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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 […]
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Making the Connection

The C.A.M.P. (Character, Education, Mindset, Preparedness) program at Smithtown Central School District gives middle school students the opportunity to work on academics as well as their own social-emotional needs during the summer months.  Housed at Accompsett Middle School in July, students in grades 7-9 focus on positive actions including self-care and the science
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Fine-Tuning Skills

Throughout July, young musicians from Smithtown Central School District looking to enhance their skills have the opportunity to participate in the district’s music program, sponsored by the Smithtown Friends of Music and housed at Accompsett Middle School. Whether they are looking to learn a new instrument or just fine-tune their skills, the program allows for […]
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Envirothon Honorees

A team of five Sachem High School North student scientists who captured a first-place finish at the 20th annual Long Island Regional Envirothon competition this April were honored for their achievement at the meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature on June 19. The winning team, composed of Chris Eagler, Miranda Garcia-Cassani, Emily Gelardi, Emily Hudak […]
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Egg-cellent Experiment

Copiague School District’s fifth-graders enrolled in the summer program at Great Neck Road Elementary School have been learning about the scientific method, matter and Newton’s Laws of Motion.  Working with a partner, students brainstormed and built a secure house for an egg to be dropped from a second-story window. They made observations and predictions about what […]