Ms. Cleary and Students Awarded the Suffolk County Anti-Bias Task Force Award!


Assistant Principal Christine Cleary and our Diversity Institute Ambassadors have been awarded the "Suffolk County Anti-Bias Task Force Award!"
They will be recognized at a breakfast at the Suffolk County Legislative Building in Smithtown on May 23rd. "I am so proud of all our students under Ms. Cleary’s leadership," said Superintendent Mrs. Winter. "Congratulations!"

The program, specifically for sixth grade students and their families, was created to help facilitate the transition to middle school by educating students on the importance of tolerance and inclusion in our school and society.  The Diversity Institute's aim is to have students in sixth grade, along with their parents, exchange ideas and engage in activites related to cultural diversity and tolerance in a complex world. Students and families discussed cultural diversity and tolerance, and different perspectives about the complex issues that we face every day.

"I am so honored!" said Ms. Cleary. "I am so proud of our sixth grade Diversity Ambassadors. They are a great group of kids who have embraced their leadership and activist roles. They embody Ghandi's sentiment, "Be the change you want to see in the world."  I'm looking forward to continuing the Diversity Ambassador program at Springs School for years to come!" Congratulations, everyone!