Number of Participants: 200
Hours Donated: 1
Value of Time Served: $1,690
Event Type: Veterans & Military Families
Date: February 24, 2021
Student council members at Marion Street Elementary School in the Lynbrook Public Schools recently organized two Valentine’s Day initiatives leading up to the holiday of love and friendship. Remote and in-person students in grades 1-5 created hundreds of beautiful Valentine’s Day cards to give to local veterans. The cards were delivered to assemblywoman Judy Griffin to distribute. In addition, the student council hosted a Valentine’s Spirit Day where the school community showed their spirit for the holiday by wearing pink and red.
1) (L-R) Marion Street third graders Nicole Stimac, Valentina Anselmo, Olivia Casavecchia, Juliana Nika and Ryan Kelly spread the love this Valentine’s Day by making Valentine’s Day cards for veterans.
2) Marion Street fourth grader Timmy Ezagui encouraged students to participate in Valentine’s Spirit Day on Feb. 12.
3) (L-R) Students Alexandra Aydiner, Cora Pignataro and Emily Ambery celebrated Valentine’s Day with their class.
4) Marion Street Elementary School students created Valentine’s Day cards for veterans and thanked them for their service.
Photos courtesy of the Lynbrook Public Schools