PS/MS 47Q School Happenings Keep Kids Busy
Grades 6, 7, and 8 at PS/MS 47 participated in an all-star field hockey tournament on Friday, May 18. There was a tie between the East Side and the West Side teams.
School Nurse Loretta Stone supervised PS 47’s Hoops/Jump Rope for Heart Fundraiser held on May 16. It was a huge success. Fun was had by all. Thanks to the students, parents and staff, more than $1700 was raised for the American Heart Association. (L. to R.): Kayla Sacco and Alexa Walsh show off their expertise with the hoops.
Mrs. Daudelin, fifth-grade teacher, shows off her basketball expertise.
Rachel Colleran, Family Assistant, reported that three students from PS 47 were honored this week for their participation in an essay contest sponsored by Ridgewood Savings Bank. The theme of the contest was “How Will I Achieve Financial Success?” Inspired by their phenomenal math teacher, Mrs. Jessica Allen, Carolyn Crocker took first place with the most well thought-out essay, Halle Brown followed in second place for the most frugal solution and Kevin Dougherty came in third with the most creative path to retirement. Congratulations to the winners! The school gives special thanks to Ridgewood Savings Bank for providing their students with this wonderful opportunity. (L. to R.): Mrs. Allen, math teacher, Kevin Dougherty, Carolyn Crocker, Hallee Brown, and representatives from the Ridgewood Savings Bank, Mrs. Desposito and Mrs. McGoorty
Mrs. Ryan’s fourth-grade class recently celebrated “Baseball Memorabilia Day” as part of a History of Baseball Unit. The class also recently toured Cyclone Stadium as part of their baseball unit. Top row: Mrs. Ryan, Will Hemminger, Morgan Connolly, Luke Jackowski, Joseph Dawo, Mrs. Napolitano. Bottom row: Jillian Ortega, Ronnie Barnes, and Kylie Ann Dady
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