National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15. It was enacted into law on August 17, 1988, on the approval of Public Law 100-402.

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    Dr. Solomon 
    Principal  
     
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    Ms. Edith Davenport
    Asst. Principal 

     

    Phone: (516) 345-7400
    Fax: (516) 345-7490
    140 W. Centennial Avenue, Roosevelt, NY 11575

     

    Dear Roosevelt Community,

     It is with much excitement and anticipation that I welcome you to Centennial Avenue Elementary School. Our teachers stand ready to take on the challenging yet rewarding task of preparing all children to exceed Common Core Learning Standards and meet high expectations. As a community of educators we look forward to serving our students and families from the following research-based components which guide our educational practices, beliefs and define our Theory of Action for the 2019-2020 school year.

    We embrace a collective growth mindset to feed our students mentally in order to prepare them for college, career and entrepreneurship.  “Roosevelt Renaissance inspires us to reach higher to better ourselves, our schools, our community and most of all our students! We proudly take on the challenge to pursue academic mastery, strong character and cultural competence!

     We are Going from “Good to Great”

    Dr. B. Solomon

    Principal

     

    Students at Centennial Avenue School are exposed to and are enriched by many extra curricular and in-school activities. Some of those include:

     
    • 25 Book Campaign
    • Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration
    • Veteran’s Day Tribute
    • Annual Kwanzaa Celebration
    • Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Assembly
    • Annual Charles McIlwain African American History Tournament Grades 3-6
    • Science Exhibition
    • Authors’ Convention
    • Boys’ and Girls’ Empowerment Programs for 5th grade students
    • 90 minute Literacy Block featuring Mini Lesson/Readers’ Workshop/”Authors Chair”
    • 60 minute Math Block with integration of Science concepts and hands-on activities
    • Student Council
    • Cheerleading Squad
    • Safely Patrol
    • Boys’ and Girls’ Scouts of America
    • Daily Profile American and Hispanic History and Eagle Character Word
    • Collaborations with the local Sororities and Fraternities
    • Community affiliations
    • Active and committed  PTA 

    As always, we wish our students and staff much success now and in the future, failure is not an option!

     
    Dr. Barbara Solomon, Principal
    Ms. Edith Davenport, Asst. Principal 
     
     

     

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