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Whitman’s Seniors Choose Biodegradable Graduation Gowns

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Graduation may be a few months away for Walt Whitman’s 440 seniors, but they have already laid out what they’re going to wear. With their votes cast earlier in the year, when the seniors walk down the aisle to the tune of the processional march, they will be wearing gowns spun from recycled plastic bottles. […]

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Whitman’s Girls Basketball Earns Big Win

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 In an hotly contested battle, Whitman’s Girls Basketball team beat rival Northport 48-41 in the Coaches vs Cancer Basketball game on Tuesday evening. With the score knotted at 11 ending the first quarter, Whitman’s defense allowed only 4 points to end the first half up by 11. “I thought the 2nd quarter was our most […]

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Whitman Students Pledge Not To Text While Driving

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Walt Whitman’s driver education instructor, Mr. Samuel Levant, goes to all lengths to impress upon his students the dangers of distracted driving, with special attention to texting. Students recently watched a short film clip during which Alex Brown’s parents described what it was like to discover the wreckage of their car and tragedy of the […]

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Silas Wood Student Has Art Featured in New Calendar

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Now that the New Year has begun, time to recycle last year’s calendar. And what better way to recognize the importance of reduce, reuse, and recycle than to hang up the new 2012 New York Recycles Calendar. Or, better yet, you can download the new calendar and view it on your computer.

Of special note this […]

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Whitman Senior Blood Drive a Success

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Walt Whitman seniors held their first Blood Drive recently and continued their successful tradition by collecting 99 pints. The following senior blood drive captains all promoted the event and worked the South Gym, helping at the various stations assisting donors: Jackie Leogrande, Emily Samuels, Samantha Delle, Danielle Saccente, Anthony Campanella, Morgan Geiser, Taylor O’Toole, Jillian […]

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Whitman Wins Gugliotta Opener

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Led by Whitman senior Danyal Cheema (14 pts) and junior Kevin Forland (15 pts), Walt Whitman had no trouble dispatching Hauppauge 63-31 in the second game of the opening round of the Frank Gugliotta Memorial Basketball Tournament on Tuesday evening. Ahead 22-0 at the end of the first period, 34-17 in the 2nd period, and […]

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17th Annual Andrew Peers Memorial Wrestling Tournament

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 at Walt Whitman High School North Gym. Wrestling begins at 9:00AM with 4 Varsity Mats.

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The Audicity of Town Hall – What the Press Release Won’t Tell You

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In a Town Hall issued press release Petrone Reconvenes Huntington Station Action Coalition, Supervisor Petrone makes another disingenuous claim when he “called for a unified, focused effort to combat the root causes of recent gang related violent incidents that have raised community concerns.”  You can’t obtain a unified effort when key members of the community […]

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The problems in Huntington Station are extremely serious and they require a serious leader to address them.  We do not need more political quotes and committees.  Children are shooting each other, grandmothers live in fear, tax payers can no longer handle the burden, school districts are being dramatically impacted and negative stereotypes are being unfairly confirmed.  […]

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High School Students Honored at 9th Annual Leadership Competition

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The Young Professionals Chamber of Commerce (YPCC), a program of the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce, hosted its Ninth Annual Business Leadership Competition at Farmingdale State College on Wednesday, November 30. This year more than 300 high school students from 14 local high schools, including Commack, Deer Park, Farmingdale, Half Hollow Hills East, Half Hollow […]

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