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This is a speech that a local Teacher made at a recent School Board meeting.

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Commack Middle School students Joseph Materia and Alexa Svensson were selected as local honorees of the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards for their exemplary volunteer work. These outstanding, hard-working volunteers have now earned additional recognition as recipients of the President’s Volunteer Service Award.

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Sixth-grade students of Oldfield Middle School in the Harborfields Central School District participated in the first annual Literacy Committee Read-a-Thon. The fundraiser took place on Friday, March 2, a date celebrating both the birth of author Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss) and the nationally recognized “Read Across America Day.” Students pledged to read a certain […]

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It’s easy to see how many dedicated and generous people there are in the Commack Schools, just look at their heads! The Commack School District raised almost $80,000 for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, with 305 shavees, 125 volunteers, and 12 hairstylists participating in the March 16 event.

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At today’s STEM Diversity Summit held at Farmingdale University, Walt Whitman’s High School Robotics team made one of the afternoons presentations and then went on to take a solid 2nd place out of the many high schools present. Their presentation showcased a FIRST robot, able to shoot baskets and cross bridges. This all-day summit sponsored by […]

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The Superintendent of the Commack School District has announced that he will take a wage freeze next year. “Our mission as a community is to educate our children,” said Superintendent Dr. Donald A. James. “We are facing a 4.7 million dollar funding gap for the 2012-2013 school year. As the leader of this District, I […]

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It was a much-anticipated evening as the South Huntington Board of Education and the district’s administrators gave well-deserved recognition and praise to their top teachers during the annual Teacher of the Year celebration. This year, the teacher who will represent South Huntington in the New York State contest is Walt Whitman teacher Ms. Barbara Sperrazza. 
 
Ms. […]

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Woodhull Pasta Night

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 A crowd of more than 300 hungry diners turned out for this winter’s Woodhull Intermediate School sixth grade pasta night in the Huntington School district. The group was served by about 100 students, who took on the roles of waiters and waitresses, jotting down orders and delivering food in a swift and orderly manner. 
PTA volunteers […]

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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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