Unity Drive Pre-K/Kindergarten Center Combines Health and Safety for Physical Education
Middle Country Central School District’s Unity Drive Pre-K/Kindergarten Center students recently learned what to do in a fire emergency in a way that exercised their minds and bodies. During physical education classes students took part in different activities meant to simulate such actions as extinguishing a fire, crawling out from under a house filled with smoke while also perfecting the stop, drop and roll procedure. The program, facilitated by the school’s physical education teacher Rollin Haffer, aims to educate students about fire safety while improving stamina, and motor skills.
Unity Drive Pre-K/Kindergarten Center Students Learn the Importance Election Day and Vote for the “First” Pet
Middle Country Central School District’s Unity Drive Pre-K/Kindergarten Center students recently learned about the voting process to celebrate the results of Election Day. The pre-kindergarten students first discussed who the next president was and voted on what the type of pet President Trump should bring into the White House. Students filled out ballots for either a dog or a cat, received an “I voted” sticker, and counted the ballots to determine the winning pet.
Centereach High School hosts Trick-or-Treating in the Halls for Elementary Children
The Middle Country Central School District’s Centereach High School recently transformed into a haunted house for elementary school students to celebrate Halloween. At this Annual Trick-or-Treat Street event, high school students and faculty dressed in costume to haunt the halls while elementary school students visited each classroom to collect candy, play games, complete crafts and more. The classrooms had been decorated by Centereach High School students and teachers according to a range of Halloween themes to entertain the younger students and demonstrate school pride.
Some of the decoration themes include Carnival/Mardi Gras, Disney, Zombies and Pirates. The event provided a safe environment in which students can partake in Halloween traditions that eliminates the risk of students going up to unknown residences.
Students representing all four classes, the Art Club, the Best Buddies club, DECA club, Math, Music, Theater Arts, Varsity sports and National Honor Society also collected non-perishable food items from attendees to support the school’s annual Thanksgiving Food Drive.
Oxhead Road Elementary School recently turned orange and black in celebration of Halloween. Students and teachers dressed up for a day of festivities that included reading Halloween stories in class, writing stories and crafting spooky Halloween art projects.
Pre-kindergarten students in the Middle Country Central School District recently took a field trip to the Middle Country Public Library with their parents to improve literacy and learn their way around a library.
During the visit, the students read a story and made crafts, while their parents received a tutorial focusing on the library’s resources that benefit young children. The students then registered for their very own library cards so they can take full advantage of the learning opportunities available to them.