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  • Matthew Paterson Students Earn Books for Positive Behavior

    There is an appetite among the students at Matthew Paterson Elementary School and a new vending machine in the cafeteria is ready to satisfy that craving. However, the new machine does not dispense food – it dispenses books. The cost? A golden coin earned for showing good behavior! 

    Read the full story about the new book vending machine.

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  • Matthew Paterson Elementary Celebrates Constitution Day

    In celebration of Constitution Day, a group of fourth-grade students at Matthew Paterson Elementary School, accompanied by music teacher Sydney Coelho, kicked off the day by singing about the Preamble to the Constitution over the loudspeaker during morning announcements! See a video of the students singing for Constitution Day.

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  • Second-Grade Students Attend Class in a One-Room Schoolhouse

    During the last week of the school year, second graders at Matthew Paterson Elementary had the chance to reflect on a school year in a very different time – the late 1800s – with a special trip to the historic one-school schoolhouse! Read full story & see photos from the schoolhouse trip.

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  • Matthew Paterson Elementary Welcomes Back Class of 2014

    In a pre-graduation celebration, students from Matthew Paterson Elementary’s Class of 2014 – now seniors in Carmel High School’s Class of 2022 – took a trip down memory lane with a visit to their former fourth-grade teachers: Christine Demme, Charissa Vickery and Cathy DeGloria. See photos from the senior celebration at Matthew Paterson Elementary!

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  • Matthew Paterson Fourth-Graders Celebrate With Music

    Fourth-grade students at Matthew Paterson Elementary performed for the final time as elementary school students in front of their parents and families under the direction of music teacher Sydney Coelho with their renditions of “This Little Light of Mine,” “Take Time to be Kind,” “You-nique,” “50 Nifty United States” and “Count on Me” by Bruno Mars. See a video and photos from the MPES Grade 4 Music Celebration.

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  • Matthew Paterson Third-Grade Students Travel Around the World

    Third-grade students at Matthew Paterson Elementary may have entered the building in Patterson but ended up a world away at the Annual Passport Day – a school tradition for nearly 30 years! Read more and see a photo gallery from the annual event. 

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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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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