Stokes Elementary students learn about the culture of ancient civilizations

Mrs. Keating and Mrs. Cardarelli’s 5th grade classes at Stokes Elementaryhave been learning about the Mayan, Incan and Aztec ancient civilizations. To grasp how people from these civilizations once lived, students were given the choice to create a structure from that time period, find a folktale and act it out, or compile a research-based essay. All students enjoyed this... 9:00am 03/25/18

Ryan Davis excells at early age

During my time at Strough, I have tried to be involved in as many experiences as possible. Middle school is a great time to try new things and learn about our long term interests. I have worked very hard to get good grades, which resulted in my being inducted into the National Junior Honor Society. I have also been involved in the music program, doing both band and chorus in... 9:00am 02/25/18

NYSSMA chooses seniors for All-State

The New York State School MusicAssociation (NYSSMA) has about around 7,000 students audition for the 8 All-State performing groups, and just shy of 900 are chosen to participate annually. Students must score 98-100 on their audition to be considered to join one of their music groups. This is the second year Senior Rebecca Matte has been chosen to participate in an All-State... 9:00am 10/29/17

Celebration honors winners of VFW essay contest

A student celebration was held at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #2246 for the winners of the 2017 Patriot’s Pen Essay Program. Each year, students in grades 6-8 submit essays that express their views on an annual patriotic theme. This year’s theme was, “America’s gift to my generation.” Essays are judged based on how students show knowledge of the theme, development of... 9:00am 12/31/17

The celebration continues … Writing becomes ‘way of life’ for Rome elementary students

Elementary students in the Rome City School District continue to hone their writing skills through the English Language Arts curriculum and during Writing Workshop where they experience the Lucy Calkins Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing. All students kick off the year learning how to write stories and grow toward achieving Common Core Learning... 9:00am 01/31/16

Our Day at Sylvan Beach

My sister, my friends, Gio and Siena, my friends’ nanny, and I went to Sylvan Beach, and we went on the Himalaya. The Himalaya is a ride that goes really fast around and around. Gio wanted to go on the roller coaster, but he got scared. The roller coaster was yellow, but it was also metal and it shrieked when it moved. My stomach dropped. I was so scared when I heard those... 9:00am 01/31/16

Bellamy Elementary School - Opinion writing on school uniforms

Ft. Joy Elemenatary – Haiku

Ava Zakala

My Teacher Young and beautiful Helps us learn by teaching us Very, very, nice – Ava Zakala 9:00am 12/27/15

Catherine Smith

Cookies Very yummy treats Deliciously good to eat Can I have one more? —Catherine Smith 9:00am 12/27/15

Caden Jeror

Christmas Night Flying in the air Giving presents to children Down the chimney he goes – Caden Jeror 9:00am 12/27/15

Caitlin Platis

Presents Wrapped up in paper Packed in a sack for children Goes under the tree ~Caitlin Platis 9:00am 12/27/15

Danica Lanzi

CookiesThey are very goodMaking them can be so funIt makes a good snack– Danica Lanzi 9:00am 12/27/15

Dustin Joy

Dustin Cookies and milk, yum Playing video games, cool Watching TV, fun – Dustin Joy 9:00am 12/27/15

Joey Fiorini

SantaA man with a beardGiving presents to childrenAll around the world– Joey Fiorini 9:00am 12/27/15

Karsen Patnode

Presents Under the Tree I’m always sleeping Something wrapped under the tree And always for me! – Karsen Patnode 9:00am 12/27/15

PJ Summa

Easter One Easter morning The bunny hides the all over I love to find eggs. — PJ Summa 9:00am 12/27/15

Trinity Ahrens

Santa Slides down the chimney Delivers presents to kids Wake up excited – Trinity Ahrens 9:00am 12/27/15

Danielle Kopek

Reindeer Flying in the sky They make the bells go ringing Pulling the red sleigh —Danielle Kopek 9:00am 12/27/15

Ft. Joy Elementary – Narrative writing

Handwriting instruction benefits students in a multitude of ways, experts say

Handwriting is more than a fine motor skill. Research shows that handwriting instruction and handwriting skill impact students’ overall literacy development and that early fine motor writing skills predict later academic achievement, according to education and childhood development experts. Here are just a few of the many benefits of handwriting for students, from the... 9:00am 12/06/15