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After 4pm you can use the following numbers if there is a bus emergency.
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Towne Bus for all Large Buses: 631-862-2019
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Third Graders Get Hands-On Building Simple Machines

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Third graders in Ms. Beard’s class at Tackan Elementary School are learning how to create simple machines during a hands-on Project Lead the Way lesson on Jan. 7. Using Vex kits and working in small groups, the students are working on a unit on stability and motion. During the lesson on simple machines and forces, the students had to find all the parts in the kit and then follow step-by-step instructions on the iPad to complete the build. 

Winter Fun at Tackan

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Just prior to the winter holiday break, the second graders at Tackan Elementary School participated in hands-on activities during their winter work centers. Rotating through the four different classrooms, the students participated in making different art projects, such as a penguin made out of hearts, a snow globe, fingerprint snowmen and gingerbread men using glyphs to decode the different parts of the body. Along with the art projects, the second graders wrote about the wintertime and what it means to them. 

Giving Back to Their Community

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Students in the Character Education and Citizenship Club at Tackan Elementary School helped families in their own community by organizing donated food items into boxes. They worked diligently to fill each box with the required items. The club members also helped the families in their community by wrapping donated gifts. Students were excited to be a part of this activity because they enjoy giving back and being active in community service.

Tackan Celebrates Holidays Around the World

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Tackan Elementary School celebrated the holiday traditions of different countries around the world during a program sponsored by the school’s Parent-Teacher Association on Dec. 12. The students learned about Hanukkah, Christmas, Three Kings Day, Kwanzaa and winter solstice. The different holidays were all demonstrated with stories, song and dance.

A Taste of Winter Poetry

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The second graders at Tackan Elementary School are using all five of their senses during a recent writing assignment. Writing about winter, the students were asked to use all five of their senses when describing the season and what it means to them during a poetry lesson. They brainstormed different ideas of how winter makes them feel, how it smells, the different touches and sounds, and how it tastes. Their final drafts were mounted to a cup of hot cocoa brimming with cotton ball marshmallows.

Great Hollow Chamber Choir Visits

Tackan Students Tackle Tricky Words

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First graders in Kathleen Ierano’s class at Tackan Elementary School are practicing “trick” words using Play-Doh. Trick words are the words that do not follow the “rules” of the English language so they need to be memorized. Play-Doh isn’t just for fun; it’s also great tool to use for strengthening fine-motor skills. 

HSE Chamber Choir Visits Tackan

Boosterthon 2019