Incoming second-graders in the Smithtown Central School District have the chance to run their own restaurant. As part of the district’s Extended Year Program, the students in Richard Hurley’s class run their own mock restaurant to tie into their lessons and theme of Healthy Body, Healthy Minds.
Members of Forensics, Syosset High School’s New York State champion speech and debate team, capped their successful year at the national championship of the National Speech and Debate Association in June in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 5,300 students from 1,200 high schools competed, and Syosset placed in the top 40 overall and won the Senator Karl […]
The fifth annual Connetquot Central School District Summer Field Hockey Camp came to a conclusion on August 9th, as more than 40 students, counselors and coaches came together to improve their skills in the popular sport. Students in grades three through nine attended the morning sessions as coach Jen Piscitelli, along with her varsity players […]
The Bethpage High School Class of 1978 returned to campus on August 10th to take a walk down memory lane as part of the 40th reunion weekend. “It was a thrill to meet these Golden Eagle alumni and show them how their school has changed and yet remained the same,” said Superintendent of Schools David […]
Academic goals and social-emotional learning in a small group setting are emphasized in Smithtown Central School District’s six-week Extended School Year Program. This summer, 95 students in grades 1-8 are enrolled in the program housed at Smithtown Elementary School for six weeks. The theme for this year’s program is “Healthy Body, Healthy Mind” and students […]
Second-graders enrolled in the summer program at Great Neck Road Elementary School in the Copiague School District participated in a hands-on lesson on July 31. After learning about volcanoes, the students worked in small groups to create their own mini volcanoes. Using baking soda, vinegar, red food coloring and dish soap, the students even had […]
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 […]
About 140 Connetquot school district campers, coaches and counselors took part in the 2018 All-Sports Camp experience held from July 9-Aug. 3 at both Edward J. Bosti and Edith L. Slocum elementary schools. At Bosti, physical education teachers Michael Konsevich and Michael Oldis put together a fun-filled program that taught the students basic skills in […]
Merrimac Elementary School students in the Sachem Central School District recently proved trivia savvy during an interactive game, The Brain Show, which challenged participants across grade levels on a variety of curriculum concepts. Utilizing three buzzer podiums, student teams faced off as the show’s host asked questions covering a multitude of topics, including art,
Boy Scout Troop 95 from West Islip recently spent a week outdoors at Resica Falls Scout Reservation Camp in East Stroudsburg, PA. The boys worked hard and took various merit badge courses. They had a great experience and demonstrated their pride for scouting.