waves and said, ”We should do a Polar Bear Plunge this winter to raise money to support local organizations!” This student driven event took hold, and became a reality sponsored by the CSH Marine Biology Club, and together they are making it happen!

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    Coding Fun at West Side

    Students in Ms. Duddy’s third grade class have fun exploring Sprites with “Click & Move” under the guidance of technology teacher, Margaret Diehl. Students learn coding challenges and problem solving to create their own Hatch projects, write music, do simple animation and so much more!

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