Fire Safety at KSS
On October 24, the Port Chester Fire
Department presented to our kindergarten, first and second graders about fire
safety. They taught the students how to be safe and what to do in case of
an emergency. Afterward the students went outside and to see the fire
trucks and all the different equipment the fire department uses first
hand. Thanks to the PCFD for coming out and doing a great job!!!
Tamarack Tower Foundation Grant Award
Once again, KSS received a very generous grant from the Tamarack Tower Foundation. The funds were put toward the purchase of materials and manipulatives to support our math curriculum. We thank the Tamarack Tower Foundation for their ongoing support.
National Arts in the School Day
On Tuesday, October 14, King Street celebrated National Arts in the School Day, an event started by the Port Chester Council for the Arts that aims to highlight the critical role of the arts as an educational tool. We started the day with a presentation by resident Port Chester artist Brigitte Loritz. Brigitte displayed her artwork for students and shared the story of how she became an artist. Students then went back to their classrooms where their teachers had planned fun arts based learning activities. Students were encouraged to display their work in the main hallway next to Brigitte’s.
International Walk to School Day at KSS
October 8, KSS celebrated International Walk to School Day, an event aimed
building awareness around the benefits of walking to school. 196 students participated. We
thank our local politicians and community friends who showed up to cheer us on! Click here for more details.
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staff at King Street School gathered around the flagpole as we lowered the flag
to half mast in honor of the victims of the September 11, 2001, terror
attack. Together, we observed a moment
of silence and ESL teacher, Mrs. Levy, led us in a singing of God Bless
School Tours Available!
School visits are available for prospective families interested in getting a first-hand look at King Street School. Tours are led by school principal, Sam Ortiz. They include a tour of the building, short classroom visits, and a question and answer period with the principal. You can a schedule a visit by emailing our school secretary, Maggie Morban, at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling the school at 914-934-7996.