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Great Neck Road Elementary School

1400 Great Neck Road
Copiague, New York 11726
(631) 842-4013
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Hours: (Grades K-5) 9:05am – 3:15 pm

Principal:  Tamika Eason
Assistant Principal: Nicole Dunne

Students: 450
Faculty: 41

    

Great Neck Road Elementary School provides a challenging and supportive academic program for approximately 525 students in kindergarten through grade five. The faculty at Great Neck Road works closely with students in many areas to instill in them a lifelong desire to learn.

Great Neck Road teachers and staff are involved in several educational initiatives dedicated to promoting creative and critical thinking and to achieve grade level proficiency in reading, mathematics, and English Language Arts.

In addition, with help from the school's very active PTA, students are involved in numerous academic, social, and cultural programs, as well as family-oriented events and activities throughout the school year.

 

Current News

Elementary Musicians Ending the Year on a High Note

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The sounds of music are heard throughout the Copiague School District as student-musicians in the elementary schools are finishing up the school year on a high note. At Susan E. Wiley Elementary School, members of the school’s band and chorus performed a practice concert for the kindergarten through second grade students. The band, third grade chorus along with the fourth and fifth grade chorus recently prepared for their spring concert. At Great Neck Road Elementary School, Ms. Durao is working with her students during their trumpet lessons to prep for their concert as well. During their general music time, Mr. Hosza is teaching kindergartners how to play the handbells. 

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Date Added: 5/28/2024

Copiague Students Presented with Suffolk Zone Awards

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Twelve students in the Copiague School District were recently the recipients of Leadership Awards presented by the Suffolk Zone of New York State AHPERD. Each year, two students are selected from fifth grade, eighth grade and 12th grade from each school district in Suffolk County to be recognized for their outstanding leadership and excellence in physical education. These students demonstrate hard work, dedication and make a positive impact within their physical education setting throughout the school year. 

The Copiague physical education and athletics department congratulates the 2024 recipients of the Leadership Awards:
Deauville Gardens East Elementary School: Shayla Hunter and Steven Sime Rodriguez
Deauville Gardens West Elementary School: Danika Eldora and Jadiel Vinas-Peralta
Susan E. Wiley Elementary School: Ismely Valera Flores and Hamlet Lora
Great Neck Road Elementary School: Jurnyi Payton and Michael Sime Estevez
Copiague Middle School: Kayden Callaghan and Taraji Lewis
Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School: Joshua Osofsky and Rosangel Peralta Plasencia

 

Date Added: 5/17/2024

Making Special Memories for Mother’s Day

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Recognizing those special people in their lives, the first grade classes at Great Neck Road Elementary School held a Mother’s Day celebration on May 9. These guests were invited into the classrooms with the first graders, where they were treated to songs celebrating the holiday. Students each shared why they think their mother is the best. They created works of art especially for their guests and wrote about all the reasons they love their mothers. To close out the celebration, students shared cookies and snacks with the guests.

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Date Added: 5/13/2024

GNR Artists at Work

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Fifth graders in Ms. Haughney’s art class at Great Neck Road Elementary School recently learned about contemporary artist Sol Lewitt. Students reviewed geometry vocabulary and key math concepts while looking at his “open cube” sculpture, inspiring them to create their own cubes.

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Date Added: 4/18/2024