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Harborfields: Back To School, back To Success

Talented, dedicated, and innovative students and teachers were honored during the recognition portion of the Harborfields Central School District’s Board of Education meeting on Sept. 12, 2018.
Oldfield Middle School Assistant Principal Joseph Castoro was honored for winning the 2018 Fred Podolski Leadership and Innovation in Technology Visionary Award. This award is given to one Long […]

Suffolk Health Commissioner Encourages Tobacco Users Young And Old To Seek Help In Attempting To Break Their Addiction

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Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken encourages residents who use tobacco to seek help in attempting to break their addiction by registering for Suffolk County’s  “Learn to Be …Tobacco Free” program. The program, which is free to Suffolk County residents, offers assistance with planning, support, and counseling. The program also provides over-the counter medications […]

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Elwood Mindfully Prepares For The New School Year

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The Elwood Union Free School District welcomed faculty and staff back for the 2018-19 school year at Superintendent’s Conference Day on Sept. 4th, 2018. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kenneth Bossert warmly greeted all those in attendance, including the board of education, administration and all those who are new to the district.
Dr. Bossert thanked those who […]

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Freshmen Get Acclimated To Their “New Home”

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The Elwood Union Free School District welcomed the incoming class of 2022 with a freshman orientation on Aug. 29, 2018. John H. Glenn High School Principal Carisa Burzynski, along with other administration and faculty members, warmly welcomed students to their “new home” for the next four years.
“We’re here to help you grow,” said Mrs. […]

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New Teachers Pick Up Tools To Teach

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As students gear up to head back to school, attending events like orientations, many teachers are doing the same. In the Harborfields Central School District, eight new teachers attended an orientation on Aug. 28, 2018, enabling them to get acclimated to the district’s policies, procedures and culture. Throughout the day, new staff members became acquainted […]

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Northport Welcomes New Teachers

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Northport-East Northport Union Free School District welcomed 25 new teachers to the district on Aug. 28 and 29, 2018, with a new teacher orientation. After being introduced to the district administration, new staff members took a bus tour Northport-East Northport to get familiar with the surrounding community.
Throughout the day, the new teachers were given an […]

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Elwood’s Team Of Teachers Increases

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Elwood Union Free School District’s 20 newest teachers spent the day preparing for the upcoming school year with a New Teacher Orientation on Aug. 28, 2018.
The morning kicked off with a welcome breakfast for new staff and administration to get acquainted. Once settled, Director of Humanities Pam Fine and Director of Math, Science and Technology […]

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SCSSA Releases Its Blueprint For Action To Enhance School Safety

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On Aug. 27, 2018, the Suffolk County School Superintendents Association executive board introduced the association’s five-point Blueprint for Action to Enhance School Safety during a meeting with Suffolk County law enforcement officials and representatives from the office of Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone.
Hosted by the Elwood School District, the meeting was facilitated by Dr. Kenneth […]

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New Principal Comes To Dickinson Avenue Elementary

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Dickinson Avenue Elementary School in the Northport-East Northport School District welcomed a new principal this summer — Mrs. Laurie Welch Storch.
Dickinson Avenue Elementary School’s principal Mrs. Laurie Welch Storch met her new students at a special evening meet and greet on Aug. 22.

Mrs. Storch, a Manorville resident, comes to the district after seven years […]

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Elwood Educators Participate In Workshop To Improve Student Literacy and Academic Vocabulary

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In an effort to continue the betterment of education, the collaborative organization of Elwood Union Free School District administrators Ms. Pamela Fine, Dr. Maureen Hull and Ms. Eileen Kelly-Gorman has brought multiple opportunities for professional development to their staff this summer.
Most recently on Aug. 20 and 21, Ms. Amy Benjamin, a renowned staff developer […]

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