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Great Neck Road Elementary School

1400 Great Neck Road
Copiague, New York 11726
(631) 842-4013
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Hours: (Grades K-5) 9:05am – 3:15 pm

Principal: Karla Cangelosi
Assistant Principal: Nicole Dunne

Students: 525
Faculty: 79

 

Welcome Letter 2019

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Great Neck Road Elementary School provides a challenging and supportive academic program for approximately 525 students in kindergarten through grade five. The faculty at Great Neck Road works closely with students in many areas to instill in them a lifelong desire to learn.

Great Neck Road teachers and staff are involved in several educational initiatives dedicated to promoting creative and critical thinking and to achieve grade level proficiency in reading, mathematics, and English Language Arts. In addition to the strong support programs dedicated to assisting students in need, there is also a renowned Talented and Gifted program which provides students with an opportunity to explore subjects beyond the scope of the standard curriculum.

In addition, with help from the school's very active PTA, students are involved in numerous academic, social, and cultural programs, as well as family-oriented events and activities throughout the school year.

 

Current News

Elementary Artists

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Throughout the district, elementary schools highlighted the artwork of the K-5 students from throughout the year. Parents, guests and classmates had the chance to enjoy some of the works on display in the school’s gymnasiums for all to see.

Copiague Students Honored by Knights of Columbus

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Copiague School District’s students were recognized by members of the Knights of Columbus for their participation in the organization’s annual poster and essay contests at the Feb. 10 board of education meeting.

The poster contest, now in its 10th year, garnered 161 entries to tackle the issue of substance abuse. Students received a certificate and gift card sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. The district congratulates the following students for their winning entries:  

Susan E. Wiley Elementary School: Christie Arce, Shyla Brown and Alyson Vargas; Deauville Gardens East Elementary School: Brittany Carbajal Vargas, Juliana Heckman, Darlene Herrera and Eliana Rodriguez; Great Neck Road Elementary School: Kiana Fauntleroy, Leanny Soto and Maya Thompson; Copiague Middle School: Hadasa Argueta Botzoc, Shenn Barredo, Nina Bartoli, Eliud Bonilla, Yeritsa Caba Rodriguez, Cristhian Cruz Meraz, Merary Duran, Kiara Escofet Santiago, Cianna Parchment and Liliana Rosario Jimenez. 
This year’s essay contest focused on the importance of religious liberty to teach the students about tolerance. From the Copiague Middle School, this year’s Knights of Columbus essay contest winners were: Vincent Zito (first), Kemmora Simmons (second) and Kiara Escofet Santiago (third.)

Fourth Graders Create 100 Day Bucket List

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Fourth graders at Great Neck Road Elementary School spent the 100th day of school engaged in literacy lessons based on the number 100. Using their laptops, the students made a 100 day bucket list of all the things they want to do before they turn 100 years old. Using the app Seesaw, the students were able to voice record and comment on their classmates’ work. 

Copiague Celebrates 100 Days

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Equipped with their walkers, canes and reading glasses, the elementary students – and a few teachers – at Copiague School District made their way to school to celebrate the 100th day of school.

Students spent the day engaged in different hands-on learning activities centered around the number 100. The students were challenged to stack 100 cups in a tower and count to 100 using different coins. 

Kindergartners read books about 100 days and completed writing assignments on what they wanted to be when they were 100. Posters showed off the students’ creative side with unique ways to showcase 100 different items. 


Showcasing Stellar Students

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Honoring the many accomplishments of its students both in and out of the class, Copiague School District’s administrators and Board of Education held a student recognition awards ceremony on Jan. 27.

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kathleen Bannon welcomed the students and their families and congratulated them for being chosen for recognition. “Publicly recognizing excellence is a way of celebrating some of the great successes of the Copiague School District’s programs and, at the same time, enabling us to showcase outstanding role models to our school community.”

After reading a short description of each students’ accomplishments, they were called to the podium to receive their plaque and congratulations from the board of education members. 

The following students were selected for recognition: Deauville Gardens East: Mert Ergal and Josue Mendez; Deauville Gardens West: Maxumis Aguilera, Danika Eldora and Keyon Elliot; Great Neck Road: Andy Andino, Melanie Robertson and Maya Thompson; Susan E. Wiley: Julia Nerkowski, Janiah Staley and Nataly Torrez Gutierrez; Copiague Middle School: Anahi Avila, Christopher Brito, Merary Duran, Richard Fagan Jr. and Elmely Lucas Tejada; and Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School: Jonah Breskin, Yanelith Douglas Armistead, Edgar Feal, Allison Reyes, Donna Rivera and Gabriela Marie Sanchez.