Lee Avenue News and Headlines

  • What is Bucket Filling?

    We all carry an invisible bucket in which we keep our good feelings. When our buckets are full, we are happy; when they are empty, we are sad. It is important to know that we can fill our own bucket and we can dip into it. Please click on the title to read more about our new "Bucket Fillers" program at Lee Avenue.

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  • 2nd Grade Gives Thanks

    The second grade at Lee Avenue has so much to be thankful for. Each student was given a feather and time to reflect with their families. The students and their families designed and decorated the feather with all the things they are thankful for this season. With that, the final masterpiece is Lee Avenue's mascot turkey for the holiday. You would be amazed at the gratitude show by the youngsters in grade two. All the Best for a Happy, Healthy Thanksgiving!

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  • Dr. Michael Sampson

    Author and Dean of The School of Education at St. John's University, Dr. Michael Sampson shared with the students stories on how he was inspired to write many of his best selling books. He is a New York Times best selling author for young children, including "Chicka, Chicka, 1, 2, 3" and "The Bill Martin Jr. Big Book of Poetry." Dr. Sampson has also written books on emergent literacy and on literacy acquisition.

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  • SGT Marvin K. Middleton

    On Wednesday, November 12th, SGT Marvin K. Middleton spoke to the 4th grade students about his experience in the military. SGT Middleton has a long history and career in the United States military starting right before college when he enlisted in the Marine Corps.

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  • Trivia Challenge - United Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County

    On Friday, November 7, 2014, guest speakers from the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County (UCPN) came to speak to students about the Trivia Challenge the UCPN sponsors and about how the non-profit organization serves over 1,800 children and adults with cerebral palsy. Also, the adults performed a few hits songs for the students enjoyment. On November 18th, fourth and fifth grade students can attend the Trivia Challenge to help raise money for the UCPN.

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  • Color Election

    Mrs. LaBarbera's ESL students learned about Election Day by voting for their favorite color of the flag: red, white or blue. Each student completed a ballot in the voting booth set up in Mrs. LaBarbera's classroom.

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  • Fall Festival

    Ms. D'Antonio organized and assembled Lee Avenue's Annual Pumpkin Patch. The students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade visited the patch throughout the day on Thursday, October 30th.

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  • Traffic Safety

    Ms. Karen Blackburn, AAA of New York, did a presentation on Traffic Safety at Lee Avenue during an assembly. Bob the puppet spoke to the children about Halloween safety.

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  • Building Strength

    On Friday, October 17th, Coach Jeremy and Coach Steven, had students moving, building strength, and developing proper movement patterns and learning about healthy habits!

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  • "Stand Up and Be Counted" Concert

    On Friday, October 10th, students were entertained by Janice Buckner during her "Stand Up and Be Counted" concert. Janice talked about bullying prevention and being a kinder person. She entertained the students with songs and puppetry.

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