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Welcome BBQ for incoming sixth-grade students

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Sixth-grade students entering Robert M. Finley Middle School were welcomed with food and fun at the district’s annual sixth grade orientation on August 27. Students were greeted by faculty members and listened to a presentation led by Finley Middle School Principal Nelson Iocolano.

“We think its important for students and faculty to spend time and share a meal together just like a family would,” he said, “because here at Finley Middle School we want to foster a nurturing “family style” environment.”

After the presentation, Michelle Melfi, Glen Cove High School National Junior Honors Society member, led the entire sixth-grade class in a scavenger hunt around the building. Students were separated into groups and worked as a team to check off every item on the list. Students also had an opportunity to test their skills at opening their lockers. After completing the scavenger hunt, students and faculty enjoyed a traditional barbeque spread outside in the courtyard.