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Story Sparks Inspiration For Inclusive Classrooms

At Seneca Middle School, a story of inclusion and togetherness inspired sixth-graders in Clarissa Reardon’s classes to foster a classroom culture that encompassed the entire school community. To begin the activity, students read the Amy June Bates book, “The Big Umbrella,” in which a child carries a big red umbrella on a rainy day down […]
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Slocum Elementary School Students Test Their Knowledge

Students of all grade levels from Edith L. Slocum Elementary School in the Connetquot Central School District put their knowledge to the test on Sept. 26 during an engaging game show, “Brain Challenge,” as presented by Hollyrock Entertainment. An enthusiastic emcee and his assistant worked with the students, who were divided into two competitive teams […]
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ROCK-N-ROLL U HOLDS FALL OPEN HOUSE

Rock-n-Roll U (RNRU), a music school that teaches children and adults of all abilities, held their Annual Fall Open House on September 23rd. The Fall Open House allowed the community to tour the state-of-the art facility, get a FREE trial lesson and possibly sign up for programs at a 20% discount. All attendees were automatically […]
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Mt. Pleasant Mets fan finds his ‘calling’

Wearing his headphones, calling the plays and hanging out with New York Mets announcers Keith Hernandez, Ron Darling and Gary Cohen may have been the highlight of the year for Aidan Eddelson, a fourth-grader from Mt. Pleasant Elementary School in the Smithtown Central School District. Eddelson was chosen as a Kidcaster, winning the privilege of […]
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Girl Scouts of America Bestow Local Troop Bronze Award For “The Water Cycle” at WMHO Site

Girl Scout Troop 2907 of Setauket was recently given a Bronze award for their creation of a Hydrologic Model, the water cycle at the Ward Melville Heritage Organization’s Ernst Marine Conservation Center at West Meadow Creek. Using all recycled materials, their creation demonstrates the movement of water from the earth’s surface to the atmosphere and […]
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AgeWell New York FIDA Plan Update

AgeWell New York is a managed care plan that offers Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plans, and Managed Long Term Care Plans. The plan serves communities in the New York Metropolitan area, including Westchester, Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Nassau, and Suffolk counties. Beginning January 1, 2019, AgeWell New York will no longer offer the Fully Integrated Duals