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East Elementary Students Perform Spring Concert

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Students at East Elementary School delighted family, friends and the school community at their recent Spring Concert.

Members of the Fourth and Fifth Grade String Orchestras and Third Grade Recorder Band performed a variety of selections under the guidance of Ms. Sofia Notar-Francesco. Among the many songs included, “A Mozart Melody,” “Dragon Slayer” and “Eye of the Tiger.”

Under the direction of Craig West, the Fourth and Fifth Grade Bands performed a variety of numbers respectively including “Rock the House” and “1812 Overture.”

The Fourth and Fifth Grade Chorus under the direction of Sofia Notar-Francesco, accompanied by Leslie Fitzpatrick Waltzer on piano, closed the concert singing “Give Us Hope.”

See some of the Third Grade Recorder Band Here.

Date Added: 5/23/2024

Long Beach LARC teams will participate in the International Wonder League Robotics Competition Invitational Round

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The Long Beach fourth grade Learning Activities to Raise Creativity (LARC) Robotics Teams have earned a coveted spot in the International Wonder League Robotics Competition Invitational Round.

The Wonder League Robotics Competition (WLRC) is an international coding and robotics competition for future tech leaders and innovators. Almost 8,000 teams participated in the WLRC competition from 69 countries. Only 12% of teams qualified for the International Invitational Round. Teams participated in four rounds of intensive missions over a five-month period to compete for a chance to earn a spot in the Wonder Workshop sponsored International Invitational Round.

Through a series of story-based missions, the teams developed problem-solving, growth mindset, and creativity skills through coding and programming. The LARC Robotics Teams designed solutions for real-world science and technology challenges by programming their robots.

Congratulations to Mason Bermeo, Jaedyn Diamond, Caylee Donaghy, Arwyn Donofrio, Brody Dowler, Madeline Eckert, Grayson Eichin, Jackson Ferraro, Kiernan Gianfrancesco, Rosalia Heindrichs, Owen Klein, Emma Kohn, Slate Koss, Caroline McCarthy, Kylie McDonnell, Rowan McLaughlin, Jack McNicholas, Hannah Montalbano, Daniel Mooney, Vittoria Mortillaro, Murphey Moser, Cruz Nafte, Riley Pilczak, Truman Rodabaugh, Wolfe Scanio, Laina Sisko, Jayden Torres, Harlen Werner, Jack Wilsusen and Zoey Zeilman.

The Long Beach teams are coached by Long Beach teacher Dr. Caitlin Fuentes King.

Date Added: 5/8/2024