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Huntington & Commack SD’s Intel Finalists

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Two outstanding students from the Town of Huntington have been named finalists in the prestigious Intel Science Competition.

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Huntington High School Senior Named Intel Semi-Finalist

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A Huntington High School senior, Juliana Coraor was named an Intel Science Talent Search semi-finalist, elevating her into the ranks of America’s elite young minds. “I am really honored,” the teenager said in her typically humble way. “It’s flattering.”
Ms. Coraor conducted research for the Intel competition in a lab at Stony Brook University, where she has […]

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Huntington Foundation Gala

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The Huntington Foundation knows how to party. The organization, which has done so much to support quality public school education, held its 19th annual gala last Friday night at The Woodlands, a former Gold Coast mansion, raising thousands of dollars for innovative classroom programs and honoring one of the district’s most beloved faculty members.
A crowd […]

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Honoring Courtney O’Bryan

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The Huntington High School girls’ basketball program never forgets one of their own. The Blue Devils will honor Courtney O’Bryan, retiring the cherished player’s No. 11 uniform number and celebrating her life on Thursday night, January 19th at 5:30 p.m. during pre-game ceremonies in Louis D. Giani Gym.
Ms. O’Bryan, who was a freshman at Penn State […]

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Huntington District Eyes Technology Replacement Plan

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 As time and technology moves forward, the Huntington School District doesn’t want to be left behind. So, district officials are considering a four year plan to replace desktop computers and printers in every school buildings and the administrative complex.
The multi-year plan has been circulated among central office administrators and presented to Huntington School Board members. […]

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Huntington SD Switches Investments for Interest

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 Low interest rates are having an impact on all investors, even big institutional ones like the Huntington School District, which recently moved its trust and agency scholarship accounts out of New York CLASS and into JP Morgan.
“For well over 15 years, the Huntington School District has been an active participant in the New York CLASS […]

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Huntington Music Teacher To Conduct All County Division

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Frank Battista is a special kind of music teacher. The J. Taylor Finley Middle School community already knows this. He will soon earn even more admirers after being selected to conduct the All-County Division I West band for Nassau County.
The concert will be held on Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 4 p.m. at The Tilles […]

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Huntington H.S. Senior Earns National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award

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Brandon Fiordelisi is a Huntington High School senior who was a key player for the Blue Devil football team. He’s one of the Class of 2012’s best students, too. The combination of brains and brawn earned the teenager a National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award.
Fiordelisi picked up the honor last weekend at the NFF’s annual brunch at […]

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Woodhull Students Visit DNA Learning Center in Cold Spring Harbor

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 It’s fun to watch kids get excited about learning. When 36 fifth grade SEARCH program students from Woodhull Intermediate School traveled to the DNA Learning Center in Cold Spring Harbor for a day of exploration and experimentation, plenty of intellectual fire power was put on display.
The youngsters have been immersed in a 16-week unit on […]

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 A new state law that caps increases in property tax levies could require more than $1.5 million in future spending cuts in the Huntington School District, according to a recent in-depth presentation by district executives.
Superintendent James W. Polansky and Assistant Superintendent David H. Grackin utilized a PowerPoint presentation to explain the intricacies of the tax […]

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