A Proclamation was presented to Goosehill student, Sloane Yormack, for her "Being Water Smart!" poster. In physical education and art classes, students learned about pool safety. The student posters were entered in a contest sponsored by Suffolk County Legislator, Dr. William Spencer. Over 100 entries were submitted to Dr. Spencer's . . .
Students wrote inspirational words on painted rocks to beautify the garden, and to remind each other what it means to be kind. "A kindness rock garden reminds our students how to continue to say and do kind things for others!" Art teacher- Ms. McLaughlin
As part of the American Revolution unit, and a collaborative effort between Ms. Levesque and Library Media Specialist, Mrs. Fraiberg, students in Class 4L worked in pairs to research people of the American Revolution, and they made interactive eBooks. The unit began with a highly motivating problem . . .
Lloyd Harbor 5th graders went to the NYC Hall of Science as an extension and enrichment of their science curriculum. On the Science Playground, students "played" with physics concepts, designed and engineered their own creations in the Design Lab, and interacted with museum exhibits that encouraged them to think about the science . . .
The annual Ellis Island Reenactment Day was held at West Side as parents and students arrived for their voyage to America. Dressed in unique clothing, with suitcases in hand, they followed the footsteps of immigrants as West Side was transformed into a port of departure, a steam ship, and the Ellis Island processing center. It was an unforgettable experience for all. Thank you to everyone involved for making this day such a success!
The School District continues its long standing relationship with our neighbors at the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium, including field trips to visit the turtles and warm water fish and amphibian life. As part of Goosehill’s science curriculum, each first-grade class is delivered their very own turtle in the fall provided by the Fish Hatchery each . . .
West Side 6th graders learned about the vinyl album craze! They manipulated their own photographs in Adobe Photoshop and mod-podged their images to a real vinyl record! They painted their records with unique designs and voila! They are superstars! Thank you to art teacher, Ms. McLaughlin.
As part of the H.E.R.O. (Helping Everyone Reach Out) project at West Side, a group of helpers called “Techsperts” united together for hands-on technology support when needed in classrooms. This team of sixth graders Muhammad Hajee, Milan Lustig, Raymond McNulty, Peter Munyak and . . .
West Side sixth graders showed off their skills as they trained and honed their steps becoming expert square dancers with just a few practice sessions. Promenade and Half Sashays had the kids swinging their partners round and round. Their competition at George Weir Barn was amazing, showcasing colorful costumes, smiles, and wonderful team . . .