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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  • WS 5th Grade STEAM Fair

    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 . . .

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  • WS Students Present at the Annual ASSET Conference

    Four 6th-grade students attended the Long Island ASSET Conference, “Unleashing Talent,” an association dedicated to promoting the integration of technology in instruction. Congratulations to . . .

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  • WS Robotics

    Fifth grade students prepare their Lego Robotics projects with their teacher, Mr. Powers, for the upcoming STEAM Fair on April 9th…using various sensors on the robot to detect and avoid objects, along with using sounds and displays to give their robot personality!

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  • Mr. Forbes Accepts Challenge from Students

    Each year, Physical Education teacher, Mr. Forbes, accepts the challenge from his students to dress in character. For the Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser, students set a goal to raise $4000. Mr. Forbes agreed if they surpassed their goal, he would dress up as the character the students chose. Last year, he dressed up as a Troll,and this year it was Cookie Monster! Kudos to the kids for far surpassing their goal, by raising $5,914.00 for the American Heart Association.

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  • West Side School's Annual Sports/Game Night

    West Side School's Annual Sports/Game Night was held on March 10th for a fabulous night of fun playing Newcomb ball in the gym, Bingo in the community room, & a delicious pasta dinner while playing board games in the WS cafeteria!

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  • Students Teach the CFA at WSS

    Students at the WSSPTG/FOCUS meeting presented their research projects to parents. Students conducted research on topics that they found interesting.

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  • WS 3rd Grade Instrumental Exploratory Program

    Mrs. Kleiner’s 3rd graders explore the steel drums. Through an exploratory and “hands on” approach, 3rd graders are given the unique chance to play several different orchestral and band instruments for the instrumental and general music program. In this way, students get to know which instruments they most enjoy and play with ease. The orchestra and . . .

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  • WS Clay Creations

    Art students learn about Ndebele Houses: In 1883, the South African tribe of Ndebele people were fierce warriors and large land owners, however the loss of war brought harsh life. Expressive symbols on their homes told of there suffering and grief, and was a form of communication. It became a secret code of cultural art, disguised to anyone but the . . .

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  • WS SCAN It - QR Coding

    Fifth graders at West Side were challenged to ask themselves “What do I Wonder About?” They wondered about many things, including; why is the ocean blue, what exactly is the Big Bang Theory, can Titan sustain life, and how exactly do leaves change color? Then they created presentations about their science research. Using the district databases, they . . .

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