1400 Great Neck Road
Copiague, New York 11726
Hours: (Grades K-5) 9:05am – 3:15 pm
Principal: Tamika Eason
Assistant Principal: Nicole Dunne
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.
Community members came together to join Copiague School District administrators, staff, board of education members and students to showcase the many highlights offered in all the schools during the Community Summit on May 13 at Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School.
Copiague School District’s Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kathleen Bannon welcomed guests to the annual event, which serves to celebrate the many accomplishments and accolades of the district. Copiague School District Board of Education President Kenneth Urban thanked those in attendance for coming together to get a firsthand view of the district’s successes and support its students. “We are very proud of what our students and staff accomplish here in the Copiague,” he said. “We are always moving forward and making changes as needed to ensure our students get everything they need and deserve to be successful.”
As part of the opening ceremony in the auditorium, Dr. Bannon invited select groups of students to the stage to speak about their unique experiences in the school district. Members of the Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School mock trial team, the elementary school Project Beyond students, Copiague Middle School Studio Art students, the Copiague Middle School Civics Club and students in the electrical training program spoke about how they have benefited and learned from these programs.
In the school’s gymnasium, there were performances by the Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School vocal jazz members, the dance teams from Great Neck Road, Susan E. Wiley and Deauville Gardens East elementary schools, the Copiague Middle School Dance Club and the Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School Zumba Club.
In the cafeteria and gymnasium, clubs, programs, organizations and enrichment activities showcased their various offerings for attendees. Some of the highlights included the robotics team demonstrations, the police department’s Girls on the Go program, the electronic music lab, STEM learning, science research students and art offerings.
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Date Added: 5/17/2023
Date Added: 5/15/2023
The students at Great Neck Road Elementary School had the opportunity to show off their artistic side during an art show hosted in the school’s gymnasium on April 13. Throughout the school year, the students have been hard at work practicing their different skills during art classes with Ms. Haughney. The students have learned about famous artists such as Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso and Romero Britto as well as local artists such as Jason Naylor and Jen Stark. Students modeled their work after the styles of these artists and were happy to share the results with friends and family in attendance.
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Date Added: 4/19/2023
At Great Neck Road Elementary School, Mrs. Loeber‘s first grade class partnered with their buddies in Mrs. Mullins’s third grade class for some math practice. They played a game where each student had to roll three dice and find the add-on sums. When they solved their answer, they covered the stars on the game board. Third graders helped first graders with their add-on strategies.
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Date Added: 4/13/2023
GNR PTA Meeting 6:30 p.m.
Juneteenth School Closed