•  Safety

    Police Officers Give Internet Safety Tips at Berner

    “Beware of what you’re posting. It will follow you.” That was the guidance from a pair of Nassau County police officers who recently visited Berner Middle School in the Massapequa School District to talk about internet and social media safety.

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  •  Language

    Love of Language Brings all Learners Together

    Youngsters were invited to discover the world at the Massapequa School District’s 19th annual World Language Festival on March 14. The event was held at Massapequa High School and featured activities celebrating the five languages taught in the district – American Sign Language, French, German, Mandarin Chinese and Spanish.

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  •  Gail Cook

    Gale Cook Memorial Scholarship & Garden

    Berner’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day flower sale will take place on March 14th & 15th to honor the life of Gail Cook. Gail Cook touched the lives of over 2,000 students during her 18 years as an ELA teacher in Massapequa.

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  •  Character Ed Day

    Upstanders Rise on Berner’s Character Education Day

    Acceptance, empathy, kindness and respect were the values emphasized during the annual Chiefs Challenge Character Education Day at Berner Middle School on March 7. Students heard powerful messages from guest speakers and also participated in meaningful dialogue with their classmates.

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  •  Smoking Dangers

    Berner Students Get the Scoop on Smoking Dangers

    By empowering students with knowledge, the hope is that they will make healthy decisions on their own. Seventh graders at Berner Middle School in the Massapequa School District recently got the facts on cigarettes, vaping and other nicotine products as part of a month-long unit in health class.

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  •  Student Spotlight

    Student Spotlight

    The Student Council is proud to present a student in the spotlight, Ryan Hirschhorn. Ryan is an 8th grader that has demonstrated how small ideas can make big differences.

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  •  Engineering

    Tinkering With Engineering at Berner

    Students in the Computer MAGIC class at Berner School recently learned how to use Tinkercad, a 3D modeling program. During a recent videoconference, they connected with educators from the Liberty Science Center to learn about the program’s features.

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Albert Einstein

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.”

-Albert Einstein

Mark Twain

“Learning softeneth the heart and breedeth gentleness and charity.”

-Mark Twain

John Adams

“There are two types of education... One should teach us how to make a living, And the other how to live.”

-John Adams