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Students share their expert knowledge in non-fiction museum

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As a culminating project for their non-fiction reading unit, second graders at Waverly Park researched a topic of their choice. Using multiple sources, they spent weeks becoming experts, learning facts about their topics and vocabulary that went along with it. They practiced their presentation skills and shared what they learned in an Expert Museum on Feb. 8! #OwlProud #OwlLearns

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Date Added: 2/23/2024

Waverly Park promotes peace with purple for P.S. I Love You Day

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Waverly Park Elementary School in the Lynbrook School District was a sea of purple on Feb. 9 as the community promoted positivity and peace in recognition of P.S. I Love You Day.

The goal of P.S. I Love You Day, celebrated every year in Lynbrook schools, is to emphasize the importance of being kind to one another, embrace differences and lift each other up. While wearing purple to signify their mission, Waverly Park students and staff spread the love through several initiatives throughout the day. On purple hearts, students wrote a message of kindness and crafted a bracelet to be sent to a peer. In the halls, large purple hearts adorned the walls featuring positive words added by students. Lower grades envisioned a kind act and illustrated the scenario. The celebration of P.S. I Love You Day returns to Lynbrook schools each year to bring awareness to the importance of mental health and decrease bullying. #OwlProud


Date Added: 2/16/2024

Lynbrook honors retirees with combined 146 years of service

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The Lynbrook School District community shared a heartfelt farewell to five retirees who represent a combined 146 years of service to Lynbrook schools during the board of education meeting on Feb. 7.

Family members, loved ones, building administrators and fellow teachers gathered at the meeting to honor the night’s retirees. Each retiree will conclude their exceptionally dedicated service to their respective buildings at the end of the school year in June.

Retirees included Nannette Boylan, who served for 19 years as a teacher at both Marion Street Elementary School and the Kindergarten Center; Maureen Montgomery, who served for 33 years as an Elementary and Mathematics Academic Intervention Services teacher; Mollie Traversa, who served for 30 years as a teacher at Marion Street; Lisa Soethout, who served for 34 years at West End Elementary School; and Deborah Story, who served for 30 years as a teacher at Waverly Park Elementary School. The district wishes them all a happy and healthy retirement. #OwlProud


Date Added: 2/13/2024

Students contribute their ideas for Lynbrook’s Profile of the Owl

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Lynbrook’s exciting Profile of the Owl initiative is officially underway, with dozens of students from throughout the district contributing their thoughts about what a successful Owl graduate looks like on Feb. 1.

Lynbrook’s Profile of an Owl will define the key skills, mindsets and traits that the Lynbrook community believes are essential in finding success after graduation. An important step was hearing from our students in the high school and each elementary and middle school building, who pondered the question, “Who is the Lynbrook Owl?” Students broke out into groups to discuss while being led by facilitators.

To develop the in-depth project that is the Profile of the Owl, the district is collaborating with Molloy University, which is providing a free service by data analyzers who work at a professional level. They will ensure that the final result will feature the input of all Lynbrook community stakeholders, from our own students to families, alumni and business owners.

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Date Added: 2/12/2024

Lynbrook students’ art selected for All County exhibit

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The work of artists from throughout the Lynbrook School District have recently been selected to be showcased in an upcoming county-wide exhibition.

Artists from all seven Lynbrook schools – Lynbrook High School, South and North middle schools, West End, Waverly Park and Marion Street elementary schools, and the Kindergarten Center – will be featured in the 20th Annual Nassau All-County Art Exhibition. Artwork by students from throughout the county are featured in the prestigious exhibit. Student artwork will be on display Sunday, March 10 from 12 to 4 p.m. for all to view at W.T. Clarke High School in East Meadow.

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Date Added: 2/7/2024