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A special tour for West Hempstead’s kindergartners


Kindergarten students at Chestnut Street School in West Hempstead visited Cornwell Avenue School to become familiar with their future school building on June 12.

Cornwell Avenue Principal Deanna Sinito welcomed students before inviting first-grade teachers and students to speak about expectations for the 2019-20 school year. Students described their favorite subjects, activities and traditions at Cornwell Avenue. Teachers spoke about the schedule for next year’s first graders in addition to the future moments of fun and learning.

Third graders acted as tour guides for the kindergarten students by showing them several areas of the building including the nurse’s office, gymnasium and main office. Upcoming first graders also viewed their future classrooms and met teachers and building staff throughout their walk.

District officials thanked all of Cornwell for welcoming Chestnut Street students for this important step in becoming first graders this fall.

Compiled by Nakeem Grant