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  • MPES Second-Grade Students Release Butterflies

    Bon voyage, butterflies! Mrs. DeGloria's second-grade students at Matthew Paterson saw the release of their Painted Lady butterflies on Earth Day after watching the transformation from caterpillars in the classroom over the last couple of weeks. See a video of the butterfly release.

    Matthew Paterson Elementary School News
  • Second-Grade Students Plant Pansies at Matthew Paterson

    Second-grade students and teachers at Matthew Paterson Elementary celebrated Earth Day by planting pansies in the garden beds in front of the school building. The planting activity complemented their recent classroom lessons about plants and roots. See photos from the planting activity.

    Matthew Paterson Elementary School News
  • Fourth-Grade Students Get Inspired to Make a Difference

    Who inspires you to make a difference?

    Fourth-grade reading students at Matthew Paterson Elementary were inspired recently by a lesson on renowned scientist, environmental activist and chimpanzee expert Jane Goodall. The students enjoyed reading a book about endangered animals with teacher Janine Avitabile, which led to discussions about protecting animals, the earth and Goodall.

    Read how Jane Goodall has inspired our students.

    Matthew Paterson Elementary School News
  • Matthew Paterson Students Take on Annual Kids Heart Challenge

    Over the course of several weeks, students at Matthew Paterson Elementary School ran, skip, jumped rope and scored some baskets to collectively raise $14,940.06 for the annual Kids Heart Challenge with the American Heart Association. Read more about our MPES students participation in the Kids Heart Challenge.

    Matthew Paterson Elementary School News
  • Elementary Classroom Quilt Celebrates Individuality

    We are all different, and we can be whoever we want to be. That was a life lesson that one student in Michelle Belasco’s third-grade class at Matthew Paterson Elementary took away from a recent classroom activity in honor of Black History Month. Read more about the classroom quilt activity.

    Matthew Paterson Elementary School News
  • Matthew Paterson Second Grade Students Celebrate Twosday

    It was a day of doubles on February 2, 2022 – a date full of twos that was too much fun to miss. Grade 2 teachers and students at Matthew Paterson Elementary School celebrated the historic date with special learning activities, twinning outfits, tutus and a parade -- all centered on the number two! See more photos from the Twosday celebration.

    Matthew Paterson Elementary School News
  • Fourth-Grade Students Search for the Gingerbread Man

    There was a holiday mystery to solve and Jacqueline Zulauf's fourth-grade students were on the case! Before the break, class mascot Zen Cat took off with the Gingerbread Man and the students made it their mission to bring him back! Read more on this adventure!

    Matthew Paterson Elementary School News
  • Matthew Paterson Elementary Third-Grade Students Celebrate Thanksgiving

    In a Matthew Paterson tradition dating back more than 45 years, third-grade students and teachers celebrated Thanksgiving with a feast, festive lawn games and lessons before the holiday break. Read story & see more photos!

    Matthew Paterson Elementary School News
  • Matthew Paterson Elementary Kicks of 50th Anniversary Celebration

    In November, students and staff at Matthew Paterson Elementary officially kicked off a year-long celebration honoring 50 years since the school opened in 1971 by singing "Happy Birthday" to the guest of honor, our Matthew Paterson Panda mascot. See a video from the celebration.

    Matthew Paterson Elementary School News
  • Student Garden Comes Full Circle

    Fall is officially here & with that came the final harvest of the student garden located at Matthew Paterson Elementary School – a project that provided an alternative learning environment for students receiving different student services. Read more about the student garden project!

    Matthew Paterson Elementary School News
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