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Robotics Camp

Middle school students got an introduction to the Massapequa School District’s robust robotics program during a four-day camp. Eighteen students entering sixth, seventh and eighth grades took part in the annual program, which was held in the high school’s technology wing and totaled 24 hours of
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Open for Business

Incoming second-graders in the Smithtown Central School District have the chance to run their own restaurant. As part of the district’s Extended Year Program, the students in Richard Hurley’s class run their own mock restaurant to tie into their lessons and theme of Healthy Body, Healthy Minds. Prior to the restaurant’s “opening,” students learned about […]
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Impressive Showing

Members of Forensics, Syosset High School’s New York State champion speech and debate team, capped their successful year at the national championship of the National Speech and Debate Association in June in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 5,300 students from 1,200 high schools competed, and Syosset placed in the top 40 overall and won the Senator Karl […]
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Field Hockey Camp

The fifth annual Connetquot Central School District Summer Field Hockey Camp came to a conclusion on August 9th, as more than 40 students, counselors and coaches came together to improve their skills in the popular sport.  Students in grades three through nine attended the morning sessions as coach Jen Piscitelli, along with her varsity players […]
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Class Reconnects

The Bethpage High School Class of 1978 returned to campus on August 10th to take a walk down memory lane as part of the 40th reunion weekend. “It was a thrill to meet these Golden Eagle alumni and show them how their school has changed and yet remained the same,” said Superintendent of Schools David […]
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Perseids Meteor Shower Viewing at State Parks

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that several Long Island State Parks will remain open during the nighttime hours for viewing of the Perseids Meteor Shower on the evening of Sunday, August 12th, 2018. Peak viewing times are predawn, August 13th, 2018. There will be no […]
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Champions

This Massapequa Coast 11U Williamsport baseball team for the second year in a row won District 31 & Section 4 Championships, this qualified them for the New York State Tournament. They placed 3rd overall in the state and also became Long Island Champions. 
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Summer Prep

Academic goals and social-emotional learning in a small group setting are emphasized in Smithtown Central School District’s six-week Extended School Year Program. This summer, 95 students in grades 1-8 are enrolled in the program housed at Smithtown Elementary School for six weeks. The theme for this year’s program is “Healthy Body, Healthy Mind” and students […]
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Lava Lesson

Second-graders enrolled in the summer program at Great Neck Road Elementary School in the Copiague School District participated in a hands-on lesson on July 31. After learning about volcanoes, the students worked in small groups to create their own mini volcanoes. Using baking soda, vinegar, red food coloring and dish soap, the students even had […]
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Carnival Celebration

Massapequa School District’s Summer Recreation Program celebrated Carnival Day on Aug. 3, an annual event that both campers and counselors enjoy. Carnival Day was held at each of the program’s six locations. Activities included water slides, bounce houses, potato sack races, arts and crafts, limbo, face painting and more. High school and college-age counselors came […]