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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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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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Helping Both Ends of the Leash

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The seventh graders at Oldfield Middle School in the Harborfields Central School District were visited by a special organization, Paws of War, on Feb. 16. This organization trains dogs rescued from shelters and places them with U.S. military veterans that suffer from the emotional effects of war, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Representatives from Paws […]

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New York School Bus Contractors Association Calls on Legislature to Increase Fines

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New York School Bus Contractors Association Calls on Legislature to Increase Fines for Illegally Passing a School Bus and to Provide Sales Tax Exemption for School Buses in the 2018-2019 Executive Budget
The New York School Bus Contractors Association is renewing its call for budget initiatives that will help taxpayers and school districts save millions of […]

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Suffolk County’s Best in Character and Sportsmanship

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Harborfields’ boys junior varsity soccer team was recognized by Suffolk County Soccer Official’s Association for having the county’s best practices of character and sportsmanship on Dec. 6, 2017.
This recognition, given at the Suffolk Zone Awards dinner, speaks volumes about this team.
“They not only play the game well, but do so with class and character,” said […]

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SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE BELLONE ANNOUNCES OVER 500 TICK-REMOVAL KITS DISTRIBUTED TO NEARLY 150 SCHOOLS ACROSS SUFFOLK COUNTY

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Partnership with Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, School Districts and Suffolk County Department of Health Services will Enhance Prevention Measures Against Tick-Borne Diseases

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced that the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has launched a new partnership with the Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital to provide nearly […]

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Welcome Back To Harborfields Students

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On Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 the Harborfields Central School District welcomed students back for the 2017-18 school year. At Harborfields High School and Oldfield Middle School, students connected with old friends, set up their lockersand compared schedules with classmates.
At Thomas J. Lahey Intermediate school, students were excited to be back,and to participate in first day […]

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High School Swimmers Making Waves to Fight Cancer

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The Harborfields and Smithtown varsity girls swim teams came together on Wednesday August 30. 2017 at the Centerport Yacht Club for a mile long pool swim to raise money and awareness for cancer research, prevention and treatment through the Swim Across America organization.  Harborfields has participated for the past 3 years and was happy to […]

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Harborfields High School Teaming Up For An Easier Transition

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In anticipation of school starting next week, Harborfields High School held its annual Buddy Program on Aug. 29. This program helped introduce incoming freshman to the high school with an upperclassman as their guide.
Assistant Principal Christopher Patronaggio welcomed the Class of 2021 to high school and encouraged them to use the day to ask as […]

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19 New Teachers Join Harborfields

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The Harborfields Central School District held an orientation for all new teachers entering their schools on Aug. 29, 2017. The purpose of the orientation was to acclimate the new staff to the policies and procedures of the district, as well as the community and the culture of the surrounding area.
During the day, teachers got to […]

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