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Forest Road Students Climb To New Heights

Sixth graders in Kerry Brady’s physical education class at Forest Road Elementary School participated in the climbing unit thumbnail215775
Students also utilized muscle trainers and other equipment to keep them moving thumbnail215776
Students took turns supporting the bottom of the climbing equipment thumbnail215777
Isabella Fernandez made her way to the top thumbnail215778
Gabriel Jean challenged himself to climb the knotted rope thumbnail215779
Students at Forest Road Elementary School in the Valley Stream District 30 engaged in the climbing unit in their physical education classes, challenging them to reach new heights.

On a rope, a knotted rope and a ladder, each student had a chance to make it to the top. The increasing difficulty of the climbs proved to be fun challenges for all. Students also took turns securing the bottoms of the ropes and ladder.

As part of the unit, students also used muscle trainers, hula hoops and other equipment to keep them moving, as well as participated in rope swinging lessons.

Date Added: 4/25/2022

Forest Road Is Home To The Seven Wonders Of The World

Haadiya Noor, Raabia Aziz and Mamadou Ba reconstructed the Great Pyramids of Giza thumbnail215770
Iesha Whyte and Hadiyyah Talib crafted Petra out of recycled cardboard, wood and clay thumbnail215771
Sami Islam, Isabel Gonzalez-Yadzpour, Rizwan Nageer, Isabella Fernandez and Maria Yanez-Zavela worked together to recreate the Great Wall of China thumbnail215772
Braylen Folkes, Hakan Bhatti and Ralson Comb recreated the Roman Coliseum thumbnail215773
Safa Amer, Conrad Yeh and Sophia Griffith built the Great Wall of China block-by-block thumbnail215774
Fifth grade students at Forest Road Elementary School in the Valley Stream District 30 studied and recreated the ancient Seven Wonders of the World in celebration of International Week.

Students investigated where each wonder, including the Roman Coliseum, the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Taj Mahal, are located around the globe and their historical significance. Under the guidance of teachers Taya Bartell, Chris Nazario, Lauren Weick and STEAM aide Debbie Thomas, the projects were crafted using recycled materials and a close attention to detail. The projects are on display to give the school community a taste of the many different areas of the world.

Date Added: 4/11/2022