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Susan E. Wiley Elementary School

Scudder Avenue
Copiague, New York 11726
(631) 842-4014
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Principal: Cynthia Florio
Assistant Principal: Janine Proulx


 
Hours:

(Grades K-2) 9:30 a.m. to 3:40 p.m.
(Grades 3-5) 9:05 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Students: 797
Faculty: 63

 
Susan E. Wiley Elementary School's highly qualified teachers and support staff are dedicated to teaching students the skills necessary to think critically and act responsibly. The school houses approximately 795 kindergarten through fifth-grade students who participate in valuable educational experiences that revolve around developing peer relationships and enhancing the school community.

The mission of the staff at Susan E. Wiley is to create a nurturing environment that will foster in every student a love for learning that will enable them to develop the analytical and critical-thinking skills needed to succeed in society. At Susan E. Wiley students can take advantage of a variety of experiences including a STEM program, before- and after-school academic assistance programs, intramural sports, student clubs and organizations, and many other programs dedicated to helping students explore their potential.

 

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Current News

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.

Wiley Students Collaborate for Virtual Science Experiment

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Remote learners in Jennifer Rosario’s third grade class at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School recently participated in a virtual science experiment. Students have been learning about the scientific process. Through trial and error, the third graders were able to use their skills to decide which materials — baking soda, dish soap, vinegar and warm water — should go into the pumpkin along with the measured amount. A virtual collaborative effort was made to create a chemical reaction.

Brewing Up Kindness

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In the spirit of Halloween, Mrs. Trotta’s class at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School learned a valuable lesson while reading “Alice & Greta.” In the book, the “Brewmerang Principle” states: “Whatever you chant, whatever you brew, sooner or later comes back to you!” Mrs. Trotta’s little sorcerers used their handmade wands to practice the “Brewmerang Principle” and conjure up some goodness in the world so goodness will come back to them.

Pumpkin Carving Creations

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Kindergarten students in Ms. Chaikin’s class at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School had a hands-on lesson in pumpkins this October. Students followed the steps in the flow map to learn how to carve a pumpkin. The students touched the seeds and got to feel the slimy pulp inside. After the pumpkins were turned into jack-o-lanterns, the students created their own pumpkin drawings.

Coming Together to Celebrate Culture

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In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage month in September, Dr. Pino’s kindergarten class at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School read and learned about Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. They celebrated her individuality as well as their own. Many of the students in the class came to the United States from all different countries and are part of multiple cultures. To culminate the lesson, each kindergartner created one piece of a masterpiece. All the individual pieces came together to make something beautiful.

Kindness Counts at Wiley

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Students in Ms. Collado’s kindergarten class at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School recently read “The Rainbow Fish.” After finishing the book, the class discussed the importance of being kind to each other. They learned that when they are nice to others, it makes them feel good inside. The kindergartners then colored their own rainbow-colored fish.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage

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In honor of National Hispanic Heritage month in September, students in Mrs. Nakash’s second grade class at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School participated in a creative art project. After listening to a story about the famous Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, they created a figure of her and wrote about her life.