As an on going effort to incorporate STEM education into our curriculum, St. Ephrem School now has available to classes, the STEAMTRAX Cube 3D printers!!!
7th grade planted carrot, squash and zucchini seeds with the help of Mr. D’Alessio grandfather/farmer of 7th grade student.
St. Ephrem’s HSA annual fundraiser “Ladies Night Out” was held at the beautiful Gargulio’s in Coney Island. The ladies of all ages enjoyed winning beautiful baskets and amazing food!
The Aquinas Expo was held today at St.Peter Catholic Academy. It is the culmination of a year’s work by the students in Aquinas, a program for students to collaborate on a research project displayed in various formats. The title of St. Ephrem’s project is Evolution — biological, social, economic, and scientific evolution through the ages.
On Friday, St. Joseph by the Sea High School Prep Program introduced the 7th grade students to the Robotics program. Every Friday, the 7th and 8th grade students are introduced to the paperless way of learning, on IPads, that St. Joseph teaches their high school students.
For the remaining of the school year, St. Ephrem students will get a glimpse of the technology that is taught at St. Joseph by the Sea.
Our 4th Grade students have been up to their elbows with pumpkin seeds, as well as celebrating a classic author, Rohal Dahl.
On Friday, October 23, Roald Dahl was honored in a scrumpdidilioucious way by the students, who dressed up as their favorite characters from his books.
On Friday, October 30, the students wrapped up their Falltastic Math and Science learning with pumpkins. After measuring, creating hypotheses, and researching their pumpkins, the seeds will be left to dry and used for Mrs. Curry’s Spring lesson on the Iroquois tradtion of creating their very own Three Sisters Gardens.
The Halloween Party in the old school hall was a huge success on Saturday, Oct. 24. Thank you to the HSA, as well as all parents and faculty that helped make the kids’ night full of fun and ghoulishly wonderful memories.