Wantagh Elementary School first graders, dressed in uniquely decorated Earth Day-themed T-shirts, commemorated Earth Day through song, art and writing on April 22. Under the direction of music teacher Beth Marinis, the students sang about protecting the environment and the importance of recycling.
Horizons Program students in grades 3-6 attended Horizons Conference Day at Wantagh Elementary School, an annual enrichment day that allows students in the gifted and talented program to partner with their parents and grandparents to engage in hands-on activities. The rigorous workshop offerings challenged participants to think and perform at a high level while exploring physics, chemistry, oceanology, art and engineering.
Wantagh Elementary School students have been putting their design skills to use while creating pixel designs out of perler beads. The activity took place in the school’s new Makerspace room, a designated classroom where students can design and create, as well as solve real-life problems.