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Welcoming in the Chinese New Year

Second-graders in Mrs. Graziosa’s class at Forest Avenue Elementary School in the West Babylon School District welcomed the Year of the Pig…students participated in a variety of activities including making lanterns and red envelopes, reading nonfiction and fiction books about the Chinese New
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Albany Avenue Takes Part In a ‘Souper’ Bowl

Robin Cahill’s Albany Avenue Elementary School fifth-graders in the Lindenhurst Union Free School District, together with the members of the school’s Compact committee, organized a “Souper Bowl” food drive event to benefit the Long Island Cares food Pantry in Lindenhurst. The mission was to capitalize on the Super Bowl weekend to help fight hunger and […]
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Chinese New Year Brought to Belmont

A museum exhibit was set up in the Belmont Elementary School library to display a variety of Chinese artifacts in honor of the Chinese New Year. Behind the display table stood a wall of student artwork that highlighted this Chinese New Year as the Year of the Pig. In celebration of the holiday, third-grade students […]
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The 10th Annual Pink Bowl Was a Success!

Over 100 bowlers came out to support The Maurer Foundation’s 10th Annual Pink Bowl event, raising over $14,000 for breast health education. The event was held on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Bowlmor Lanes in Melville. For the fifth year in a row, the Pink Bowl was sponsored by Sperry Associates Federal Credit Union based in Garden […]
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Flapjacks Raise Funds For Hospital Research

The Student Government at Oldfield Middle School in the Harborfields Central School District held their fifth annual Flapjack Fundraiser on Jan. 12 and raised $1,500. All proceeds are going towards St. Jude Children’s Hospital Research. Pictured: Oldfield Middle student government eighth-graders Lindsay, Caleb, Nahrahel, James, Peter and Owen with advisers Chris Havranek
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Eagle Scout Project Complete

Logan Mastrandrea has completed his Eagle Scout project by installing a bench in the Village of Lindenhurst 9/11 Memorial Garden. The bench was dedicated in memory of Jimmy Schiavone, who passed from 9/11 related illness. The bench was dedicated on Saturday February 2, 2019 in a ceremony with family and friends of Logan and the […]
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Birch School Hosts Living Museum

Regina Mignone’s third-grade class at Birch School in Merrick recently wrapped up its unit on biographies by organizing a living wax museum. Students developed presentations on famous figures of historical significance, then took their projects a few giant steps further by dressing as their study subjects and posing as wax figures for the museum, which […]