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STEM

STEM Science

Students will engage in following activities: Lego WeDo, Lego EV3, Hydroponics, Flight Simulators.

STEM Technology

The Cavallaro STEM program with a concentration in Technology will focus on several major concepts relating to STEM and building 21st Century skills.

STEM Engineering

STEM ENGINEERING at IS 281 is all about preparing you for the Challenges of the Future.  Students learn and implement the Engineering Design Process in their everyday lives.

STEM Math

In STEM Math Talent, students will start off with an advanced math coursework in 6th grade in a fun, interactive learning environment. In 7th and 8th grade, they will start the Virtual Enterprise program.

Fine Arts

Dance

New York City: NIA dance students at Cavallaro Junior High School pay tribute to our first responders during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Vocal

Students in Vocal Music will not only learn how to sing, but they will learn the basics of Music Theory and how to read basic sheet music.

Art

Students learn the fundamental building blocks of art and how it relates to all art media. Those that have prior experience with art will have opportunities to advance their level to suit individual needs, while beginners will be able to accomplish new goals.

Notices

Summer Assignments

Dear Cavallaro Families, This year, we have decided that the Summer Assignments will serve as the pre-work needed to explore the overarching themes covered in their first unit of ELA in September.

ATTENTION ALL 6TH AND 7TH GRADE STUDENTS

In preparation for the upcoming school year, we will be hosting "Virtual Talent Assemblies" this week for 6th and 7th graders, to allow each student to select their talents for the 2021-22 school year.