Winthrop Avenue School

Grades 3-4

Principal:  Mrs. Sally Curto
School Secretary: Mrs. Laura Miksits

580 Winthrop Ave.

Bellmore, NY 11710






Current News

Planting passions take root in Winthrop Avenue Garden Club

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Students at Winthrop Avenue School in the Bellmore Public School District routinely enjoy working with soil, flowers and vegetables as part of the Garden Club.

The club met during recess outside the school for a sunny day on May 8. Parents in the PTA volunteered to assist Winning Star Leaders in planting vegetables and other plants that they will watch grow throughout the spring. Colorful pinwheels were also crafted by students to take home and decorate their own gardens.

Date Added: 5/12/2023

Winthrop Avenue students prepare for spring concerts

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Student leaders in the orchestra at Winthrop Avenue School in the Bellmore Public School District are hard at work practicing for their upcoming spring concert.

Under the direction of orchestra teacher Erica Glikos, Winning Star Leaders in the third grade regularly meet to hone their skills on their stringed instruments. During a recent lesson, they worked on adding dynamics to their concert music while also practicing scales and sight reading. Students also prepared for NYSSMA, where they were challenged to play in front of judges.

Date Added: 5/10/2023

Select Winthrop Avenue musicians perform in NYSSMA Festival

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Select musician leaders from Winthrop Avenue School in the Bellmore Public School District participated in the NYSSMA Festival held the weekend of April 28-29.

Held at Grand Avenue Middle School, 32 Winthrop Avenue students from the orchestra and band participated in the festival. Each student spent many hours practicing individually and working with their music teachers. During the festival, they performed a solo, multiple scales and sight readings in front of judges.

Date Added: 5/3/2023

Bellmore Star Polishers lead educators on tour of school

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Roughly 20 administrators from local Long Island school districts visited Winthrop Avenue School in the Bellmore Public School District on March 20, when Star Polisher student leaders facilitated a school tour.

Winning Star Leaders in the Star Polishers program brought the administrators all around Winthrop Avenue, stopping to explain various programs and highlight leadership initiatives. The students wrote their own scripts and were proud to thoroughly answer any questions. The tour included stops at the Star Lab, state-of-the-art classrooms, the Winthrop main office as well as special area classrooms. Guests were impressed when the students explained Bellmore’s Leadership Principles and Core Values, mission statements and goals and displayed their leadership notebooks.

Date Added: 4/3/2023