745 Sycamore Avenue
Bohemia, NY 11716-3500
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The Faculty, Staff, Parents and Community of the Sycamore Avenue School will strive to provide the foundation necessary to develop each child’s academic and personal growth.
Cooperatively, we, as a nurturing and inclusive partnership, will continually work to develop responsible citizens who demonstrate an enthusiasm for learning and respect for themselves and others.
Sycamore Avenue School’s Belief Statements
We believe that:
Children will learn best, when they feel best.
Education is the shared responsibility of the school, the family and the community.
All children have the right to a nurturing and safe environment.
Respect for self, property and others is necessary for learning.
A well-rounded education includes contributing to one’s community.
On March 26, pajama-clad students at Sycamore Avenue Elementary School embarked on a literary-themed scavenger hunt throughout the building. Youth and Family Services Coordinator Laura Michelsen, in conjunction with the school’s dedicated Dignity for All Students Act committee, hid cut-outs of characters from popular children’s books from “Pete The Cat” to “The Tale of Despereaux” for the students to find. This social-emotional learning activity allowed the students to put their detective skills to the test while feeling cozy in their PJs and having fun with their classmates.
After learning about rounding and comparing decimals, fifth graders in Jennifer Pierce and Michelle Stella’s class at Sycamore Avenue Elementary applied their newfound knowledge through a simulated visit to what the teachers call the “Decimal Diner.” Each student received a menu for the “Decimal Diner,” and used the prices of the menu items to solve a variety of equations.
Districtwide Half Day - Elementary Parent/Teacher Conferences