We would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our Moriches families a fantastic and joyful holiday season. During the months of November and December, the students and staff have been focused on the virtues of grat- itude and generosity. We are all thankful for what we have and look to share with others whenever possible. Students have been participating in the Colonial Youth Food Drive and we are also collecting for a Toy Drive to help those less fortunate.
The Winter Recess/Holiday Break is from Monday, December 26th to Monday, January 2nd. Classes resume on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.
We have many new and exciting initiatives at Moriches Elementary School this year. Students in grades 1-5 have a weekly period in the STEM lab to enhance their science experiences. They have been working on hands-on multi-disciplinary lessons aligned to their grade level standards. We have re- ceived plenty of positive feedback about this new program enriching our stu- dents’ educational experiences. We also have implemented a standing library schedule which allots one period a week for each class to visit our beautiful library to check-out books as well as utilize our technology and media resources. Our goal is to increase students’ opportunities to access books and continue to cultivate their love of reading. We have also provided a health overview/training to all of our faculty and staff members of Moriches Elemen- tary School. Our district lead nurse provided overview training and infor- mation about what to do in a medical emergency. Topics covered included: CPR overview, Heimlich Maneuver training, basic first aid, food allergies and seizures. Our students’ safety is our top priority.
We wish you and your family happy holidays and a happy and healthy new year. May 2017 be your best year yet!