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Dawn Valle Named Elwood’s Director Of Math, Science and Tech

Dawn Valle was recently named the new director of math, science, technology and federal grants for the Elwood School District. She had served since 2014 as assistant principal at Elwood Middle School. Valle previously worked as a principal for the New York City Department of Education, an assistant principal and math staff developer at the […]

Julie Bilello appointed as assistant principal at Elwood Middle School

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Julie Bilello was appointed as assistant principal at Elwood Middle School, replacing Dawn Valle, the district’s new director of math, science, technology and federal grants.
Bilello has worked as a special education teacher for the past 16 years, most recently at Elwood Middle School, and previously in the Lynbrook School District and Plainview Old-Bethpage School District. […]

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Elwood Welcomes Back Students For An Exciting New School Year

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Despite the unwelcomed inclement weather, the Elwood School District’s students enjoyed an exciting first day of school on Sept. 9, successfully returning to classes at Elwood-John H. Glenn High School, Elwood Middle School, James H. Boyd Intermediate School and Harley Avenue Primary School.
“Rain could not dampen our first day spirits,” said Dr. Kenneth Bossert, the […]

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Knights Capture Small Schools Varsity Boys Soccer Title

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Elwood-John H. Glenn High School’s boys varsity soccer team recently completed a trifecta of success. After winning the Brookhaven Summer League title and Sportsmanship Award, the 11-0-2 Knights captured the Small Schools championship with a 4-0 victory over Kings Park.

Elwood Soccer: Elwood-John H. Glenn High School’s boys varsity soccer team recently captured the Small Schools […]

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Elwood-John H. Glenn Senior Earns Top Honors at LISEF competition

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Elwood-John H. Glenn High School senior Rithika Narayan was awarded first place in the Long Island Science and Engineering Fair for her project, “Harnessing Deep Learning to Assess Coral Reef Health through Crowd-sourced Efforts.”
In addition to winning the Grand Award for her outstanding science research project, Rithika also received three special awards, including an award […]

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Letter to the Editor as to Why I am Running for the Elwood School Board

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To the Editor,
My husband Mike and I, and our two daughters, Lilli and Emma, have lived in the Elwood community for 13 years.  Having a 9th grader and a 6th grader, I have enjoyed many years of volunteering in the schools and have had ample opportunity to observe and evaluate the District’s strengths and weaknesses.  […]

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Elwood’s guidance department hosts Q&A

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Teachers, staff, students and parents are all learning to adapt to a new educational environment as schools remain closed to help curb the spread of COVID-19. In doing so, each have faced new challenges and stressors. That’s why Elwood-John H. Glenn High School guidance professionals – Carolyn Pollina, Lisa Sallie, Christiana Dobra and Janine Ferrante […]

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“All Are Welcome” at Elwood’s Schools Conference Day

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The Elwood Union Free School District officially kicked off the start of the 2019-20 academic year by welcoming all staff members back for Superintendent’s Conference Day on September 3, 2019.
After reconnecting with one another during breakfast sponsored by the schools’ PTA units, Superintendent of School Dr. Kenneth Bossert welcomed all in attendance and reflected upon […]

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Freshman Get Buddies At Elwood School District

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Freshmen entering Elwood-John H. Glenn High School in September will be offered a helping hand throughout the school year as part of the district’s Freshmen Buddies Program.
Incoming freshmen will be paired up with select upperclassmen, who will serve as mentors and help guide the new students through the upcoming school year.
As part of a one-day […]

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Elwood Union Free School District Welcomes Five New Staff

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Elwood welcomes new staff
The Elwood Union Free School District welcomed five new part-time and probationary teachers, as well as a new guidance counselor, at a new teacher orientation on Aug. 27, 2019.
Held at Elwood Middle School, incoming educators had an opportunity to prepare for the upcoming 2019-20 school year, which is scheduled to begin on […]

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