A team of five Sachem High School North student scientists who captured a first-place finish at the 20th annual Long Island Regional Envirothon competition this April were honored for their achievement at the meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature on June 19. The winning team, composed of
Copiague School District’s fifth-graders enrolled in the summer program at Great Neck Road Elementary School have been learning about the scientific method, matter and Newton’s Laws of Motion. Working with a partner, students brainstormed and built a secure house for an egg to be dropped from a second-story window. They made observations and predictions about what […]
West Islip’s Oquenock Elementary School displayed a commitment to the environment throughout the school year, kicking off with an assembly featuring Town of Islip recycling educator Danielle Wynn, who discussed the importance of waste reduction and recycling with the students, followed by the implementation of a schoolwide paper recycling program led by the students. In
Deer Park’s Robert Frost Middle School again participated in the Band-Aid Project this year, a nationwide movement that promotes awareness and acceptance of people with autism and developmental disabilities. The school earned an award for a video created for the initiative. More than 225 Frost students pledged to be speechless by wearing a band-aid on […]
Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez and Clerk Gerry Compitello recently attended the street renaming ceremony for John J. Zaffuto, a World War II Veteran who was injured twice while serving our country. Catskill Avenue in Copiague is now ceremoniously known as John J. Zaffuto Avenue between 29th and 30th Streets. […]
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 Memorial Education Center, the program aims to strengthen Science, Technology,
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 […]
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 […]
Students in Mr. Falconer’s class at Gardiner Manor School used the math skills they learned throughout the year to build scale model furniture.
Third grade students at South Country School created their own wax museum to teach classmates and family members about historical figures.