• Highlights from MELVILLE ELEMENTARY

    • Participated in Level 2 Foundation’s Coaching throughout the school year, training 2nd grade teachers on phonics and grammar practices.
    • 100% PARCC participation.
    • Held their annual Fall Festival that raised over $5,000 for the school.
    • Held an adult “Whale of an Evening” raised over $8,000 for the school.
    • Celebrated Reading and Spirit week during the month of March. Students met their goal of reading over 1,000 hours throughout the month of March.
    • Science Week at Melville consisted of a Robotics Night led by PHS students, 1st grade science night, and a Mad Science after school family performance.
    • Awarded a $10,000 grant from Mr. Feinstein for being a Feinstein Leadership School and
    • representing a community with a commitment to good deeds.
    • Collected over 4,000 nonperishable food items at a fall and spring food drive. Awarded a $4,000 Feinstein grant for participation in these drives.
    • Melville students raised over $12,000 for the Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser.
    • Coffee with the Principal was offered to parents on a monthly basis.
    • Parent Appreciation Ceremony was held during Melville’s last MPTG meeting. Grace Finnegan, was honored as volunteer of the year.
    • Students continued to be recognized weekly for “Whale Done” behaviors.
    • Class of the Month and Teacher of the Month recognitions were new to our recognition program this year.
    • Twitter was used daily to communicate daily classroom and school based activities.
    • Qualified for Title I funding for the 20152016 School Year.