Poets' Corner

Beyond All Fences

By: Joan Amato My musing takes me to Snowcapped mountains Overlooking stilled seas Aquamarine waters Break easy against the shore I fancy lakes mirrored by the sun revealing Ripples of water that gently caress rocks Jeweled beads of sunlight purl Move to the rhythm of calmed waters Stately oaks
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Student Spotlight

Merrimac Elementary School students in the Sachem Central School District recently proved trivia savvy during an interactive game, The Brain Show, which challenged participants across grade levels on a variety of curriculum concepts. Utilizing three buzzer podiums, student teams faced off as the show’s host asked questions covering a multitude of topics, including art,
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Scout Camp

Boy Scout Troop 95 from West Islip recently spent a week outdoors at Resica Falls Scout Reservation Camp in East Stroudsburg, PA. The boys worked hard and took various merit badge courses. They had a great experience and demonstrated their pride for scouting.
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New Administrators

For the upcoming school year, the Harborfields Central School District has brought on four new district administrators — Ms. Allison Joyce, Harborfields High School assistant principal; Ms. Maureen Raynor, executive director for human resources and instructional services; Ms. Rose Scammell, special education chairperson; and Dr. Robyn Tsoikos, assistant director for pupil
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Nonstop Learning

The North Bellmore School District’s Teacher Center has been full of activity and excitement this summer as teachers have been learning innovative ways to increase student engagement in the 2018-19 school year and beyond.  Dozens of educators from the five elementary schools have participated in workshops on literacy, math and teaching strategies. Courses, led by […]
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Keeping it Clean

In an effort to give back to their community and collaborate amongst one another, several incoming sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students from James Wilson Young Middle School recently visited Blue Point’s Corey Beach to rid the surrounding area of various forms of litter. With assistance from special education teacher Andrew Peshkur, students donned latex gloves […]