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Westhampton Beach Elementary School

379 Mill Road
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978

Phone:
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.:  (631) 288-3800 ext. 252 or 231
After 4p.m.:  (631) 288-3804
Fax: (631) 288-7867 
Hours: 8:30a.m. - 3:10p.m.
We Care- 7:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Principal: Lisa Slover (lslover@whbschools.org)
Assistant Principal: Lisa Menegio (lmenegio@whbschools.org)

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A Bountiful Harvest

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Westhampton Beach Elementary School students stood in the school’s greenhouse on a sunny afternoon in March, astounded by the bounty of greens they had been growing since January. It was harvesting day.

The students had the opportunity to taste the winter microgreens they had grown, which included arugula, broccoli rabe, spinach and lettuce, and took turns harvesting the garden beds. 

Their crops, which grew without added heat, yielded enough to allow the school’s head chef to create a generous salad that all students enjoyed on March 18. 

The PTA-sponsored garden project officially kicked off this school year with the goal of teaching students about growing seasons and the art of gardening. Farm educator Renato Stafford led the project. 

With the winter greens harvested, the students will work on another round of planting. They will be growing potatoes, snap peas, tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers, and as the weather grows warmer, they will start tending outdoor beds behind the greenhouse. They will also be learning about the composting process.





Draw me a Picture

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Westhampton Beach Elementary School students helped illustrator Jeff Mack draw an original character during a school assembly on Feb. 14. As part of the high-energy event, students listed physical traits that the new character should have as Mack drew them on an easel. They also learned about Mack’s career and how he become an illustrator and author. The event was sponsored by the Westhampton Free Library.    
 

Sending Love

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The first-graders in AnnMarie Steiner’s class at Westhampton Beach Elementary School put their creativity and writing skills into practice on Feb. 14 by crafting Valentine’s Day cards for friends and family. 
 

100 Days Smarter

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Westhampton Beach Elementary School marked the 100th day of school on Feb. 14 with a number of hundred-themed activities. For Meaghan Moran’s first-grade class, those included counting 100 drops of water, writing 100 words, stacking 100 cups and measuring 100 centimeters. Pictured, from left, are students Mila Nathan, Claire Robesch and Gabriella Yervasi with their measuring ribbon.





Published Journalists

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Four Westhampton Beach Elementary School fifth-graders learned about the art of journalism by penning an article as part of Newsday’s Kidsday section. For their article, the students Jasmine Taylor, Jessilynn Trinh, Katherine Ralph and Hailey Groth interviewed Nickelodeon star Jace Norman, who stars in the show “Henry Danger.” Their work appeared in the Jan. 18 issue of Kidsday.