Goosehill Primary School News reporters were back live and on the air in December. These video broadcasts are compiled by Library Media Specialist, Marissa Urso, who films, writes, and prepares the first graders. She shared, “We try to pick topics we are learning about in school (different traditions, being a superhero, etc.).
Tenure Granted - Congratulations to Sandra Rivadeneyra (tenure area of LOTE), who was granted tenure at the recommendation of the Superintendent at the January Board of Education meeting. West Side Principal, Alison Hazut, along with the Superintendent, Robert C. Fenter, the Board of Education, and administration offered congratulations with the highest of praise and support.
Jakub Pienkowski, (grade 9) was recognized as one of 82 Countywide Young Scholars of Mathematics by the Institute of Creative Problem Solving for Gifted and Talented Students at SUNY Old Westbury. This institute was founded in 1992 to enhance mathematical and creative thinking skills for exceptionally talented students in grades 5-10.
Research Teacher, Mr. Jaak Raudsepp, was pleased to share the news that an alumnus and three current students had their research published in peer reviewed journals. K-12 Director of STEM, Ms. Kimberly Libertini, noted, “We are very proud of the accomplishments and honors earned by both the former and current research students! In the world of research, a publication in a research journal represents esteemed recognition for the work and contribution to the field.
Dr. Michael Andrews, was nominated for the 2021 National Speech and Debate Association Educator of the Year award. “This is a truly deserved honor indeed,” said Director of Humanities, Theresa Donohue, “your years of dedication to the students and the program deserves to be recognized!
Lloyd Harbor continues to support and spread its “HIKER” core values (Honesty, Inclusiveness, Kindness, Empathy and Respect) through schoolwide activities and projects. In October, a HIKER bulletin board was created by art teacher, Ms. McLaughlin, and two of her fourth-grade students, Harper Benvenuti and Iris Chau, to highlight the core value of Kindness. Classroom teachers also spotlighted and shared students' acts of kindness in their classrooms.
What’s in a Name? As part of the fourth grade Social Studies curriculum at Lloyd Harbor, students learned about the importance of names in the Native American culture. For homework, students first needed to find out some information about the origins of their name by interviewing a parent and asking why their name was chosen.
9:30 AM CAC Meeting VIRTUAL