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2020-21 Kindergarten Registration and Screening

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Students Connect Literature and STEAM

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East Quogue Elementary School fifth grade students in Stacey York’s class recently read the novel “Hatchet” about a boy who must learn to survive in the Canadian wilderness after surviving a plane crash. 

The students participated in a coordinating STEAM activity where they were challenged to create a paper airplane that flies the farthest distance and is able to float on water.
 

Students Study Colonization and More

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As students at East Quogue Elementary School neared the completion of their unit on fiction stories in writer’s workshop, students had the opportunity to edit their work with peers. 

In social studies, students have started to learn about the Dutch settling in New Amsterdam before beginning the next unit about colonial New York. In addition to the students’ study on colonization, they participated in a STEAM activity where they designed a colonial washing machine.  

 

East Quogue Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

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In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, fifth grade students at East Quogue Elementary School created artistic interpretations of famous quotes by Dr. King. 

Additionally, students in Kelly Zaffuto’s fifth grade class celebrated the day with research, reflecting and promising to live like Martin Luther King Jr. While completing this project, students remembered Dr. King’s words, “Only love drives out hate.”

Students Showcase Festive STEAM Skills

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Second grade students in Kim Palumbo’s class at East Quogue Elementary School recently participated in an exciting holiday STEAM challenge.  Students made Christmas trees with only 32 balls of clay and 30 toothpicks. All successful structures had to include the following requirements: must be free standing, use all materials, and have the height to resemble a tree.