In February, fifth graders at Lloyd Harbor were busy learning and creating during the beginning of a “Makerspace” unit. Students are encouraged to create something that interests them using diverse skills sets and tools that could include anything from ChromeBook technology to fabric, 3D printers or cardboard boxes, Legos, glue guns or hammers!
What better way to learn, than to learn from students! At the February Board of Education meeting, administration and staff were proud to present and collaborate with KidOYO coding projects by students from grades 4-8. “OYO” stands for “On Your Own” and that is certainly what these brilliant minds proved as they demonstrated their coding skills on the Promethean Board to community members.
Lloyd Harbor 5th graders worked hard on their hand-made no-sew blankets. Instead of a Valentine's Day craft, they became blanketeers for "Project Linus" - a national non-profit organization that provides security, warmth and comfort by donating a new blanket to children with long-term illnesses.
How can we change the world? That is the questions that almost 70 children began discussing last year at Lloyd Harbor School’s peer mentor program, with their advisor, Dr. Wendy Moss. They were tired of hearing people complaining! Some of these change seekers decided to acknowledge acts of kindness around them, while others created lessons on empathy, kindness, and how to be a good friend.
Using bright colors of kaleidoscope visions, she caught the eye of Miley Cyrus, who asked her to be the featured artists for the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards. Ms. Stark reimagined the visual identity of the show with her unique aesthetic and created a wormhole tunnel for Miley to slide through.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Elementary Staff Development ½ Day 12 NOON DISMISSAL Grades K-6