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The A.W. Becker PTA invites students, families and community
members to a night of fun at Big Band Night on Friday, Feb. 5. A
free 30-minute dance lesson will begin at
6 p.m. followed by the main event at 6:30 which includes music, dancing, a photo booth, raffles and a special showcase performance by Ballroom Dance students.
Tickets are $5 at the door for adults.
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During an evening focused on math, more than 50 A.W. Becker Elementary School families came together to participate in Math Family Fun Night, Jan. 21. The event featured real-world and problem-based activities and games for each grade level, kindergarten through fifth grade.[read more]
Regular practice of math facts helped prepare A.W. Becker students
for their first Math Marathon the week of Nov. 2. The marathon was
an initiative to increase math fluency at all levels in the school.
Each grade participated in the event, trying to beat the buzzer as the timed challenge encouraged students to demonstrate their knowledge of math. [Read more]
The Bethlehem Zoning Board of Appeals is still considering the district’s request for a variance to allow the digital sign in front of A.W. Becker School, and has asked for the sign to be illuminated from 2 – 7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 15 to see examples of its capabilities.[read more]
In just two hours on Saturday, Nov. 12, parents and staff from A.W. Becker raised $393 as they hosted a pancake breakfast fundraiser at the Glenmont Applebees. Proceeds from the fundraiser go to the A.W. Becker PTA.
In a culminating event for A.W. Becker’s One School, One Book
program, students and their families gathered for the fall Literacy
Night on Thursday, Oct. 22..
As part of One School, One Book, every student at A.W. Becker read World According to Humphrey, the first book in the Humphrey series, where Humphrey the hamster learns to read, write, teach English as a second language and more..
After being postponed once due to a waterlogged field, the students
at A.W. Becker finally got their chance to race to the finish line
on Oct. 15., during the 7th annual Natalie Krause Apple Run.
“I love the Apple Run,” Physical Education teacher Elyse Loughlin said. “It reminds me that when we are little we just love to move. Our students can’t wait to get out there and make that mad dash.”
The afternoon was filled with heart-healthy exercise to help teach students how physical fitness benefits the body.
Fourth graders at A.W. Becker studying the geography of New York,
created their own map representations of the state last week.
Students included New York’s major cities, bodies of water and
geographical features in their maps. They also contained a map key
or legend as well as a compass rose to demonstrate what they had
learned about maps in their Social Studies class.
Mrs. Agostinoni’s, Mrs. Baumgras’s, Mrs. Conway’s and Conti’s, and Mrs. Tutay’s class all participated in the project. Click for pictures