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Little Women the broadway musical at Commack High School this weekend.

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 Hard work, perseverance, and a quality education all combine to make successful business leaders.  DECA helps make that happen. New York DECA’s 52nd Annual State Competition was recently held in Rochester, New York. Walt Whitman High School maintained its reputation of excellence and high ranking with nine top-10 finalists.  Of Whitman’s finalists, two were trophy […]

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The Washington Primary School community will always have a special place in its heart for second grade teacher Joan Marie Balsari, who passed away last October after a valiant battle against breast cancer. Now parents, teachers and support staff members are planning to create a lasting and living tribute to the cherished educator.
The Joanie Balsari […]

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 Nellie Klein, a Silas Wood sixth-grade student who plays B-flat clarinet, has been chosen by the Suffolk County Music Educators’ Association (SCMEA) to receive the SCMEA-Usdan Scholarship, which will entitle her to participate in Usdan or a music program of her choice this summer. The Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts is the […]

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The artwork found in hallways throughout Huntington High School continues to be updated as part of a two-year school beautification project being carried out by the Art Honor Society.
“Art is not only an individual process, but a global movement,” said Kylee Kiesel, president of Huntington’s Art Honor Society. “It is a means of inspiration and […]

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Commack High School English teacher Phillip Cicione was named a 2011-12 Dowling College/News 12 Educator of the Month in a ceremony that took place in his classroom before administrators and his students. Dr. Clyde Paine, Dean, School of Education, Dowling College, another natural in a classroom, spoke to the assemblage about the qualities that led […]

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A Blizzard of Kindness

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During the unseasonably warm month of February, students of Oldfield Middle School in the Harborfields Central School District helped transform their school library into a blizzard of kindness and caring.
Sixth, seventh and eighth-grade students were encouraged to bring non-perishable food donations to the school library during the “Big Blizzard of 2012,” an OMS fundraising event. […]

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Whitman soccer star Alyssa Vallar has signed her letter of intent to play soccer at Binghamton University in the fall. A highly ranked senior, Alyssa is only one of three students in Suffolk County to be awarded all-county soccer player as well as all-county high-academic awards. “It amazes me how well she does in school […]

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“The best thing about Penny Wars is that everyone wins,” said Mr. Anthony Sansotta, Assistant Principal at Stimson Middle School. “The students get to have some fun while they learn about strategy and teamwork, and the community benefits from the money and food the effort provides.”  
 
A portion of the $3,500 collected during Stimson’s Penny Wars […]

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New granite and stone foundations to hold the welcome signs for all eight Commack Schools and the Hubbs Administration Building have been donated to the District by Gappsi  Inc., a local home improvement company.   Gappsi has donated masonry work and landscaping to more than ten school districts in Suffolk County. The company is also donating […]

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