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A story tasting

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Bellport Middle School ENL and ELA students recently concluded a narrative writing unit with a story tasting publishing party. The aspiring authors celebrated their accomplishments in the library with the “tasty treat” of reading their peers' stories and responding to each writer's work.

Date Added: 2/21/2024

Celebrating P.S. I Love You Day

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Wearing purple to mark the day, students across the South Country Central School District took part in P.S. I Love You Day on Feb. 9. The day aims to raise awareness about bullying and suicide while promoting kindness. Students wrote messages of kindness, enjoyed selfie stations and decorated their schools in purple.

Date Added: 2/20/2024

Board Notes for Jan. 31, 2024

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To view the Board Notes for the Jan. 31 meeting, please click here.

Date Added: 2/13/2024

A world of reading

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Bellport Middle School students celebrated World Read Aloud Day on Feb. 7 by listening to books read by volunteer teachers and staff.

The books were read aloud by the guest readers during social studies classes and coincided with content currently being taught in class. Sixth grade students studying Egypt listened to “How the Sphinx Got to the Museum” by Jessie Hartland; seventh grade students preparing for their Generation Citizen project heard “Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea” by Meena Harris; and eighth grade students learning about the Great Depression enjoyed “Dorethea Lange: The Photographer Who Found the Faces of the Depression” by Carole Boston Weatherford.

“I want students to know that reading doesn’t just happen in reading classes — it connects all the content areas,” said teacher and event organizer Dr. Lindsay Blaszcyk. “Teachers, whether they teach math, science, physical education, social studies or any other subject, were willing to expand students’ experiences and knowledge base today, and I am grateful to them.”

Date Added: 2/9/2024

Financial literacy lessons at Brookhaven Elementary

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Second and third grade students at Brookhaven Elementary School are gaining valuable financial literacy knowledge through a new program sponsored by Chase Bank. As part of the program, Chase representative Kate Travers visits the school each month to provide age-appropriate lessons on saving, spending and cybersafety.

Date Added: 2/9/2024