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Kennedy Second Graders Make Pumpkin Predictions

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Daniela Tortorello, Emma Carnivale, Sophia Matullo, and Christina Alfieri Credits: Kennedy School
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Ashlyn Gramando, 2nd grader at Kennedy Credits: Kennedy School
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Jack McCurdy and TJ Hellner, 2nd graders at Kennedy Credits: Kennedy School
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Jennie Forman, her daughter Callie Forman, and Hailey Ehrich Credits: Kennedy School
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Joseph DeLuca and Anthony Viscardi Credits: Kennedy School
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Kennedy Second Grade Teachers - Kathleen Byrne and Liz Szigeti Credits: Kennedy School
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Mrs. Hills and Spencer Hills Credits: Kennedy School
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Pumpkin Seed Predictions from 2B Credits: Kennedy School
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Pumpkin Seed Predictions from 2S Credits: Kennedy School
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ROXBURY, NJ - Second graders in Kathy Byrne and Liz Szigeti’s classes at Kennedy School celebrated "pumpkin week" by putting their math skills to the test earlier this month.

Students used their understanding of place value, base ten and skip counting to count all the seeds in their pumpkins. Parents came in to assist the students in counting the gooey seeds.

“A good time was had by all,” said Byrne. “This was one of many fun learning activities celebrated that week. Over 9,000 seeds in total were counted by our second graders.”

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