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Rhame Avenue School

100 Rhame Avenue, East Rockaway, NY 11518
Phone: (516) 887-8300  

School Hours:
8:30 am - Arrival/Line Up
8:40 am - Morning bell
2:50 pm - Kindergarten dismissal
3:00 pm - Grades 1-6 dismissal    


Dr. Ayesha M. McArthur


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Current News

Fire and Rescue Squad Educates Students on Safety

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Rhame Avenue School third grade students received an exciting visit from members of the East Rockaway Fire Department and Rescue Squad. Students learned about the roles of local firefighters and EMT in helping to keep the community safe. In addition, they also ventured inside the fire truck and ambulance, and discovered how equipment is stored and used in the most challenging situations.

Date Added: 6/1/2022

Google Meet Discussion with 6th and 7th Grade Students

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The 6th grade students at Rhame and Centre recently had the opportunity to participate in a Google Meet with current 7th grade students. The 7th graders talked to the 6th graders about what to expect next year when they enter 7th grade at the Junior/Senior High School. The discussions were facilitated by School Counselors Donna Robbins and Jim O’Driscoll. Seventh-grade students Malalai Khan, Mary Eloisa Lisandra, Merge Pesantez, Luke O’Hanlon, Luke Diamond, Sarah Martin and Julia Kilgus spoke to the 6th graders about topics including having a locker, joining clubs and teams, making new friends and keeping on top of their classwork and homework.

Date Added: 5/31/2022

Red Nose Day

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Fourth graders recognized Red Nose Day, to raise awareness and funds to address childhood poverty.

Date Added: 5/31/2022

Students Educated on Bike Safety

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Rhame Avenue Elementary School prepared students for the warmer months ahead by hosting a Bike Safety Assembly. The presentation was led by members of the Nassau County Police Department’s Fourth Precinct officers Jarryd Ruff and John Zanni.

Both Officer Ruff and Officer Zanni discussed the importance of wearing the proper safety gear while riding a bike, including a helmet, safe shoes, reflective clothing and more. In addition, they also shared how students should make sure their bikes are fully functioning and safe before taking it out for a spin.

Date Added: 5/20/2022

Rhame Spirit Week

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Rhame Avenue students had a blast participating in the school’s Spirit Week to kick off the spring season. Students and staff dressed based on each theme throughout the week. This included themes like “Spring In Your Step,” where students wore their favorite workout wear; “Spring Training,” where participants wore their favorite team gear; “Spring Into the Future,” where they wore bright colors or sunglasses; “Grade-level Day,” where students wore their designated grade level color; and “Bye-Bye Winter,” which entailed students wearing their favorite pajamas.

Date Added: 5/10/2022