Throughout the school year, kindergarten students in Kim Fitzsimmons and Michelle Reagan’s class at the Lynbrook Kindergarten Center are embracing the cultures of their peers. Leading up to the Hindu holiday Diwali, students learned about Diwali through literature and the traditions it entails. The class created diyas (festive candle holders) which are lit on Diwali... Read More >
Lynbrook South Middle School students in grades 6-8 celebrated Character Education Day on Oct. 26 with engaging lessons and activities throughout their classes. The day focused on the school’s social and emotional literacy domains which included self-awareness, self-management, social-awareness, relationship skills and responsible decision-making. The goal was to... Read More >
Marion Street Elementary School aimed to foster a community of acceptance, inclusion and kindness during Unity Week from Oct. 22-26. As a culmination of the week, classes participated in “Manners Escape Room,” a team building activity with their peers on Oct. 26.
Each class used their imaginations as they were challenged to work together to help tame wild... Read More >
As part of Red Ribbon Week, students throughout West End Elementary School participated in an engaging “Drugs Won’t Ruin Our Dreams” project in their classes on Oct. 26. Red Ribbon Week is celebrated annually across the nation as a drug prevention awareness program. Students are encouraged to live a drug free life by participating in different activities... Read More >
Waverly Park Elementary School capped off their Health and Wellness week in a big way with a visit from former New York Jets fullback Tony Richardson on Oct. 26. Administrators including Superintendent of Schools Dr. Melissa Burak, board of education members, students and staff gathered in the school gymnasium for the anticipated event to hear Mr. Richardson... Read More >