Spotlight Stories

  • AP Economics....Cornering the Market

    In AP Economics, Anthony Pesca's students participated in an active simulation where they put into practice what they are learning about international trade by trading commodities in order to corner the market. The competition was fierce to say the least - Game on!

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  • Self Portrait Fun Lloyd Harbor Grade 4

    At Lloyd Harbor fourth graders created self-portraits using descriptive words about themselves. In Laura LaPollo’s class some drew traditional art renderings while others drew Lego inspired self-portraits. Students in Kristen Sewell’s 4th grade class created “One Word” Self Portraits after being inspired by the book One Word for Kids: A Great Way to Have Your Best Year Ever, by Jon Gordon.

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  • If you could stroll the halls at Lloyd Harbor…

    You would see grade 3 practicing typing skills in Ms. Craco’s class, grade 4 having string lessons on their violas with Ms. Daniels-Rosenblatt, art lesson with Ms. McLaughlin, Chromebook lessons with Ms. O’Donnell in the library, and a lesson on “Who Remembers?” during a grade 2 morning meeting as Kristine Romanelli's class took part in a favorite activity where classmates ask questions to see who can remember what others did over the weekend.

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  • Think Like A Scientist

    As part of their "Think Like a Scientist" unit, Lloyd Harbor fifth grade scientists practiced their engineering and design skills by making "Bobby Droppers." Students were tasked with designing, building, and testing a device that would deliver their bobby pin safely to the ground. After brainstorming and drawing models, the young scientists created Bobby Droppers in all manner of shapes and sizes. Their creativity and ingenuity were exciting and inspiring for all!

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  • The Turtles Arrived!

    It’s always an exciting day when the turtles arrive at Goosehill. First graders can hardly sit still waiting for their very own classroom turtle to be revealed. Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery Educator, Ms. Krissy Forman, teaches both students and teachers how to care for the turtles, tanks, filters, and equipment to keep them happy, warm, and fed properly.

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  • Into the Woods Team Building Grade 8

    Grade 8 had their turn at Team Building challenges with a field trip to Caumsett Park on Sept. 3 where students learned about survival skills while strengthening their bond with each other through team building and trust activities. Students were placed in carefully selected groups meant to take kids out of their comfort zones breaking down cliques and barriers and creating new friendships.

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  • 7th Grade Takes A “Journey” in Time

    Each fall, 7th graders spend two days exploring and learning about a “Journey into American Indian Territory.” This authentic, curriculum-based learning experience is a stimulating hands-on program that is brought in each year by the Cultural Arts Committee to the Jr. High School. Students go back in time to learn about the Mohawk Nation and traditional Iroquois government and culture.

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