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Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School unveils Calming Corner

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On Dec. 1, Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School in Amityville held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil their Calming Corner.

The room was designed for students, faculty and staff members to enjoy moments of peace and tranquility. “If anyone needs a moment to calm themselves, gather their thoughts, sit quietly, and meditate, this is the room for you,” said Park Avenue Assistant Principal Denise Graham.

Students took a tour of the newly designed room after the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Date Added: 12/6/2023

Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School’s Warrior Awards ceremony

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On Dec. 1, Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School in Amityville held its first quarter awards ceremony.

The students were awarded: Most Improved, Excellent Effort, Overall Academic Achiever, and Citizenship. Winners were called to accept their award and then engaged in a fun activity organized by Park Avenue’s physical education teachers.

Date Added: 12/4/2023

Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School holds writing celebration

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On Nov. 17, fourth graders at Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School in Amityville held a writing celebration.

Students visited different classrooms that were transformed into writing galleries and read personal narratives created by their peers. Fourth graders also shared their thoughts about each story through peer reviews.

Lastly, students enjoyed a variety of tasty desserts to conclude the celebration.

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Date Added: 11/21/2023

Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School students explore careers

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Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School in Amityville held its annual career fair from Nov. 2-3.

Coordinated by guidance counselor Kim Balducci, the school’s career fair aims to expose students to different careers while developing the school to work connection. Held in the school’s auditorium, students in each grade went around to their careers of choice to interview the guest speakers about their professions.

The career fair featured a wide range of speakers that included parents, family and friends of faculty members and community members:

Shakara Richardson, Suffolk County Police Department
Dara Caramanico-Broyles, Suffolk County Police Department
Keley Abbriano, Suffolk County Police Department
Danny Colondona, Suffolk County Police Department emergency services
Rose Charles, attorney at law
Clifford Charles, nurse anesthesiologist
Dr. Erin Hurme, doctor of acupuncture and oriental medicine
Joe Anchor, IT project management
Kimberly Jean-Pierre, New York State Assemblywoman
Cherrelle Crews, audio engineer/music producer
Scuba Steve, author and marine conservationist
Maria Francke, dance studio owner/director choreographer
Michelle Myers, retired U.S. Army sergeant/hospital clinical engineer manager
Deborah Magnani, physical therapist
Melisa Bliss, assistant district attorney
Rosemary Reyes, registered nurse
Peter Hornick, senior analyst
Lori Zomback, medical student/pediatrician
Karen Quintanilla, banker
Lauren King, managing partner/financial advisor
Joe Fitzpatrick (Stage name: Bear Bronson), professional wrestler
Leisha Cason, registered nurse
Jordan Valentine, emergency room medical student

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Date Added: 11/3/2023

Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School celebrates Hispanic Heritage

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On Oct. 25, Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School enjoyed an amazing Hispanic Heritage Night celebration in Amityville.

Students danced and recited bilingual poems in English and Spanish. Additionally, some of the faculty members and administrators were dancing to the festive music. They also had the honor of having State Sen. Monica Martinez as a keynote speaker. Ms. Martinez shared her expertise and perspective that inspired and educated our attendees, creating a meaningful and memorable experience for all. She highlighted the importance of attendance and the impact it has on the learning journey.

At the end of the performance, families enjoyed delicious food as a community. This was a beautiful celebration as people in the Amityville school community connected to their roots, cultural heritage and identity.

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Date Added: 10/27/2023

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