Friday, Jul 12th

Joyous Celebrations at Greenacres and Heathcote

GAbannersThe Greenacres Class of 2024 held its Moving Up Ceremony on June 20, 2024. The joyous celebration began with the Fifth Graders singing the School Song, followed by welcome remarks from Principal Sharon Hill. Each student was individually acknowledged and handed a certificate from the Fifth Grade Teachers - Mr. Guski, Mrs. McCarren and Mr. DeStefano. Dr. Blackhurst, Mr. Orengo and Ms. Leviatin, music teachers at the school, performed “In My Life” by the Beatles and the Fifth Graders sang “Defining Moment” by Pink Zebra.

GAGirlsAbby Englander, Sloane Allen, Maria Porto de Gomide de Faria, Marin Treanor, Avery Weppner, Kristel Oliva, Milly Pearson, Camryn Galeon and Evelyn Goldberg.Assistant Principal Sharon De Lorenzo continued the long-standing tradition of acknowledging families whose last child was graduating from Greenacres, and the Paulie Jimenez Award, which is presented to two students who go above and beyond in displaying kindness and inclusivity, was given to Maya Lall and Ezra Green. The students and their families enjoyed a video montage, which highlighted photographs of their classmates through the years and brought smiles to all in attendance. Before the Fifth Grade students left the ceremony, they received a gift of an SMS sweatshirt, which most put on while taking pictures outside with family and friends. Congratulations to the Class of 2024.

GA5thGradeJeremy Lam and Phoebe Chesler


Heathcote Elementary School

HeathcoteCakeOn the very warm, sunny morning of June 21, two classes of Heathcote fifth graders had their moving-up ceremony in the school's auditorium. The fifth graders sang a few songs including Yellow Submarine (with special Heathcote lyrics), Follow Your Heart and We Are The Future led by music teacher, Ms Bescherer. Principal, Maria Stile gave her message of appreciation to the Heathcote Class of 2024. Each of the fifth grade teachers presented certificates to their respective classes: Mrs. Cooper and Mrs. Edwards. It was a celebratory experience for all. Congratulations to the Heathcote Class of 2024! Now onto Scarsdale Middle School!