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Massapequa School Libraries Continue To Support Students

National Library Week, from April 19-25, served as a valuable reminder that libraries don’t have to be physically open to serve a purpose, as demonstrated by the Massapequa School District’s team of library media specialists. They have continued to remain connected to their students by providing ideas for do-at-home activities. Massapequa High School librarians Jill […]
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Lockhart Students Are Seeing Stars

The night sky was visible during the day, at least in fifth grade classrooms at Lockhart Elementary School in the Massapequa School District. In studying astronomy, students made constellation boxes. Each student chose a group of stars and printed out and image of that constellation. The picture was taped to the outside of a shoe […]
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Massapequa Talks Town Hall Meeting

Parents and residents might not see it, but the kids say it’s there! On average, Massapequa youth report initiating alcohol use at 13.6 years of age; 17.5% report they were in a situation they later regretted after drinking and 20.6% did not remember what happened. In addition, 33% of youth (grades 7-12) report being prescribed […]
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Massapequa Music Alum Inspires Ames Vocalists

Country music artist Carolyn Miller, whose vocal talents were developed in the Massapequa School District, visited with ninth graders on May 10 to talk about her path in the performing arts. Miller spoke to the ninth grade choir at Massapequa High School’s Ames Campus, discussing her journey from Off-Broadway theater to country music singer. Her […]
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An 11-Peat For Massapequa Music Program

For the 11th consecutive year, the Massapequa School District was recognized for its music program by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation. Massapequa was one of 623 school districts nationwide that earned the Best Communities for Music Education distinction in 2019.   For the past 20 years, the Best Communities for Music Education program has
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Helping Hands Give Back Through Baking And Books

The Helping Hands Club at Massapequa High School’s Ames Campus recently visited the Ronald McDonald House. A dozen students baked cookies, cupcakes, muffins and brownies for the residents and took a tour of this wonderful facility. This was the second time this school year that Helping Hands students visited the facility, which provides a comfortable […]
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Music From The Heart In Massapequa

The many talents of the Massapequa School District’s music faculty shines through daily in their students, but on March 25, it was their turn to step into the spotlight. The district’s Fine and Performing Arts Department hosted its annual Faculty Recital, a long-standing tradition to celebrate Music in Our Schools Month.   More than two […]
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A Modern Approach To Music Education in Massapequa

  Technology is enhancing the music experience for students at Berner Middle School in the Massapequa School District as they are working with programs that help them develop their abilities.   Band and orchestra students are using SmartMusic, an Internet-based program that allows them to practice hundreds of songs and receive instant feedback on their […]