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Wednesday
Oct112017

300 Great Hollow Students Go On Walking Field Trip

Learning and nature join for interactive field trip 

More than 300 seventh-grade students from Great Hollow Middle School in the Smithtown Central School District participated in a walking field trip on Oct. 3. Organized by science teachers Denise Cicione and Kristen Dicpinigaitis, the students trekked from their school to Charles P. Toner Park in Nesconset.  

Throughout the day, students learned interdisciplinary concepts while integrating nature in their own community. Great Hollow Middle School teachers and librarian Sheila Cavooris created six different interactive stations. The stations included concepts such as mindfulness, social emotional learning, a nature hike throughout the nature trail, geocaching, poetry and senses in nature, calculating the outdoors, and an escape room using reference books and skills needed to research in the library. 

 

Photo caption: Seventh-graders from Great Hollow Middle School in the Smithtown Central School District took a walking field trip to Charles P. Toner Park on Oct. 3 for interdisciplinary lessons. 

 

Photos courtesy of Smithtown Central School District Click on photos to enlarge

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