Spotlight Stories

  • New Student Registration

    Please call the District Registrar, Gloria Albert, 631-367-5910 to schedule an appointment. Click the schoolhouse for more information

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  • LH/WS 4th Graders Attend Flamenco Performance

    Fourth graders at Lloyd Harbor and West Side were privileged to see a performance of Flamenco dancing, thanks to the Cultural Arts Committee. These performers also visited the foreign language classes at the Jr./Sr. High School, where . . .

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  • WS Sixth Graders Express Makerspace Philosophy

    Sixth graders in Art teacher, Ms. McLaughlin's class, created a Makerspace sign out of found objects! Wires, tape, nails, bolts and various useful items were collected and glued to . . .

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  • WS Spelling Bee

    At West Side, the championship honor went to Catherine Ziegler, with runner-up Gavin Zarro. Catherine will have the opportunity to compete in the upcoming Regional Spelling Bee. Congratulations and good luck!

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  • NEW Promethean Boards

    It’s a Promethean Learning World! Some SmartBoards have been replaced with touch screen interactive “Promethean” Boards this year. Last year a pilot program began to test various boards, and slowly the classrooms are being introduced to these interactive touchscreen boards that no longer cast shadows or use a projector, and they have 180-degree visibility no matter where students sit.

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  • WS Third Grade Nonfiction Writing

    West Side third graders in Ms. Dopico’s class worked on non-fiction writing, choosing their own book selection and implementing lessons on “informational writing” and “transition words.”

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  • WS Colonial Day Celebrations

    Lloyd Harbor & West Side School continued their Colonial Day celebrations this fall making tin lanterns and cross stitching under the tutelage of educator, Joan McGee, from Preservation Long Island. Students also had the opportunity to visit the Lloyd Manor House learning how . . .

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  • WS 4th Graders Research Storms & Extreme Weather

    West Side fourth graders in Ms. Levesque’s class researched “Storms & Extreme Weather.” Topics included hurricanes, tsunamis, tornados, blizzards and more! This non-fiction reading unit culminated in a flip-grid presentation to share their knowledge with fellow classmates. Flip grid is a fun application that . . .

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  • WS and Lincoln Center Shakespeare Workshop

    Lincoln Center Education continued their collaboration with the elementary schools this fall, seen here visiting West Side School rehearsing scenes for “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Educator, Barbara Klein, led the charge providing elaborate costumes, scripts, and backdrops for these 6th graders as they prepared during their week-long Shakespeare experience bringing this great work of art to life.

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  • WS 5th and 6th Graders Perform Music Man Jr.

    Thank you to the cast and crew of Music Man Jr. at West Side School for a fabulous performance! Principal, Michael Loughran, expressed his pride for these 5th & 6th graders for their hard work and dedication...and he loved the singing and dancing to catchy songs like "Shapoopie!" Thank you to the West Side School Theater Association for . . .

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