RCK Books and Bands at Barnes & Noble

Ruth C. Kinney Elementary School held a fun-filled fundraiser on December 2 at the Barnes & Noble bookstore in Bay Shore. Students' artwork was on display as they gathered with their parents in the store’s cozy children’s books section. Principal Danielle Naccarato was just one of several “mystery teacher readers” along with fifth-grade teacher Nancy Kane and third-grade teachers Meredith Shuren and Jerry Orlando.

Capping off the evening were lovely performances by RCK’s band and orchestra ensembles. Participating band students were Logan Camp, Randi Jepson, Michael Piccinini, Katelyn Waldron, Emma Watson, Erin Wiedmann and Logan Witte, while the orchestra featured Caitlin Breitenbecker, Kaylin Cuba, Christie Czajka, Timothy Hartmann, Alexa Sortino and Cassidy Stephen.