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Pianist Luke Gentil of the Half Hollow Hills CSD, who is studying music at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA), was a featured performer at the Grace Music School’s official kickoff event for their Island-wide piano competition. The winner of the competition will earn $1,000 and perform at Carnegie Hall. At […]

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String students perform at local film festival
 
            The Elwood-John H. Glenn High School Chamber Strings recently participated in a special “Music of Hope” concert in conjunction with the Gold Coast International Film Festival. The festival was held at the Post Campus at Long Island University.
              In preparation for the event, the Chamber Strings, under the […]

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Student athletes excel in the classroom
 
The Elwood Union Free School District Athletic Department is proud to announce that all eight varsity Fall 2016 teams from Elwood-John H. Glenn High School were recognized as New York State Scholar Athlete teams based on their student GPA.
Over 100 student athletes on the teams qualified with a 90 percent […]

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             Elwood-John H. Glenn High School soccer coach Lou Hanner was recently named the 2016 New York State Large School Soccer Coach of the Year by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
              The organization awards three winners from each state to receive this prestigious honor. One winner from a […]

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Four students from Elwood-John H. Glenn High School in the Elwood Union Free School District have earned the title of Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. Justin Yoskowitz, Kristopher Kwan, Katherine McPherson and Derek Lee have been placed among the top five percent of more than 1.6 million students who entered the […]

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New York School Bus Contractors Association Supports National School Bus Safety Week:  Members Holding School Bus Safety Events Throughout New York State
 
The New York School Bus Contractors Association joins with the National Association for Pupil Transportation and the National School Transportation Association in supporting National School Bus Safety Week, an annual event promoting school bus […]

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Elwood Middle School students in Mr. Matthew McGuire’s technology class recently  participated in an engaging lesson about energy sources and created their own wind turbines. The project was made possible due to an Elwood Education Endowment grant that the technology department received last year.                                             
The seventh-grade students formed groups and researched wind turbines before designing […]

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Two Elwood-John H. Glenn High School siblings were recently named semifinalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. Twins David and Michael Hermanns have qualified to compete for more than 7,500 National Merit Scholarships totaling approximately $33 million.
The siblings have been chosen out of approximately 1.6 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools throughout […]

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Students at James H. Boyd Intermediate School celebrated International Dot Day on Sept. 15, 2016. International Dot Day was created by author Peter H. Reynolds based on his book “The Dot,” and challenges students to “make their mark on the world.”
Students dressed in dot attire and attended a special assembly from Principal Dr. Denise Toscano. […]

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Elwood Students Honors Heroes

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On Monday, Sept. 12, 2016 the Elwood Union Free School District’s kindergarten through second-grade students at Harley Avenue Primary School celebrated and honored heroes at an assembly to commemorate the 15 year anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001.
Students dressed patriotically and local first responders were invited to the school. Local Fire Lieutenant Chris Haack, Ambulance Chief […]

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