2017-2018 Gardiners Avenue News
MacArthur High School senior Sydney Schneider walked the halls of her former elementary school, Gardiners Avenue Elementary School, on Nov. 3, no longer a young student but a published author.
In honor of LEADD week, students at Gardiners Avenue School attended the program "The Right Choice."
Like autumn leaves in the breeze, the students at Gardiners Avenue have been falling into great books!
After a fun visit to White Post Farms, students in Mrs. Farley's 1st grade class became scientists and conducted a "Pumpkin Investigation".
The Second Grade students at Gardiner's Avenue have been off to a great start! We went on our first trip to the Outdoor Learning Center at Levittown Memorial.
Ms. Poulos and Ms. Porr's fourth grade students participated in a STEAM activity which involved creating science mobiles using the engineering process.
Fifth-graders at Gardiners Avenue Elementary School received a visit from representatives of the education learning platform, zSpace on Oct. 20.
The students in Ms. Furlong's class had a special day of fun, learning, and teaching! Each student received a bear to spend the day with. The students were responsible for teaching the topics of the day to their cubs.
Kindergarten classes visited Old Bethpage Restoration Village farms in October. The students learned about farming practices. We met some chickens and saw their eggs!
The students are adjusting well to the new school year. They are working on strengthening their reading and writing skills. The students set reading goals to become "Super Readers."
Welcome Back! We are in the 7th year of the Literacy Center program. The goal of the Literacy Center is to enhance literacy instruction in grades K-4.
This year, Mrs. Grams' room of 5th graders is getting ready to teach their buddy readers who are in Mrs. Furlong's class. The children are planning their Shared Reading Lesson.
During the month of September, the fourth graders in Ms. Borst's class participated in place value centers. The children used manipulatives such as base ten blocks to improve their math skills.
During the month of September, the kindergarten students at Gardiners Avenue School were engaged in numerous activities for a unit of study on apples.
Welcome Back! The third grade started school with a fun and exciting STEAM Activity. They worked cooperatively and Stacked Them Up!
Our second grade class is starting the year off positively. The children have been involved in many activities to promote a positive growth mindset.
Students in Ms. Vining's first grade class are enjoying the beautiful weather while learning about light, shadows, and how the Earth moves. Students worked cooperatively with partners to trace their shadows three times while standing in the same spot; once in the morning, noon, and later in the afternoon.