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Stimson Paraprofessional Saves Seventh Grader

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For Stimson seventh grader Joet Cooper, the prospect of dying became frighteningly real recently, but instead of the cliché about her life passing in front of her, she was thinking about all the things she hadn’t done yet. “I was thinking I was too young to die,” said Joet. “I hadn’t even gotten to high […]

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Beloved Teacher Will Be Missed

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It was a sad day at The Washington School in the HUFSD.  Faculty, staff, students and their parents learned of the passing of one of the schools most beloved teachers, Mrs. Joan Balsari. She passed away Wednesday evening.  She had a long battle with cancer but she seemed to be in good health earlier this year and worked […]

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Huntington High School Student Named Siemens Regional Finalist

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The Huntington High School science research program is walking on “cloud nine” after senior Holly Flores was named a regional finalist in the Siemens Foundation Competition in Math, Science & Technology.
Huntington senior Juli Coraor was named a semi-finalist in the competition, which bills itself as the “nation’s most coveted teen science prize.” Ms. Flores and […]

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Whitman Honors Athletes of the Month

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Walt Whitman High School is honored to present 2 distinguished athletes for the month of September. John Palazzolo, a sophomore, is a member of the Boys Varsity Golf Team. At the time of his nomination for athlete of the month, John had an undefeated record for match play (5-0-1) and the lowest stroke average on […]

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Big Win For Blue Devils Marching Band

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The Blue Devil marching band scored a sensational victory last Sunday afternoon as a crowd estimated at more than 2,000 watched. The Huntington High School musicians and color guard members notched a score of 82, the highest in their division in the state this fall.
Coming at their own home show, the victory was a very […]

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James Polansky – Something To Agree About

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In a school district that is too often divided, there is finally something to agree about.  It’s the confidence the community seems to have in their new Superintendent, James Polansky.  When the search for a new leader of the Huntington school district was coming up short, sitting BOE member, Rich McGrath encouraged Mr. Polansky to apply for the position.   McGrath felt Polansky had […]

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Visit Tropical Smoothie Cafe & Help The Blue Devil Crew Program

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Make sure to stop by Tropical Smoothie Café on Wall Street in Huntington village on Thursday (Oct. 20) between 3-8 p.m. and help out the Huntington High School crew program.
The Blue Devils will receive 20 percent of the proceeds generated by customers presenting a special flyer available on the Huntington School District’s website at www.hufsd.edu. […]

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October 18, 2011
Letter to the Editor:
The New York State Democratic Committee continues their daily mailers to try to convince me that my school taxes are going up because of one person, Huntington School Board member Liz Black.
I am told the “solution” is to elect their candidate Democrat William Spencer to represent me in the Suffolk […]

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Minor Bus Accident in South Huntington SD

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The Stimson Middle School dismissal bus H-5 was involved in a traffic accident at the intersection of Bushwick and New York Avenue. The bus was rear ended by a car. The driver and all students are fine and were checked by a nurse from the district, according to the Principal, Ms. Robins.  Another bus arrived to take […]

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HUFSD – Washington School – Harvest Hoedown

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On October 14, 2011, Washington Primary School held their second annual Harvest Hoedown.  It was a big success thanks to all the planning and hard work of the many PTA volunteers.  The events main coordinator was Michele Deegan who did an outstanding job of making sure there was something fun for everyone.   There was music, refreshments including […]

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