The privilege of educating students on vital issues in history, patriotism, the strength and power of music and respect for our military and our veterans is evident at Northport K-8 School. The Northport K-8 School Media Center presented a beautiful and timeless program educating our students on the very somber issues of 9/11. The program…Details
Fairlawn Elementary School received a $1000.00 check from the National VFW. The State Commander, T. Wayne Makham, presented the check to Principal Jennifer Hedeen at a faculty meeting with Superintendent Genelle Yost, Dr. Kevin Perry, and Lydia Martin in attendance. This donation to Fairlawn Elementary was a result of Shirley Helton (retired 5th grade teacher)…Details
September 9th the volunteers at Weatherbee Elementary were given a breakfast and orientation for new prospects. Last year our volunteers donated over 7,000 hours of their time to our classrooms. We look forward to seeing more of them in this coming school year and appreciate all they do for our children. Featured here are Elizabeth Thomas,…Details
Northport K-8 School celebrated Grandparents Day recently with a grand flair and style! Hundreds of grandparents and extended family members celebrated their children and the community efforts of the school by visiting the cafeteria and courtyard and lunching, picnic style. Culinary Arts instructor, Rachel Ellsworth and her students prepared a wonderful salad bar and sweet…Details
Northport fifth grade instructor, Melanie Polascak and her students learned about the Survivor’s tree at Ground Zero. Students learned that the pear tree was crushed as the towers collapsed but, like the human spirit, it was repaired, nourished and has regenerated. The tree is now in a precious spot at Ground Zero. Mrs. Polascak’s class…Details
Allapattah Flats hosted its first annual Goodies with Grandparents day on Tuesday, September 9th. The turnout was spectacular and the students were thrilled to spend some quality time with their grandparents. Grandparents and students were walked through a comparison activity, they listened to a student do a read aloud and then created a little crafty…Details
Weatherbee had hundreds of guests participate in the making of our classroom quilts as well as eating a scrumptious lunch. Featured here are mother and daughter, Mrs. Amel Yousfi and Shams Yousfi.
Northport K-8 kindergarten instructor, Tiffany Tredor, and her students have been putting the “sweet and sassy” into learning new vocabulary words this year much to the delight of the students and their very happy parents! Mrs. Tredor and her students read the book “Fancy Nancy” by Jane O’Connor and are now embracing “fancy words!” Kicking…Details
The Kindergarten students in Mr. Zakrajsek’s class are shown working hard. They are using a Dr. Spencer Kagan strategy called Rally-Robin to orally communicate the rules and expectations to their friends. The students have also used this strategy to meet their new friends and describe themselves to one another. Throughout the year they will use…Details
As Ms. Marla Liberatore’s third grade class has mastered all the continents and oceans, they created their own models of the world on balloons. Pictured are (from left to right) Antianna Mills, Cassandra Wilson, and Brandon Grier.