On Friday April 7, The 5th Grade Champions and All Star team played the Fork Lane Staff games of volleyball to see who was best. The fifth grade champion team put up a valiant effort but the teachers won the first game 31-24 !! The school was cheering for both teams as they fought hard for their points.It was a great way to get an early start on our Spring Vacation !
Thanks to Mrs. Hudson of the Fork Lane PTA, we had the pleasure of meeting Kevin (K-ROB) Robinson at today's assembly. Mr. Robinson not only entertained us with tales from his life experiences, he also shared with us the character traits and BXM tricks that helped him become a success.
Parents of 4th graders were delighted to see the spectacular wax museum presented by Mrs. Coley's and Mrs. Abbatiello's classes. Characters ranged from Inventors to Politicians, Musicians to Martial Arts personalities, Sports figures to Fashion designers and Royalty. We were particularly honored by the presence of Dr. Bonuso, our Superintendent. The students put a great deal of time and effort in creating their characters.
The Singing Bus Driver , Joe Guida, brought his learning and safety songs to Fork Lane school on Friday March 3,2017.The children from the kindergarten and first grades enjoyed dancing and singing to all the activities that the Singing Bus Driver performed.
Sierra Gilhuley, a second grader in Mrs. Marschean's class received the following accolade from the NYS PTA. "Dear Sierra, On behalf of the NYS PTA, I extend our congratulations to you. Your Reflections entry, "Challenge Accepted" has earned the honor of NYS PTA Award of Merit. Your artistic interpretation of the PTA Reflections theme "What is Your Story" obviously impresses the judges at several levels in the Reflections. program. Your entry was among 441 of the very best statewide to reach the NYS PTA level of Reflections judging. NYS PTA will proudlyy display your award winning entry in our Reflections Art Gallery at the 121st NYS PTA Convention in NIagara Falls, November, 3-5, 2017. For mor information about the art gallery, contact, NYS PTA Reflections Specialist a5 firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be also recognized in your region; please watch for further information from your Region Director or Region Reflections Chair. the 2017-2018 Reflections Programs the is "Within Reach". We hope you will continue to challenge yourself and your unique imagination. Congratuations on your PTA Reflections achievement. Sincerely, Gracemaire Rozea, NYS PTA President
Fork Lane celebrates Dr. Seuss's Birthday 2017. The children of Fork Lane made an extra special effort to dress up as characters from Dr. Seuss's books. Bringing the main idea that reading is very important in all steps of growing up.
The third grade chorus had a very toe tapping concert rehearsal. They demonstrated harmony and sang a song in "a round". This made for a very enjoyable presentation during the school assembly.
The response to our annual SOUPER BOWL drive for the Boys and Girls club was great. Donations were made based on which team a donor thought would win the Super Bowl. Regardless of the final score, everyone turn out to be a winner!
With the help of Sparky, the Islander team mascot, the importance of teamwork was presented in an assemby today at Fork Lane. The children were entertained with two videos showing the Islander team at its best and showed them that teamwork is present in the community, not just on the ice.
We are happy to congratulate the winners from Fork Lane school in this years Reflections Contest. For our primary grades : Sierra Gilhuley, Ashton Phillips, Ethan Unger and Jake Wagner. For our intermediate grades: John Ryan Chaplin, Julianna DiMartino, Sasha Ger, Simone Malhi and Dylan Membrano. Sierra, Ethan, Dylan, and Julianna's entries were selected to compete at the Nassau County level. Sierra's entry won at that level and she now advances to the next level. Congratulations to all and the best of luck to Sierra !
Today,January 17, 2017, we got a chance to catch up to our own Mr. Scardino as he read a book to the second grade class of Mrs. Marschean. It was quite facinatting to see the children participate in a classroom type of environment with Mr. Scardino as he read a book to them. Mr., Scardino asked about the author and illustrator and got the children's appetite flowing towards the book .
The 5th grade field trip to the Broadway production of the SCHOOL OF ROCK was fantastic! Parent, teacher and student were amazed at the talented children performing on stage. Everyone got into the act!
The 3rd, 4th and 5th grade band, orchestra and chorus wowed the audience of family and friends with a variety of musical selections representing winter
The Fork Lane Family ended Spirit Week by wearing school colors and showing the spirit that makes our school great. A big thumbs up to the PTA for sponsoring this event.
As a kindergarten teacher, Valerie Pfundstein discovered there were no books about Veterans. So she did the next best thing - she wrote one herself. Her book, Veterans: Heroes in our Neighborhood, was presented at today's assembly honoring our Vets.
The Fork Lane School attended an assembly entitled "7 Habits of Happy Kids". The presentation was prepared by the SBT students and teachers. A special thank you goes to Mrs. Koerner who brought the book to life for us.
Sidney the Fish is our ambassador for positive character traits. Students can earn a fish by exhibiting positive behaviors. On Fridays, students can earn double fish stickers. The class with the most stickers gets to keep the real Sidney the Fish for a week in their classroom.
Students can easily get to the Think Central site to practice their math skills, review and complete homework by clicking on the Go Math icon located on most teacher pages and the Fork Lane website. You can also get to the site by clicking the Go Math title here.
The character education focus for each month is listed on the school district calendar and on the website, providing opportunities for families to extend learning at home. Click on the title to see all the character traits.