Announcements Blog

  • Rock Your Socks!

    Posted by CMcGreevy on 1/28/2019

    ROCK YOUR SOCKS

    On March 21st everyone in the Quogue School will wear fun and crazy socks to support the L.I. Down Syndrome Advocacy Foundation!

    March 21st is internationally recognized as World Down Syndrome Day. This ''Lots of Socks'' initiative is part of the International Down Syndrome organization which encourages people to start a conversation about diversity, uniqueness, inclusion, and acceptance. The idea behind “Lots of Socks” is that all types, shapes, and sizes of the same thing can be unique in their own way yet do similar things!

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  • A Thank You Assembly to Veterans

    Posted by C McGreevy on 11/4/2018

    Veterans Day 2018

    In addition to honoring our local veterans, the Quogue School has set a goal to raise monies to support a soldiers treatment at The Elk Institute. The Elk Institute is a non-profit organization that was established to provide mental health treatment to our military. The institute specializes in psychological trauma (PTS, PTSD) in the military and provides services at no cost to the soldiers. We are raising money to provide a soldiers PTSD treatment. A representative from Westhampton's 106th Rescue Wing will be at the assembly to accept the donation on behalf of The Elk Institute.

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  • Unity Day Assembly: United Together Against Bullying

    Posted by C McGreevy on 10/24/2018

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    October is national bullying prevention month. The Quogue School faculty, students and parents came together today in one giant ORANGE message of hope and support of Unity Day. Since 2011 Unity Day has been the signature event of national bullying prevention month sponsored by Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center. Each class shared messages of kindness written on orange links of paper, and tips to follow if one is cyberbullied. To participate in Unity Day, we wore the color orange to show support for students who have been bullied. At the end of the sharing, students joined together as one united link of hope, love, and kindness. Here at the Quogue School, we too stand for kindness, acceptance & inclusion.

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  • “Kait’s Angels’ Buddy Bench” Donated by Quogue PBA

    Posted by C McGreevy on 10/22/2018

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    A "Kait’s Angels’ Buddy Bench” was donated on Friday, October 22nd, marking National Bullying Prevention Month. The Quogue Police Benevolent Association donated a friendship-building bench to the Quogue Elementary School to promote kindness throughout the school.

     

    Each buddy bench is built by Joe Doorhy, who founded Kait’s Angels, a Mattituck-based nonprofit organization with his wife, Darla Doorhy, in memory of their daughter, Kaitlyn Doorhy.

    “That’s what this whole thing is about: being kind and including everyone,” Quogue PBA Vice President Barbara Tiedemann said. Reported by 27 East Reporter Valerie Gordon

    Click here for more information about Kait's Angels

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  • Safe Halloween Trick or Treat Walk & Spooky Walk

    Posted by C McGreevy on 10/1/2018

    Safe Halloween 2018

    Save the date:  October 26th
    Time:  4 - 7 PM

    Cost: 
    $10 Trick or Treat Walk
    $5 Spooky Walk

    Dress up and bring a treat bag
    Safe Halloween 2018 Flyer

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  • Hudsy 5K Run Sign Up & Information

    Posted by C McGreevy on 10/1/2018

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    Hudsy 5K Run Sign up & Information

    The Hudsy 5K and Fun Run (for Kids) Honoring Joan Hudson 

    October 20, 2018 • RAIN / SHINE 9:00 AM START
    Sponsored by Quogue School Heart Links Project
    Proceeds fund heart-healthy activities at the Quogue Elementary School

     

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  • Cyberbullying Assembly

    Posted by C McGreevy on 9/28/2018

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    Speaker John Halligan presented to the 5th and 6th-grade students today with the hope that his true story inspires students to make positive changes in their lives to reduce bullying, cyberbullying and prevent teen suicides. In John's speech, students were reached to examine themselves and how they treat others. His request was not to be a bystander as they witness bullying behavior at school or online, but to be an upstander. An upstander is someone who recognizes when something is wrong and acts to make it right. When we stand up for what is right and do our best to help support and protect someone who is being hurt, we are being socially responsible.

     

    To help the fight against bullying and suicide prevention John started the website www.RyansStory.org, and has successfully spearheaded the Vermont Bully Prevention bill which was signed into law (ACT117) in May 2004. He also successfully led the passage of the law pertaining to mandatory suicide prevention education in public schools (ACT 114) in April 2006.

     

    Outspoken about the need for more awareness and prevention of bullying, cyberbullying and teen suicide, John has visited more than 1,800 schools, reaching more than one million students directly with Ryan’s Story.

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  • One-to-one Laptop Initiative

    Posted by C McGreevy on 9/2/2018

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    This year students will be utilizing a MacBook Air in their classrooms. With a one-to-one laptop initiative, assignments can be differentiated or even individualized to benefit the individual needs of the student.

    It is the responsibility of the 5th and 6th-grade parents to provide appropriate oversight for the use of the laptop at home. The laptop is to be used exclusively for school-related purposes.

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  • You're Invited to an Art Reception at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge

    Posted by C McGreevy on 5/30/2018

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    Visit the Quogue Wildlife Refuge to view the beautiful acrylic bird paintings by the fifth-grade students. This cross-curriculum project was led by art teacher Ms. Ginger and was assisted with library and computer studies.
    Reception Date: June 7th at 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. View Invitation

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  • Quogue Students Get the Opportunity to Thank Senator Kenneth P. LaValle for Supporting A Coding Program in our School

    Posted by C McGreevy on 4/20/2018 11:30:00 AM

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    KidOYO Is a coding platform that we’ve been testing out in 5th Grade! KidOYO is an educational infrastructure designed to introduce students to areas of computer science, engineering, and entrepreneurship.

    Students utilize the platform to develop interactive projects that are naturally differentiated to their level of understanding. This program gives students various skills that allow them to build websites, apps, and games through different courses and challenges all on their own! Many languages are available to learn. Some are Java, Scratch, Python, and HTML.

    They learn how to think logically and efficiently in a cooperative learning environment.

    We were fortunate to receive a grant for the implementation of KidOYO from Senator LaValle.  The grant covered eight East End school districts.

    To thank Senator LaValle, all eight of the North and South Fork schools gathered on April 20th at Mattituck’s High School library. Shared was group updates from faculty, student projects, and progress we made this year using the KidOYO program. 
    Video from Mineola School District on KidOYO

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