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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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Bellerose Avenue Elementary Creating More Engaging Classroom Enviroments

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For the past few years, more and more educators within the Northport-East Northport School District have been learning and implementing the discipline of Responsive Classroom – a teaching approach that’s made up of specific practices to create a joyful, safe, engaging classroom and school community. The approach’s emphasis is placed on helping students, in addition […]

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Birchwood 4th-grader Preston Park is a National Champion

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It’s been a very busy summer for South Huntington 4th-grader Preston Park. Preston brought home a total of 5 medals from National and International Taekwondo Championships, and if that weren’t enough, Preston, who is ranked first nationally in his age group for the Black Belt Division, has been selected by Sports Illustrated as their Sportskid […]

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Suffolk County Executive Bellone, Police Commissioner Hart Announce School Safety Plan Ahead Of Back To School

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart announced a multi-pronged plan designed to increase school safety and reduce response times for emergency personnel ahead of the start of the 2018-2019 School Year. The latest initiatives are in addition to several public safety measures recently undertaken by Suffolk County to ensure students, teachers, administrators […]

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New Principal at Commack Middle School

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Michael Larson was appointed as the principal of Commack Middle School at a special Board of Education meeting on August 16, 2018.  Mr. Larson, who was one of the Assistant Principals at Commack High School, will be joining the administrative team at the Middle School immediately, to fill the vacancy left by former principal, Anthony […]

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New Assistant Principal At Birchwood Intermediate School

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It is with great pride that South Huntington School District Board of Education President Nicholas Ciappetta introduces Mr. Thomas Keogh as the new Assistant Principal of the Birchwood Intermediate School. Mr. Keogh is a lifelong educator who possesses an unwavering work ethic and genuine passion for his craft. Mr. Keogh spent the past several decades as […]

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Eagle Scouts Honored in South Huntington

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At a Board of Education meeting, a special dedication ceremony took place honoring Eagle Scouts from as far back as 1952, who graduated from Walt Whitman High School. “The idea for tonight’s ceremony was born a couple of years ago when Walt Whitman High School tied a national record with 11 Eagle Scouts in the class of […]

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