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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: Nicole Giannini


(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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Copiague Connects with Community at annual summit

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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

SEW Students Ready for Performance

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The third, fourth and fifth graders in the band and chorus at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School were hard at work preparing for their upcoming concert on May 10. The students practiced their songs in different groups and are excited for their upcoming performances.

Date Added: 5/9/2023

The Crochet Club at Susan E. Wiley

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Date Added: 4/28/2023

Flowers in Bloom at Susan E. Wiley

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Spring is in full bloom at Copiague School District. First graders in Ms. Daly’s art class at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School are learning the art of composition. Students are using different shapes to make their own flowers in a vase. They studied shading and each student created their own version of the project.

Date Added: 4/26/2023

Fifth Graders Connect Via Google Meet

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Mrs. Rosario’s fifth graders at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School recently joined Hewlett Elementary fifth graders on a Google Meet. During this collaborative interactive video conference project, students practiced reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, listening, and speaking skills. Students shared Mad Libs stories with a partner class via video conference.

Date Added: 4/18/2023

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