Spotlight Stories

  • Proclamation Presented to GH Student Sloane Yormack

    A Proclamation was presented to Goosehill student, Sloane Yormack, for her "Being Water Smart!" poster. In physical education and art classes, students learned about pool safety. The student posters were entered in a contest sponsored by Suffolk County Legislator, Dr. William Spencer. Over 100 entries were submitted to Dr. Spencer's . . .

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  • GH "Kindness Rocks" Garden Project

    Students wrote inspirational words on painted rocks to beautify the garden, and to remind each other what it means to be kind. "A kindness rock garden reminds our students how to continue to say and do kind things for others!" Art teacher- Ms. McLaughlin

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  • Class 4L American Revolution Project

    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 . . .

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  • LH 5th Graders Explore NYC Hall of Science

    Lloyd Harbor 5th graders went to the NYC Hall of Science as an extension and enrichment of their science curriculum. On the Science Playground, students "played" with physics concepts, designed and engineered their own creations in the Design Lab, and interacted with museum exhibits that encouraged them to think about the science . . .

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  • WS 4th Grade Ellis Island Reenactment

    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!

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  • GH Turtle Release Day at Fish Hatchery

    The School District continues its long standing relationship with our neighbors at the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium, including field trips to visit the turtles and warm water fish and amphibian life. As part of Goosehill’s science curriculum, each first-grade class is delivered their very own turtle in the fall provided by the Fish Hatchery each . . .

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  • WS Vinyl Album Craze Art Project

    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.

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  • WS Sixth Graders Teach Promethean

    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 . . .

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  • WS Do Si Do

    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 . . .

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  • WS Student Council Smile Train Fundraiser

    Smile Train President, Susannah Schaefer, was a special guest at a morning assembly in April. Student Council held a fundraiser asking everyone to donate coins to benefit Smile Train, nonprofit organization and charity providing free . . .

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  • LH All that Jazz!

    Lloyd Harbor School celebrated April’s “Jazz Appreciation Month” in a big way! It is a part of music education that Principal Massimo had wanted to bring to the school for some time, and she was thrilled to see it come to life this year, thanks to Ms. Beja and Ms. Martin! Second and . . .

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  • LH Let's Read Together

    Second graders at Lloyd Harbor participated in the Pick A Reading Partner (PARP) program the week of May 13th. The goal of the PARP program is to celebrate adults and children spending time reading together. As we know, reading helps build vocabulary, improve comprehension, and expand . . .

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  • GH Students Learn to be Water Smart!

    In physical education and art classes, students learned about pool safety. Ms. McLaughlin and Mr. Malone taught lessons about water safety and the children played games reinforcing the concepts in the gym. They created posters in art class representing safety tips including: never go in a pool . . .

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  • GH Abstract Sculptures

    These Kindergarten students were so proud to show their abstract art sculptures made out of wood and pipe cleaners. They demonstrate innovation by organizing pieces of wood and rearranging the pieces to create their own 3D abstract! The kids agreed they look like a city from the future!

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  • GH Did you Know?

    The students in Ms. DeRop's class were so excited to share their knowledge! Students were challenged to research a subject they love. They read books about the moon, pandas, grizzly bears, skunks, owls, tadpoles, elephants and even hermit crabs. Did you know that skunks can spray 10 feet, and they have stripes and spots? Baby owls are called . . .

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  • GH Reading Circle Fun

    Ms. Ranaldo and her students love circle time reading! This oversized book titled Quiet in the Library, by Wendy Evans, captured the imagination and inquiry of the kids. The children played animal guessing games, and at the end of the day acted out their favorite animals. It's always fun to share a book!

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