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 . . .
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!
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 . . .
West Side third graders marched with flags waving high for the annual International Day celebration attended by family members on May 10th. Students regaled in their knowledge, humor, and musical talent in the gymnasium, followed by a return to the classrooms to share projects with families. As part of the social studies curriculum, third graders . . .
Tuesday, April 16th, was an exciting morning for second graders at the Performing Arts Center! From the Liberty Bell to the Bald Eagle, second graders from West Side and Lloyd Harbor shared their learning through the Symbols of America presentation. The children were excited to be on stage and to present to all the families who attended this inspiring . . .
The excitement was so contagious at the West Side STEAM Fair. Younger students kept peeking into the gym asking if and when their class would get to visit. Dr. Bellino shared, “The authentic student-designed projects offered students the opportunity to engage in designing their own investigations, asking questions, exploring possible . . .
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Board of Education Meeting 8 PM
10:30 AM WS New Family Orientation 10:30 AM
8:00 PM Board of Education Meeting
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM SUPERINTENDENT’S CONFERENCE DAY
9:00 AM **CPC Meeting 9 AM
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM Board of Education Meeting 8 PM
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM CAC Meeting 9:30 AM (Jr./Sr. High)
7:00 PM SEPTO Fundraising Event 7 PM