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Long Island High School for the Arts Students Impress College Reps From Across The Nation

Representatives from 40 colleges and universities from across the country visited Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) in Syosset recently for the school’s annual College Fair and Student Showcase.  During the hour-long performance, families and college reps got a chance to see the school’s talented dance, music and theater students demonstrate all
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East Islip Mock Trial Team Shines at Harvard

Eleven members of East Islip High School’s Mock Trial team recently traveled to Cambridge, Massachusetts with coach Patsy Lester to participate in the Angela R. Mathew High School Seminar Program at Harvard University. The students attended two days of lectures and workshops with the Harvard Mock Trial team and competed in in two trials. Senior […]
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Replicating the Mayflower in Smithtown

Prior to the Thanksgiving break, students in Susan Picini’s class at Smithtown Elementary School in the Smithtown Central School District engaged in STEM-based activities, working in groups to design, build and test Mayflower ships. The students created a blueprint, listed materials and built their ships. They tested to see if the ship was able to float […]
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Lindenhurst Students Visit With Veterans

At Lindenhurst High School, veterans representing the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps spoke with social studies classes. The speakers shared their experiences of enlisting, serving and returning home from war. Organized by the school’s MCJROTC, the honored guests took the time to answer students’ questions. Speakers included Lindenhurst alumnus Larry Zeller
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“Trees of Love” Lighting Ceremony

On Saturday, December 15th from 4-7 pm Last Hope Animal Rescue will be continuing a holiday tradition that begun in 1998.  They will be hosting “Trees of Love” at the Last Hope Adoption Center, located at 3300 Beltagh Avenue in Wantagh 11793. Refreshments will be served after the tree illumination ceremony and they also have raffle […]
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A Noteworthy Music Lesson in Massapequa

Fairfield Elementary School third-graders are learning to play the recorder as part of their introduction to musical instruments. Students learn notes, rhythm and basic songs during their weekly music instruction with teacher Jeanine Yako in preparation for a recorder concert in May. Beginning in fourth grade, youngsters in the Massapequa School District can beginning