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Celebrating apples

            The aroma of freshly cooked apples and cinnamon wafted through Wantagh’s Forest Lake Elementary School as kindergarten students cooked applesauce from fresh apples. Using a Foley mill, each student took turns churning the wedge to separate the skin from the meat of the apple and

Helping You Help Others

By: Noelle Lambert   November’s Charity of the Month is: The Book Fairies   The Book Fairies is an organization located in Freeport, NY. Six years ago, founder Amy Zaslansky heard about a classroom that had no books to offer to its students. Amy decided to start a book drive for used children’s books so […]
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Homecoming 2018 A Tale of Four Cities

The Sayville Homecoming Parade sailed down Main Street in enthusiastic fanfare. Leading the way, the Sayville Fire Department truck rolled slowly through town, followed by members holding banners for the Rotary Club, the Sayville Teachers Association, and the Sayville Middle School, while squads of chanting cheerleaders from the High School and Middle School enlivened the
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Transform Spaces Into Cozy Retreats

Cool weather often drives people to spend more hours indoors than they do during the warmer months. Autumn is a time to winterize gardens, put away lawn furniture and prepare for the holiday season. Autumn also provides the perfect opportunity to begin home interior projects. Many people decide to redecorate their homes to reflect each […]
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Pumpkin decorating goes digital at Birch

To celebrate Halloween and increase their technology proficiency, fourth-graders at Birch Lane Elementary School in the Massapequa School District created digital jack-o-lanterns. The students used Google Slides on their Chromebooks, and were able to customize their pumpkins by selecting the mouth, eyes, accessories and other components. They also wrote short stories about
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A familiar face fights fire with local heroes

Sirens blared in the distance and flashing lights quickly came into view as the Bellport Fire Department swiftly responded to a couch burn demonstration at Kreamer Street Elementary School in the South Country Central School District. As part of the Fire Prevention Month event, students across grade levels gathered outside of the school building as […]