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A Feast for the Youngest of Ages

Kindergartners at Dogwood Elementary School celebrated Thanksgiving in style, with a traditional Thanksgiving feast of turkey, stuffing, potatoes and all of the trimmings. The children also dressed up as Pilgrims and Native Americans and performed songs about Thanksgiving in the school’s cafeteria. Parents were invited to partake, as they contributed all of the food. The event was …

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Art Teacher Casts Creative Influence

Smithtown High School East art teacher Tim Needles was recently interviewed by the Talks with Teachers podcast. Highly rated by iTunes, Talks with Teachers provides valuable insight into cutting-edge practices to help educators enhance the classroom experience for their students. Esteemed professionals such as education reformer Grant Wiggins and bestselling author Elizabeth Green are among …

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50 Days Smarter…and Counting

Accompsett Elementary School kindergartners took a trip back in time, celebrating the 50th day of school with some dressing in clothes from the 1950s and everyone learning about the history of the era and conducting lessons centered on the number 50, including counting to 50. The young students donned hats that read “50 Days Smarter” …

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A Beautiful Memorial for Grace

School and district officials were joined by school community members at the St. James Elementary School playground for a dedication ceremony to unveil a beautiful bench in memory of a special young lady. Grace McDonnell was one of the 20 students and 26 victims overall who lost their lives during the Sandy Hook Elementary School …