Spotlight Stories

  • LLOYD HARBOR MAKERSPACE MAGIC

    In February, fifth graders at Lloyd Harbor were busy learning and creating during the beginning of a “Makerspace” unit. Students are encouraged to create something that interests them using diverse skills sets and tools that could include anything from ChromeBook technology to fabric, 3D printers or cardboard boxes, Legos, glue guns or hammers!

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  • West Side 6th graders are discovering their elements!

    West Side 6th graders are discovering their elements! During a science unit in Ms. DeRosa’s class, students were asked to research and construct a 3D polyhedron element from the periodic table with help from Library Media Specialist, Ms. Fraiberg.

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  • Students present KidOYO

    What better way to learn, than to learn from students! At the February Board of Education meeting, administration and staff were proud to present and collaborate with KidOYO coding projects by students from grades 4-8. “OYO” stands for “On Your Own” and that is certainly what these brilliant minds proved as they demonstrated their coding skills on the Promethean Board to community members.

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  • THE MURAL: "el mundo es un pañuelo” - "It is a small world"

    "el mundo es un pañuelo” - "It is a small world" is the theme created by Jr./Sr. High School students Isabelle Desimone and painted by members of Quesadilla Qulique, aka Spanish Club. Maggie Bugos created the skyline.

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  • JUMP ROPE FOR HEART - West Side

    Jump Rope for Heart Fundraiser is always a fun challenge at West Side. During the unit on heart health, students learned different ways to jump rope, benefits of jump roping and ways to be heart healthy. All donations went to the American Heart Association, which aides in the fight against heart disease and strokes.

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