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Community Generosity From Thomas J. Lahey School

Fourth-graders at Thomas J. Lahey in the Harborfields Central School District worked together to sort and box 

nonperishable food items in record time on Nov. 15.  A schoolwide drive, in partnership with the Harborfields Alliance for Community Outreach (HACO), was held during the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving to collect food items for families in need, […]

Buddies Practicing Thankfulness At Fifth Avenue Elementary School

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Kindergarten and fifth-graders came together at Fifth Avenue Elementary School in the Northport-East Northport School District to spend time talking about gratitude and creating hand-traced thankfulness turkeys on Nov. 15.
Fifth-graders from Mrs. Christine Shaw’s class partnered up with kindergartners from Mrs. Kathy Admunsen’s class to trace their hands to create a turkey and assisted […]

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National Blue Ribbon Flag Raised At Elwood -John. H. Glenn High School

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The Elwood-John H. Glenn High School community held a special ceremony to celebrate the school’s National Blue Ribbon title on Nov. 15. A flag, announcing the title awarded by the United States Department of Education, was raised in front of the school.
Those in attendance included Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Bossert, Principal Mrs. Carisa Burzynski, district […]

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Honoring And Learning From Veterans At Northport High School

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In honor of Veterans Day, Northport High School students had the privilege of hearing from local veterans on Nov. 13. During specific periods throughout the day, groups of social studies classes heard from a panel of brave men who have served our country. This event was organized by social studies teacher and American veteran Darryl […]

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Harley Avenue Primary School’s “Sensory City”

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Students at Harley Avenue Primary School now have a super space to visit if they need to release distracting classroom-wiggles — the school’s newly finished “Sensory City.”
Thanks to the dreaming and collaboration of school psychologist Mrs. Michelle Kretz, art teacher Mrs. Ali Harris, and principal Mrs. Elissa Millan, a hallway in the back of […]

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Scholastic Contest Winner At Elwood Middle School

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At Elwood Union Free School District’s most recent Board of Education meeting, middle school student Erin Kenny was recognized for being selected as one of the winners of Harry Potter’s 20th Anniversary Scholastic Writing Contest.
Erin is enrolled in one of the school’s English core extension classes and was spurred on to enter this contest by […]

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Top Math Students Island-Wide Four From Northport

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The Northport-East Northport School District was recently informed that four students have been accepted into the Institute of Creative Problem Solving (ICPS) for Gifted and Talented Students. Northport Middle School students Ty D’Amico and James Posillico, and Northport High School students Isabella Vozza and Camden Burkare are four of the 87 students who received this […]

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Teaching Empathy Institute Director David Levine Visits Northport Middle School

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Sixth graders at Northport Middle School were visited by teacher, singer/song writer, and author David Levine on Oct. 29. 2018.  Mr. Levine, the director of the Teaching Empathy Institute and author of the book “The School of Belonging,” has been annually visiting the school for 20 years to teach lessons about empathy, kindness and the […]

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NINTH ANNUAL PUMPKIN CONTEST – LOCAL SCHOOLS AND DENTAL OFFICES

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CREATE A HARVEST OF CREATIVITY 
 
HUNTINGTON, NY – October 24 – This year, a record-breaking 101 pumpkins were decorated by students and teachers from area schools and dental offices in the ninth annual pumpkin decorating contest from Gellerman Orthodontics.
 
“This is our biggest year ever, and because we had such an extraordinary participation from local schools, we were […]

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Northport Educator Named New York State Master Teacher

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Marlene Yolango, a special education teacher at Northport High School, was recently selected as a New York State Master Teacher in K-12 STEM education.
The Master Teacher Program is composed of the highest performing teachers and educators in the subjects of science, technology, engineering and math. Once accepted into the program, through letters of recommendation and […]

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