Gardiners Avenue Elementary School kindergartners proudly walked through the hallways with their classes during their annual Teddy Bear Parade on April 11.
Spring is here, and the students' knowledge of phonics is blooming!
Third grade students in Mrs. Alt's class at Gardiners Avenue School take their work as caretakers of the Earth seriously.
March has been an exciting month for Mrs. Schadt's second grade class. We enjoyed making our shamrock shirts in honor of Saint Patrick's Day.
First graders enjoyed many Dr. Seuss books this month including "Bartholomew and the Oobleck."
First graders visited and explored the Outdoor Learning Center at LMEC and made the best of our rainy spring weather by making rainbows using prisms under the direction of Mrs. Mills.
The fourth grade has been working with students from Hofstra University to learn about Financial Literacy over the course of several weeks.
Mrs. Minogu's kindergarten class learned about motion and speed as part of our science curriculum.
Ms. Furlong's class has been spending some time moving during math! Through the hard work of one of our teachers, Gardiners received a grant for math mats.
Computer Science Club is an introductory coding club. Students participating in the club are introduced to what coding is and provided real life examples of coding.
The students of Gardiners Avenue are extremely excited to be playing "The Survivor Islands" Game.
On Friday, March 1st, fifth grade students in Mrs. O'Connell's class celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday and "Read Across America".
February was a month rich with activity! The kindergarten children were very busy completing many activities.
Samuel Tayor Coleridge said, "The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions- the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment"'.
Our Theatre Club is attended by third, fourth, and fifth graders who love to perform.
Mrs. Soriano's first grade class created their own pointillism finger painting!
Mrs. Cariddi's second grade class keeps the fun in learning.
Mrs. Keane's second graders work very hard all week and are very deserving of some "Fun Friday" time!
During the month of February, the students in Ms. Borst's class were busy preparing postcards for the curriculum fair.
Gardiners Avenue Elementary School students recently celebrated the school's Pick A Reading Partner week with an array of special guests.
Third-graders at Gardiners Avenue Elementary School in John Bencivenga's class learned about American signs and symbols with a virtual trip to the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 11.
The boys and girls in Mr. San Filippo's class at Gardiners Ave are fine tuning their Bowling skills.
This month, the second grade worked on many different things. In Math, we continued to learn many different strategies to subtract numbers.
Dream catchers - When the weather gets bad. Mrs. Grams class gets to crafting! The class decides on a craft to do together during indoor recess and this month it was a dream catcher.
Fourth-graders in Kathleen Ulmschneider, Dana Dunleavy and Dawn Petrillo's class at Gardiners Avenue Elementary School participated in a unique video conference program, "Around the State of New York in 60 Minutes" .
Who doesn't love getting cozy with a book by the fire?! Mrs. Donnelly's class spent an afternoon (in their pajamas!) reading their favorite books by the glow of the "firelight".
Fourth grade students at Gardiners Avenue are using interactive Smart Board games, such as Jeopardy, to reinforce mathematics concepts.
Mrs. Donnelly's first graders went to visit science research teacher Dr. Friedman at MacArthur High School.
Mrs. Suriano's class has been studying seahorses as an extension of the Journeys' story, "At Home in the Ocean".
During the month of January, the kindergarten students at Gardiners Avenue School completed a STEAM project related to the story, The Three Billy Goats Gruff.
Students in Ms. D'Aquila's fourth grade class participated in a research project, which focused on various, diverse holidays celebrated around the world.
Gardiners Avenue Elementary School held their Terrific Kids Ceremony on Friday January 18, 2018. The 4th and 5th grade students who received the Terrific Kids Award were selected by their individual classroom teachers.
Gardiners Avenue Elementary School fifth-graders in Nicole Corron's class recently learned about what it means to be mindful.
Mrs. Minogue's kindergarten students set out to design a table made out of construction paper. Our goal was to build a table made out of paper that was strong enough to hold a book.
First graders in Mrs. Farley and Mrs. Penna's class are jumping for joy while learning their math facts!
Third graders at Gardiners Ave have spent the last month learning about forces and interactions.
Holiday time and the approaching New Year always evoke excitement and wonder amongst our students.
Approximately 20 fifth-graders in the Gardiners Avenue School Robotics Club started their morning by collaborating, building and coding robots on Dec. 11.
Mr. Centonze, Mrs. Dunleavy, and Mrs. Geiger's 5th grade class enjoyed creating and sharing "Chunky Comics" based on an excerpt from the story "Lunch Money" by Andrew Clements.
During the month of December, our fourth grade students answered questions to historical documents and used the documents to write a Document-Based Essay (DBQ) about Native Americans.
The fifth grade students dove into their new Phenomenon based learning with their Science unit on Matter this month. .
Students in Mrs. Bergersen's First Grade class made patriotic paper chains for a STEAM activity.
Our school's social worker, Ms. Flannery shared an activity about things that can be a "big deal" or a "little deal" with first grade students.
During the month of November, the students in Literacy Center have been working very hard. Some of the skills we focused on were: Sequencing, Compare/Contrast and Cause and Effect.
Students and staff at Gardiners Avenue Elementary School kicked off a new year of the district's character education program, Get A Voice, during World Kindness Day on Nov. 13.
Third graders at Gardiners Avenue School take their STEAM work very seriously.
Following our annual Halloween parade, the students in Ms. Furlong's class worked collaboratively to build Math Monsters!
During the month of October, the fourth grade students went on a field trip to the Science Center for Teaching and Learning in Rockville Centre.
October was a fun month for our second graders. One of Mrs. Schadt's class highlights was visiting "The Outdoor Learning Center," at LMEC.
The Kindergarten students had a great time on their field trip to the Restoration Farm in Old Bethpage! Students learned about different parts of plants and the important role of a farmer.
In October, the 5th grade students attended a trip to Commerce Plaza. Students enjoyed working in the various businesses throughout the day, such as the Ikea Snack Shop, Capital One Bank and Hofstra University.
This month Ms. Manzi's second grade class took a trip back in time when they visited the Levittown Historical Society.
It's that time of year! We should all be thankful for the tremendous service our military performs on a daily basis! Caileigh O'Shea in Mrs. Grams' class will send, to her older brother Danny O'Shea, the loving student letters and treats from our class.
In honor of Levittown Education Against Destructive Decisions Week, students throughout Gardiners Avenue School enjoyed a healthy snack on Oct. 22, courtesy of the school PTA.
Fall has arrived! With Halloween around the corner, it was a great time for the reading students to discuss the origin of chocolate and vanilla.
Students in Mrs. Suriano's 1st grade class conducted a science experiment with candy corn!
The students of Gardiners Avenue are extremely excited to have been playing scooter games.
Mrs. Donnelly's first graders have begun working in literacy centers. The children have been listening to fun and interesting books on tape as well as engaging in visual-tactile activities to enhance reading and writing skills.
The students are adjusting well to the new school year. They are working on strengthening their reading and writing skills.
During the month of September, the students in Ms. Borst's class learned about the scientific method. They conducted an experiment to see which cup of Skittles would lose its color quicker.
Mrs.Cariddi's second grade class has been focusing on the importance of positivity and spreading their own positivity in the classroom, at home and in the community.
The students in Mrs. Farley's first grade class at Gardiners Avenue School are authors! As a culminating activity of the school year, students utilized all the skills they learned this year to write a fiction book.
Third Graders celebrated the end of the year by reflecting on all the Get.A.Voice lessons and activities we shared throughout the year.
Students in Mrs. Alt's 3rd grade class at Gardiners Avenue School participated in the Quail Pilot Program thanks to the planning and hard work of Jessica Mills from the Outdoor Learning Center at LMEC.