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  • Floral Park-Bellerose School gets Zen with yoga classes

    Floral Park-Bellerose School students have been learning the poses and relaxing techniques of yoga during classes offered through the Nassau BOCES Arts in Education program. This is the second year that the students have been able to take yoga classes during the school day.

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  • Police Officers Visit JLC

    As part of the Be Kind Program, John Lewis Childs School celebrated "National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day" with guests from the Floral Park Police Department on Jan. 9.

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  • John Lewis Childs School hosts annual Day of Giving

    Students at John Lewis Childs School participated in activities to help make a difference in the lives of others during the school’s 11th annual Day of Giving on Dec. 20.

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  • Toy Mountain

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  • Fourth grade “Survivor” teacher welcomed back

    On Dec. 20, Floral Park-Bellerose School students flanked a red carpet set up outside and held handmade signs to welcome back fourth grade math and science teacher Thomas Sheehan, who was recently named the grand prize winner of CBS’ 39th season, “Survivor: Island of the Idols.”

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  • Letter from Board of Education

    Letter from the Board of Education Regarding Proposed legislation mandating Gardasil

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  • Letter from Senator Anna M. Kaplan

    Letter from Senator Anna M. Kaplan Regarding Proposed legislation mandating Gardasil and Flu Vaccinations

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  • High School Heroes visit Floral Park-Bellerose School

    Students from Floral Park Memorial High School visited kindergarten and first grade students at Floral Park-Bellerose School, on Dec. 4, as part of the Junior Achievement of New York High School Heroes program.

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  • Turkey Trot at Floral Park-Bellerose School

    On Nov. 27, kindergartners at Floral Park-Bellerose School donned handmade turkey costumes to participate in the Turkey Trot. Cheered on by their fellow schoolmates, the students paraded down the main hallway, waving and saying, “gobble, gobble!”

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  • Cell Model Lab Project

    A lab instructor from the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory DNA Learning Center visited fifth graders at John Lewis Childs School, on Nov. 18.

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  • Student Council Officers Announced

    Floral Park-Bellerose School held an election for Student Council on Nov. 15.

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  • Vietnam Veteran Visits JLC

    On Nov. 15, fifth grade students had the privilege to meet a Vietnam War Veteran, Sergeant Sal Martella. The Sergeant brought in artifacts from his time in the service and shared them with the students.

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  • First Graders Visit Local Firehouse

    On Oct. 21, the entire first grade from Floral Park-Bellerose School visited Active Engine Company No. 3 Firehouse.

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  • Unity Day at John Lewis Childs

    Students and teachers at John Lewis Childs School took part in teambuilding physical activities as part of Unity Day.

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  • Little Doctors Blood Drive

    The Floral Park-Bellerose School fifth graders participated in the Little Doctors Blood Drive, through the NY Blood Center, on November 2.

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  • Science with the Superintendent

    Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kathleen Sottile has been spending time in the classroom with students. Not only has she acted as a guest reader, but she has even been helping them study for upcoming tests!

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  • Unity in Red Ribbon Week

    Students throughout the district celebrated Red Ribbon Week with various events and activities. Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco, drug and violence prevention awareness campaign that is celebrated annually in school districts across the United States. At Floral Park-Bellerose School, students expressed their unity in being “crazy” about being drug free by wearing crazy socks or crazy hair.

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  • Reading Partners

    Class 1E at the Floral Park-Bellerose School enjoys reading with a partner for flip-flop reading once a week. During this time, the children get to read with each other and also provide support for one another. Also, if you get "caught" tracking while reading you get a sticker which could then lead to a prize. The activity teaches students that not only is reading fun, but very rewarding, too.

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  • Environmental Activities Honor Hance Girls

    Fifth grade students at the John Lewis Child’s School were treated to a visit from The Queens Botanical Garden and Nature Nick’s Animal Adventure as part of the Grow With Me program through the Hance Family Foundation. The Hance Family Foundation provides outdoor educational activities for fifth graders each year throughout the community, to honor the Hance girls – Emma, Alyson and Katie – who were killed in a car accident in 2009. The Grow with Me program is in honor of Emma Hance, who loved the outdoors, and aims to educate the students about animals and our environment.

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  • Irrigation Project Update

    The Irrigation Project at the Floral Park-Bellerose School is on schedule to be completed for use by spring. The district took the initiative to begin the irrigation project in advance of the season and is awaiting approval from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The three- to six-month approval process was timed to coincide with the change of season, and we are on track to have the system operable as planned. We will be keeping you informed throughout the process of all of our facilities improvement projects.

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