The Wild Coyote

Camp Avenue Elementary School

January 2020

Contact Us:

1712 Merrick Avenue Merrick, NY 11566

Telephone: (516) 379-3732 Absentee Line: (516)379-3733

https://www.nmerrickschools.org/Domain/136

Principal's Message

Dear Parents,


Happy New Year! I hope all of you enjoyed time spent with your family and friends.


I must take this opportunity to congratulate all of our students who performed in our Winter Concerts. They all did a fantastic job. Thank you to: Mr. Willis, Mr. Brunson, Mr. Beck, Mrs. Lajara, and Mrs. Southard for all that you do! The Orchestra, Band, and Chorus performed beautifully, and the concerts were a great success. I look forward to the Spring Concerts in April and May.


Our Pick A Reading Partner (PARP) program begins on January 21st! More information will follow. Happy Reading!


Kindergarten report cards will be on the portal on January 23rd. Letters will be sent home on January 16th with instructions on how to set up an account for your Kindergartner on the Powerschool Parent Portal. If you have an account already for students in upper grades, the letter will provide you with the Kindergartners' Access ID and Password to link that student to your already existing account.


As always, I look forward to seeing you throughout the month of January.


Sincerely,

Hillary Bromberg Ed.D.

Follow us on Twitter

Camp Avenue has a Twitter Handle @CampAvePride where we will post the happenings at our school. Keep connected with us by seeing photos of the learning and experiences happening in the building.

North Merrick Board of Education

Megan Ryan, Esq., President

Michelle Gordon, Vice President

Ed Corona, Trustee

Robert Crowley, Trustee

Steve Enella, Trustee

Vincent Lentini, Trustee

Tracey Miller, Trustee

Visit the District Website

Please visit the North Merrick School District Website for news from around the district, updates and revised policies from the Board of Education, and useful links to engageNY.com and other curriculum related parent sites.

Join the PTA and Follow them on Facebook

Co-President: Chris Mitkish ............................................................... 516-376-6682

Co-President: Michelle Lynch............................................................. 631-888-4210

Vice President/Legislation Kristen Murphy....................................... 732-670-7103

Vice President/Fundraising: Michelle Nuccio .................................. 516-547-7397

Vice President/Cultural Arts: Liz Schmer...........................................516-263-6834

Recording Secretary: Jackie Weber .................................................. 516-457-6566

Corresponding Secretary: Jayme Perper............................................516-476-4882

Treasurer: CarrieAnn Paukowits..........................................................917-923-8670


Membership: Lisa Friedman .............................................................. 516-236-7126

Teepee Ted with Grade 4 students

Spreading Musical Holiday Cheer

Important Reminder about Absences

Please be reminded that regular school attendance is not only mandated by law, but is a key ingredient for educational success. Legal reasons for absences include: illness, death in family, court appearances, and observance of religious holidays. If your child is frequently absent due to illness, you will be contacted and medical documentation may be requested. All other absences will be considered unexcused or truant.


Please also be aware that lateness to school can be considered partial truancy and is monitored as closely as absences. Chronic lateness is disruptive to the students in the class, the teacher, and most importantly, to the child. Parents and guardians are asked to contact the school to report each absence. This can be done by calling our Absentee Line at 516-379-3733. If you are requesting classwork and/or homework for your child on the day of the absence, please leave that message with the nurse or on the absence line. Parents are requested to submit a written and signed excuse note for each absence your child has, when they return to school.

Mayan Escape Room

Grade 5 students had to crack the codes in order to escape the room. They used their knowledge about the Mayans, learned in Social Studies, to assist in solving the clues. They collaborated with each other in their groups to solve the clues as a team.

Kindergarten Registration Information

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Hour of Code

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