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Chippewa Elementary School

31 Morris Ave.
Holtsville, NY 11742
Principal: Patricia A. Aubrey
Phone: 631-696-8640
Fax: 631 696-8645

  

 

Today a reader tomorrow a leader 

 

Digital Citizenship (online safety) By Ms. Harte & Mrs. Scully

 

Upcoming Events

March 1st

  • PTA Zingo Family Night: Session 1 – 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm (Caféteria) Session 2 – 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

March 4th

  • Elementary Music Festival Rehearsal #3 at East 5 – 8 pm

March 5th

  • Elementary Music Festival Concert at East 7 pm (3/7 snow date)

March 7th

  • PTA Meeting at 7 pm

March 8th

  • Elementary Second Trimester Ends

March 13th

  • 5th grade to Sagamore to see “Legally Blonde Junior”
  • BLT Book Swap
  • DEAR Night

March 14th

  • 1st Grade in school field trip Janice Buckner

March 15th

  • PTA Girls Event – “Ties & Tiaras” Dance – 7 pm to 9 pm

March 18th

  • Chippewa Reading Competition begins

March 20th

  • Goldilocks Trial

March 22nd

  • Goldilocks Trial
  • Elementary Report Cards posted to the Parent Portal

March 25th

  • 5th grade NY State Environmental Conservation Assembly

March 26th 12:15 pm – HALF DAY DISMISSAL – NO CHILD CARE

March 27th

  • Family Connect Night

March 29th

  • STEAM Museum

 

 

 

Important Information

 

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Chippewa Pledge

We are proud to be Chippewa students.
We respect others.
We always try our best.
We are leaders in school and in our community.
We believe we will achieve!

 

 

In the News

Chippewa Students Study the Science of Insects

Chippewa Students Study the Science of Insects photo

Chippewa Elementary School students were recently introduced to areas of biology and entomology with help from two assistant professors from the Department of Biology at Farmingdale State College.

Cell biologist Dr. Azad Gucwa visited Donna Gianfortone’s first-grade class and Laura Seguna’s fourth-grade class to guide students through a hands-on learning activity utilizing foldscopes and paper microscopes.

As part of an additional activity, Dr. Carly Tribull taught students about entomology and the importance of insects as she spoke about her unique collection of insects. 

 

Student Collaboration Highlights African-American History

Student Collaboration Highlights African-American History photo
A collaborative effort provided impressive results as kindergarten students in Jennifer Collins’ class joined their fifth-grade book buddies in Amanda Hallstein’s class at Chippewa Elementary School for a project that honored prominent African-American men and women in history.

As part of the project celebrating Black History Month, student groups researched information on their selected individual and created timelines using chronological order to outline their lives. While organizing the presentations, fifth-grade students focused on text structure to clearly and concisely deliver the information.  

Concluding the project, students presented their work to a room of their peers on the influential individual they selected. Among the prominent figures chosen were Fredrick Douglas, Barack Obama, Rosa Parks, Jackie Robinson and Harriet Tubman. 

Chippewa Celebrates the Chinese New Year

Chippewa Celebrates the Chinese New Year photo

Elements of traditional Chinese culture covered the halls of Chippewa Elementary School in celebration of Chinese New Year on Feb. 5 as students participated in a collection of activities highlighting the country.

Before the celebration, third-grade students throughout the building crafted Chinese lanterns, masks and painted messages in Mandarin to be displayed throughout the building. In addition, students became experts on Chinese culture, learning intriguing facts about the country and its citizens’ way of life. 

Concluding the celebration, students enjoyed a Chinese food lunch where they spoke about the Americanized items served and those served as a part of a traditional Chinese meal. 

 
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