In celebration of Earth Day, 5th grade students at Gardiners Avenue completed a unit based on "The Lorax" by Dr. Seuss.
Kindergarten classes from Gardiners Avenue Elementary School held their annual Teddy Bear Parade on April 14.
Students in fourth grade are diving into GEOMETRY! The students are learning about the characteristics of two dimensional shapes as well as the types and properties of angles.
Upon completion of our social studies unit on China and in celebration of reading Year of the Panda, the students in Ms. Furlong's class built pencil holders from recycled boxes, craft sticks, and glue.
The students in Mrs. Liontonia's class love using their Chromebook in the classroom! For a spring writing activity, the class used details from their Journeys story, "Luke Goes to Bat", to put events in sequential order.
During the month of February, the fifth grade students studied Earth's Spheres through the program Science Dimensions.
Student council members from Gardiners Avenue Elementary School recently raised $297 for the Wounded Warrior Project through a Valentines-themed fundraiser.
The students in Ms. Manzi's first grade class are crazy about their Chromebooks! Each day we find new and exciting ways to build upon the skills we are learning in class.
Kahoot is a game-based learning platform. All of the students log onto the game using their Chromebooks.
Each question is timed and the students get points based on submitting the right answer along with how long it takes the player to answer. The sooner the player answers, the more points they get!
During the month of January, Ms. Garibaldi's class studied Civil Rights. Once they finished the unit, they worked on a research project for Black History month.
Students used their Chromebooks to complete their research and then created a Google Slides presentation. Lastly, students presented their projects to the whole class.
On Saturday, November 7th, Gardiners Avenue 5th grader Alesia Vargas, playing the euphonium, participated in Suffolk County Music Educator Association's (SCMEA) 40th Annual Day of Tuba and Euphonium.
Kindergarten students measure snow accumulations and use magnifying glasses to examine snow crystals just like Mr. Bentley from the picture book Snowflake Bentley written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and illustrated by Mary Azarian.
The fourth graders have been researching a variety of different animals to produce an Animal Research Report. The students used the information they learned from Lesson 24 in Journeys and their Chromebooks to discover the animal's life cycle, habitat, interesting facts, adaptations and many more!
K-2 students in Ms. Herbert's art class learned about Abstract art and how it differs from other types of art.
After Ms. Lynch's class read Diary of A Spider by Doreen Cronin, the children constructed a huge spider web, using social distancing. The student's also pretended to be one of the characters in the story (Grandpa) and wrote postcards to Spider telling about their adventures.