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Week in Review: December 4th - 8th Featured
This week in STEM, students learned that chocolate is made from cacao beans. Let's just say that cacao beans do NOT taste like the chocolate we are used to!
Another student NOT enjoying the origin
Our 3rd grade students visit the British Art
Gallery in New Haven to ignite their creative
side. Check out some students in action.
Our 4th grade students learn how a
police dog is trained and how a canine
officer communicates with a police
Our 4th grade students getting a lesson
about some of the tools canine officers
use to train their police dog.
4th grade students join our 1st grade students to buddy read
and help them identify facts about animals for their
"All About" books.
Week in Review: November 20th-22nd Featured
We are so lucky to be partnered with Yale University and have an opportunity to work with Yale Demos.
Our teachers giving feedback to some furniture options for our new
building on the campus of SCSU. So exciting!
An awesome team of Strong staff members put together a turkey
dinner for our entire staff! Thank you to everyone who made a dish!
We are all so grateful and everything was delicious!
Students in 3rd grade made "multiplication turkeys" to celebrate
the holiday and show multiplication in four ways.
Week in Review: November 13th-17th Featured
After completing a unit on portraits, one of our 2nd grade students
creates a portrait of a tiger. Isn't is cute that her the color of her bows
match the tiger?
Our third grade studied the evolution of written communication. In
STEM students created mail carriers and programmed the Dash and Dot
Robots to deliver different types of mail through a series of obstacles.
On Monday, we celebrated our 5th annual National Day of Reading,
formerly known as Ben Carson Reading Day to raise awareness
of the importance of everyday, leisure reading. Look at the
excitement one of our third grade classes had to share
what they read!
Fourth Graders read an article and watched a video on Scholastic News
to learn about the recent hurricanes. This helped students to write
letters to students in Puerto Rico for the Hispanic Heritage Month
activity. We continue to think about everyone
who was impacted by the hurricanes.
Our Kindergarten students using learning mats in Physical Education.
The learning mats utilize technology and physical fitness to reinforce
math, literacy, and health skills during Physical Education.
Art Display at Central Office! Featured
October Harambee Featured
We are so lucky to be working with the SCSU Urban Fellows again this year during Harambee. Harambee, in Swahili, means "all pull together." This is a time where our second graders come together to sing songs, participate in a read aloud with a guest reader, and get started for the day. Check out some highlights from our October Harambee.
Care for Coryn Day Featured
The Strong Magnet School community came together to help our student Coryn fight cancer during our Care for Coryn festival. It was a great day for Coryn and her family as well as our community filled with face painting, games, pumpkin painting, music, a magician and much more! Thank you to everyone who helped make the event such a success.
September Town Meeting Featured
Our first Town Meeting of the year was awesome! We'd like to shout out Mrs. Pittman's class for saying the Pledge of Allegiance in Mandarin and Mrs. Deroche's class for teaching us how to be STRONG with their original song. Congratulations to all our Students of the Month, Magic Mailbox winners, and students with perfect attendance!
New Haven Blue Ribbon School! Featured
We are excited to announce that we were recognized by Mayor Toni Harp as a New Haven Blue Ribbon School! It takes a great deal of people to accomplish such an honor, so we thank our students, parents, and staff for all that you do! Thank you Mayor Toni Harp and Superintendent Dr. Reginald Mayo for commending the work of our school community.
Orientation 2017-2018 Featured
May Town Meeting Featured
At Town Meeting this month, we took time to celebrate our successes. Thank you to Ms. Minichino, Mr. Couvertier, and Mrs. Cruz for recognizing our students and teachers, and encouraging our students to celebrate that there "Ain't No Stopping Us Now" by dancing throughout the building. Check out some of our reactions to seeing our school community dance!
STEM Day! Featured
Mother's Day Luncheon Featured
City-wide Art Show Featured
Congratulations to all of our students who represented our school at the City-wide Art Show. Our artists had the opportunity to display their work for the community to see in a real gallery in New Haven. Your artwork is phenomenal. Thank you to Mrs. Schrier and Mrs. Platt for "brushing up" our art skills.
Third Quarter Recognition Ceremony Featured
Arbor Day Featured
April Town Meeting Featured
Shelter Challenge Featured
Science Fair Featured
Thank you to the teachers who facilitated many wonderful science fair projects this year. Congratulations to our winners from the following classes that will represent Strong Magnet School at the District Science Fair: Mrs. Ovalles, Mr. Couvertier, Ms. Walker, Mrs. Ieraci, Mrs. Seeley, Ms. Tabak, and Mrs. Mullally.
March Town Meeting Featured
We had an awesome time at Town Meeting this month. We were able to celebrate our Magnet School of Distinction award as well as all of our respectful students, magic mailbox winners, and students with perfect attendance. We even had a visit from Captain Attendance. Thank you to Mrs. Cappiello's class for teaching us about technology and Ms. Walkers class for entertaining us with their performance of Respect.