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Northport Student Named National Merit Scholarship Finalist

Northport High School senior Julianne Starzee, named a National Merit Semifinalist last fall, was recently named a finalist in the program. This prestigious program honors the nation’s scholastic champions and encourages the pursuit of excellence in academics. Of these finalists, Starzee will be competing with approximately 15,000 students nationwide for one of 2,500 (National Merit […]

Northport High School senior Zoe Perles was named one of eight distinguished finalists in the 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards in New York. This program is the nation’s largest youth-recognition program that is based on volunteer and community service alone.
Perles, raised in a home where serving the community and the less fortunate was a […]

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Northport High School’s boys winter track and field team defeated Brentwood High School on February 5, 2018, making them this season’s Suffolk County champions. 
Team members Isaiah Claiborne, Elijah Claiborne, and Dan O’Connor contributed to this victory with high placements in the 1000, 1600 and 1200 meter runs. 
“It was a great team victory, anchored by the […]

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Northport High School English teachers Pamela Uruburu and Elizabeth Sherwood were recently named Educators of Excellence by the New York State English Council for the 2016-17 school year. Uruburu and Sherwood were honored at the NYSEC’s conference in Albany this past fall.
“I’m deeply honored by this recognition,” said Ms. Uruburu, “and after 28 years as […]

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New York School Bus Contractors Association Calls on Legislature to Increase Fines for Illegally Passing a School Bus and to Provide Sales Tax Exemption for School Buses in the 2018-2019 Executive Budget
The New York School Bus Contractors Association is renewing its call for budget initiatives that will help taxpayers and school districts save millions of […]

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Huntington Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci and Councilwoman Joan Cergol recognized four new Eagle Scouts at ceremonies across the Town on Saturday, January 6, 2017.
In a ceremony at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Northport, Supervisor Lupinacci and Councilwoman Cergol presented proclamations to Eagle Scouts John Taylor Fox and Richard Harrison Clinton from Troop 410. At […]

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Northport High School science teacher Kimberly Collins was recently selected by the STEM Leadership Center as one of 10 teachers to participate in the 2017-18 cohort for the Regeneron STEM Teaching Fellowship. This fellowship is a competitive program that provides professional training experiences to exceptional science teachers in New York State.
Collins will participate in a […]

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The Northport-East Northport varsity football team visited the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Dec. 9, 2017 to watch the Army vs. Navy game with the veterans.
This event was part of a series of activities the football team conducts with the veterans during their season. The team has had them as guests for a Friday […]

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On Nov. 29, 2017the Northport-East Northport Board of Education recognized the girls varsity soccer team for their Suffolk County Championship win. Superintendent of Schools Robert Banzer congratulated the team on their second consecutive county championship, and all of their hard work.
In addition, Mark Dantuono, district director of health, physical education and athletics, addressed the board […]

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Northport High School juniors Alexia Kaloudis and Anne Catherine Unser recently graduated from the Women in Technology Program at BAE Systems in Greenlawn. 
This nine-week program hosts a consortium of students from local high schools, where they engage in problem solving and teamwork. Skills in both hardware and software are cultivated, and the program is an […]

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