Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Welcome to the FJC Southeast Elementary Website

Mrs. Lisa Calderaro, Principal

PTA invites you to visit the PTA INFO link (on the left) for updates and information




Mrs. Palmer with Fifth Grade Girls

Moving Up Ceremony June 25, 2014

To see more pictures of Moving Up, click on the picture above.


Fifth Grade Boys

Moving Up Ceremony June 25, 2014


Spring Concert 2014

Pictured above is Mrs. Palmer, Music Teacher, with Mrs. Calderaro and the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade teachers, who presented Mrs. Palmer with flowers. 

Mrs. Palmer is retiring in June after 25 years as the Music Teacher at FJC Southeast.


Thirty-four students from FJC Southeast sang "God Bless America" at the 7th inning stretch Wednesday at the Long Island Ducks baseball game.  The event was organized by the FJC Southeast PTA, with almost 200 students and parents attending in their green Southeast shirts.  Pictured above are the students with Mrs. Palmer, Music Teacher and the Ducks mascot "Quacker Jack." Congratulations to the students and to the PTA!!!

Click on the picture above to see more pictures from the Ducks baseball game.


Literacy Night at FJC Southeast with the Fifth Grade Show Choir and Mrs. Palmer May 20th.

The students performed patriotic songs, with two performances for students and parents at the beginning and end of the evening. 


Students in Grades 1 and 2 enjoyed a performance by the "HIP PICKLES" on May 14th.  The performers and the students played drums and other rhythm instruments and sang songs with positive messages, such as "peace" and "no bullying."  Thanks to Mrs. Hughes and Mrs. Beard for arranging this performance.


QuackerJack, the mascot of the Long Island Ducks, paid a surprise visit to Southeast Elementary.  The PTA is sponsoring a family day at the Long Island Ducks on Thursday, June 5th.  Students in the 4th and 5th Grade Chorus will sing "God Bless America" at the 7th inning break. 


The 5th Grade Show Choir, pictured above with Mrs. Palmer, performed at the PTA Health and Fitness Fair March 19th.

To see more pictures of the Show Choir click on the picture above


Teachers and students celebrated Day 100 with festive hats!


Mrs. Probeyahn read Dr. Seuss's Cat in the Hat for first grade classes in celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday Monday, March 3rd.


To celebrate the 100th day of school, a student in Mrs. Dupre's Second Grade class made a poster showing 100 different ways to stand up to bullying.


Congratulations to these Southeast students who performed in the Brentwood High School production of "Beauty and the Beast" February 6, 7, and 8.  For more pictures visit the Brentwood Music Department website:


Pictured above with Mrs. Calderaro are the students who won the "Word of the Week" contest for January.  To be eligible to win, students must visit the "PTA INFO" website every week and write down the "word of the week" on an entry form.  The drawing for January took place on February 7th.  A new contest begins every month.


P.A.R.P. (Parents as Reading Partners) Culminating Event January 29, 2014

Pictured above is Mr. Robert Rivest who presented his  A-Z Literacy Show . 

Mr. Rivest inspired the children with his ability to tell stories through miming.


Fifth grade students pictured above with Mrs. Palmer presented the 17th annual "KING SING" program in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Friday, January 17th.  Each grade learned a song about Dr. King, and Fifth Grade students were the Narrator, Speakers, and Song Leaders. 

To see more pictures from the King Sing, click on the picture above to visit the Music Department website.

Also Click on Southeast Classrooms (on the left), Music, and Mrs. Palmer to see more pictures.


Santa Claus visited the children of FJC Southeast on the day before vacation, seen here with Ms. Perez's Second Grade Class.


The Winter Concert was held during the day on Tuesday, December 10th.  Featured above are the 5th Grade Dancers in "He's the Man in the Bright Red Suit" with Santa Claus himself joining in the dance.  The evening performance was Thursday, December 12th.

To see more pictures, click on the picture above.


Pictured above is Officer Michael Newman from the Suffolk County Sheriff's Office with Mrs. Sarling and her 4th grade student at the GREAT Awards Presentation December 13th.  All the Fourth Graders at Southeast have participated in the 8-week GREAT program (Gang Resistance Education and Training).  Topics covered were anti-bullying strategies, respect, communication, decision making, dealing with anger, and community involvement.  To see more pictures, click on the picture above.


Mrs. Fitzgerald and Ms. Capasso with Thanksgiving food baskets donated by the students and faculty of FJC Southeast.

Happy Thanksgiving to all our Southeast families.


Mrs. Gampel, Mrs. Lupo, Mrs. Cepeda, Mrs. McCarthy, and Mrs. Palmer at the PTA Basket Raffle Wednesday, November 20th. 



"A Healthy Me is Drug Free" Friday, November 15th

Students in Mrs. Beard's 2nd Grade class show the bulbs they are planting in front of the school. All the students at FJC Southeast planted red tulip bulbs. When the bulbs bloom in the spring, the children will remember the promises they made today to be drug free.

To see more pictures, click on the picture above.


Mrs. Zahn's First Grade Students in costume for the Halloween parade with Mrs. Calderaro.

To see more pictures from Halloween, click on the picture above.



Click on the picture above to see more Field Day pictures



"FOODPLAY" Program presented by the Southeast PTA Wednesday, September 18th


Meet the Teacher Night

Tuesday, September 10th


First Grade Orientation September 3rd

Mrs. Calderaro welcomed the new students and their parents Tuesday morning.

The students met their teachers and visited their classrooms.

To see more pictures, click on the picture above.