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    Grade 3 Class Carnival

    The students in Ellen Makow's class designed fun and fantastic games for their Class Carnival last week. Click to learn more!

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    End of Year Art Show

    Lenape Elementary hosted an amazing art show. The hallways were transformed into a stunning gallery walk, showcasing incredible artwork from our talented students in Grades 3, 4, and 5, spanning multiple mediums. A huge thank you to our fantastic PTA for providing delicious snacks and to the wonderful Morgan Profaci for making the evening truly unforgettable.

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    Grade 3 Students Present "Goodnight Princess"

    Ellen Makow's Grade 3 class recently dazzled friends and family with their performance of "Goodnight Princess - Sleepless in Fairytale Land" by D.M. Larson. The enchanting story follows Princess Nara, who struggles to get some sleep. Along the way, she's visited by a host of whimsical characters from Fairytale Land, each offering their unique advice. The hero of the night? Rip Van Winkle, who comes to the rescue and saves the day!

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    Spring Concert

    The talented Lenape Elementary School bands and choruses are gearing up for an unforgettable Spring Concert this week.

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    Grade 3 Students Observe Caterpillars Transform into Butterflies

    Linda Sinforoso and Joanna Wilcox’s Grade 3 class embarked on an amazing journey, caring for caterpillars and witnessing their magical transformation into butterflies! The students documented every step, capturing the beauty and wonder in their writings and drawings. When the time came to set the butterflies free, students observed the delicate creatures up close, adding another layer to their awesome experience.

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    A Special Guest in the Lenape Elementary Garden

    A mama snapping turtle has been spotted in the garden mulch pile at Lenape Elementary School! It's nesting season for these amazing creatures, which also happen to be the official state reptile of New York! Snapping turtles usually hang out in lakes and ponds, but in June, the females come out to nest.

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    Residency with Storyteller Alicia Quintano

    Grade 3 students were recently treated to an engaging residency with storyteller Alicia Quintano. Click to learn more!

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    Grade 3 Students Visit Mohonk Preserve

    Tina Harris’s Grade 3 class embarked on an unforgettable trip  to Mohonk Preserve. Click to read more about what they learned!

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    Sailing Onboard the Sloop Clearwater

    Enthusiastic Grade 4 students, under the guidance of teachers Meredith Oppenheimer, Erin Bulson, and Francesca Houston, embarked on an exhilarating sailing adventure aboard the Sloop Clearwater!

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    Students from Grades 5-8 Attend the New York State School Music Association Solo Festival

    During the last two weekends, David Finch (Lenape Elementary Band Director), Nicole Foti (High School Choir Director), Sam Newsome (High School Band Director), and Sonja Nosovsky (Middle School Band Director) sent 118 students from Grades 5-8 to the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) solo festival. Click to learn more!

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    Arm-of-the-Sea Assembly

    Grade 4 students had a blast with a special show by Arm-of-the-Sea! From mind-blowing science to mesmerizing music and puppetry, they embarked on a journey underground, discovering the magic of plants, the dance of fungi and roots, and the incredible world of soil microbes. 

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    Cross-Grade Connections

    Rachel Fisher and Amy Gogerty’s Grade 5 class at Lenape Elementary have become pen pals with Nicole Schofield's Kindergarten and Grades 1-2 classes at Duzine. Click to read all about it!

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    Earth Day Art

    Morgan Profaci's Grade 5 art class celebrated Earth Day in style by taking their creativity outdoors and painting stunning birch trees!

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    Grade 3 Class Inspired By Professional Landscaper

    Linda Sinforoso and Joanna Wilcox’s Grade 3 class had a professional landscaper visit and teach the students how to germinate seeds. It was the perfect culminating activity to their plant life cycle unit! The students planted grass and sunflower seeds, and have been enjoying watching them grow more and more everyday.

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    Poetry Readings for Grade 3 Classes

    We were honored to welcome Zoe White, a gifted poet and proud Lenape parent, to our Grade 3 classes at Lenape Elementary! Our students were captivated by Zoe's beautiful words and inspiring storytelling. Thank you for sharing your talent and enriching our learning environment, Zoe!

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    Side-by-Side Band Jam

    Student-led ensembles from the High School band recently visited with Lenape's Grade 5 band. Click to read all about it!

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    Readers Theater

    Lenape Elementary School held a captivating Reader's Theater event last week. Teachers brought stories to life, donning an array of fantastic costumes that added an extra sprinkle of magic to their performances. Here’s to our amazing educators, who go above and beyond every day!

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    Lenape Elementary Student Participates in the Future Engineers Program by NASA

    Grade 4 student earned a virtual call with NASA experts, including an engineer who works on the Mars Rovers! Click to read more about it!

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    Astronomy Professor Visits with Grade 3 Students

    An out-of-this-world experience for our third graders. Click to read all about it!

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    Reading is fun at Lenape Elementary!

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