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Decorated WWII Veteran Visits Eighth Grade Students
Lisa Weisbrod

Eighth Grade finished their study of World War II with a visit from decorated WWII Veteran Eugene Polinsky.

Eighth Grade finished their study of World War II with a visit from decorated WWII Veteran Eugene Polinsky.

Mr. Polinsky along with several other men flew night operations from a then secret base in England known only as Station 179 (Harrington). The base was located about ten miles west of Kettering, Northamptonshire. They shared the base with two other bomb groups. He was a navigator in this Air Force special operations group; the 492nd/801st Bomb Group known as the “Carpetbaggers. Mr. Polinsky is the only surviving member of his crew.

The program was the brainchild of Eighth Grader Ethan W., a relative of Mr. Polinsky. Ethan worked with his History Teacher, Ms. Portia Hinshaw, to invite Mr. Polinsky and members of his family to visit TPS to speak to the students about his experiences during the war.

 

 

TPS Art Show
Lisa Weisbrod

Tuxedo Park School's Annual Art Show was on exhibit in the History Room from May 18-24, 2019.

Tuxedo Park School's Annual Art Show was on exhibit in the History Room from May 18-24, 2019. 

Did you know that art education has been scientifically proven to promote self-directed learning, and sharpen critical and creative skills. The art curriculum at Tuxedo Park School has exposed our students to a wide array of educational benefits far beyond the confines of the art room. TPS students study a wide variety of art mediums, under the careful tutelage of Ms. Megan Sweeney, who has developed and curated a meaningful program. Art at TPS moves fluidly into many subject areas and faculty look forward to cross-curricular work for specific projects.

 

 

TPS Remembers
Lisa Weisbrod

Tuxedo Park School students, alumni, and parents honored those who gave their lives for our country by marching in the Tuxedo Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27, 2019.

Tuxedo Park School students, alumni, and parents honored those who gave their lives for our country by marching in the Tuxedo Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27, 2019. Representatives from the Primary, Middle and Upper Schools were in attendance. TPS students Costa R. and Maddie E. were honored at a ceremony after the parade where they received American Legion Scholarships.

 

Wordly Wise Dinner Party
Lisa Weisbrod

Fifth and sixth grade students attended a WordlyWise dinner party to celebrate the completion of their vocabulary units. Students wrote and performed speeches recounting memories of the past year while accurately using 15 or more vocabulary words as they dined!

Fifth and sixth grade students attended a WordlyWise dinner party to celebrate the completion of their vocabulary units. Students wrote and performed speeches recounting memories of the past year while accurately using 15 or more vocabulary words as they dined!

 

Fifth grade archaeologists
Christopher Kasker

Fifth graders conducted their first archaeological dig on May 16.  Each trench was assigned to two students, one excavated while the other recorded their findings. The students then swapped responsibilities halfway through the dig-day.

Fifth graders conducted their first archaeological dig on May 16.  Each trench was assigned to two students, one excavated while the other recorded their findings. The students then swapped responsibilities halfway through the dig-day.
 

Tuxedo Park School students conduct archaeological did

Leading up to the hands-on dig, fifth grade studied a unit on archaeology in conjunction with their study of the ancient world. They learned about archaeological practices and the job and responsibilities of an archaeologist. Students then went outside and conducted their own excavation.