“Peep peep peep” could be heard throughout the second grade hallway for about a week in June after baby chicks arrived in several classrooms at Northwest Elementary School in the Amityville Union Free School District. It was part of an annual hands-on science lesson about animal life cycles.
Shortly before 10:30 a.m. on June 6, yellow school buses pulled up in the driveway of Northwest Elementary School, but it wasn’t young children who stepped off. Instead, it was the 241 members of Amityville Memorial High School’s senior class. The soon-to-be graduates visited all of their former schools during the senior walk, […]
Before having the opportunity to join the band, chorus or orchestra in fourth-grade, students in the Amityville Union Free School District are introduced to different musical concepts during their early elementary years. March is annually designated as Music in Our Schools Month by the National Association for Music Educators. Amityville has a robust, year-round
The Kiwanis Club of Amityville brought some extra love to the residents of the Massapequa Center on Valentine’s Day. Members handed out red roses with handmade cards. The cards were created by the students of the Park Ave and Northeast Elementary Schools. One member said that it is his favorite event that the Kiwanis Club […]
After months of intense research, 35 students in the Advanced Placement Seminar course at Amityville Memorial High School presented their findings during a symposium in the auditorium on Jan. 31. The first half of the year in the 10th-grade course was devoted to team research projects. Teacher Allison Reichel assigned each group a broad topic, […]
Amityville Memorial High School students are bringing joy to children on Long Island for the holidays. The Warrior Awareness Club, commonly known as the WAC PAC, recently worked with the non-profit Christmas Magic organization for provide gifts for 69 children at a shelter in Mastic Beach. Students went shopping at Target to fulfill the “Dear […]
To foster an appreciation for the men and women who served their nation, local veterans spoke to students at Northwest Elementary School in the Amityville Union Free School District on Nov. 9. Veterans and spouses visited first-, second- and third-grade classes to share stories, experiences and photos. The school partnered with American Legion Hunter Squire […]
The first female coach in the history of the New York Jets provided words of encouragement to students at Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School in the Amityville Union Free School District on Oct. 29. Collette Smith, a coaching intern who worked with the defensive backs during the 2017 training camp, was the keynote speaker to […]