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.
Within the past few months, H. Frank Carey seniors have been working incredibly hard on the “Let’s Tackle Poverty” campaign to raise student consciousness of poverty and as a fundraiser for Heifer International, a non-governmental organization dedicated to aiding struggling international communities.
The Sewanhaka Central High School District was cited in a recent case study that highlighted the district’s use of TregoEd’s tools and resources, which resulted in collaborative decision-making on a systematic level in determining budget allocations and preparing for a successful bond referendum.
Floral Park Memorial recently started the Leos Club, in partnership with the Floral Park Lions Club. Members of the new club are doing great work and hosted a blood drive at the school in connection with the New York Blood Center on Nov. 17.
Carey seniors Amanda Ulzheimer and Dylan Van Manen signed National Letters of Intent to continue their participation in athletics at the college level.
H. Frank Carey High School has named Kyle Capoziello and Megan Soebke as Seniors of the Month for October.
Sewanhaka High School’s Family Career and Community Leaders of America joined members of the school’s Blood Drive Committee to organize a blood drive at the high school on Nov. 13.
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.
After years of training, workouts, AAU tournaments, showcases and varsity seasons, one of the best basketball players in Floral Park Memorial history has made her big decision. Kaela Hilaire is headed to SUNY Albany.
Floral Park Memorial students Khadija Cisse, Patrick Clarke and Jade Eli were presented with the Jamaica Square Improvement League’s Future Leaders Award.
Floral Park Memorial's Christian Club, PEARL Leadership Club and National Senior Honor Society collected nonperishable items to be donated to the Belmont Race Track Chaplaincy Program.
Carey is pleased to announce junior Juliana Montes as the recipient of its October Character Award.
New Hyde Park Memorial’s Key Club held its annual Thanksgiving food drive to benefit the Mary Brennan INN located in Hempstead.
Elmont Memorial High School’s Future Business Leaders of America sponsored a blood drive on Oct. 22.
H. Frank Carey High School invites all parents to attend a Financial Aid Night on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. in the school’s north dining hall.
Elmont Memorial Key Club members assisted the Elmont Presbyterian Church’s Food Pantry on Nov. 7.
Floral Park Memorial High School seniors Riley Anderson and John Clune have been selected to receive the Nassau Zone Award from the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
H. Frank Carey High School is pleased to announce Serena Viti and Samantha Raggio as valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2016.
The Floral Park Memorial Marching Band placed third in the Small School 3 division at the New York State Field Band Conference Championships at Syracuse University.
New Hyde Park Memorial High School’s special education classes recently took a field trip to the New Hyde Park Fire Department on Jericho Turnpike.
Floral Park Memorial is pleased to announce that varsity cross-country athletes Emilee Becker, Paul Lubicich and Matt Monohan have received All-County status.
Elmont Memorial High School freshman Myrna Jean Michel was named a Long Island Young Scholar of Mathematics by the Institute of Creative Problem Solving for Gifted and Talented Students at SUNY College at Old Westbury, and was accepted to pursue mathematics and mathematical science applications at the institute.
New Hyde Park Memorial’s Best Buddies held its first “meet and greet” pot luck event on Nov. 5 in the school’s cafeteria.
The Office of Pupil Personnel Services sponsored its first Parent University at Floral Park Memorial High School on Nov. 9.
Each month, Elmont Memorial’s Always a Better Choice (ABC) Committee honors students who perform good deeds every day. These model citizens deserve recognition and make Elmont Memorial a better place.
Floral Park Memorial’s Fazeena Badrudeen was selected as the school’s winner in the Floral Park Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest. This year’s theme was “Share Peace.”
Elmont Memorial High School student Isaiah Genao and Sewanhaka High School student Sidney Saint-Hilaire took part in the New York State Caucus of Black School Board Members’ “Out of the Mouths of Babes” panel discussion on Oct. 19.
Young adult author Jen Calonita visited Floral Park Memorial High School to discuss the latest book in her “Fairy Tale Reform School” series, “Flunked.”
Carey’s student government and members of its Yearbook Committee organized a collection for soldiers serving in Afghanistan.
If you’d like to learn more about the Academy of Finance please join us for our District-Wide Information Session for 8th grade students and their parents!
As another year progresses, the first two months of school in the Sewanhaka Central High School District have been extremely busy and productive. The teaching staff has continued to work diligently to provide our students with an exceptional instructional program and the support staff has been extending the effort to meet the needs of our entire educational community.
Floral Park Memorial administrators and members of the school’s PEARLS group held their second annual Women’s Leadership Symposium at Elmont Public Library on Nov. 2.
Carey’s pupil personnel services department recently put together a week of activities to remind students about the importance of treating each other with respect and kindness.
New Hyde Park Memorial’s Future Business Leaders of America kicked off the 2015-16 school year with its first membership meeting and pizza party.
Carey held its annual National Honor Society inductions on Oct. 27. In all, 122 students were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society and 115 into the National Honor Society.
The holiday festivities were in full force when Carey hosted a Halloween party for local elementary school children on Oct. 29.
Students from New Hyde Park Memorial’s Activities for Daily Living, Career Development and Development Learning Center programs attended a Halloween dance, hosted by the Best PALS, at Great Neck North High School on Oct. 29.
The student body at New Hyde Park Memorial came together to provide Halloween fun for younger local students during its annual Student Activities Halloween party on Oct. 30.
Floral Park Memorial has announced Mahesh Tiwari as valedictorian and Reema Kumar salutatorian of the Class of 2016.
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The Jamaica Square Improvement League honored football players and cheerleaders from Floral Park Memorial and Sewanhaka high schools with the "It's Football Season" award.
Sewanhaka High School chorus student and Metropolitan Youth Choir member Jessica Staiano performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce’s 31st annual Small Business Person of the Year and Legislative Breakfast
Carey students Michael Langis and Angela Rizzo were selected as Seniors of the Month for September.
Sewanhaka Central High School District is pleased to announce that 558 current and former students from the district’s five schools — Elmont Memorial, Floral Park Memorial, H. Frank Carey, New Hyde Park Memorial and Sewanhaka -- were recognized by the College Board as Advanced Placement Scholars.
Sewanhaka High School seventh- and eighth-grade students participated in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation walk on Oct. 25 at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow.
Carey seniors Brett Robison and Jake Safuto have been selected to receive the Nassau Zone Award from the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
Members of the Sewanhaka Central High School District Marching Band gave an outstanding performance at New York City’s annual Columbus Day Parade on Oct. 12.
Carey students showed off their Seahawk spirit when the school celebrated its annual homecoming festivities on Oct. 24.
New Hyde Park Memorial High School is pleased to announce that 141 current and former students were recognized by the College Board as AP Scholars.
Elmont Memorial High School Principal Kevin Dougherty honored the school’s Students of the Month for September. The students were chosen for a variety of reasons, including academic achievement, potential and improvement.
The New York State English Council named Floral Park Memorial English teacher Linda Ciaffone a 2015 Educator of Excellence.
It was a crisp autumn day as the Sewanhaka community took to the streets to celebrate homecoming on Oct. 17.
The Elmont Memorial school community gathered with district officials, Board of Education members and residents for its annual homecoming parade and game on Oct. 17.
H. Frank Carey senior Melody Han was honored with the Character Award for the month of September.
H. Frank Carey High School junior Suzan Ciftcikal and eighth-grader Alex Chang have been selected to participate in the Long Island String Festival Association’s Nassau Secondary Festival this November.
An English as a New Language lesson co-taught by Floral Park Memorial English teacher Katie Mosie and ENL teacher Virgilio Meo was featured in Andrea Honigsfeld's new e-book, “Serving English Language Learners.”
The College Board has named 87 current and former Sewanhaka High School students AP Scholars based on their successful performance on the May 2015 AP exams.
H. Frank Carey High School is pleased to announce that the College Board has named 108 current and former students AP Scholars.
Elmont Memorial kicked off its homecoming weekend with a pep rally on Oct. 9. At the event, fall sports teams were recognized, the cheerleading and dance teams performed, and the 2015 homecoming court was announced. The entire school community enjoyed the celebration. Go Spartans!
Floral Park Memorial’s Ecology Club held its annual beach cleanup on Sept. 19. Twenty-three students worked together to clean up around Zach's Bay at Jones Beach.
Students and staff at Sewanhaka High School supported Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing the color pink on Oct. 2.
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has recognized seven New Hyde Park Memorial seniors as Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program
Sewanhaka Central High School District’s Career and Technical Education students had an opportunity to put their knowledge and problem-solving abilities to the test when the Army’s STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) vehicle visited their school.
District officials, Board of Education members and community members gathered for ribbon-cutting ceremonies throughout September to celebrate all five of the Sewanhaka Central High School District’s new athletic fields.
The district was awarded TregoEd’s inaugural Benjamin B. Tregoe Award for Strategic Leadership in Education at its September Board of Education meeting.
Sewanhaka High School’s Daniel Drucker and Sidney Saint-Hilaire have been named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Elmont Memorial eighth-grader Nneka Emeagwali and senior Kengsley Jean-Gilles were named Model Citizens of the Month for September.
Floral Park Memorial students Pawan S. Mirchandani and Mahesh Tiwari have been recognized as Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Carey held its annual club fair on Sept. 22, giving students an opportunity to meet with representatives from the many extracurricular clubs available at the school.
The College Board has named 135 former and current Floral Park Memorial students AP Scholars based on their outstanding performance on the May 2015 AP exams.
Students, spectators and administrators gathered at Floral Park Memorial for the annual homecoming parade and game on Sept. 26.
Sewanhaka High School’s Green Club took over Hempstead Lake State Park with eager hands and can-do attitudes on Sept. 19. The “Greenies,” with the presence of their adviser Yvonne Sherwood, removed litter from the shoreline for a few hours.
The New Hyde Park Memorial community demonstrated an abundance of school spirit during the school’s annual homecoming parade and game.
The district celebrated 1956 Sewanhaka High School graduate and former New York Jets defensive tackle Paul Rochester in a ceremony that included the presentation of an NFL football to the high school, recognizing Rochester’s Super Bowl III play.
The district is pleased to announce the addition of college-level world language courses for students at H. Frank Carey and New Hyde Park Memorial high schools.
Click here to view a video of the district's stadium upgrades and new roof construction.
Floral Park Memorial seventh-graders Jessica Supreme and Brianna Taylor received a New Beginnings Award from the Jamaica Square Improvement League to commemorate their start of school at Floral Park Memorial High School.
New Hyde Park Memorial seniors Grace Lee, Vinay Maddula and Emily Park have been selected as semifinalists in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program.
The district is pleased to announce that H. Frank Carey senior Bradley Spicher has been recognized for musical excellence by the New York State School Music Association and will perform with the All-State Symphonic Band at the 2015 NYSSMA Winter Conference in Rochester on Dec. 3-6.
District officials, Board of Education members and the Elmont Memorial school community gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the school’s new athletic field.
Students were eager and ready for a year of academic learning when the 2015-16 school year kicked off on Sept. 3. Around the district, administrators from Elmont Memorial, Floral Park Memorial, H. Frank Carey, New Hyde Park and Sewanhaka high schools were on hand to assist students in finding their classes.
Sewanhaka Central High School District’s professional staff joined administrators and Board of Education members at the district’s opening day ceremony on Sept. 1 at Sewanhaka High School.
The Sewanhaka Central High School District has launched a communication portal aimed at making it easier for district officials to communicate with the community.
This month we celebrate the 86th year of instruction in the Sewanhaka Central High School District. Before our students arrived on September 3rd, our professional staff returned on August 27th for our Opening Day Program, during which we welcomed new and returning faculty and staff. We also honored our Teachers of the Year and employees who have been with the District for 25 years or more.
The Sewanhaka Central High School District would like to invite members of the community to attend ribbon-cutting ceremonies to commemorate the completed renovations of the Elmont Memorial High School, Floral Park Memorial High School, H. Frank Carey High School, New Hyde Park Memorial High School and Sewanhaka High School athletic fields.
At their Aug. 25 meeting, members of Sewanhaka Central High School District’s Board of Education presented a former student with her high school diploma, more than 35 years after she had attended school in the district.
The Board of Education recognizes that on occasion, students may forget to bring money for meals to school. To ensure that each student has the ability to purchase lunch, the Board will allow students who may forget money for meals to “charge” the cost of meals to be paid back at a later date, subject to the terms established in Board Policy 5154A.
The summer months at Sewanhaka Central High School District have been filled with anticipation as certain renovations approved as part of the district’s May 2014 bond referendum near fruition.
Sewanhaka Central High School District has launched a Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sewanhaka-Central-High-School-District/1621468398125144.
A convenient online meal payment service. Parents, you can now logon to www.myschoolbucks.com to pay for your student’s meals, manage meal balances, and see what your student has purchased!
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.