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Buddies Practicing Thankfulness At Fifth Avenue Elementary School

Kindergarten and fifth-graders came together at Fifth Avenue Elementary School in the Northport-East Northport School District to spend time talking about gratitude and creating hand-traced thankfulness turkeys on Nov. 15.
Fifth-graders from Mrs. Christine Shaw’s class partnered up with kindergartners from Mrs. Kathy Admunsen’s class to trace their hands to create a turkey and assisted […]

Honoring And Learning From Veterans At Northport High School

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In honor of Veterans Day, Northport High School students had the privilege of hearing from local veterans on Nov. 13. During specific periods throughout the day, groups of social studies classes heard from a panel of brave men who have served our country. This event was organized by social studies teacher and American veteran Darryl […]

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Top Math Students Island-Wide Four From Northport

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The Northport-East Northport School District was recently informed that four students have been accepted into the Institute of Creative Problem Solving (ICPS) for Gifted and Talented Students. Northport Middle School students Ty D’Amico and James Posillico, and Northport High School students Isabella Vozza and Camden Burkare are four of the 87 students who received this […]

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Teaching Empathy Institute Director David Levine Visits Northport Middle School

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Sixth graders at Northport Middle School were visited by teacher, singer/song writer, and author David Levine on Oct. 29. 2018.  Mr. Levine, the director of the Teaching Empathy Institute and author of the book “The School of Belonging,” has been annually visiting the school for 20 years to teach lessons about empathy, kindness and the […]

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Northport Educator Named New York State Master Teacher

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Marlene Yolango, a special education teacher at Northport High School, was recently selected as a New York State Master Teacher in K-12 STEM education.
The Master Teacher Program is composed of the highest performing teachers and educators in the subjects of science, technology, engineering and math. Once accepted into the program, through letters of recommendation and […]

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Northport & Whitman Girls Volleyball Teams Digs For Danielle

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The Northport girls volleyball team hosted a fundraising game against Walt Whitman High School on Sept. 28,2018. The game was held to raise funds and awareness to support Danielle DeSimone, a Northport High School Alumnae who is currently battling leukemia. She has volunteered her time helping out the team with open gyms, practices and tryouts […]

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Northport Welcomes New Teachers

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Northport-East Northport Union Free School District welcomed 25 new teachers to the district on Aug. 28 and 29, 2018, with a new teacher orientation. After being introduced to the district administration, new staff members took a bus tour Northport-East Northport to get familiar with the surrounding community.
Throughout the day, the new teachers were given an […]

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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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New Principal Comes To Dickinson Avenue Elementary

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Dickinson Avenue Elementary School in the Northport-East Northport School District welcomed a new principal this summer — Mrs. Laurie Welch Storch.
Dickinson Avenue Elementary School’s principal Mrs. Laurie Welch Storch met her new students at a special evening meet and greet on Aug. 22.

Mrs. Storch, a Manorville resident, comes to the district after seven years […]

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Bellerose Avenue Elementary Creating More Engaging Classroom Enviroments

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For the past few years, more and more educators within the Northport-East Northport School District have been learning and implementing the discipline of Responsive Classroom – a teaching approach that’s made up of specific practices to create a joyful, safe, engaging classroom and school community. The approach’s emphasis is placed on helping students, in addition […]

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