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Principal - Ms. Westrack: (631) 382-4305
Secretary: (631) 382-4301
Health Office: (631) 382-4307

 





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Student Oath

I promise to be an honest, hard working student
To obey our school rules
To respect people and property
To take pride in our school
To be a role model for fellow students
And to be a good citizen at all times

 

Healthy Snacks Lend Helping Hand

Healthy Snacks Lend Helping Hand photo
Fourth-graders in the Cares Club at Mills Pond Elementary School held a healthy snack sale in the lobby of the school on Dec. 4 and 5. The club raised more than $700 and all of the proceeds raised from the sale will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. 

Hands-On Coding Lesson with Amazon

Hands-On Coding Lesson with Amazon photo

Representatives from Amazon visited Mills Pond Elementary School on Dec. 10 to host an Hour of Code event. The students created their own apps or games and received an Hour of Code certificate to bring home. With interactive, hands-on activities, students learned computational thinking skills in an approachable way.

 

Getting a Piece of the Pumpkin Pie

Getting a Piece of the Pumpkin Pie photo

First-graders at Mills Pond Elementary School made pumpkin pie to celebrate Thanksgiving on Nov. 20. The students learned how to measure and mix ingredients to create this holiday dessert. They worked together taking turns and sharing the things that make them thankful.

Kindergarten Kindness Quilt

Kindergarten Kindness Quilt photo

To support the district’s social-emotional initiatives in the classrooms, kindergarten students at Mills Pond Elementary School recently created a kindness quilt. The students read “The Kindness Quilt” by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace and discussed its message. Each kindergartner then created a square to add to the quilt.

Mills Pond Exercises Their Right to Vote

Mills Pond Exercises Their Right to Vote photo

First-graders at Mills Pond Elementary School recently learned about the importance of Election Day when the school held its annual election of the forest. Students met their three candidates – Bartholomew Bear, Fitzgerald Fox and Betsy Beaver. They learned all about the importance of having a voice and what it means to be able to participate in the voting process.

Gifts of Gratitude

Gifts of Gratitude photo
In recognition of Veterans Day, second-graders in Elizabeth Ozol’s class at Mills Pond Elementary School wrote letters of gratitude to veterans. Students collected and donated items such as books, magazines, note cards and toiletries, which were delivered to the Long Island State Veterans Home in Stony Brook.