• East Lake Engineers Hope for No Scrambled Eggs

    There were some cracks and a couple of splats, but fifth graders mostly had success in the annual egg drop competition on June 16 at East Lake Elementary School.

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  • We Will Never Stop Growing at East Lake

    The students in Mrs. LaBosco's Kindergarten read the book I Can't Do That...YET! by Esther Pia. Then the children completed a Growth Mindset project where students reflected on two things that they can already do and one thing that they cannot do yet, but are working toward. Their class motto is Never Stop Growing!

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  • Our Future's So Bright at East Lake

    The students in Mrs. LaBosco's kindergarten class read the book Your Future is Bright by Corey Finkle and then completed the “Our Future's So Bright We Need Shades” activity where students created themselves wearing sunglasses and then became creative and drew something amazing they might see in their future in the lenses of their glasses.

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  • East Lake Works Collaboratively Learning Plant Life Cycle

    Recently the kindergarten students in Mrs. Dixon's class and third grade students in Mrs. Poveromo's class at East Lake Elementary school came together to end their plant study unit by engaging in a hands-on culminating activity

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  • Science Predictions at East Lake

    During a recent STEAM class, Mrs. Gennardo planned a lesson to expand on Mrs. Calvello's matter unit.  Together, the students made predictions on what would happen when they mixed baking soda and vinegar together.  Students made predictions and drew pictures

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  • Art Trading Card Collaboration with East Lake and MHS

    Julie Thornton's Digital Media classes at MHS and Patti Krakoff's kindergarten at East Lake created artist trading cards about themselves and exchanged them for a critique. Kindergartener students wrote two sentences about what they liked about the artwork or what they wanted to know more about in the work

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  • East Lake Learns The Life Cycle of Chicks

    Students in Mrs. Gennardo's STEAM classes learned about chicks . The students studied the chick life cycle from egg to hatch to chick. The eggs were kept in an incubator for 21 days. Students visited the class waiting for the eggs to hatch to meet the new arrivals.

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  • East Lake gets a Visit from a Poet

    East Lake second graders had a virtual conference with the author and poet, Kenn Nesbitt during Ms. Schwen's library class this week. Kenn shared his humorous poetry and his path to becoming an author. He guided students through a fun, interactive poetry writing lesson.

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  • East Lake Learns Economics

    Fifth graders at East Lake school recently studied Economics. They learned about supply and demand. After practicing, the students created headlines and made posters with cause and effect relationships and how they affect cost, based on real-world issues!

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  • East Lake Kindergarten Hosts a Special Tea

    East Lake kindergarten students, with the assistance of their teachers hosted a very special tea. The East Lake cafeteria was transformed to a beautiful tea room. The children invited a special person to come and enjoy "tea" and cakes. The children prepared by creating placemats, making corsages, writing a page of Facts about Mom or special person and reciting a sweet poem for them

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  • East Lake Loves Poetry

    East Lake students and staff marked National Poetry Month by participating in Poem In Your Pocket Day on April 29. The event encouraged students and staff to select a poem, carry it with you, and share it with others throughout the day.

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  • East Lake Learns with their Senses

    Recently Ms. Ginley's second grade class went to the Long Island Children's Museum. The students participated in a sensory learning experience, where they had the opportunity to investigate, explore, and navigate multiple stations.

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