Each child in Mrs. Kiernan's class disguised a turkey and wrote a very persuasive letter pleading not to eat a turkey for Thanksgiving. The class decided to celebrate by feasting on pizza instead!
The students of Class 3-5 entered the Islanders School Day 2017 contest and won! Bretton Woods welcomed Anthony Beauvillier, Ryan Pulock, and Josh Ho-Sang of the NY Islanders on November 14 for a school wide assembly on teamwork, never giving up, and having a positive attitude. Go Islanders!!!
4th and 5th grade teachers are collecting donations for families in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. They are looking for travel-sized personal hygiene products, gift cards in any denomination from stores like Target, Walmart, Amazon, etc., children's clothing, blankets, baby products, flashlights, batteries and toilet paper. PTA's Positive Awareness Committee is collecting canned goods and turkeys for Thanksgiving baskets for local families in need. Flyers were sent home in backpacks and via Infinite Campus Messenger. Please refer to the flyers for more details. Thank you in advance for your generosity.
During the month of October, the Bretton Woods Math Center conducted a Halloween math contest. The students had to use their math skills in estimating the weight of a pumpkin and how many candy corns were in the Halloween jar. The winner of the pumpkin contest was Katherine F. of Mrs. Thornton’s class. Katherine guessed 23 pounds 13 ounces. The actual weight of the pumpkin was 23 pounds 11 ounces. The winner of the candy corn contest was Jatin R. of Mrs. Sukoff and Miss Figari’s class. Jatin guessed that there were 401 candy corns in the jar. The actual number of candy corns was 442. Congratulations, Katherine and Jatin!
Students in Mrs. Leventhal's fifth grade class recently began a Journalism Writing Unit. They have been scouring the halls of Bretton Woods looking for a potential scoop. They noticed the new water fountain in the main hallway. With a Pulizter in mind, each student reporter filed their story.
Bretton Woods Elementary School
1 Club Lane (for GPS purposes)
P.O. Box 6006
Hauppauge NY 11788
Main Office: 631.582.6633
Attendance/Nurse's Office: 631.582.6639 or 631.761.8823