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Lindenhurst Marine Biology Students Explore Local Waters

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A recent field trip provided up-close insight into native species of Long Island waters as Lindenhurst High School marine biology students in Gavin Costanzo’s class took a field trip to Venetian Shores to collect specimens for study.

As part of the trip, students learned about local geological history and, using nets, collected several types of fish which will be held in fish tanks within the classroom for further study over the school year.

Concluding the visit, students also participated in a beach cleanup where they collected and disposed of harmful garbage found on the beach.

Date Added: 10/3/2022

Albany Avenue Celebrates Art and Creativity for Dot Day

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Students across grade levels at Albany Avenue Elementary School recently participated in art activities, led by library media specialist Sarah Feder, celebrating creativity as part of International Dot Day, inspired by “The Dot,” by Peter H. Reynolds.

The worldwide celebration of art is renowned for the positive message it shares about the teacher-student connection and how creativity and confidence in a student’s life are key.

Date Added: 9/30/2022

William Rall Fosters a Love for Literature on International Literacy Day

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Students at William Rall Elementary School recently participated in a plethora of activities aimed at fostering a love for literature in celebration of International Literacy Day. As part of those activities, students participated in “Read My Shirt” day where students wore shirts with words to encourage others to read.

Date Added: 9/29/2022

West Gates Teacher Awarded Grant Through TangerKids Grant Program

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West Gates Elementary School third grade teacher Shaina Fischer was recently awarded a $735 grant from Tanger Outlets through the TangerKids Grant Program, which provides grants and scholarship opportunities to teachers and students in the areas they serve.

Ms. Fischer submitted a grant proposal for flexible seating for her students outlining the immense benefits of the additional seating options and the impact it would have on the learning environment within her classroom.

Date Added: 9/28/2022

Daniel Street Elementary School Takes a Stand Against Social Isolation

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An inspiring collaborative effort spanning grade levels at Daniel Street Elementary School resonated throughout the halls recently as teachers led activities combatting social isolation for Start With Hello Week as part of the Sandy Hook Promise.

As part of the expansive week, students participated in various activities that included “Meet and Greet Day,” where students made name tags they wore throughout the day and were encouraged to introduce themselves to students and staff they encounter throughout the building; “Upstander Tuesday,” where students learned about the importance of being an upstander and how it helps others; and “Wear Green Wednesday,” where students and staff were encouraged to wear green as a symbol of unity and solidarity with Sandy Hook Promise.

Date Added: 9/23/2022