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Great Hollow Students Make Top Chefs

As part of their family and consumer science classes at Great Hollow Middle School in the Smithtown Central School District, students are learning the basics of cooking. In January, the classes worked on making dinners, measuring ingredients and following directions for a chicken stir fry recipe. Students in Ms. Hall’s class were also busy practicing […]
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Albany Avenue Plants a Library, Grows Readers

Albany Avenue Elementary School in the Lindenhurst Union Free School District has received a grant for its kindergarten students from the Long Island Language Arts Council, “Plant a Library, Grow a Reader.” To encourage a love of reading by “growing their own library,” each kindergarten student was presented with a book basket and selected two […]
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Massapequa Hoops Contest Fights Pancreatic Cancer

Massapequa High School hosted its annual Coaches, Alumni and Community Versus Cancer basketball game on Jan. 5. All donations from the awareness event, totaling $2,013, were given to the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research. The event was a collaborative effort between the Massapequa High School varsity boys basketball team and coaches, player alumni, the
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Seaford Science Students Ramp Up For Competition

More than two dozen students from the Seaford School District will have an opportunity to explore their curiosities about the world at upcoming Science Olympiad competitions. The Seaford High School team will take part in the regional competition on Feb. 2 at Division Avenue High School. Led by science teacher Mary Simons, students will take […]
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Farmingdale School District Encourages Movement and Mindfulness in the Classroom

This year, the Farmingdale School District implemented an elementary school initiative to get K-5 students moving in the classroom during their learning time. A committee of teachers, administrators, board of education members, and the district’s athletic director worked together to design a curriculum that would incorporate “healthy-mind healthy-body” habits into everyday
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Celebrating Reading at Joseph A. Edgar

As a celebration of their dedication to become stronger readers, fourth-grade students in Debbie Vieira and Lisa Celentano’s class at Joseph A. Edgar Intermediate School in the Rocky Point Union Free School District participated in a special pajama reading celebration. During the special workshop, the students were encouraged to dress in festive pajamas and take […]