STEAMTRAX 3D Printers at St. Ephrems

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!!!

2016 Ladies Night Out at Gargulio’s

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!

St. Ephrem Aquinas Program 2016

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.

 

St. Joseph By the Sea High School Prep Program Introduces the Robotics program

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.

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Aloha Father Daughter Dance!!

On Saturday, April 9th, Daddies and their daughters put on their dance shoes, and finest Luau gear, to gather in MKH to dance the night away.

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Catholic Schools Week at St. Ephrems Was Filled with Faith, Knowledge, Service and School Spirit!

Students Kicking off Catholic Schools week by showing service in house.  Older grades pairing with the younger grades to read and do arts and crafts together.

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6th Grader Annabella enjoyed working with 1st Grader Brianna in reading the Ugly duckling, following arts and crafts.

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Music Bringing the students together! 

St. Ephrem parent of 4 students, Mr. Mathis, DJ's the students favorite music
Mr. Mathis, St. Ephrem parent of 4 and favorite DJ, keeps the kids moving with their favorite music!!!
Jamming out time!
Jamming out time!
CSW Day 3-2nd graders loving the music in the gymnasium.
2nd graders loving the music in the gymnasium.
CSW Day 3-Nursery moving to the music!
Nursery moving to the music!
CSW Day 3-5th Grade taking a break from their moves!
5th Grade taking a break from their moves!
CSW Day 3-Kindergarten having the time of their lives
Kindergarten having the time of their lives

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PreK getting ready to take over the dance floor!
PreK getting ready to take over the dance floor!
The fun is just about to begin
The fun is just about to begin

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3rd and 4th Graders get treated by a visit from one of NYC finest and St. Ephrem Dad, FDNY firefighter Paulsen. He talks about fire safety and explains what helps him keep safe when fighting a fire.

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Crazy Sock Day/ Faculty vs Student Basketball Game

In honor of Crazy Sock day, students brought in clean white socks to donate to the Marine Corps.
In honor of Crazy Sock day, students brought in clean white socks to donate to the Marine Corps.

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Mr. Taormina with his team of Students
Mr. Taormina with his team of Students
CSW Day 4-Teachers talking about how they have to go easy on the students!
Teachers talking about how they have to go easy on the students!
CSW Day 4-Mr. Taormina giving a pep talk to his team.
Mr. Taormina giving a pep talk to his team.

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CSW Day 4-Christian Daloul taking the ball to the hoop!
Christian Daloul taking the ball to the hoop

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CSW Day 4-Mr. Diffindale and Mrs. Michelle getting ready on the court.
Mr. Diffindale and Mrs. Michelle getting ready on the court.

Falltastic Finish to October for Our 4th Graders

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.

Photos: Halloween Party!

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.