The Meadowbrook Women's Initiative (NWI) sponsored an essay contest and invited students in grades four and five to participate. This year's topic was: "Making My Community A Better Place..." Christopher S., fourth grade student in Mrs. Brinkmann's class, placed 3rd in the essay contest. Congratulations Christopher!
Students in grades 1-5 participated in the World Food Day Essay Contest. Students in Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk County participated in the essay contest. The topic was: How Can We Inspire People to Stop World Hunger? Vanessa P. in Mrs. Bove's second grade class is receiving Honorable Mention at their upcoming award ceremony on May 28, 2014. Congratulations Vanessa!
During EXPO Night the RISE students presented their Science Fair projects. Then parents had an opportunity to visit the classrooms to see all the wonderful projects their child has been working on throughout the year. Also, students had an opportunity to participate in "Kid Vote."
Fourth Grade students participated in a national math competition titled Noetic Learning Math Contest (NLMC). The purpose of the contest is to inspire young students' interest in math and convey the message, "It is COOL to be good at math!" Congratulations to our winner Ojas!
Twenty-six local schools, representing over 1, 500 students participated in the contest. This year, the finalist from our school is Isabella W., fifth grade student in Ms. DeRosa's class. Finalist will receive a citation honoring their accomplishments and at the end of ceremony they will announce the Grand Prize Winner on Thursday, May 22, 2014. Good luck Isabella!