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Elwood Seniors Commit To Collegiate Sports

At a special ceremony held on Nov. 14, seven Elwood-John H. Glenn High School seniors committed to play the sport of their choice at a collegiate level. Coaches, family members and administrators were present to honor of the students’ hard work and dedication throughout their athletic careers.
“Although most people only see your performance on the […]

National Blue Ribbon Flag Raised At Elwood -John. H. Glenn High School

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The Elwood-John H. Glenn High School community held a special ceremony to celebrate the school’s National Blue Ribbon title on Nov. 15. A flag, announcing the title awarded by the United States Department of Education, was raised in front of the school.
Those in attendance included Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Bossert, Principal Mrs. Carisa Burzynski, district […]

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Harley Avenue Primary School’s “Sensory City”

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Students at Harley Avenue Primary School now have a super space to visit if they need to release distracting classroom-wiggles — the school’s newly finished “Sensory City.”
Thanks to the dreaming and collaboration of school psychologist Mrs. Michelle Kretz, art teacher Mrs. Ali Harris, and principal Mrs. Elissa Millan, a hallway in the back of […]

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Scholastic Contest Winner At Elwood Middle School

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At Elwood Union Free School District’s most recent Board of Education meeting, middle school student Erin Kenny was recognized for being selected as one of the winners of Harry Potter’s 20th Anniversary Scholastic Writing Contest.
Erin is enrolled in one of the school’s English core extension classes and was spurred on to enter this contest by […]

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Elwood Mindfully Prepares For The New School Year

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The Elwood Union Free School District welcomed faculty and staff back for the 2018-19 school year at Superintendent’s Conference Day on Sept. 4th, 2018. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kenneth Bossert warmly greeted all those in attendance, including the board of education, administration and all those who are new to the district.
Dr. Bossert thanked those who […]

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Freshmen Get Acclimated To Their “New Home”

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The Elwood Union Free School District welcomed the incoming class of 2022 with a freshman orientation on Aug. 29, 2018. John H. Glenn High School Principal Carisa Burzynski, along with other administration and faculty members, warmly welcomed students to their “new home” for the next four years.
“We’re here to help you grow,” said Mrs. […]

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Elwood’s Team Of Teachers Increases

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Elwood Union Free School District’s 20 newest teachers spent the day preparing for the upcoming school year with a New Teacher Orientation on Aug. 28, 2018.
The morning kicked off with a welcome breakfast for new staff and administration to get acquainted. Once settled, Director of Humanities Pam Fine and Director of Math, Science and Technology […]

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SCSSA Releases Its Blueprint For Action To Enhance School Safety

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On Aug. 27, 2018, the Suffolk County School Superintendents Association executive board introduced the association’s five-point Blueprint for Action to Enhance School Safety during a meeting with Suffolk County law enforcement officials and representatives from the office of Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone.
Hosted by the Elwood School District, the meeting was facilitated by Dr. Kenneth […]

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Elwood Educators Participate In Workshop To Improve Student Literacy and Academic Vocabulary

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In an effort to continue the betterment of education, the collaborative organization of Elwood Union Free School District administrators Ms. Pamela Fine, Dr. Maureen Hull and Ms. Eileen Kelly-Gorman has brought multiple opportunities for professional development to their staff this summer.
Most recently on Aug. 20 and 21, Ms. Amy Benjamin, a renowned staff developer […]

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Suffolk County Executive Bellone, Police Commissioner Hart Announce School Safety Plan Ahead Of Back To School

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart announced a multi-pronged plan designed to increase school safety and reduce response times for emergency personnel ahead of the start of the 2018-2019 School Year. The latest initiatives are in addition to several public safety measures recently undertaken by Suffolk County to ensure students, teachers, administrators […]

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