Spotlight Stories

  • Dash & Dot

    It was all about "Exploring Motion" in the Creative Learning Lab at West Side with Technology teacher, Ms. Margaret Diehl. With a clever name like Dash & Dot it was already sounding fun! Third graders teamed up with a partner to begin programming Dash on their iPad with a program called "Blocky." Algorithms are created to build driving block steps to make the Dash robot move.

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  • Analyzing Otzi & Diversity of Life

    Throughout the school year, both Lloyd Harbor and West Side elementary school collaborate with the DNA Learning Center. DNALC educators visit both school’s science classrooms to perform various experiments with 6th graders. The highlight, are the 6th grade field trips to the DNA Learning Center located on Main Street in Cold Spring Harbor.

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  • “Challenges and Fun”

    “Challenges and Fun” in physical education classes at Lloyd Harbor elementary school with teachers, Joseph Toscano and Karen Uhl-Smith.

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  • HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL

    Please enjoy these festive holiday performances by our talented students and music staff, during the Board of Education meeting in December....HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL !!!

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  • Toy Drives - THANK YOU!!!

    A huge holiday shout out to ALL the students, staff and families for the tremendous effort in collecting so many TOYS for families in need. Your generosity and support will help so many local organizations spread holiday cheer and good will toward others. Thank you from the Jr./Sr. High School, Lloyd Harbor School, West Side School and Goosehill Primary school!

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  • Earthquake Proof

    West Side fifth graders were put to the challenge of creating a structure that could withstand an earthquake! Ms. Mary Baratta shared, “As part of our study of Earth Systems and Interactions, the students were given an engineering design challenge to create a structure that would withstand an "earthquake.

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  • Speed Racing in Science 21

    Racing car ramps with matchbox cars proved to be an exciting way to test energy! Lloyd Harbor and West Side fourth graders recently began an Energy unit lesson in the Science 21 program where they conducted investigations to understand the relationships between the speed and energy of an object as well as the transfer of energy through collisions.

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  • Animal Adaptation Transformations

    How do animals adapt to their environments? Jessica learned that Jellyfish adapted with their poisonous tentacles and soft body parts, and she predicts that in 10,000 years it will have heavy chain tentacles to make it go deeper and be even more poisonous. Orabella learned about a lizards long tongue to catch prey, and predicts in 10,000 that they will have eyes that can see in the dark and sticky feet to climb trees.

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