Westhampton Beach Middle School eighth grade students recently concluded a study of the Holocaust in their English language arts class. As part of the unit, students read “Night” by Elie Wiesel and virtually met with Dona Rosenblum, a well-known Holocaust educator.
The Hampton Bays Elementary School Student Council recently sponsored their 22nd annual Jump Rope for Heart-A-Thon, raising $770 for the American Heart Association. To procure the funds, participating third and fourth grade students obtained sponsorships from friends and families to jump rope during their gym classes. Also, as part of the event, all students participated in a variety of healthy active lifestyle activities. Photo courtesy of the Hampton Bays Union Free School District
Hampton Bays Elementary School kindergartners in Kathleen Palmieri’s class have been studying plant seeds. They recently soaked lima bean seeds in water, removed the seed coat and explored the various parts of the seed. Photo courtesy of the Hampton Bays Union Free School District
As part of a science unit on natural resources, the students in Claire Urizzo’s class at Hampton Bays Elementary School investigated wind power. They explored windmills as a renewable energy source, wrote about them and then constructed their own paper windmills. Photo courtesy of the Hampton Bays Union Free School District
(From left to right) Luke David, George McDonald, Jake Morales and Maxine Boeding. Maxine placed first place in the SIFMA Foundation’s Stock Market Game, with the rest of the students taking a second place award.
Prep 8 Maxine Boeding and Juliette Gleason delivered boxed lunches to 60 retired sisters at St. Joseph’s Convent in Brentwood as a part of the Our Lady of the Hamptons Senior Luncheon.
Lori Bracy’s eighth grade Living Environment class recently took part in a genetics transcription and translation scavenger hunt as part of a genetics unit of study. Working in pairs, the students had to convert 10 pieces of DNA into mRNA and then decode the mRNA to perform specific tasks in the scavenger hunt — which also served as a quiz. The team that finished first was awarded a goody bag, and all students who successfully completed the hunt with the correct answers received a perfect quiz score. Photo courtesy of the Southampton Union Free School District
Fourth graders at Westhampton Beach Elementary School are utilizing their school’s greenhouse to grow marigold plants for Mother’s Day. Once the flowers are ready for picking, the students will replant them in hand-painted pots for their mothers. Photo courtesy of the Westhampton Beach Union Free School District
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