Fourth-graders at the John F. Kennedy School participated in National Pay It Forward Day by doing “random” acts of kindness at school and at home for a week. By the end of the week, they had performed over 1,400 such acts.
Fourth-grade teachers overseeing the project were: Jennifer Cottone, Lori Dillon, Michael Norberto, Laura Paul and Janet Rumble, and teaching assistant Lisa Keen.
Ronna Telsey, head of the Great Neck Public Schools Adult Program since 1993, was one of 30 adult educators invited to attend a Senior Leadership Conference sponsored by LERN (Learning Resources Network). LERN, with 1,100 members worldwide, is the largest and most respected organization for continuing-education providers in public school districts, community colleges, technical institutes, colleges and universities, community organizations, professional associations, parks and recreation departments and the military.
North High School’s annual Artfest, a celebration of the school’s fine and performing arts, will be held on three evenings this month, Monday, May 20; Thursday, May 23; and Thursday, May 30, at the school, 35 Polo Rd. Event descriptions and times follow. All events are free and the public is warmly welcomed to attend.
Young scientists from North and South High Schools took awards at the WAC Lighting Foundation Invitational Science Fair. Schools were invited to compete, displaying research projects in such categories as computer science, molecular biology, behavioral science, chemistry, and physics. Projects were judged by academicians and professionals from the NY Metro area. Students competed individually, or in teams, in one of two grade categories: seniors (grade 12) or underclassmen (grades 9 to 11).
Current viewing over Great Neck Public Schools Television (GNPS/TV) includes these three shows: GNPS/TV Spotlight, Focus on Education, and South High’s Asian Night. Details follow.
GNPS/TV Spotlight features school news, sports, and events in a lively, magazine-format. This month’s show includes highlights from South Middle at the Mag Lav competition, Dancing Classrooms programs at North and South Middle, St. Baldrick’s Head Shaving charity event at South High, South High’s Coffee House, North Middle’s The Wizard of Oz production, South Middle’s production of Annie, the Village School’s tenth annual Festival of the Arts, and more!
Air times are at: 9 a.m., and 1, 5 and 9 p.m.
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