Charles A. Reinhard Early Childhood Center

Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 2

Principal:  Mrs. Patricia Castine
School Secretary: Mrs. Doreen Caminiti

2750 South St. Marks Ave.

Bellmore, NY 11710






Current News

Students observe the stars in Reinhard’s gymnasium

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Rising Star Leaders at the Reinhard Early Childhood Center were filled with wonder as they observed a starry night sky right from their school’s gymnasium on March 20.

The excitement was clear as soon as students entered the gymnasium to see a massive planetarium reaching up towards the ceiling. Tom Barry, known as “That Planetarium Guy,” welcomed classes inside to see a starry display projected onto the inside of the dome. Mr. Barry pointed out several constellations and the myths behind them, such as the ursa major symbol that represents the big dipper. Students saw how the stars move across the night sky with the north star always staying in place.

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1) Tom Barry, “The Planetarium Guy,” brought his planetarium to the Reinhard Early Childhood Center on March 20.
2) Inside the planetarium, Rising Star Leaders observed several constellations.
3) Before entering, students were excited to see what was inside.

Photos courtesy Bellmore Public Schools

Date Added: 3/26/2024

Teachers receive tenure in Bellmore

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The Bellmore Public School District is pleased to announce that six stellar teachers from the Charles A. Reinhard Early Childhood Center, Winthrop Avenue School and Shore Road School have been granted tenure by the board of education at the March 19 regular meeting.

The newly tenured teachers have gone through a rigorous four-year process of observations and interviews and have demonstrated exceptional talents in the classroom and as leaders in the school community. They include Jennifer Comins, Kaitlyn Curtin, Kristen Peo, Joanna Rocco, Samantha Seith and Victoria Seropian. The District looks forward to working with these exceptional educators for years to come.

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1) Six teachers in the Bellmore School District have been granted tenure at the March 19 board of education meeting.

Photos courtesy Bellmore Public Schools

Date Added: 3/26/2024