A "Picture Perfect" Year - Ms. Pascuzzi's Fourth Grade Class

posted Jun 6, 2017, 11:41 AM by Justin Russello

Counting down the days!

As the year draws to a close, students get introspective. Ms. Pascuzzi's fourth graders thought about the amazing year they had, and everything they still have to look forward to. After delving deep into their memories and brainstorming events, the students wrote personal narratives. Each page of these booklets shows the writing process from conception to publication. Adorning the board are photographs taken in the class throughout the year. This fun and reflective display can be found outside room 223.

Life as an Emperor Penguin - Ms. Cruz's Kindergarten Class

posted Mar 6, 2017, 8:48 AM by Justin Russello   [ updated Mar 6, 2017, 8:48 AM ]

"We're birds, not butlers!"

Did you know all of these amazing facts about emperor penguins? Well, now you can learn along with the students in Ms. Cruz's Kindergarten class! These talented students practiced their nonfiction reading and writing skills to study these Antarctic birds. Many facts were discovered, and students worked hard to craft complete sentences to share their knowledge. And how cute are those paper plate penguins? This frosty display can be found outside room 405.

Characters, Traits, and Themes... OHHH MY! - Mrs. Villanueva's Fourth/Fifth Grade Bilingual Class

posted Feb 4, 2017, 10:36 AM by Justin Russello   [ updated Feb 4, 2017, 10:38 AM ]

Take me to the jungle!

The dedicated students in Mrs. Villanueva's fifth grade class are working on flexing their listening and writing muscles when it comes to whole class read alouds. For this activity, students analyzed the main character of Jannel Cannon's Crickwing. The class also worked out the important lesson that sometimes people who are bullied can become bullies themselves. The differentiated work in this adventurous board can be found outside room 304.

The Ice Age - Ms. Adorno's Fifth Grade Class

posted Jan 18, 2017, 9:14 AM by Justin Russello   [ updated Mar 6, 2017, 8:48 AM ]


Up on the third floor, the fifth grade has been learning all about the history of the Western Hemisphere. Ms. Adorno's class used nonfiction texts and the internet to travel 2.5 million years into the past to study the Ice Age. The students created these stunning infographics which showcase their individualized learning, as well as their writing and artistic creativity. This cool board (hee hee... get it?) can be found outside room 301.

Response to Text - Ms. King's Second Grade Class

posted Jan 3, 2017, 11:46 AM by Justin Russello   [ updated Jan 10, 2017, 11:17 AM ]

Time to show off our comprehension skills!

Ms. King's second grade class has been hard at work reading to analyze characters. Responding to Text is a difficult skill that involves reaching back into a text to find evidence to prove what you say about a character or lesson. These students created booklets in which they answer questions about their stories. These children have some wonderful insights with engaging reasons, and they would love to share their thoughts with you. This powerful display can be found outside room 126.

Fly With Us Through China - Ms. Griffin's Third Grade Class

posted Dec 22, 2016, 9:32 AM by Justin Russello   [ updated Jan 3, 2017, 11:46 AM ]

Let's go fly a kite!

This beautiful display comes from Ms. Griffin's third grade class. In Social Studies, her class has been studying Chinese culture. They learned the importance of kites, as well as how to write some characters in the Chinese alphabet. Come and learn how to write words in Chinese, and get a lesson on flying kites. This incredible display can be found outside room 204.

Where Am I on a Map? - Ms. Betances' Second Grade Bilingual Class

posted Dec 13, 2016, 12:08 PM by Justin Russello   [ updated Jan 3, 2017, 11:47 AM ]

Where oh where could I be?

Ms. Betances' second grade bilingual class has been learning all about maps and how to use map features. The students showed off their map skills and vocabulary for this bulletin board and created riddles. Students, parents, and teachers are all invited to read some riddles and use the available maps to discover the hidden locations. This wonderfully interactive wallpaper can be found outside room 202.

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