Connolly Elementary School

School Hours: 8:10 a.m. – 2:55 p.m.
Early Dismissal Time: 11:25 a.m.

Ridge Drive, Glen Cove, NY 11542
(516) 801-7310

Welcome to Our School

The Margaret  A. Connolly Elementary School was built in 1955 and was named for Miss Margaret A. Connolly who served as a teacher when the school opened its doors in 1955 (then called East School) and later as principal for 21 years. Her total years of service amounted to 25 years. The school is situated on 13 acres of land, and is located on Ridge Drive.

Currently, as part of the district's "Paired Plan," Connolly School serves Grade 3-5 students and is paired with Gribbin School (Grades K-2).

The Connolly School faculty and staff are dedicated to providing excellent opportunities for your child's educational and social growth. Our school's mission statement and instructional philosophy are supportive of these goals. Please feel free to contact the current principal, Mrs. Rosemarie Sekelsky, or any member of our staff at 801-7310.

Please note school hours for Connolly School for the 2015-2016 school year are 8:10 am -2:55 pm


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Current News

Fifth-graders at Connolly Move Up


Connolly School fifth-graders were filled with excitement as they took part in the school’s annual Moving Up ceremony on June 22.

The ceremony began with students singing the national anthem and Connolly School song. It continued with Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maria Rianna and Principal Rosemarie Sekelsky extending their congratulations to students as they move to Finley Middle School and beyond. Connolly students Matthew Basil, Destiny Foy and Carter Suozzi also addressed their peers at the ceremony. In addition to celebrating the students’ completion of fifth grade, Presidential Awards, Triple C Awards, the Principal’s Citizenship Awards and Academic Achievement Awards were presented. Congratulations to all students!

Connolly K-Kids Create Get Well Bears

As their final project for this year, Connolly School’s K-Kids made get well bears. The bears will be presented to the emergency room at Northwell Health in Glen Cove. 

The bears will be used when an upset child has to pay a visit to the hospital. A nurse will provide a bear to help allay any fears. The bears were made by each club member and satisfies their love and the desire to perform community service. Advisers Nancy Cox and Sandy Vigliotti expressed their pride in the students’ community service efforts.  

Connolly K-Kids Take Part in Scrapbook Contest


The Connolly School K-Kids, sponsored by North Shore Kiwanis, recently won second place in the Kiwanis statewide Scrapbook Contest.

The book highlighted all the community service projects performed by the children during the school year. Archivists Victoria Limbrick-Rosado, Lori Yamond and Keilyn Zavala gathered photos, printed material and put together the book for the club.

Glen Cove Students Receive Physical Education Awards

Finley Middle School students Eder Leiva and Daniella Reyes; Connolly students Michael Piccirillo and Brooke Tan; and Landing students and twins Edith Vanegas and Jeffrey Vanegas received Outstanding Physical Education Awards from the Nassau Zone of the New York State Association for Health Physical Education Recreation and Dance during a ceremony at Roslyn High School on May 12.

This award recognizes the efforts of one male and one female student exiting from fifth grade and eighth grade in June for exhibiting a physically active lifestyle and lifelong learning; demonstrating responsible personal and social behavior; displaying good character and leadership; and overall excellence in physical education.  

Saturday, July 30, 2016