First graders have been studying insects and their interesting life cycles in Susan Monaco’s science classes. The students cared for and investigated several different insects, including ladybugs, darkling beetles and milkweed bugs.
Recognizing the opportunity for improvement, taking risks to create solutions that add value or serve a need.
Acting and inspiring others to work toward a positive outcome.
Engaging in a disciplined process to deepen understanding, evaluate possibilities, or construct a reasoned judgment.
Becoming informed and acting to make an impact in small and large ways.
Kindergartners have been using their senses to observe the world and participate in various hands-on activities.
As part of their Native American History studies, fourth graders virtually visited the Iroquois Museum to learn about the culture, history and traditions of the Native people. During the interactive program, they connected with Iroquois educator Brenda LaForme, who is from Six Nations Reserve, a member of the Onondaga Nation and Beaver Clan.
Kindergartners through fifth graders connected with children’s book author Bruce Hale during virtual author visits on Nov. 2 and Nov. 10. During his visits, he read his book “Big Bad Baby” to students in grades K-2 and “Switched” to students in grades 3-5.
Bronxville School students participated in a variety of activities to express their creativity and celebrate Halloween.
Members of Bronxville High School’s Autism Awareness Club hosted a trick-or-treat experience for elementary and middle school students in special classes on Oct. 29. Dressed in their Halloween costumes, they walked down the hallways and collected candy from classrooms and offices throughout the district.
With a book in hand, fourth graders in Derrick DiRienzo’s class moved freely around their classroom to choose which type of seating worked best for their needs. Some preferred reading their book on floor cushions, while others opted for reclined seating or their new desks and chairs.
A colorful, bright and vibrant playground surface – designed to foster creativity and inspire free play – has become a reality at Bronxville Elementary School, thanks to the innovative thinking of district leaders and a generous grant from the Bronxville School Foundation.
Kindergartners briskly walked toward the field of pumpkins, set up on school grounds, as part of the annual fall tradition on Oct. 15. The students selected their own pumpkins before bringing them back to their classrooms to closely examine and study them.
Mr. Joseph Mercora, Principal
914-395-0500 ext 1223
Ms. Rakiya Adams, Assistant Principal
914-395-0500 ext 1252