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Human Pink Ribbon

The North Babylon High School’s soccer turf field displayed the color pink, as 190 students filed onto the field to form a giant human pink ribbon. The collaboration recognized the month of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, where students raised funds for the Kathy Scottaline Scholarship. A portion of the proceeds were also donated […]
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Visitors From Denmark

The Bay Shore High School International Baccalaureate (IB) program had special visitors from Denmark.  Students from Sct. Knuds in Odense, Denmark, visited as part of a cultural exchange.  They lived with families in the community, attended classes at the high school and took part in other activities with Bay Shore students, including a visit to […]
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Mayor Makes A Visit To Elite Dance Studio

Mayor Michael Lavorata and Administrator Clerk Douglas Madlon recently visited the Elite Dance Studio on North Wellwood Avenue, Lindenhurst and were treated to an impromptu performance by the students.  Mayor Lavorata thanked Marie Seaquist for having her dance studio in the Village’s Downtown area and also thanked the students for their special gift of a […]
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Seaford art teacher published in national magazine

Art educators across the country experienced the insights of Seaford High School teacher Michael Kerr, whose article was recently published. His story, “Face Your Fears,” appeared in the October 2018 edition of SchoolArts magazine. The article is based upon a caricature assignment in his Comic and Cartoon Illustration class, in which students have to create […]
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A Met returns to Mount

W.S. Mount Elementary School relinquished their traditional school colors in late October and proudly wore blue and orange when New York Mets draft pick – Anthony Kay – returned to his alma mater. The Ward Melville High School Class of 2013 graduate spoke with the elementary students about his climb to decorated baseball player, how […]
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Local fire departments share lifesaving lessons

During the month of October, local fire departments across the Sachem Central School District visited each of the 10 elementary buildings to educate students on the importance of fire safety for annual Fire Prevention Week. As part of the numerous districtwide presentations, firefighters performed several engaging demonstrations highlighting the unique abilities of the
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Pumpkins tell a story at Birch Lane

A reading unit had a Halloween twist at Birch Lane Elementary School in the Massapequa School District as children created clever depictions of popular storybook characters. Each second-grader decorated a pumpkin to look like the main character from a fiction book. Among the pumpkin creations were the Cat in the Hat, Captain Underpants and Flat […]