McVey Elementary School

McVey Grads 2018 road sign - On the Road to Success


School Information

Mrs. Kerry Dunne - Principal

Mr. Len Minerva - Assistant Principal

2201 Devon Street, East Meadow, NY 11554

Main Office: 228-5300 Absence/nurse: 228-5306 District Hotline: 228-5232 Transportation: 478-5771

School Schedule

9:14 AM - 3:29 PM
Grades K-5

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McVey School building airbrush drawing.Honor Our Flag Day at McVey - McVey students and staff assembled to honor our flag.     Honor Our Flag Day at McVey - McVey's American flag waves proudly.     Honor Our Flag Day at McVey - The singing of our National Anthem by 5th grade students.       Honor Our Flag Day at McVey - This Land is Your Land was sung by one and all at McVey.     Thank you, Graduating Class of 2018, for the gift to our school.... A Stellar Pink Dogwood Tree! The graduates dubbed the tree 'Yvonne’s Tree', in honor of our school secretary, Mrs. Perno who is retiring.     Mighty Mind Multiplication Math Tournament     Mighty Mind Multiplication Math Tournament - McVey 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders compete in multiplication fluency.     Mighty Mind Multiplication Math Tournament- The Champs!!     The Get Smart Show Live!     Students from Mrs. Napolitano's 2nd grade class share with the whole school their research project on origami during a live broadcast.   Miss Lavine's kindergarten class getting smarter about sharks by way of videoconference with Kasey Go from the Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, FL.   Miss Lavine's kindergarteners learning about acceptance and friendship with Kasey from the book, Smiley Shark.   In Mrs. O'Neill's Library, Mrs. Conklin's 5th graders work together using teamwork, critical thinking and problem-solving to solve a series of logic puzzles and clues to lead to an end unlock their boxes!   Library Escape Room!! - Locating and deciphering the clues that lead to 'the escape' while applying library skills makes for a valuable learning experience for these 5th graders.   Field Day - McVey Takes Manhattan 2018.   Field Day - McVey Takes Manhattan 2018 - Setting up pins!.   Field Day - McVey Takes Manhattan 2018!- Swoosh!!  Field Day - McVey Takes Manhattan 2018!- Fun in the Sun!  Field Day 2018 - McVey Takes Manhattan - Gone packing!!   Field Day - McVey Takes Manhattan 2018 - Vying for a seat in musical chairs   Field Day - McVey Takes Manhattan 2018 - All dressed up with somewhere to go--Fast!   Field Day - McVey Takes Manhattan 2018 - Topping the event with some rest and cold ices!!  Carousel of Learning - Grade 2 - Character in Literature - Ms. Beradi's Class.   Carousel of Learning - Grade 2 - Character in Literature - Classes of Napolitano and Ryder.   Carousel of Learning - Grade 2 - Character in Literature.   Carousel of Learning - Grade 3 Recorder Concert.   Carousel of Learning - Grade 3 Recorder Concert.    Spring Concert - Orchestra.  Spring Concert - Orchestra- Time for Spring and the melodic tones of the McVey String Orchestra. Spring Concert - Band.  Spring Concert - Jazz Band - Jazzy renditions of really cool songs from the McVey Jazz Band  Spring Concert - Jazz Band - The Jazz Band's songs remind us that the days of Spring are here. Spring Concert - Chorus.  Spring Concert - Chorus - The Chorus performed songs that celebrate the arrival of the Spring!  Ms. Beinhacker's kindergarten class getting smarter about sharks by way of distance learning.  Third graders are visited by the Butterfly Man!Environmental Awareness Week - Garden Clean-up.  Environmental Awareness Week - Garden Clean-up.  Mrs. Jalfin's 4th grade class created the winning slogan/theme for this year's Environmental Awareness Week. Congratulations to them!  Environmental Awareness Week - Mrs. Perri's classIn front of school-wide Environmental Tees bulletin board!  Environmental Awareness Week -Ms. Messiano's 's first graders wore RED to put to show that they put their hearts into the earth!  Environmental Awareness Week -Mrs. McCready's 's third graders wore WHITE for clean air.  Environmental Awareness Week - Ms. Cirillo's fifth graders wore BLUE for clean water! Environmental Awareness Week - Ms. Kuzniar's second graders wore GREEN for clean land.  Environmental Awareness Week - Ms. Beinhackers's kindergarteners wore BLUE & GOLD to use their mighty minds to help make our Earth green, clean, and supreme!!  McVey PTA Cultural Arts Presentation - Story Pirates!   McVey PTA Cultural Arts Presentation - Story Pirates!   Ms. Papageorgiou's basketball skills weren’t enough to beat Julian Kimak, who became the overall champion of this year's March Madness Free Throw Contest!   Students from Mrs. Jalfin's 4th grade class stand proudly to point out their contributions to a bulletin board that featured the inspirational powers of music. The hundreds of names and personal sentiments about music were written by every student in Ms. Schick's music classes to celebrate Music in Our Schools Month!    The Music Man came to McVey!     McVey's Graduating Class of 2018 showing love and support for healthy hearts during the Jump Rope for Heart school-wide fundraiser event.     The Earth Savers members and moderators are thankful to Ms. Sharon for sharing what her SPLASH organization is doing to help decrease pollution in our area's oceans, bays, and waterways.     Winners all! Congratulations to all the student council candidates for stepping up and getting involved in our election process.    Our proud safety patrol monitors, with their moderators - Ms. Cohen and Mrs. Jalfin.    The Christine Sklarsky Literacy Center at McVey.Harmony Pond, and its surrounding courtyard area, is a self-sustaining ecological environment.

McVey Leads the Way!

Thank you for visiting McVey Elementary School's website! We hope this will provide you with necessary information about our school, our staff, our PTA, and upcoming events. For more information, please see the calendar tabs on this site. McVey School relies on our PTA for its support of many school traditions, such as Wellness Walk, Halloween Howl & Spooky Walk, Barnes & Noble Literacy Festival, and School-Wide Field Day and BBQ. Without parent volunteers these functions would not be possible. If you are available to donate your time or would like to become a member of the PTA, please contact the McVey PTA.

Our Points of Pride

• Get Smart!- McVey Mighty Minds
• Annual Community Wellness Walk for Red Ribbon Week
• Award Winning Kiwanis Kids (K-Kids) Servicing The Community
• Annual McVey 5k and Fun Run
• Jazz Ensemble & Orchestra Chamber
• William Coddington Nature Discovery Center-Harmony Pond
• SMART Boards, Videoconferencing, Computer Labs, Classroom Document Cams, & iPads to Meet & Exceed Student Learning Standards
• Environmental Committee Sponsors School–wide Recycling Program & School-wide Environmental Awareness Week
• Theatre Arts After-School Program
• Human Dignity Committee

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