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Doctors share health tips with students at Northeast Elementary School 

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On Jan. 11, pre-kindergartners at Northeast Elementary School in Amityville learned about the importance of physical and emotional health as part of the school’s current theme, “Taking Care.” 

Doctors and health care professionals from Stony Brook Southampton Hospital visited the school to share some key health tips with students. Students also got to check out some of the doctors’ medical equipment such as stethoscopes and otoscopes. Many of the students were also excited to share some of their own healthy habits.

Date Added: 1/11/2023

Holiday Celebration for First Graders at Amityville’s Northwest Elementary School

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First graders in Margaret Brooks’ class at Northwest Elementary School in Amityville took part in several holiday activities on Dec. 22.

Students, joined by teachers and parents, wore decorative holiday clothes and headwear as they participated in different stations throughout the classroom. Activities included holiday arts and craft, science experiments and preparing tasty cookies.

Date Added: 12/28/2022

Northeast Elementary School students create tasty gingerbread houses

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Prekindergartners in Jane Dady’s class at Northeast Elementary School in Amityville used an assortment of tasty, sweet ingredients to create their own gingerbread houses on Dec. 14.

Parents and teachers sat down with students as they prepared the gingerbread houses from scratch. Northeast Principal Dr. Pauline Collins, along with district administrators, also joined students as they worked diligently to create their houses. The gingerbread houses were part of the school's activity to teach children about holiday traditions while training their senses and motor skills.

Date Added: 12/19/2022

Crafting various dioramas at Northwest Elementary School

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Second graders at Northwest Elementary School in Amityville recently studied urban, rural and suburban communities.

After learning about these communities, students created dioramas out of various materials to demonstrate their understanding of the type of community they chose to build. Students proudly presented their projects to others and were able to display them throughout the school.

Date Added: 12/15/2022

Holiday Decorations on Full Display at Northeast Elementary School 

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Students at Northeast Elementary School in Amityville recently filled the school’s hallways with colorful holiday decorations. 

With support from their teachers, prekindergartners spent the past week drawing, coloring and crafting a variety of holiday items. The items included Christmas trees, snowmen, ornaments, elves, snowflakes and candy canes.  

The school’s holiday decorations will be on display throughout the month of December.  

Date Added: 12/14/2022
Tuesday, January 31, 2023