The Wild Coyote

Camp Avenue Elementary School

December 2019

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,


With the holiday season quickly approaching, the season of giving is here as well. Camp Avenue School is participating in the Kiwanis Holiday Toy Drive, and our Student Council is also sponsoring a Pajama Drive and a gently used Coat Drive.


We will be celebrating Computer Science Week December 9th-15th. Learning computer science helps nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity. By starting early, students will have a foundation for success in any 21st-century career path. Our students will have the opportunity to participate in “The Hour of Code”. The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. During a scheduled computer/laptop class time, students will participate in a form of coding to create movement for a character on the computer.


On behalf of the Camp Avenue family, we wish you and your family a very happy and healthy holiday season. See you next year when school resumes on Thursday, January 2, 2020!




Sincerely,

Hillary Bromberg Ed.D.

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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

Tee Pee Ted Grade 1

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.

Enrichment For All Session 1

All students were engaged in enrichment activities that were offered by all of our teachers. These valuable sessions helped to promote critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and make learning more meaningful, valuable, and rewarding. Students were completely engaged in their learning and as a result were developing new skills, and qualities, such as team-work, independence, and responsibility while boosting their self-confidence. Projects varied from making slime, learning yoga and ballet, creating snowball sling shots, designing derby cars and marble runs to being a movie critic, and so much more. It was a great day! Students and teachers are already looking forward to the next two sessions.

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