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Top Achievers

Five exceptional Islip High School students were recently honored with Town of Islip Student Achievement Awards in four different categories. The students were nominated for the annual award by teachers Victoria Arthus was nominated by Linda Festa in the language arts category, Amanda Burke was nominated by Elizabeth Nolan for language arts, John DelGenio was […]
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Tennis Academy

Future Connetquot High School athletes are brushing up on their skills during the 2018 Thunder Tennis Academy, a summer camp open to grades K-12 run by coach Ryan Cavanagh. More than 130 campers, plus coaches and instructors, are taking part in the Academy, which runs from July 5th to August 16th. In addition to teaching skills, […]
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Monday Night Football

Connetquot Central School District students in grades six through nine recently took part in a series of free football clinics, “Monday Night Football,” during the summer in an effort to improve basic skills, conditioning and work on team-building drills. Varsity football coach Mike Hansen and varsity defensive coordinator Mike Konsevitch developed the program and were
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Kamp Kiwanis

The Kiwanis Club of Lindenhurst sponsored six children for a week of fun and adventure at Kamp Kiwanis in upstate New York.  Pictured are four of those happy Kampers – Tyler, Heidie, Gianna and Ayleen – along with Lindenhurst Kiwanians, Ralph Somma, Paula Vidal, Angela Petri, Garry Biggs and Chuck Hager.
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In the Mix

Fifth-graders at East Islip’s John F. Kennedy and Ruth C. Kinney schools celebrated the end of their elementary education at a PTA-sponsored fifth-grade mixer in June.  “It was wonderful to see the community united, and to see how much fun everyone had together,” said JFK Principal Deborah Smith. “The entertaining DJ even encouraged the future […]
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Exciting Transition

While attending an orientation at Robert Frost Middle School, Deer Park fifth-graders met with administrators and guidance counselors, who described a typical sixth-grade schedule and described how the incoming sixth-graders can successfully make the most of their middle school experience.  The students also went on a tour of the building led by National Junior Honor […]
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Athletes Develop Skills

Athletic facilities in the Massapequa School District are busy this summer, as hundreds of children are participating in the popular sports camp program. The camps began the last week of June and run through early August, with offerings in more than a dozen sports. Camps are led by district coaches with support from current and […]