(Attention parents of students in grades 2-4)
MacArthur High School on Wednesday, April 30, 2014
We invite you and your child to attend our annual District Music Night to help your child select an appropriate instrument and to provide details about our program. Please see our flyer for more information.
Chef Tyler Reinhart, a representative of Johnson and Wales University, visited the culinary arts students at Gerald R. Claps Career and Technical Education Center in Levittown. During the day, Chef Reinhart taught the future chefs how to prepare sweet potato dumplings.
GC Tech's SkillsUSA Club attended the Long Island Regional Competition for career and technical schools on Monday, March 17th. Our GC Tech students got the opportunity to not only compete against other Career & Technical schools throughout Long Island, but they also were able to meet/network with professionals and representatives from their related industry.
Division Avenue juniors enjoyed scrumptious food and vivacious dancing at this year's Junior Prom. Festivities were held at Verdi's banquet hall in Westbury, on March 14, where students appeared in gorgeous dresses and stunning suits, ready to have a gala evening.
Mr. John Zampaglione, Principal, recently inducted 81 seventh and eighth graders into the Salk Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society. The outstanding Induction Ceremony was led by Sara Pleines, President, and her officers
Salk's wrestling team had another incredible year as they dominated games and defeated every team they faced. The toughest match of the year was when they won against the undefeated Woodland Middle School 36-21.
Once again the Challengers did not disappoint. If you tried to make a Lifetime movie, you could not have scripted this game. Amazing staff, family and student support - a capacity crowd - a half time show - and a buzzer beater shot to tie the game!
Students from The National Junior Honor Society held a food drive outside King Kullen on Tuesday, April 8th for a few hours. The food collected was needed for the spring delivery in the community and the Levittown Food Pantry.
Abbey Lane School teamed up with North Shore University Hospital to send a little sunshine to patients. In the art room, the students made get well cards. The art teacher, Mrs. Wagner, encouraged the students to combine cheerful images with happy written messages.
Dressed in period costumes, students in Donna DiPalo's fourth-grade class at Abbey Lane Elementary School in the Levittown School District presented a report about a Revolutionary period historical figure who made a contribution to the country's freedoms.
The words of popular children's books came to life at Gardiners Avenue Elementary School in Levittown during an assembly with singer, songwriter and dancer Leonora Knight. Based on a science theme, Ms. Knight led the students in singing music put to the words of Doreen Cronin's "Diary of a Fly," Janell Cannon's "Stellaluna," Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax." Using props, students also acted out the story.
Lee Road students and staff recently displayed their school spirit by joining schools across the District in the celebration of National Autism Awareness Month. As part of the Light Up Blue Campaign, teachers and students purchased then wore T-shirts on April 2nd, which is Autism Awareness Day.
Each Summit Lane student enjoyed selecting a book at the school's Super Readers event on March 27th. Along with a free new book, students received a bookmark designed by a fellow student. This popular PTA-sponsored event encourages the love of reading and development of literacy skills.
April is Autism Awareness month. At Northside School, every Wednesday during April is designated to this cause by the staff and students. Autism now affects 1 in every 69 births. Everyone shows their support by wearing light blue or their autism t-shirts.
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