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Celebrating Uniqueness

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The fifth grade classes at Deauville Gardens West Elementary School recently read “The Best Part of Me.” The students wrote about what makes them unique. The class discussed the importance of recognizing and celebrating the uniqueness of themselves and others in our community. They shared their individual differences on the bulletin boards outside their classrooms.

Wiley Students Honor Veterans Day

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Students in Maritza Benavides’s class at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School in the Copiague School District showed off their artistic side by creating patriotic collages in honor of Veterans Day. The students also created a field of poppies to honor the veterans as a symbol of remembrance and hope for a peaceful future. The class read a poem and sang a song about veterans. After watching a video and reading a magazine on what it means to be a veteran, the students crafted their own thank-you cards for veterans.

Deauville West Kindergartners Stay Digitally Diligent

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In October, students in Ms. McCormack’s Third Grade class at Deauville Gardens West Elementary School learned about staying safe on the internet and being good digital citizens. They read “Chicken Clicking” by Jeanne Willis and created a circle map to share ways to stay safe in the digital world. Following the lesson, students wrote down their own ideas for staying safe and created a digital safety bulletin board to share with the school.

Picking Out the Pumpkin Parts

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Students in Ms. Graziano’s class at Deauville Gardens East Elementary School are learning about the parts of a pumpkin. They created a brace map and took the information from the map to show what they learned. Students compared and contrasted the parts of an apple with the parts of a pumpkin to identify the similarities and differences between them.

First Grade Writers Focus on Veterans Day

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First graders in Ms. Nunn’s class at Deauville Gardens East Elementary School participated in different reading and writing activities centered around Veterans Day. The class read their “Scholastic News” magazine about Veterans Day while highlighting sight words they learned. The first graders also practiced writing a sentence about Veterans Day on Nov. 11.