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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 […]
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Pumpkin decorating goes digital at Birch

To celebrate Halloween and increase their technology proficiency, fourth-graders at Birch Lane Elementary School in the Massapequa School District created digital jack-o-lanterns. The students used Google Slides on their Chromebooks, and were able to customize their pumpkins by selecting the mouth, eyes, accessories and other components. They also wrote short stories about
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MTAC Drug Take Back Day RESCHEDULED

Turn in Unused or Expired Meds for Safe Disposal Massapequa Takes Action Coalition has rescheduled its bi-annual Drug Take Back Day to Saturday, November 3rd from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Massapequa High School East Driveway – District Office Parking Lot. Residents and parents can help prevent prescription drug misuse by turning in unused […]
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YES & MTAC Host Active Parenting NOW

‘How To’ Program for Parents of K-6 Children Parenting, like any other skill, is something we learn, and learning “on the job” can be frustrating. As parents we become confused when, after constant repetition of the same theme, children still do not respond. “Active Parenting” is perhaps the most effective program ever offered in the […]
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Robotics Camp

Middle school students got an introduction to the Massapequa School District’s robust robotics program during a four-day camp. Eighteen students entering sixth, seventh and eighth grades took part in the annual program, which was held in the high school’s technology wing and totaled 24 hours of instruction, planning, programming and testing. Participants learned about
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Champions

This Massapequa Coast 11U Williamsport baseball team for the second year in a row won District 31 & Section 4 Championships, this qualified them for the New York State Tournament. They placed 3rd overall in the state and also became Long Island Champions. 
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Carnival Celebration

Massapequa School District’s Summer Recreation Program celebrated Carnival Day on Aug. 3, an annual event that both campers and counselors enjoy. Carnival Day was held at each of the program’s six locations. Activities included water slides, bounce houses, potato sack races, arts and crafts, limbo, face painting and more. High school and college-age counselors came […]
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Athletes Develop Skills

Athletic facilities in the Massapequa School District are busy this summer, as hundreds of children are participating in the popular sports camp program. The camps began the last week of June and run through early August, with offerings in more than a dozen sports. Camps are led by district coaches with support from current and […]