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Hicksville NJHS Promoting Literacy With Generosity

Once again, the Hicksville Middle School National Junior Honor Society is promoting reading through its charitable efforts. The NJHS recently organized a book drive to benefit the Book Fairies, a Freeport-based nonprofit organization that collects books for all age groups to distribute to students, families and individuals in need throughout the tristate area.   This
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Babylon ‘Rocks Their Socks’

In recognition of World Down Syndrome Day which takes place annually on March 21, staff and students from the Babylon School District recently came together to host a “Rock Your Socks” event which celebrated the unique qualities that everyone brings to school on a daily basis.   This year, the Babylon School District partnered with […]
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Helping Hands Give Back Through Baking And Books

The Helping Hands Club at Massapequa High School’s Ames Campus recently visited the Ronald McDonald House. A dozen students baked cookies, cupcakes, muffins and brownies for the residents and took a tour of this wonderful facility. This was the second time this school year that Helping Hands students visited the facility, which provides a comfortable […]
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Math Lessons Are An ‘Array’ Of Fun

Making fun out of a multiplication lesson, second grade students at Great Neck Road Elementary School in the Copiague School District practiced their skills during hands-on activities. Some students used Play-Doh, which was rolled up into small balls to make different arrays. Other classes tested their array knowledge using Cheez-Its, while yet another class crafted […]
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JFK Rewards Hardworking Young Scientists

Reflecting the hard work and creativity of their projects, winners in this year’s school science fair at Deer Park’s John F. Kennedy Intermediate School were third graders Ava Ortlieb (first place), Emily Luna (second place) and Melanie Holdcroft (third place); fourth graders Kaylee Puterbaugh (first), Emma Corley (second) and Connor McGuiness (third place); and fifth […]
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Save The Bees

Second graders at the Bethpage Union Free School District’s Central Boulevard Elementary School increased their knowledge of pollination with a “Save the Bees” lesson inside the school’s STEM lab.   Students were tasked with a fictional experiment of moving pollen from one flower to another to help the dying bees. Paper flowers created by each […]
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Understanding The Dangers of Distracted Driving

In honor of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Ward Melville High School health classes recently participated in a two-day Town of Brookhaven Safety Town initiative.   This program helped to support the district’s health curriculum in recognizing the dangers of distracted driving, including texting, using a phone or being under the influences any chemical
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Helping You Help Others

By: Noelle Lambert   April’s Charity of the Month is: Operation S.P.L.A.S.H.   In honor of Earth Day, an annual event celebrated on April 22nd, which brings awareness about environmental conservation, I chose an eco-friendly non-profit on Long Island that strives to help conserve our island. Operation S.P.L.A.S.H. is a non-profit volunteer ran organization that […]