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Economy Elementary School

1000 First Street
Freedom, PA 15042
ph. 724.266.2833
fax. 724.869.3490

Mrs. Aphrodite Galitsis, Principal


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Jump Rope for Heart PDF Print E-mail
Written by Susan Parisi   
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 10:52

Along with Mrs. Parisi the Economy Elementary Physical Education Teacher and Mrs. Mastrian the Youth Markets Director for the American Heart Association are the following students from Economy Elementary School  who collected money for the American Heart Association, when they participated in the Jump Rope for Heart/Hoops for Heart Fund Raiser in their gym class. We are proud to announce that we raised $ 5,559.75 for the American Heart Association. In doing so, we also received $300.00 in much needed physical education equipment.

 

Students who raised $50.00 to $99.00:

ELI DEIHL, DONOVAN DESPINES, SYDNEY SMITH, JOSLYN DESANTIS, CHARLES STEFANIK, AURORA KELM, SEBASTIAN KELM,  ALEXIA  PREVITY ,  GAVIN  COGLEY,  ABBY  SMITH, NORAH MARCHIONDA,  ALISSA ROSE,  AIDYN ORFIDO, EMMA KERTIS, JASON DICIOCCIO, KEEGAN DEIHL,  JASON  DESANTIS, EMILY SMITH,  CASION HOLLAND,  ALYSSA LUTZ, EMMA  STEFANIK, ISABELLA TRONZO, AMELIA  FREED &  JORDAN DESPINES.

BRENDAN  JONES

 

Students who raised $100 or more:

MAX  REDINGER, ZACK  KUNY, EMILY  GOBERISH, ADDISON  CREESE,  JOSHUA  KUNY, ELI HARTMAN, PAUL SEIFER, JUSTIN LAUFFER, KAILYN TURKO, MARA ILKO,  MILEY  DEVINNEY, NATHAN  BOSH,  ANNA  GOBERISH,  AMANDA  SMITH , KINSLEY ASWANI, &  TROY  JACOB.  MISSING FROM THE PICTURE IS:  SAMANTHA ASTORINO

 

Top 3 students:

MAX REDINGER, TROY JACOB and KINSLEY ASWANI

 
Autism Awareness T-shirts PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jaclyn Smithhammer   
Monday, 09 March 2015 10:32

AUTISM AWARENESS T_SHIRTS

 

 

The shirt will look as pictured above and also say Ambridge Area School District on the back! 12.00 covers the shirt and shipping! Order yours today for Autism Awareness Month in April!

Contact Mrs. Smithhammer at ext. 6216 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to place your order!

2x is 3.00 more and 3x is 4.00 more!

ALL ORDERS MUST BE PLACED BY MARCH 11TH!!!!!!! (CASH PLEASE)

 
Economy Elementary Music Classes PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michael Timcheck   
Friday, 24 October 2014 09:55

Scenes from Mr. Timcheck's music classes at Economy!

 

2nd grade Economy

2nd graders in music class act out movements to the song, "Round a doo bop". Movement and dances are always fun ways to sing in music class.

 

6th grade Economy Band

The 6th grade Economy Band during their woodwinds rehearsal. The flutes, clarinets, and saxophones are preparing for their Holiday concert on December 11th.

 

6th grade Economy

These 6th graders are learning how to play the steel plans to accomapny a song they were exploring in the Reggae genre.  

 

 

 
Mommy & Me @ EE PDF Print E-mail
Written by Aphrodite Galitsis   
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 09:33

Economy Elementary is hosting a "Mommy and Me" Program for Moms and children ages six months through three. The program will meet twice a month from September until May. A certified teacher will provide pre-reading, math, art, music, dance, and play activities. Mother and child will be engaged in learning activities that will promote early learning skills for their youngster. Guest speakers will also be part of the program. The program is open to Ambridge Area School District residents. Proof of residency is required along with up-to-date immunizations for the children. There is a registration fee of $25.

Register now at Economy Elementary from 9:30 am until 2:30 PM. Please call 724-266-2833, Extension 6238 for additional information.


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Economy Elementary Story Walk PDF Print E-mail
Written by Shannon Burgoyne   
Monday, 28 April 2014 15:32

Economy Elementary held a Story Walk on April 24th, 2014.  This year's theme was "Pop Open a Good Book."  Nearly 150 students participated in the event!  Students were greeted with gift bags filled with water, snacks, a ruler, pencils, a book mark, a small toy, and coupons from local businesses.  Each family rotated through stations including 3 book readings, 4 interactive activities, and a carnival.  The ten teacher committee had incredible community support from the Beaver County Educational Trust, dozens of local businesses, the Ambridge Cheerleaders, the Economy PTO, and the Economy Student Council.  Every student received a brand new book at the end of this fantactic event!  What a night to remember!

 

To watch the video click the link below:

http://youtu.be/YXDtk8oFB2k

 

 

 
Grade 6 Spelling Bee PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kimberly Roppa   
Monday, 24 February 2014 08:50

State Street Elementary hosted the Ambridge Area School District 6th Grade Spelling Bee, February 21, 2014. Students from all three elementary buildings participated. The Economy representatives were: Ashli Anzio, Aracely Chase, Emily Gruca, Mason Kovach, and Emily Russo. Representatives from Highland were: Marek Gamble, Jack Pumphrey, and Braeden Young. Finally, State Street was represented by Dylan Castro and Alexandra Peters.

The children diligently worked at spelling the words asked of them. The third place winner was Dylan Castro of State Street. The runner-up was Braeden Young from Highland.  This year’s 2014 Ambridge Area School District Champion was Jack Pumphrey from Highland. Jack will advance to The Beaver County Spelling Bee in April. Congratulations,  Jack! Bring home a winner!!!!

Thank you to Dr. Cynthia Zurchin, Mrs. Megan Mealie, Mrs. Aphrodite Galitsis, Mr. Tom McKelvey, and Mr. Nick Tisak for attending and supporting our participants.

 

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