• Roman Arch Building Challenge

    Students worked together to create a free-standing arch, using blocks made from the paper temples, WITHOUT anything to secure the blocks to each other! This activity with done with Grade 6 students, working in groups of 5 or 6.It took almost 25 minutes for groups to assemble all their blocks, and for one team to succeed in the challenge.

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  • Searingtown Celebrates Heritage

    Searingtown School celebrated the community’s rich diversity with a Heritage Festival held on March 26. Students showcased their family history and traditions and realized the many ways in which people all over the world are alike and united.

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  • Center Street Explores the Power of Music

    To celebrate Music in Our Schools Month, Center Street’s second and fourth graders learned about Mozart’s opera, “The Magic Flute.” While listening to the sounds of Mozart, students imagined instruments that could grant them magic powers and illustrated adventures starring themselves saving the world through the power of music.

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  • Herricks Seventh Grader Wins Top Prize in National Contest

    Herricks Middle School seventh grade student Aarthi Palaniappan, won first place in the country in the 2021 Minoru Yasui Essay Contest’s junior division and is the only award recipient from New York State. The program featured the theme, “Refugee and Immigrant Experiences,” and invited students in grades 6-12 to explore this topic through writing and incorporate the legacy of Minoru Yasui.

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