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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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I Love My Park Day 2019

Registration is now open for the eighth annual I Love My Park Day, to be held on May 4, 2019 at state parks, historic sites and public lands across New York. The event, sponsored by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and Parks & Trails New York, is a statewide […]
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Roux’s 8th Annual Fundraiser

Roux Associates is hosting their 8th Annual Fundraiser in support of a local and charitable organization. This year, they chose Coastal Steward Long Island! The event will be at Croxley’s Ale House in Farmingdale, NY on May 10th from 7PM-10PM. All are welcome: family, friends, neighbors and strangers!   Tickets are $50 in advance and […]
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Eight Excellent Student-Artists From West Islip Chosen For ‘Long Island’s Best’

Eight West Islip High School junior and senior artists – Anjolie Falbo, Brianna Faust, Sophia Gutierrez, Valeria Medina, Paisley Narra, Matthew Rittenhouse, Jake Siffert and Krista Wolfe – were selected to submit their original artwork for the 23rd annual “Long Island’s Best: Young Artists at the Heckscher Museum” competition. More than 60 high schools from […]