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Off to middle school
Rain didn’t damper spirits as the Sag Harbor Class of 2024 officially completed their years as elementary school students following a fifth-grade celebration ceremony held on June 16. During the event, graduates shared their favorite school memories and the entire 87-member class sang several songs, including “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor. Prior to presenting the diplomas, Sag Harbor Elementary School Principal Matthew Malone shared some parting words. “This is a well-rounded class,” Mr. Malone said of the graduating class. “They are athletes, artists and musicians and I am so proud of the young, kind, caring people they are all growing up to be.” Following the ceremony, the students and their family and friends were treated to an outdoor picnic under an awning.
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STEM-tastic challenges!
Sag Harbor Elementary School fifth-graders in Kim Spolarich are using knowledge that they gained throughout the school year to solve STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) challenges during the last weeks of school. Challenges included ones that require students to work in teams to design and construct a 24-inch bridge using straws, masking tape and scissors within a 20-minute time frame; build boats that could hold pennies without sinking and find a way to eat a donut on a string without using their hands. Students were also challenged with kite and paper airplane making contests. “All of the challenges required collaborate skills, problem-solving and teamwork and creativity,” said Ms. Spolarich.
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Poems inspired by art
As part of a unit of study on poetry, Sag Harbor Elementary School fourth-graders in Libby Lattanzio’s class used photographs they took while visiting the LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton as their inspiration.
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