Long Beach’s elementary schools stay busy


Long Beach’s elementary schools have been busy this month, holding multiple engaging events for students.

West Elementary School held the Family Heart Huddle on Feb. 14. Students were encouraged to bring special guests to take part in Valentine-themed arts and crafts, showing the importance of family within the school community.

Lindell Elementary School hosted its annual Wellness Fair on Feb. 16, offering students and staff a day dedicated to physical activity, mindfulness, nutrition and safety. Attendees enjoyed a variety of activities, including Zumba, yoga and relay races.

East Elementary School celebrated World Read Aloud Day and Global Play Day.

World Read Aloud Day highlights the importance of sharing stories, encouraging students to grab a book and read to others. Similarly, Global Play Day promotes fun and learning in the classroom, inviting students to bring their favorite games to play with classmates.

Lido Elementary School observed P.S. I Love You Day, a reminder of the importance of kindness and mental health awareness within the school community. Dressed in purple, students engaged in a series of kindness-themed activities, encouraging inclusivity and amplifying awareness around mental health.