Spotlight Stories

  • Experimenting with Sound

    Students from Ms. Sloan’s class experimented with sounds under the direction of Library Media Specialist, Ms. Urso. What happens when you bend and vibrate popsicle sticks on a table’s edge? What happens when you stop the sound?

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  • Partners For the Future Recipient Annabel Shen

    Congratulations to senior Annabel Shen, the 2021-22 high school recipient of the Partners For the Future Honors Program for young scientists through Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories (CSHL). This internship provides hands-on field research partnering over 200 high school seniors with CSHL researchers.

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  • Frozen Water

    Young scientists in Ms. Ranaldo’s Kindergarten class read lots of books about winter and freezing temperatures. Each year, Ms. Ranaldo waits for a frigid sequence of days so her students can make their own frozen water. As an extra spice of fun, Ms. Ranaldo places a surprise toy in their water cups, then sets their trays outside for their water to freeze

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  • Young New Year’s Resolutions

    At Goosehill students shared some of their New Years Resolutions, proving we are never too young to set some goals! Many wanted to learn new skills, like riding a two-wheeler, skating or swimming, and how to their own shoes.

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  • Molecular & Genomic Biology College Level Research Course

    This unique partnership, with our distinguished world-renowned neighbors at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, collaborates with the high school to offer a college-level course entitled Molecular & Genomic Biology Honors. The course was introduced in the fall of 2005, and with limited exception, has run for 16 years. Designed for advanced juniors and seniors, the course elevates students beyond college-level biology and enables students to conduct Nobel-prize winning experiments with DNA.

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  • Sounds of the Francophone World 🎶🎵

    Madame Reed’s French 4 Honors class is enjoying learning about the many wonderful musicians in the francophone world. Each student researched a French-speaking artist and presented about their life and interpreted lyrics from a song of their choice. They made connections between the music and the six AP French themes such as Family and Community, Beauty and Esthetics and Contemporary Life.

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  • 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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