Students and staff at Lee Avenue celebrated 100 days of school on Thursday, February 16th. They were treated to a special "100th Day" song, performed by Riley B., Bianca P., and Rutvi J., from Mrs. Sommerhalters class. Thank you to our music teacher, Mr. Barbera, for acccompanying the singers and composing the lyrics. Click the link to the left to see the video.
On Tuesday, January 31st, students in grades 2-5 participated in our first ever Water Bottle Flipping Contest, sponsored by the site based team. We raised $135 which will be donated to CHARITY: WATER a non-profit organization where 100% of all donations go directly to fund water projects for communities in need.
Every month we choose a student who exemplifies the characteristics of a great bucket filler. These characteristics include showing kindness, respect, thoughtfulness and good will towards all, at home, at school and in the community. This month we chose Gianni P. from Ms. Todd's class. Congratulations Gianni!
Chinese New Year is a holiday celebrated not only by those in China, but by people all over the world, including many people here in the United States.This holiday is one that celebrates the end of the Chinese Calendar, and the beginning of a new year and a symbolizes a fresh start to those who celebrate. 2017 year is the year of the Rooster. Students in Mrs. Avagliano and Mrs. McGahan's kindergarten classes learned about the traditions and significance of the Chinese New Year and we would like to say "Gung Hay Fat Choy" or Happy New Year in Chinese, to you!
The Physical Education Department at Lee Avenue Elementary had their Jump Rope For Heart Event on Thursday January 19th, 2017. The purpose of the Nationwide event is to help students learn about the benefits of regular physical activity and heart health while raising funds to support vital research and educational programs. The students at Lee Avenue have been educated about cardiovascular health and healthy habits while having fun participating in a winter wonderland obstacle course. The students raised over $11,000 to donate to the American Heart Association.
Sparky, the team mascot for the New York Islanders, and the Islanders arena hostess spoke to the students about "Teamwork." The assembly stressed the importance of making smart decisions, eating healthy, staying active and teamwork. Sparky helped students realize why being committed to making smart decisions is important in school and life
Lee Avenue Winter Concert featured the fourth and fifth grade string orchestra conducted by Mrs. Davidowitz, the fifth grade band conducted by Mr. Caruso and the third grade and fourth and fifth grade chorus conducted by Mr. Barbera. Our students were well prepared and gave the audience a delightful performance. Thanks to all our music teachers and students for their hard work!
Lee Avenue held its annual Spelling Bee Contest. Students in grades 4 and 5 competed in the contest. Congratulations to our 1st place winner Jude B. in Ms. Johnson's class, second place winner Rohma M. in Ms. DeRosa's class and third place winner Anna J. in Ms. McMorrow's class. Jude will be competing at Hofstra University for the final local Spelling Bee Contest of Long Island. Good Luck Jude!
Students at Lee Avenue are encouraged to follow Lee-O’s Laws every day. Our site based team sponsored a puzzle piece contest. Students illustrated their favorite law and were judged on creativity, neatness, spelling and grammar. Congratulations to Jia W, Lavleen K., Payton C., Aalana W., Brandon S., and Emily M., our first place winners from each grade level.
8:35 AM Site Based Team Meeting
2:45 PM Safety Meeting