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Studying Nature's Greatest Decomposers
During their monthlong study of earthworms, kindergarten students in Christine Wilkinson's class at Lee Road School not only learned how to care for nature's greatest decomposers, they created an earthworm habitat by preparing a compost bin.


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During the May 3 Board of education meeting, Lee Road students Jessica Cassella, Ava Conway, Mikaela DiNorcia, Isabelle Duffy, Maya Morales, Samantha Mulieri and Elizabeth Parascondola were recognized for their participation in the Nassau Music Educators Association All-County festival held in January.

Lee Road is embarking on a journey of mindfulness exploration and implementation for both teachers and students. More than 20 teachers have already completed mindfulness training through the online instructional program with Mindful Schools.

During a recent Town Hall Meeting, several students were recognized as Get-A-Voice Students of the Month.

Steven Corina, a graduate of MacArthur High School (Class of 2010) shared his experiences in the Peace Corps with Lee Road fourth graders.


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Students Robert Brisette (third grade), Meghan Lazzarini (fourth grade) and Isabelle Duffy (fifth grade) were winners in the annual Lee Road Math Fact Competition.

Wearing the iconic red and white striped top hats, kindergarten students at Lee Road School celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday by eating green eggs and ham during a breakfast with family and faculty.

The Lee Road Community Service Committee collected supplies for troops serving abroad, which benefitted the Long Island non-profit organization Boots on the Ground NY.

The ASA All County art exhibit honors the most talented young visual artists in Nassau County and was held at Farmingdale State College's Roosevelt Hall on Sunday, March 12, 2017.

The Lee Road Elementary School Community Service Committee collected supplies for our troops serving abroad. The Long Island non-profit organization, "Boots on the Ground NY" will assemble care packages and ship them overseas.

Characters came to life on the faces of Lee Road students during a StoryFaces performance with storyteller and artist Christopher Agostino. The assembly was one of several activities during the school's annual celebration of Person/People As Reading Partners in which students are encouraged to read each night.

As a conclusion to our unit on Mexico, 5th graders from Lee Road Elementary School in Wantagh attended a entertaining afternoon at Mangoes Mexican Restaurant in Bethpage.

Several students in kindergarten through fifth grade are participating in the Chess Nuts Before School Program.

Lee Road fourth and fifth grade students recently participated in the school's annual Spelling Bee. After classroom competitions, students participated in the school-wide event where upon after several grueling rounds, a winner was determined.

Lee Road students and faculty received some very special visitors recently. Members of the Metropolitan Transit Authority Canine Unit and their companion dogs provided an informative assembly on how these highly trained dogs help our police keep our citizens and our country safe.

Lee Road students recently learned about democracy in our country and the election process through our recent School Spirit Day Vote. As adults around the country voted for their chosen Presidential candidate, our students cast their own ballot by voting for their favorite School Spirit Day.

For two years, Ms. Jannine Stange criss-crossed the country on a historic journey to became the first person to sing the national anthem in all fifty states in honor of our brave military.

Green leaves trimmed with gold and red swirled outside the windows of Lee Road Elementary School.

Lee Road students are now more prepared in the event of a fire in their home. During an assembly with the Wantagh Fire Department's Captain John Licata, students in grades 3-5 learned that being proactive and prepared is the best deterrent to being injured during a fire.

Hoopball, Guard the Cookie Jar and Drop 21 were three new recess games introduced to students at Lee Road School that will not only entertain, but also assist in the development of their social and emotional skills and teach them responsibility for their actions.