waverlyWaverly Park Elementary School

320 Waverly Avenue
East Rockaway, NY, 11518
Main Office Telephone: 516-887-6589
School Nurse Telephone: 516-887-6587


Principal:
Ms. Allison Banhazl
Nurse: Mrs. Grace Sarlo
Principal's Secretary: Mrs. Margaret Marchell
Clerk Typist: AnneMarie Kessler

School Year Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday
Summer Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Monday through Friday
All visitors must have an appointment to meet with staff in any school building. Please DO call ahead. Thank you!

Important Contact Information:
NYS Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-342-3720
NYS línea de abuso infantile: 1-800-342-3720
Medicaid Fraud Hotline: 516-612-5200

 

Welcome to Waverly Park
Welcome to the Waverly Park Website. Our website is designed to serve as a window into our school community. Information about programs and activities, our PTA, links to individual teacher websites, as well as events taking place in our school can be found here.

Our school is a true learning community where children thrive. The combination of our teaching staff supported by our caring and involved parents is at the heart of our school's success.

Current News

VIDEO: Waverly Park Honors Local Veterans

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In honor of Veterans Day, Waverly Park students and staff hosted their annual “Bring a Veteran to School Day” on Nov. 8. The school’s student council, along with student council advisors Shari Bowes and Courtney Jacobs, facilitated the special event to honor local veterans for their service. 


Waverly Park Students Focus on Healthy Living

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Waverly Park students learned about the importance of making healthy choices during the school’s annual Health and Wellness Week from Oct. 21-25. The week allowed students in grades 1-5 to better understand the benefits of eating right, exercising and maintaining a healthy mindset.
 
Each day, students from a specific grade shared health and mindfulness facts during morning announcements. The school community also participated in various lessons and presentations. Throughout the week, students logged their exercise minutes, created their own healthy snack, learned about healthy posture, practiced meditation and yoga, learned about nutrition and exercise with members of Hofstra University’s lacrosse team and more. 

Students and staff were encouraged to wear a specific color each day as they expanded their knowledge about health and wellness together. The week concluded on a high note as students celebrated Red Ribbon Day, shedding a light on drug and alcohol awareness. 

Learning Continues in Lynbrook with Right At School

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Approximately 200 elementary students from the Lynbrook Public Schools participate in Right At School, a structured and safe after-school program that is housed at Marion Street, Waverly Park and West End elementary schools. The district partnered with Right At School three years ago to provide working parents in the district with an after school program fit to keep students engaged after regular school hours.
 
The program is open to students in grades K-5 and is held Monday through Friday each week. Students participate in the program at their home school, while kindergarten students are bused from the Lynbrook Kindergarten Center to the elementary school that they will attend in first grade. Led by hardworking Right At School educators, students follow a daily schedule which includes snack, quick and fun fitness, homework help, enrichment activities and more.
 
“My favorite part of Right At School is being with the educators because they are really funny and nice,” said West End fourth grader Sophia Kostkowicz.
 
According to Cindy Walker, Right At School area manager, the goal of the program is to keep students fully engaged at all times while learning through play. Each week, students enjoy being with their friends, completing their homework before going home and participating in fun games. Fifth graders who attend the program also have the opportunity to enhance their leadership skills as they help younger groups with activities. To learn more about Right At School in the Lynbrook Public Schools, please visit the After-School Program page here. 
 

Students Give Back with “Peds for Peru” Drive

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Students and staff from the Lynbrook Kindergarten Center and Waverly Park Elementary School recently teamed up to host a “Peds for Peru” drive. Together, the school communities collected more than 220 pairs of shoes to donate to students in need at the Primaria 50896 San Isidro Labrador Publica in Huayllabamba, Peru.
 
Connecting with the district’s 2019-2020 theme of the year, A Community of Caring, this fundraiser was one of many service projects that Lynbrook students participate in throughout the school year to give back.