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Bronxville Elementary News

Third Graders Code Active Games for Younger Students

Third graders – who coded active video games in technology specialist Claire Hollocou’s class – engaged second graders to play their original games. During the collaboration, the younger students stepped on squares that changed colors and sounds as part of games that either had a countdown, kept score or interacted with other players.

Students Creating Sculptures

Fifth graders created their own 3D sculptures as part of a unit on pop art in Kendall Fousek’s art classes. Equipped with foil, tape, wood, paint and their creativity, the students were challenged to build colorful figures in motion.

Students in Class

As a culmination to their “Word Builders” phonics unit, first graders in teacher Emma Sheehan’s class were treated to a variety of construction-themed activities. Equipped with hard hats and neon caution bracelets, the students celebrated their achievements in their Construction Zone classroom.

Students Working Together in Class

Bronxville Elementary School fourth grade students from Derrick DiRienzo’s class used their collaboration skills to participate in a cup-stacking challenge. The experience was part of a hands-on activity in library media specialist Izzy Fattore’s makerspace. Throughout the process, the students were challenged to stack clear plastic cups, using only strings and rubber bands.

student-in-art-class-painting

Second graders culled ideas from their memory, experience, knowledge and imagination to create winter wonderland paintings in Kendall Fousek’s art class.

grad students group photo

A group of eight graduate students have been embedded in several elementary school classrooms to support students’ needs as part of the Teacher Residency program at the Bronxville School.

students programming robots on iPads

Fifth graders have been exploring line-based code and learning how to apply their knowledge of sequencing, loops, conditionals and functions to this new language. As part of a challenge in technology specialist Claire Hollocou’s class, the students programmed Dash robots.

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Mr. Joseph Mercora, Principal

JMercora@bronxvilleschool.org

914-395-0500 ext 1223

 

Ms. Rakiya Adams, Assistant Principal

RAdams@Bronxvilleschool.org

914-395-0500 ext 1252