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Gratitude message helps raise funds

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Hampton Bays Elementary School third graders in Jennifer Warren’s class recently hosted a successful fundraiser to help defray the cost of their upcoming trip to the Bronx Zoo. The students raised nearly $800 by selling Gratitude Grams, which contained a friendly message and a golden beaded necklace that they delivered to classrooms throughout their school.

Date Added: 11/21/2023

Setting sail for the New World

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Hampton Bays Elementary School kindergartners recently learned about the difficult voyage the Pilgrims made across the mighty Atlantic Ocean as part of teacher Mary Motz’s annual Mayflower re-enactment. Following the “voyage,” the class took part in craft stations related to Thanksgiving.

Date Added: 11/20/2023

How to cook a turkey

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In preparing for Thanksgiving, the second graders in Erin McDermott’s class at Hampton Bays Elementary School have been working on skills related to sequencing events and instructional writing pieces. As part of the unit of study, the students created their own turkey recipe and discussed the steps needed to create the perfect Thanksgiving bird. “Students really enjoyed creating their own silly yet delicious recipes,” said McDermott.

Date Added: 11/17/2023

Food for families in need

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Members of the Hampton Bays Middle School OWL Club and Tri-M Music Honor Society recently volunteered their time to pack food donations as part of a partnership with Heart of the Hamptons. All of the packages will be donated to families in need within the school district.

Date Added: 11/8/2023

Learning about Election Day

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Hampton Bays Elementary School second grade students in Liz Scott and Krista Savino's class recently learned about Election Day and what it means to vote through a hands-on activity. The students were given ballots to cast a vote on their favorite school activity. They learned that voting can be anonymous, and they don't need to share their answers. After the votes were tallied, it became clear that recess was the winner of their favorite activities.

Date Added: 11/8/2023