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The leader. (Freeport, N.Y.) 1941-1987, March 15, 2018, Image 6

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WHAT'S NEWS IN AND OUT OF THE CLASSROOM 5 E i 00 v-l o CM HERALD SCHOOLS J.W. Dodd brings home six medals J.W. Dodd rankings at Science Olympiad Regional The J.W Dodd Middle School Science Olympiad Team recently attended the Science Olympiad Regional Competition for the fifth consecutive year. The team won six medals and two honorable men- tions against 40 teams in Nassau County • Herpetology: Second Place Medal • Microbe Mission: First Place Medal Team A • Microbe Mission: Sec- ond Place Medal Team B • Roller Coaster: Sixth Place Medal Team A • Roller Coaster: Sev- enth Place Medal Team B • Parasitology: Ninth Place Medal • Honorable Mention: Hovercraft: llth Place • Honorable Mention: Duct Tape Challenge: llth Place Courtesy Freeport Public Schools Library hosts Youth Art Month exhibit Courtesy Freeport Public Schools FREEPORT PUBLIC SCHOOL District student-artists are pictured with staff and members of the art department, (above) CAROLINE G. ATKINSON Intermediate School student Sebastian Cabrera stood next to his artwork at Freeport Memorial Library. March is designation as National Youth Art Month and in celebration Freeport Public Schools hosted its Elementary Art Exhibit Opening Ceremony and Reception at the Free- port Memorial Library on March 6. Students from six schools — Caro- line G. Atkinson Intermediate, Archer Street, Bayview Avenue, Leo F. Giblyn School, New Visions and Columbus Avenue schools — partici- pated. The library welcomed the young artists and their families, art teachers, principals along with the school district's Dr. Mary Anne- DeVivio, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction attended the ceremony The exhibit, running through March 30, features a collection of artwork from stu- dents of all ages. Virtual access to black history Students at Leo F. Giblyn School in participated in a virtual museum as part of the school's celebration of February as Black History Month. Students, Jonah Afandor, right and Elijah Nobel, far right, worked together in the computer lab to watch video clips and listen to-sound bites and narratives about iconic African- Americans. The activity taught students about the remarkable contributions and sacrifices they have made, as well as how to use modern day digital technology to access a world of educational information. Courtesy Freeport Public Schools

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