Spotlight Stories

  •  International Day at West Side

    International Day at West Side

    Students at West Side taught us that it truly is “a small world after all.” As these third graders marched into the gym, flags in hand and speeches prepared, the kids taught so much about the many countries and continents in our world. Donning official costumes and shouting out their country name, each paid homage to their social studies curriculum at this annual celebration. Fun facts, trivia and even jokes were shared with all the students’ special guests in attendance.

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    Students at the elementary level take math competitions very seriously! All year long, both Lloyd Harbor and West Side School participate in the “Math Olympiads” monthly for grades 4-6. They are put to task for problems of the week and monthly challenges. West Side teacher Kerry Markin shared, “We want students to see themselves as problem solvers and mathematicians.

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  •  Mental Health Awareness Video

    Mental Health Awareness Video

    Mental Health Awareness Video from our students and staff! Please take a minute to watch the Public Service Announcement from our students and staff about what advice they would give someone struggling with mental health, how they manage their mental health, and why this month is an important one!

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  • West Side School student council officers

    Thank you to the West Side School student council officers

    Thank you to the West Side School student council officers, who presented at the May Board of Education meeting for the last time this year. They shared their heartfelt thanks for the opportunity of showcasing all the amazing activities on a daily basis at their school and the pride they hold in their hearts for being a part of it all the past 5 years.

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  •  tenure

    Tenure Granted

    Congratulations to Daniel Danbusky (tenure area of High School Principal); Jamie Hanik (tenure area of Special Education); Michelle Novelli (tenure area of Elementary Education); and Alyssa Powell (tenure area of Reading), who were granted tenure at the recommendation of the Superintendent at the May 14 Board of Education meeting.

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  •  Retirement Wishes

    Retirement Wishes

    At the May 14 Board of Education meeting, 11 Retirees were honored. On behalf of the Board and the administrative team, all were recognized followed by a gathering of celebration and congratulatory wishes and cake. For the many years dedicated to the Cold Spring Harbor School District, we wish you much happiness in your retirement and thank you for the many contributions you have made to Cold Spring Harbor.

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  •  Story Faces


    West Side visit: “I am a painter and a storyteller, and this is how I tell my stories.” These are the words of Christopher Agostino, who tells folktales of transformation and wonder through face painting. His one-of-a-kind performance delights audiences using a combination of skillful storytelling through the spoken word, while illustrating the journey through face painting.

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  •  Making 3D planter pots for Mother’s Day

    Making 3D planter pots for Mother’s Day

    At both Lloyd Harbor and West Side School, students in grade 5 made 3D tiny planter pots with help from Technology Specialist, Margaret Diehl. These adorable pots came to life as students completed their creations in the 3D printer adorned with a special word for mom.

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