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The Circus Came to Town

A Passion for Recycling at JFK

A Passion for Recycling at JFK
The plastic bottle recycling program at John F. Kennedy Elementary School is in its sixth year and continues to be a success. Supervised by fourth grade teacher Craig Amarando, the program provides an educational approach aimed at increasing the number of plastic bottles that are recycled on school grounds while also creating opportunities to provide students, teachers and staff with the knowledge and the passion to recycle at home and school.

Fire Island Trip

Second Grade trip to Fire Island to explore the seashore and learn the history of Fire Island.

Zone Awards

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Congratulations, Katiemae Murray and Zackary Sirel for being selected as recipients of the New York State Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Suffolk Zone Award. JFK is very proud of you!

Spring STEM Activities

Spring STEM activities in kindergarten. We created nests to keep ourchicks safe. Then made predictions as to how far the bunny would stretch!

Star Writers

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On April 15, students in Colleen Steffen’s second grade class at John F. Kennedy Elementary School celebrated the writing of Andrew Gennings, Taylor Booth, Cate Hopkins, Autumn Romano and Jack O’Dougherty. Principal Gregg Cunningham presented them each with a certificate.

Everyday is Earth Day at JFK!

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Our plastic bottle recycling program is in its 6th year and continues to be an inspiring success. Supervised by 4th grade teacher Craig Amarando, the program provides an educational approach aimed at increasing the number of plastic bottles that are recycled within school grounds and to create opportunities to provide students, teachers and staff with the knowledge and the passion to recycle at home, at school and on-the-go.

Music In Our Schools Month

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Word Detectives

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As part of their unit of study, students in Lisa DeGennaro’s first grade class at John F. Kennedy Elementary School became word detectives. The students looked closely at their texts using their magnifying glasses to help them solve words during Reading Workshop.  

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