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ChattertonRoland A. Chatterton School

108 Merrick Avenue, Merrick, NY 11566

Phone: 516 992-7270

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LISFA Performers Take the Big Stage

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Congratulations to Merrick UFSD’s five students who were selected to perform in the Long Island String Festival Association’s Nassau Intermediate Festival scheduled for March at Uniondale High School. Best of luck to Alon, Gabriel, Lindsay, Luca and Ryan!

Firsthand Lessons of Tolerance

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Sixth graders at Chatterton School in Merrick recently visited the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center in Glen Cove and later heard firsthand testimony from someone who lived through it.
Holocaust survivor Irving Roth visited Chatterton on Feb. 5 and spoke with fifth and sixth graders about his personal experiences in the Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps. Roth travels throughout the U.S. and Europe, educating his audiences about the evils of prejudice and hatred. Last month marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
During an earlier visit to the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center, students participated in small-group, docent-led tours of the museum and listened to testimony from a child of a Holocaust survivor.
In addition to serving as an important part of their studies on the Holocaust, the trip reinforced Chatterton School’s efforts to receive the Anti-Defamation League’s No Place for Hate designation and realize the importance of being an upstander.
“Chatterton students learned that each person has a voice,”  Chatterton librarian Ellen Widawsky said. “And even one person can make a difference in this world.” 
Roth is pictured speaking with students. In an alternate photo, sixth graders stand in the grand hallway of the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center holding a sign that quotes American historian Edward Everett Hale and speaks to being an upstander.

Chatterton School Celebrates Seuss for PARP Week

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Chatterton School held its annual Pick a Reading Partner (PARP) multi-day, schoolwide celebration, providing students with fun activities to inspire them to read in and outside of school. Seuss was on the loose this year, as the school paid homage to the books of Dr. Seuss. 

All-County Music Stars Take the Stage

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Twenty-four talented students from the Merrick School District’s three Merrick schools were selected to participate in the Nassau Music Educators Association All-County Music Festival concerts at LIU Post’s Tilles Center for the Performing Arts this month. 
Congratulations to our amazing student musicians, as well as their parents and music teachers!