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Gribbin Elementary School

School Hours: 8:55 a.m. – 3:40 p.m.

Early Dismissal Time: 12:10 p.m.

Seaman & Walnut Roads, Glen Cove, NY 11542
(516) 801-7210



Welcome To Our School

The Eugene J. Gribbin Primary School was built in 1966. Our school was named after Mr. Gribbin, a former principal at Glen Cove High School as well as a Superintendent for the district in 1941. Mr. Gribbin's name was synonymous with education in Glen Cove for many years.

Currently Gribbin School houses 382 students in grades k-2.

The entire staff is dedicated to educating and nurturing the whole child. We strive for a safe and secure environment where every child is encouraged to excel.

"The lesson you teach today is not confined to the walls of the classroom. Once it is implanted in the heart and mind of a child it can change the world".

Kindergarten    Grade 1    Grade 2

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You can support Gribbin School while you shop

All year we will be collectingBox Tops for Education.  Clip those Box Tops and send them to school.    Save your King Kullen receipts and bring them to school too. 

Register your Stop&Shop savings card and a portion of your sales will go to our school.

Just a few ways you can support our school without doing any work!

Use the Gribbin PTA Amazon link. Amazon will contribute up to 10% from your purchases to the Gribbin PTA whenever you access their website using our unique Amazon link.

Current News

Fall Festival at Gribbin

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Gribbin school students celebrated autumn by taking part in an afternoon filled with many different activities while demonstrating teamwork, creativity and fitness in a fun way. All of the students had a wonderful time!

A Native Garden Grows at Gribbin

A Native Garden Grows at Gribbin photo
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This past spring and summer, teachers and staff at Gribbin had a vision to create a native plant garden similar to the garden already at Deasy. This desire came from the experience of several teachers who had participated in the intensive Greentree Foundation’s professional development workshop.  

These teachers brought their experiences to the Gribbin Garden Committee. With the support of Principal Francine Santoro, the PTA, the buildings and grounds crew, and head custodian Albert Plude, it became a reality. Ms. Santoro coordinated the logistics of the project and the PTA generously paid for the materials. Sal Dimaggio and his crew from buildings and grounds graciously tilled the soil and created the garden beds. Adelphi professor Mary Jean McCarthy facilitated an outdoor science lesson in which teachers and students had the opportunity to plant the native flowers, and Mr. Plude set up and checked on the watering system throughout the summer and mowed the grass paths. 

District staff including Science Coordinator Alexa Doeschner and teachers Cheryl Carmody, Antoinette Hatzopoulos, Irene Kamola and Jessica McKenna dedicated time during the summer to weed the garden. The project truly was and continues to be a team effort, with many contributing to the garden’s care.
Sunday, November 18, 2018