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Posters Help Spread Message on Earth Day

To help celebrate Earth Day on April 22 and bring awareness to how everyone can do their part to protect the planet, Copiague Middle School held a poster contest for students in all its grade levels.   Posters were judged on creativity, originality, Earth Day theme and quality of artwork. First-place winners in each grade […]
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Math Lessons Are An ‘Array’ Of Fun

Making fun out of a multiplication lesson, second grade students at Great Neck Road Elementary School in the Copiague School District practiced their skills during hands-on activities. Some students used Play-Doh, which was rolled up into small balls to make different arrays. Other classes tested their array knowledge using Cheez-Its, while yet another class crafted […]
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Giving The Gift of Gratitude

Fifth-graders at Deauville Gardens West Elementary School in the Copiague School District held a gratitude ceremony to recognize the many efforts of the different support staff in the building. Invited guests, which included the school’s custodian, food service worker, social worker, principal and secretary ­were thanked by each of the students for their hard work […]
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Lava Lesson

Second-graders enrolled in the summer program at Great Neck Road Elementary School in the Copiague School District participated in a hands-on lesson on July 31. After learning about volcanoes, the students worked in small groups to create their own mini volcanoes. Using baking soda, vinegar, red food coloring and dish soap, the students even had […]
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Egg-cellent Experiment

Copiague School District’s fifth-graders enrolled in the summer program at Great Neck Road Elementary School have been learning about the scientific method, matter and Newton’s Laws of Motion.  Working with a partner, students brainstormed and built a secure house for an egg to be dropped from a second-story window. They made observations and predictions about what […]
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Street Renamed

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez and Clerk Gerry Compitello recently attended the street renaming ceremony for John J. Zaffuto, a World War II Veteran who was injured twice while serving our country. Catskill Avenue in Copiague is now ceremoniously known as John J. Zaffuto Avenue between 29th and 30th Streets. […]