The first Wednesday in February is National Signing Day for Division 1 college football players across America. It was a very special day at H. Frank Carey, as All-Long Island football players Anthony Catapano and Michael Catanese signed their letters of intent with Stony Brook and Cornell, respectively.
The New Hyde Park Memorial Model UN team participated in the Ivy League Model United Nations Conference hosted by the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Future Business Leaders of America members from Sewanhaka Central High School District raised more than $1,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project at their first-ever FBLA District Volleyball Tournament.
The Smart Schools Bond Act authorized the issuance of $2 billion of general obligation bonds to finance improved educational technology and infrastructure to improve learning and opportunity for students throughout the State.
The district is thrilled to announce that Elmont Memorial valedictorian Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna is a 2016 Intel Science Talent Search finalist.
The Academy of Finance sophomores (Class of 2018) embarked on a field trip to the Paley Center for Media and the Museum of the Moving Image on Feb. 3.
Sewanhaka High School senior Dominique Allen won first place at the annual Nassau County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest on Jan. 18.
The Junior High Drama Club at H. Frank Carey delivered an outstanding production of “Peter Pan” on Jan. 29 and Jan. 30.
Floral Park Memorial is proud to announce that the following students’ entries have moved on to the Nassau Region 2015-2016 Reflections competition, "Let Your Imagination Fly."
Elmont Memorial’s Model UN participated in the prestigious Yale Model United Nations Conference from Jan. 21-24 in New Haven, Connecticut.
Floral Park Memorial’s boys soccer team and Elmont Memorial 2016 Intel Science Talent Search finalist Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna were recognized by the Board of Education at the January Board meeting.
Floral Park Memorial freshman Nasiba Khandaker and sophomore Brendan Cody achieved high scores in the WordWright Challenge in December.
Sewanhaka High School juniors Shafaq Khan and Alena Varghese participated in the 2015-2016 American Legion Oratorical Contest.
The Sewanhaka High School World Culture Club collected school supplies and snacks for a group of children in a Quechua village in the Amazon jungle of Ecuador.
Floral Park Memorial’s National Art Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony on Jan. 21.
Fourteen students from the district’s robotics club competed in the New York City/Long Island FIRST Tech Challenge Qualifier Tournament hosted by Francis Lewis High School in Queens on Jan. 17.
New Hyde Park Memorial freshmen in Jennie Burkhard’s advanced social studies classes recently held a mock trial during their unit on Classical Greece.
H. Frank Carey has named CJ Buchanan and Clarice Tenorio as its Seniors of the Month for December.
Floral Park Memorial’s Future Business Leaders of America club participated in the Spring District Meeting at LIU Post on Jan. 15.
Sewanhaka High School juniors in Kathleen Crimmins’ AP Language class went on a field trip to Manhattan to see the movie “Macbeth.”
New Hyde Park Memorial juniors Hannah Arkin and Steven Chambers placed first in Adelphi University’s Most Physically Educated competition on Jan. 13.
Approximately 100 Floral Park Memorial students attended an after-school program featuring musician Emmanuel Jal as guest speaker.
More than 25 former students visited Sewanhaka High School to participate in the annual Alumni Day program on Jan. 7.
Students, faculty and staff at Elmont Memorial celebrated students who participated in winter sports with a pep rally on Jan. 8.
H. Frank Carey senior Nicolette Taylor was honored with the Character Award for the month of December.
New Hyde Park Memorial eighth-grade research student Megha Gopal was selected as one of 25 semifinalists in the Johns Hopkins University 2016 Center for Talented Youth Cogito Research Awards.
The Always a Better Choice (ABC) Committee at Elmont Memorial honors students who perform good deeds each and every day.
The New Hyde Park Varsity softball team teamed up with the Macy's Believe campaign during the month of December.
Twenty-one students from Elmont Memorial and Sewanhaka high schools attended the Gateway Youth Outreach ACCESS (Acquiring Critical and Competitive Skills for Success) Program Networking Mixer at Martin De Porres in Elmont on Dec. 10.
Prior to the holiday season, H. Frank Carey students and faculty were reminded that there were families in the Franklin Square community in need of assistance for a variety of reasons.
Vincent Sinobio, the father of Sewanhaka High School Special Education Chairperson Fran Sinobio, recently visited the school as a guest speaker.
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Forty Future Business Leaders of America members spent the day at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 17 as part of the club’s annual holiday trip.
Sewanhaka High School’s Key Club and Builders Club came together to host a read-along for local elementary school-aged children on Dec. 16.
Elmont Memorial valedictorian Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna was named one of 44 semifinalists on Long Island in the 2016 Intel Science Talent Search for her project, “Rheological Characterization of Attapulgite Nanoclay Modified Cement Slurries for Oil Well Applications.”
Floral Park Memorial’s newly formed fashion club, Sartorial, held an Ugly Holiday Sweater competition among faculty and staff on Dec. 22.
Members of Sewanhaka High School’s Shared Decision Making Committee organized a coat drive prior to the holiday break.
Members of Sewanhaka’s Board of Education were treated to holiday music at their December meeting thanks to student-musicians from each of the district’s five component schools.
Floral Park Memorial’s student council and social studies department conducted a holiday food drive throughout the month of December.
H. Frank Carey students Michael Kadnar and Samantha Raggio were selected as Seniors of the Month for November.
New Hyde Park Memorial has announced Roby Daniel as valedictorian and Carolyn Wilson as salutatorian of the Class of 2016.
The Carey Pupil Personnel Services Department hosted its annual On-Site Admissions Program, during which seniors met with college admissions officers to determine their acceptance and possible scholarship offers.
Dressed in festive holiday attire, student-musicians from Sewanhaka High School performed Christmas, Hanukkah and other holiday music for seniors residing at the Garden Care Center in Franklin Square.
The members of Carey’s student government raised more than $150 for the Ronald McDonald House at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center through their Candy Cane Gram fundraising event.
Sewanhaka High students in Antonietta Cesare’s math classes created holiday cards for Safyre Terry, a burn victim and orphan from Schenectady, New York.
Floral Park Memorial administrators and teachers held their first Knights Leadership Program at Elmont Public Library on Nov. 30.
Sewanhaka High School’s Green Club used the money collected weekly from the school’s recycling program to purchase toys for Toys for Tots.
Through the efforts of the Sewanhaka Federation of Teachers, 5,000 free books were distributed to community members at Elmont Memorial High School on Dec. 12.
Sewanhaka High School’s Students and Teachers Against Cancer club held their annual Thanksgiving Food Drive, along with teacher Elizabeth Rossi.
H. Frank Carey High School held its annual fall blood drive in conjunction with the New York Blood Center on Dec. 10.
New Hyde Park Memorial students James Massina and Victoria Mooney received the Nassau Zone Award from the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance at the Crest Hollow Country Club on Dec. 14.
Members of H. Frank Carey’s Senior High Drama Club took the stage for their production of “Pygmalion: A Romance in Five Acts” by George Bernard Shaw on Dec. 4-5.
The Life Skills classes at New Hyde Park Memorial recently took a trip to the Hillside Manor Post Office to mail holiday cards they created for soldiers recovering at Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
Under the leadership of adviser Deborah Francis, Floral Park Memorial’s Model United Nations Club attended the Rutgers Model UN 2015 Conference on Dec. 3-6.
Elmont Memorial’s advanced math students in grades 8-11 recently took part in the school’s annual Math Fair.
Students in the district’s culinary classes at H. Frank Carey High School catered the annual Central Council of PTAs Scholarship Dinner in Carey’s cafeteria on Dec. 4.
Sewanhaka High School students are spreading holiday cheer to members of the military and their families.
The New Hyde Park Memorial Model United Nations team competed at the Rutgers University Model UN competition in New Brunswick, New Jersey on Dec. 3-6.
Members of the science department at H. Frank Carey participated in No Shave November to raise money for testicular cancer.
Elmont Memorial’s Class of 2016 enjoyed dinner and dancing at the annual Senior Dinner at Jericho Terrace in Mineola on Nov. 10. More than 220 students were in attendance.
Seventh-grade students at Elmont Memorial High School received character educations lessons thanks to Elmont Memorial’s Peer Educators and members of the guidance department.
Sewanhaka High School students in Matthew Curiale's and Kathleen Crimmins' AP English classes, as well as English chairperson Justin Uliano, recently attended a poetry reading and discussion with poet Rowan Ricardo Phillips at Hofstra University as part of the "Great Writers, Great Readings" series.
New Hyde Park Memorial’s Life Skills classes recently wrote holiday cards for recovering soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
On an annual basis, the award-winning and internationally recognized Model United Nations program at Elmont Memorial celebrates United Nations Charter Day.
Members of New Hyde Park Memorial’s Future Business Leaders of America club took part in the fall Leadership Conference at LIU Post’s Brookville Campus, which brought clubs from around Long Island together to share memorable experiences.
Floral Park Memorial eighth-graders in Deborah Francis’ social studies class recently used deliberative democracy to reinforce their unit study on the Progressive Era.
Students Against Destructive Decisions was founded on the simple philosophy that young people can empower each other. Due to effective student leadership, SADD has been recognized as a national leader in alcohol and drug education and prevention.
The Sewanhaka Central High School District is proud to present our most recent “Points of Pride”, which will be published monthly. Please click on the link to view our list.
H. Frank Carey’s Model UN club attended a conference hosted by the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia on Nov. 20-22.
Floral Park Memorial’s Junior Achievement Club adviser Margaret Nelson and teaching assistant Erin Sebber took 23 High School Heroes to Floral Park Bellerose School.
The administration at Elmont Memorial is pleased to announce Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna as valedictorian and Lerone Clark as salutatorian of the Class of 2016.
At its regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 24, the Sewanhaka Board of Education appointed Whitsons Culinary Group to oversee the school lunch program, effective Jan. 4 through June 30, 2016.
Sewanhaka High School students in Daisy Amaris’ Health and Nutrition classes participated in a Thanksgiving-themed “Mac and Cheese Throwdown.”
Twenty-six students from Elmont Memorial High School participated in the prestigious Princeton Model United Nations Conference from Nov. 19-22.
Floral Park Memorial High School Assistant Principal John Kenny has been nominated for the 2015-2016 national LifeChanger of the Year award.
The recent academic and musical accomplishments of several district students were celebrated by Sewanhaka Central High School District’s Board of Education at its meeting on Nov. 24.
Elmont Memorial senior Trevor Desire has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend and play lacrosse at Limestone College in South Carolina.
The Sewanhaka Central High School District's career and technical education department is holding an information session this evening for all ninth- and 10th-graders.
The district's Academy of Finance program is hosting an information session specifically aimed at recruiting the AoF Class of 2020 (current eighth-graders).
The Floral Park Memorial senior class attended its Senior Dinner at Westbury Manor on Nov. 23.
Sewanhaka High School students enrolled in AP Psychology and Anatomy & Physiology classes participated in a videoconference through Adventures in Medicine and Science with education specialist Ray Vollmer on Nov. 24.
The administration at Floral Park Memorial recently launched the Knights Program, a leadership organization for male minority students.
H. Frank Carey students in the school’s 21st Century Scholars Program attended the Lincoln Center production of “The King and I,” which featured Carey Class of 2002 graduate Kelvin Moon Loh, on Nov. 19.
Floral Park Memorial’s Model UN club was awarded Outstanding Small Delegation at the 2015 William and Mary Conference in Williamsburg, Virginia.
New Hyde Park Memorial’s Future Business Leaders of America chapter held its annual Dress to Impress Breakfast on Nov. 13.
Students in Sewanhaka High School’s World Languages National Honor Society exhibited their generosity and empathy for those less fortunate by participating in Operation Christmas Child.
Sewanhaka Central High School District’s Career and Technical Education Department provided students with information on its course offerings during a weeklong Career Expo held at each of the district’s five high schools.
The H. Frank Carey Pupil Personnel Services Department, in conjunction with Camfel Productions, presented the anti-bullying and character education assembly Be Amazing! on Nov. 18.
The New Hyde Park Memorial World Languages Department has used a $1,700 grant that it received from the Italian American Committee on Education to purchase Italian readers, Advanced Placement books and cultural films.
H. Frank Carey High School graduate and space shuttle astronaut Mike Massimino was honored with the Spirit of Discovery Award at the 13th annual Cradle of Aviation Museum Air and Space Gala on Nov. 18.
Dustin Demmers’ ninth-grade advanced English students at Floral Park Memorial placed 10th out of 631 school teams across the nation when they participated in the WordWright Challenge in October.
As you read this correspondence, I hope that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday and are enjoying the holiday season with friends and family. Following the successful passing of the bond referendum in May, the District has made significant progress regarding the proposed projects.
A number of important changes are being planned for implementation next fall with the incoming 7th grade. These changes will assist students with the transition from elementary to secondary school, and will better prepare more students to access advanced level opportuntities when they get to high school.