|2014 Eighth Grade Graduation|
Mazal Tov to the Class of 2014! May you continue to go from strength to strength. Click here to view pictures from the graduation ceremony.
|Second Place in the Stock Market Game|
Congratulations to our Fifth Grade Students & Mrs. Pollack on winning Second Place in the Stock Market Game Competition. Organized by the SIFMA Foundation, this competition includes teams of students from public and private schools. Each team is the recipient of a virtual $100,000 that are invested in different stocks, bonds, etc. creating a top performing investment portfolio. Great job!
|Eighth Grade Students Win First Place|
Congratulations to our eighth grade students for winning First Place in the SET3 competition held Tuesday, May 27! The students engineered a total cargo transportation system focused on loading, unloading and transporting cargo. The team of six students, coached by Mr. Mushiev, competed again seven Jewish Day Schools from the tri-state area. Their system was designed to solve real life transportation systems problems of handling rough terrains and steep slopes while expending the least energy, and maximizing cargo load and efficiency. Great job!
|Kindergarten Students Learn About Dinosaurs|
You could hear the swell of excitement growing in KA this morning as students learned about the different types of dinosaurs, their habitats and food sources. Using SMART Technologies SMARTBOARD and the SMARTAMP application, the students were able to identify the different types of dinosaurs, draw pictures of their different living environments and clearly distinguish each dinosaur’s characteristics. We were lucky to have representatives from SMART join us. Thank you Ms. Mattingly and Ms. Fromofsky for joining us. What great fun!
|Grandparents and Special Visitors Day|
Friday May 23, 2014 SSSQ students welcomed grandparents and special visitors to a morning of singing and special programming. In addition, our guests visited classrooms and joined in learning activities.
|The Little Mermaid|
The audience was mesmerized by the spectacular SSSQ drama club student’s presentation of “The Little Mermaid” on May 20. Congratulations on a job well done. Please click here to view photos
|Our New Rabbi-in-Residence|
SSSQ is delighted to welcome Rabbi Efrem Reis, as our Rabbi-in-Residence for the upcoming school year. Rabbi Reis was ordained in 2012 and is relocating from Florida to join SSSQ. With his passion for education, Rabbi Reis is certain to enrich the SSSQ community’s learning experience. Click here to read more about Rabbi Reis.
Go Math! Kindergarten-Grade 5 Online Academic Support
Solomon Schechter School of Queens has implemented a new mathematics program, Go Math!, beginning in the Kindergarten up to Grade 5. The new program is aligned with the more vigorous standards of the core curriculum in mathematics. The online component of the program gives parents and students the ability to access the textbooks and additional resources online from home.
To access this site, go to www-k6.thinkcentral.com, where you will see several boxes that require you to fill in information. Select New York for the State and Private for the district and enter your userid and password. You should have access to the textbook and other online resources. Should you have any questions regarding the program, please contact your child's teacher.