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Sizzlin’ Summer

Learning continues during the summer months as approximately 60 English Language Learners throughout the Levittown Public Schools engaged in the district’s annual English as a New Language Jumpstart Program for three weeks. Opened to kindergarten through sixth-grade students at the Levittown
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Life Skills

Twenty students enrolled in the summer life skills program at Smithtown High School West are spending the school break working on their job skills, academics and even learning how to garden. Outside in the courtyard of the school, students planted and cared for a garden and then enjoyed their bounty of vegetables. They spend the […]
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Future Educators

For Sachem High School students interested in a career in education, the Child Development class provides a hands-on learning experience that allows future educators to apply classroom concepts at the elementary level under the direction of the class teacher. After the completion of Child Development I, which covers the beginning stages of life and the […]
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Top Achievers

Five exceptional Islip High School students were recently honored with Town of Islip Student Achievement Awards in four different categories. The students were nominated for the annual award by teachers Victoria Arthus was nominated by Linda Festa in the language arts category, Amanda Burke was nominated by Elizabeth Nolan for language arts, John DelGenio was […]
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Tennis Academy

Future Connetquot High School athletes are brushing up on their skills during the 2018 Thunder Tennis Academy, a summer camp open to grades K-12 run by coach Ryan Cavanagh. More than 130 campers, plus coaches and instructors, are taking part in the Academy, which runs from July 5th to August 16th. In addition to teaching skills, […]
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Monday Night Football

Connetquot Central School District students in grades six through nine recently took part in a series of free football clinics, “Monday Night Football,” during the summer in an effort to improve basic skills, conditioning and work on team-building drills. Varsity football coach Mike Hansen and varsity defensive coordinator Mike Konsevitch developed the program and were
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Kamp Kiwanis

The Kiwanis Club of Lindenhurst sponsored six children for a week of fun and adventure at Kamp Kiwanis in upstate New York.  Pictured are four of those happy Kampers – Tyler, Heidie, Gianna and Ayleen – along with Lindenhurst Kiwanians, Ralph Somma, Paula Vidal, Angela Petri, Garry Biggs and Chuck Hager.
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In the Mix

Fifth-graders at East Islip’s John F. Kennedy and Ruth C. Kinney schools celebrated the end of their elementary education at a PTA-sponsored fifth-grade mixer in June.  “It was wonderful to see the community united, and to see how much fun everyone had together,” said JFK Principal Deborah Smith. “The entertaining DJ even encouraged the future […]