From a spaceship launching station to telescopes and jumping frogs, Bronxville Elementary School students have been creating a variety of items at several stations set up outside on their school playground. Each day, the students can engage in unobstructed hands-on activities that foster their innovation skills during recess.
Recognizing the opportunity for improvement, taking risks to create solutions that add value or serve a need.
Acting and inspiring others to work toward a positive outcome.
Engaging in a disciplined process to deepen understanding, evaluate possibilities, or construct a reasoned judgment.
Becoming informed and acting to make an impact in small and large ways.
Second graders guided a wooden robot, called Cubetto, through a colorful floor map of a community they designed.
With a little imagination and creativity, elementary school students have been participating in their own Winter Olympic-inspired games in their physical education classes. Under the guidance of physical education teachers Jacquelyn Frawley, Erin Greer and Anthony Vaglica, the students engaged in a torch relay, skeleton sprint relay, Olympic ring relay and short track speed skating relay.
Second graders culled ideas from their memory, experience, knowledge and imagination to create winter wonderland paintings in Kendall Fousek’s art class.
Fourth graders have been coding their own interactive “Create Your Own Adventure” stories using Scratch, a block-based visual programming language and website.
A group of eight graduate students have been embedded in several elementary school classrooms to support students’ needs as part of the Teacher Residency program at the Bronxville School.
Fifth graders have been exploring line-based code and learning how to apply their knowledge of sequencing, loops, conditionals and functions to this new language. As part of a challenge in technology specialist Claire Hollocou’s class, the students programmed Dash robots.
Fourth graders have been learning about plant growth and development in Susan Monaco’s classes.
Second graders have been studying organisms and their habitats.
Mr. Joseph Mercora, Principal
914-395-0500 ext 1223
Ms. Rakiya Adams, Assistant Principal
914-395-0500 ext 1252