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Sachem High School East Shares Thanks With Veterans

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Sachem High School East recently hosted its first Grati-Tuesday when students participated in a letter writing campaign to show their appreciation to veterans as part of their building wide Project Happiness initiative.

Students wrote cards during their lunch periods and created 150 cards in just five lunch periods. Additionally, students watched videos during lunch explaining the science of gratitude, the power of gratitude, humor around gratitude and demonstrating how gratitude can change the brain through practice.

Wenonah Students Study Decision-Making Skills

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Fifth grade students at Wenonah Elementary School have recently been participating in the Too Good for Drugs program as part of a 10-week, one day a week program to learn about the danger of drugs and how to make safe and healthy decisions.

As part of the program students practice sound decision-making techniques and learn to identify a good and bad friendship. Additionally, students learn strategies to identify and remove themselves from peer pressure situations and ways to contact an adult if they need help.

Lynwood Wall of Honor

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The Lynwood Community decorated ribbons to honor family members and friends who have been affected by cancer. The ribbons are displayed in Lynwood’s front lobby on their “Honor Wall.”

Chippewa Elementary School Holds Thanksgiving Parade

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Today, Chippewa Elementary School hosted a Thanksgiving parade where students and staff showcased a collection of creative costumes and posters. Before and audience of family and friends, the parade procession was greeted by cheers as it followed a short loop outside of the school building.

Samoset Middle School Hosts Sixth Grade Fall Festival

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Last month, Samoset Middle School hosted a sixth grade fall festival for students to meet new friends and enjoy a collection of games and activities outside.

As part of the activity students enjoyed music played by a DJ, a photobooth and refreshments while enjoying time with their classmates.