Laurie McIntosh, also known as “Story Laurie,” brought her storytelling and musical gifts, and her love of the natural world, to Phoenicia Elementary School on May 24. During her garden-themed program—held in the community garden located on the school grounds—McIntosh asked the children to think about the various forces that help plants grow—everything from clean water to pollinating insects.
For Parents/Guardians of Onteora students. Select above link for the different types of assessment our District uses and a description of each assessment.
Continents in a Box started from an idea that third graders should not just read and write about the 7 continents of the world, but, should also be able to touch, feel and experience real objects that come from lands far far from their own. With a grant from the Lilly Sarah Grace foundation and funding from the PTA this program was established. Select link for an amazing video overview of this program.
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