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Bowling Green School

2340 Stewart Ave.
Westbury, NY 11590

Principal: Maria Ciarametaro

Assistant Principal: Amelia Olivera Garcia

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Bowling Green Elementary School belongs to the East Meadow School District located in the center of Nassau County, Long Island, NY. We are a large school with almost 900 students in grades K to 5.

Hurricane Helpers

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Fifth-graders at Bowling Green Elementary School raised more than $1,500 for MedShare through their “Hurricane Helpers” fundraiser to help those affected by the recent hurricanes.

According to its website, MedShare is a nonprofit humanitarian aid organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people, communities and the planet by sourcing and directly delivering surplus medical supplies and equipment to communities in need around the world.  

Throughout the month of October, the fifth-graders asked students, staff and administrators to make a monetary donation and to color in paper cutouts of Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. The school’s Kiwanis Kids club collected the donations and cutouts from each classroom and pasted the images on large paper hearts that were displayed in the hallway outside the main office.  

The grand total of $1,514.90 will assist MedShare in distributing medical supplies and basic care items to those affected by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. 

Bowling Green’s fifth-grade class would like to thank all families, students and faculty members who helped make this fundraiser a huge success.  

Kindness From Bowling Green’s Kiwanis Kids Club

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The Kiwanis Kids club at Bowling Green Elementary School held a Thanksgiving food drive from Nov. 1-16 that yielded roughly 1,100 pounds of donations for families in the community.

Bowling Green staff and students were encouraged to donate canned goods and nonperishable items such as canned corn, beans, rice, pasta and soup. Each week during the drive, the Kiwanis Kids members collected the donated goods from each classroom. 

On Nov. 17, the Kiwanis Kids board members gathered to sort through the donations and prepared boxes for local families to celebrate the holiday. 

East Meadow Honors Veterans

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In observance of Veterans Day, students in the district honored and thanked veterans for their service on Nov. 9.

Bowling Green Elementary School students paid homage to those who have fought for the country by planting a sea of miniature American flags, provided to every student and faculty member courtesy of the PTA, on the school’s front lawn. 

Across the district at W.T. Clarke Middle School and East Meadow High School, students listened to veterans speak about patriotism and acts of service to the nation. The middle schoolers heard from Vietnam veterans, who shared their experiences and discussed hardships of the war such as the extreme weather conditions of steaming temperatures and monsoons. The speakers gave students a firsthand glimpse into the war by circulating authentic materials such as soldiers’ helmets and vests, books, photo albums and enemy equipment. 

Sophomores at East Meadow High School attended Veterans Day presentations held by U.S. Army veteran Joshua Rivera, who discussed his 15-month tour in Iraq. A graduate of East Meadow High School, Rivera shared childhood experiences, explained why he enlisted in the military, and educated students about his uniform while demonstrating how to properly wear a gas mask.    

In turn, the students expressed their gratitude to the veterans for serving the country and devoting their lives to protecting the freedoms of the United States. 

A Lesson From Your Body

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Bowling Green Elementary School students learned about making healthy choices from life-sized body organ puppets. 

Steve Petra of Petra Puppets utilized puppets such as the brain, stomach and small intestine to educate students about how the body functions. He also informed students how cigarettes and alcohol harm their health and organs. 

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