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6th Grade Science Fair
6th graders enjoyed the competition at this year's Science Fair. Students worked diligently on their projects and presentations. Congratulations to those winners and a job well done to all!
The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus
The Educational Tour Bus visited our school for its fourth time. Students had the opportunity to tour the bus, a mobile recording studio, and explore musical instruments and recording equipment. Additionally, Mr McAuliffe traveled to City Hall with 20 students for the Come Together NYC event. They joined Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono, and Mayor De Blasio in singing "Imagine" and "Give Peace a Chance.
Students Adopt a Garden
PK students paired up with their 7th grade buddies to begin the beautification process of our adopted garden, Emerald Playground. Students worked together to clean up the area in preparation for planting, decorate materials to be on display in the garden, and then worked with the NYC Parks Department representatives to learn how to plant a garden.
Education & Retreat Center
7th graders traveled to upstate NY for a full day retreat that focused on team building and character building through various challenges and obstacles. Students engaged in activities that encouraged and strengthened communication and leadership skills as well as support for their peers. This retreat directly supports our schoolwide theme of tolerance, diversity, and leadership.
GREENLIGHT FOR GIRLS STEM EVENT
Hosted by PS 201- The Discovery School for Inquiry & Research: STEAM Magnet School in conjunction with Greenlight For Girls (G4G)
G4G is an international organization dedicated to inspiring girls of all ages and backgrounds to pursue STEM subjects by introducing them to the world of science, technology, engineering, and math in fun and exciting ways.
Our signature one‐day girl‐focused event demonstrates the fun in science through hands‐on workshops and activities run by volunteer role models in STEM fields. These are events open to the local community and brings 200+ attendees with up to 100 volunteers/workshop leaders per event. We organize these events in 5 continents across the globe.
(Check them out at http://greenlightforgirls.org/)
As a way to teach students that we are all contributing global citizens, PS/MS 200 students often host school-wide events to raise money for those less fortunate. Big thanks to Ms. Shmuel, Mrs. Pesale, & Mrs. Frawley who often assists students in organizing fundraisers for various causes.
Pennies for Patients kickoff assembly
1st graders earned the Hero to Animals Award from TeachKind for their humane efforts in raising almost $1,000 for their adopted rescue elephant, Minnie.
Bake Sale for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Bake Sale for Water for South Sudan
7th grade students raised over $700 toward their trip to Greenkill Outdoor Education Center and the Honor Roll Luncheon!
Students raised $500 for the Basketball Buddy program which pairs teens and college age students from the Queens community with kids with autism and special needs. The children take part in a great opportunity to learn fundamental basketball skills and make new friends!
Middle School students held a walkathon to raise money for both Water for South Sudan and Food Bank of Eastern Michigan. Students raised over $1,500.00 for these causes.
Beautiful Me is a unique program designed to educate females by promoting appreciation of their genuine qualities and to increase positive body awareness, improve problem solving skills, and to help build healthy friendship skills. All lessons are designed to teach girls of all ages how to think positively and with assurance about their bodies, their skills, and their relationships with others. This program was offered to all of our 8th grade girls.
John Lennon Educational Tour Bus
Our middle school students had the opportunity to be a part of this musically interactive and unique experience. The Lennon Bus is committed to providing students with access to music, audio, video, and broadcast technologies. Assisted by three on-board engineers, students learned how to write, record, and produce original songs, music videos, and live multi-camera video productions – all in one day!
Music of the Earth Assembly
Students in grades K-8 experienced various sounds, rhythms, and instruments from around the world!
Global Art Exchange
Students in grade 5 participated in a Global Art Exchange program where students exchange art from around the world. Check out some of the art work the students created. We are excited to see where we receive art from!