Despite the challenges of COVID-19, Marie Curie Institute carried on its annual tradition of celebrating Read Across America Day on Tuesday, March 2 with guest readers participating both in person and remotely. Media Specialist Laura Campagna and second grade teacher Christina Coacci did a wonderful job orchestrating the event as well as providing coffee, treats, and buttons for the entire staff and guests.
The following guest readers were welcomed in to Marie Curie’s classrooms to read to the students:
- Ms. White’s Class welcomed Ms. Johnson (Curie’s Speech teacher).
- Mrs. Paquette’s Pre-K children welcomed Mrs. Degiulio (Curie SPED teacher).
- Kindergarteners welcomed first grade teacher Amy Flood and Ms. Sheridan (Curie’s School Nurse).
- First graders welcomed Officer Kyle Harris (GASD School Resource Officer), Mrs. Fenton (Curie Kindergarten teacher), and Amsterdam Mayor Michael Cinquanti (virtually).
- Second graders welcomed GASD Superintendent of Schools Rich Ruberti, Ms. Emmrich, and Ms. Gennett (Curie Reading teachers).
- Third graders welcomed Ms. Gosh (Curie’s Assistant Principal), Teddy Marek (Ms. Marek’s dog – virtually).
- Fourth graders welcomed Mr. Penman (Curie’s Principal), Amsterdam Mayor Michael Cinquanti (virtually), and School Board Member JoMarie DiTata (virtually).
- Fifth graders welcomed Mr. Romano (McNulty’s Principal), Ms. Riedel (Curie Reading teacher), and Sgt. Joe Spencer from the Amsterdam Police Department.