On the last day of school, the graduating fifth-grade class of Albany Avenue Elementary School took their final walk through the familiar hallways, slapping high-fives with the younger students who lined up to say goodbye.
Nine students from Farmingdale School District placed in the top three in three divisions of the Nassau County Chapter of the New York Association for Pupil Transportation’s (NYAPT) School Bus Safety Poster Contest.
Farmingdale’s four elementary schools—Albany Avenue, Northside, Saltzman East Memorial, and Woodward Parkway—all held moving up ceremonies for their fifth-grade class during the last week of the 2017-2018 school year.
It was a big week for the fifth-grade students at Farmingdale’s four elementary schools. Albany Avenue, Northside, Saltzman East Memorial, and Woodward Parkway all hosted their annual 5th grade award ceremonies to acknowledge students who excelled in academics, sports, music, art, and community service during the 2017-2018 school year.
Over 400 Farmingdale High School seniors—dressed in their green and white graduation gowns—returned to their elementary schools for the Districts’ second annual Senior Walk. The nostalgic procession took place at all four Farmingdale elementary schools— Albany Avenue, Northside, Saltzman East Memorial, and Woodward Parkway.
This May, Thomas Alva Edison came to life for the K-2 students at Albany Avenue Elementary School. The costumed portrayal and energetic performance of one of the world's greatest inventors captivated the elementary school audience as they learned about Edison's early childhood and career.
Character Day was held at Albany Avenue Elementary School this past May, with first-graders picking out their favorite character from a beloved book and bringing them to life in the classroom.
The music teachers at Albany Avenue Elementary School take Music in our Schools Month very seriously—as in seriously fun! Designated by the National Association for Music Education, Music in Our Schools Month began as a single state-wide advocacy day in New York in 1973 and has since grown into a month-long national celebration of school music.
The Farmingdale School District and greater local community came together to participate in Farmingdale’s 9th annual St. Baldrick’s Day event—held at The Nutty Irishmen on Sunday, March 18th. Every year, the event raises money to fund pediatric cancer research and provide care for kids going through cancer treatment. It was an extraordinary day, with wonderful, giving people shedding their locks for a great cause.