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Recycling Efforts

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
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County Honors

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 […]
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Street Renamed

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. […]
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Sizzlin’ Summer

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,
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Life Skills

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 […]
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Future Educators

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 […]
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Top Achievers

Five exceptional Islip High School students were recently honored with Town of Islip Student Achievement Awards in four different categories. The students were nominated for the annual award by teachers Victoria Arthus was nominated by Linda Festa in the language arts category, Amanda Burke was nominated by Elizabeth Nolan for language arts, John DelGenio was […]
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Tennis Academy

Future Connetquot High School athletes are brushing up on their skills during the 2018 Thunder Tennis Academy, a summer camp open to grades K-12 run by coach Ryan Cavanagh. More than 130 campers, plus coaches and instructors, are taking part in the Academy, which runs from July 5th to August 16th. In addition to teaching skills, […]