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Commack News: Future Business Leaders Successful at Spring Competition

 Thirty members of Commack High School’s Future Business Leaders Club competed in the FBLA Spring District Competition at Hofstra University. More than half won awards for their presentations.
                      “We are proud of each competing member’s participation and accomplishments at FBLA’s State District Competition,” said club co-advisor, Erin Maxcaro.  “It is an excellent opportunity for all […]

Washington Drive Primary School First Graders Spread Holiday Joy To Others

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First graders in Ms. Marie Fenter’s class at Washington Drive Primary School thought of a new way to celebrate the holidays this year. Rather than just celebrating the joys of the season in their classrooms and at home, the students chose to bring joy to those less fortunate.
Eager to help others, the students adopted a […]

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Harborfields High School Music Coordinator Receives Prestigious Honor

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Congratulations to Harborfields High School’s Music Department Coordinator Daniel Bilawsky who was recently selected by the School Band and Orchestra Magazine to represent New York in its 22nd annual “50 Directors Who Make a Difference.”
Directors are nominated by students, parents, colleagues, retailers, administrators, friends or even former band directors who may have taught them in […]

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NPMS Students Learn The History Of Blues Music

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Blues music echoed through the halls of Northport Middle School on Dec. 17 2020 as eighth graders welcomed Northport native, Toby Walker, to their classroom for a lesson on musical and African American history. 
As part of his “Blues in the Schools” program, Mr. Walker walked the students through a slide show depicting the Mississippi blues […]

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Mural Brings Positive Message To Washington Drive

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The hallways of Washington Drive Primary School are usually full of student artwork and achievements, but there’s something new coming to the school and it’s kicking off an exciting new initiative.  
Thanks to the help of several talented and dedicated parent volunteers, a new mural is quickly taking shape that depicts 14 different books, chosen […]

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TJL Shouts Holiday Spirit With Traditional Sing-along

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Keeping with tradition, students at Thomas J. Lahey Elementary School shouted, danced and swayed to holiday classics during the school’s annual Holiday Sing-along on Dec. 20. 
Harborfields High School students joined district teachers and retirees on the auditorium stage and sang songs, including “Frosty the Snowman,” “Jingle Bells” and “Santa Clause is coming to town.” 
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Gershow Recycling Donates Aluminum Scrap to Local High School Robotics Teams

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Jonathan Abrams (left), Manager, Gershow Recycling, is joined by Yury Wolf-Sonkin (second from left) and Michael Patrick (second from right), Coaches, and Dalton Asch (right), Member, Half Hollow Hills High School robotics team, during Gershow’s Scrap Metal Day at its Medford facility on December 14.
 
For the eleventh year in a row, Gershow Recycling opened its […]

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Students Welcome Inventor Of ‘The Tree Guardian’ To Bellerose Ave

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Second graders in Northport-East Northport Union Free School District’s Investigate Gifted and Talented program met with an inventor at Bellerose Avenue Elementary School on Dec. 18, 2019.
Northport resident Joseph Merenda holds a patent for his creative invention, a special Christmas tree ornament 
called “The Tree Guardian.” The Tree Guardian helps to remind you when it is time to […]

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Jennifer Nesfield Recognized For Devotion To Foreign Language Education

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Congratulations to Northport-East Northport Union Free School District’s World Language and ENL Chairperson Jennifer Nesfield for earning the Remunda Cadoux award for leadership in foreign language supervision on Nov. 2, 2019.
The New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers recognized Ms. Nesfield at its 102nd annual conference in Saratoga where she was honored for her […]

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Northport High School Boys Varsity Volleyball Advances To Semifinals

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Congratulations to Northport High School’s Boys’ Varsity Volleyball team for defeating the fourth ranked team, Connetquot High School, 3-1 on Nov. 4, 2019. The Tigers will advance to the Suffolk County Semifinals where they will battle the first ranked team at Sachem North High School on Friday, Nov. 8, at 5 p.m. 
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