• Cultivating Kindness at East Lake

    This past week, 2nd & 3rd grade students participated in a Cultivate Kindness assembly. The assembly focused on the students’ ability to see the power of kindness in the world.

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  • East Lake Students Learn The Democratic Experience

    Fifth graders in Mrs. Dunston’s class had the opportunity to experience the democratic process of voting for Student Council Representatives. The student candidates presented their campaign speeches and posters before their peers.

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  • East Lake Learns the History of Halloween

    For a fun research lesson on Halloween, students in Mrs. Quinn's 5th grade class had the opportunity to learn about the history and origins of Halloween. Using Worldbook online the students set off on a Webquest to find answers about the history and customs of the Halloween holiday.

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  • East Lake Gives a Touching Tribute to Veterans

    To mark Veterans Day, students and staff at East Lake Elementary School are honoring the brave men and women who have served in the armed forces with a writing campaign and a wall of honor.

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  • East Lake Blood Drive Poster Contest

    Recently the students at East Lake school were encouraged to participate in creating a poster encouraging people to donate blood. It also corresponded with the Blood Drive which took place on Nov 4 at East Lake school This year, the poster contest was themed " Be a Superhero - Give Blood"

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  • Celebrating National STEAM Day at East Lake

    National STEAM Day is celebrated every year on Nov. 8. to encourage kids to explore their interests in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Students in Mrs. Gennardo's 4th Grade Magnet were part of a STEAM experiment called a Diet Coke and Mentos Eruption (also known as a soda geyser.)

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  • A Costume Showcase at East Lake

    Dressed as astronauts, cartoon characters, princesses, skeletons and much more, children at East Lake Elementary School showed off their Halloween costumes in an outdoor parade on Oct. 29.

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  • Keeping up Our Math Skills at East Lake

    Students in Ms. Ginley's 2nd grade class were working on their iReady math or reading assigned lessons this morning. Students are doing lessons that are differentiated based on their individual learning paths.

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  • East Lake Learns About Pitch with Boomwhackers

    During Ms. Collins' music class the students from Mrs. Laura's first grade explored and learned about different types of musical pitch. Using Boomwhackers the students were able to try their hand at pitches and beats while getting into the Halloween spirit.

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  • East Lake Learns About Fire Safety

    This week East Lake students in Kindergarten through Grade 2 had the opportunity to learn about fire prevention and fire safety. The Massapequa Fire Department held an assembly for our students. The theme of this year's program is "Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety" learning about how smoke alarms and alert devices can assist the deaf or hard of hearing.

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  • High-Flying Science Lessons Engage Massapequa Students

    Young scientists in the Massapequa School District are learning by doing. They are exploring different scientific concepts by thinking, building, testing and tinkering, the same steps that the professionals follow.

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  • Multi-Digit Math at East Lake

    Students in Mrs. Fraccalvieri's 5th grade class are currently working on multi-digit math. The students used the box method and partial products to solve multi-digit multiplication problems.

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  • Fun with Fundations at East Lake

    During today's Fundations lesson, first grade students in Mrs. D'Angelo's class practiced their amazing letter writing skills. They are all becoming so proficient with their letters!

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Albert Einstein

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

-Albert Einstein

-Alexander Graham Bell

Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.

-Alexander Graham Bell

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

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