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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

 

Car Parade on Tuesday, June 2 from 1-3 P.M. (Enter on Scudder Avenue)

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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

Board of Education Appoints Officers

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Copiague School District’s Board of Education held its annual reorganization meeting on July 7. Brian J. Sales was unanimously elected and sworn in to serve as president of the board of education for his third consecutive term in that seat. Kenneth Urban and Anthony S. Pepe were elected and sworn in to serve as vice president and second vice president, respectively. District Clerk Mary Ellen Ruppert swore in the board officials.

Michael Higgins and Ledy Torres were each elected to three-year seats on the board of education in May. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kathleen Bannon was also sworn in during the meeting.

Copiague Bids Farewell to Retirees

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Copiague School District administrators and Board of Education members recognized the faculty and staff members who will be retiring at the end of the 2020-2021 school year during the June 21 board of education meeting.

Copiague School District’s Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kathleen Bannon, board of education members, district administrators and department chairs offered their congratulations to the 13 retirees, who have close to 350 years of combined service to the district. Retiring at the end of the school year are:

Brenda Bryant, security guard/resource officer, Copiague Middle School, 23 years
James Cleary, English teacher, Copiague Middle School, 18 years
Robert Clemens, custodial worker, Copiague Middle School, 25 years
Nickie Fradelos, cook, Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School, 34 years
Angela Rodriguez-Greaves, social worker, Deauville Gardens East/West, 23 years
Elaine Remstein, elementary teacher, Great Neck Road, 30 years
Karen Sheridan, assistant superintendent for student services, district, 19 years
Christine Sklar, speech teacher, Copiague Middle School, 20 years
Antoinette Spencer, physical education teacher, Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School, 23 years
Susan Weisenseel, senior office assistant, district, 21 years
John Williams , science teacher, Copiague Middle School, 21 years
Valarie Williams, speech teacher, Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School, 33 years
John Young, science teacher, Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School, 20 years

Great Neck Road Counts Down to Summer

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The students at Great Neck Road Elementary School are gearing up for summer break with 18 days of fun in June. Starting June 1 and running through their last day of school on June 24, each day is themed with a different fun activity. From the bubble day kickoff to red, white and blue colors on Flag Day, students had the chance to have some fun with the different themes. There was a sports day, silly socks and sunglasses, tie dye day and, of course, crazy hair day. On June 16, the students wrote thank-you cards to those in the school who helped them the most. The younger grades colored crowns and delivered them to their favorite nurse, food service worker, secretary and more, while the older students wrote letters on their Chromebooks.

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