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On September 20th the Division Avenue and MacArthur High School Choruses once again came together to perform the National Anthem for the New York Mets and their fans.
Levittown schools have a longstanding tradition of distinction in music. The program contains elements not found in many Long Island districts. In addition to the traditional offerings of band, chorus and orchestra, Levittown offers piano, guitar and electronic music which includes digital recording technology.
Third Time's the Charm
For the third consecutive year, the Levittown Chorus was invited to sing the national anthem prior to the start of the Sept. 20 Mets game at Citi Field. Division Avenue High School teacher Helen Papayannakos and MacArthur High School teacher Lisa Levenberg conducted the chorus, an ensemble of singers from both high schools.
GC Tech Quilt Honors 9/11 Victims
The Gerald R. Claps Career and Technical Center Key Club unveiled a memorial quilt commemorating the 15th anniversary of 9/11 at the Sept. 21 Board of Education meeting.
And the Band Marches On!
The Division Avenue Competitive Marching Band under the direction of Mr. Michael Bastone, took the field this past Sunday at Copiague High School attending their second competition of the season.
Division Avenue Softball Plays to Beat Childhood Cancer
On September 17th, players from the Division Avenue softball program joined forces with the Levittown Athletic Club (LAC) to show support at the 1st Annual "Batting to Beat Childhood Cancers" fundraiser event to help raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
MacArthur Student Attends STEAM Conference
This summer, Taylor Cooleen (Class of 2017), attended the first annual Project Fibonacci - STEAM Youth Conference. The event was held in Rome, NY and featured various speakers and events revolving around the Fibonacci sequence. Speakers such as Alan Alda, Alan Bean, Chris Hadfield, and many others gave interesting keynote speeches regarding cosmology, psychology, string theory and communication science.
MacArthur HS Announces National Merit Commended Students
The District is pleased to announce that the National Merit Scholarship Program has named four high school seniors as Commended Students. Casey Butcher, Carissa Giuliano, Jake Iannacone and James May are among the 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation being recognized for their exceptional academic promise.
Salk Welcomes Incoming Sixth-Graders
In preparation for the first day of school on Sept. 7, incoming sixth-grade students filed into Salk Middle School's auditorium on Aug. 30 for the annual sixth-grade orientation.
Wisdom Holds Sixth-Grade Orientation
The auditorium was filled with excitement as incoming sixth-grade students and their parents attended Wisdom Lane's annual orientation program.
Teamwork Cup Challenge at East Broadway
Students in Mrs. Goldberg and Mrs. Gerken's 4th grade class at East Broadway created various cup stacking designs using no hands only a rubberband and yarn. Students discovered the importance of good communication, concentration, participation, and determination, when working as a team to successfully complete a task.
The Forces of Aerodynamics
Mr. Centonze, Ms. Penna and Ms. Senay's fifth grade class began this year studying the four forces of aerodynamics (drag, gravity, lift and thrust). After a mini-lesson on these forces, the students were given materials to create a "flying device" based on the knowledge they acquired from the lesson.
A Marine Comes For a Visit
On Friday, September 23, 2016, John Amon, a former student at Gardiners Avenue School and graduate of MacArthur High School, came to talk with Mrs. Alt's third grade class.
A Trouble-free Playground
Hoopball, Guard the Cookie Jar and Drop 21 were three new recess games introduced to students at Lee Road School that will not only entertain, but also assist in the development of their social and emotional skills and teach them responsibility for their actions.
Lee Road Students Get Low and Go
Lee Road students are now more prepared in the event of a fire in their home. During an assembly with the Wantagh Fire Department's Captain John Licata, students in grades 3-5 learned that being proactive and prepared is the best deterrent to being injured during a fire.
Northside Students Take Part in Levittown Summer Music Program
Twenty four students from Northside School took part in the Levittown Summer Music Program 2016. Some began studies on a newly chosen musical instrument, getting a head-start at learning to play for the coming school year.

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Summer Newsletter Correction: Inadvertently, in the blue "Board of Education" box on the Summer Newsletter, Mrs. Quinones-Smith's name was omitted. Mrs. Quinones-Smith is a valued member of our Board of Education and we regret and apologize for this error. Please see the updated version of the newsletter.
LAP and LAMP Registration: Applications for the Levittown After-School Program (LAP) and the Levittown A.M. Program (LAMP) are now being accepted for the 2016-2017 school year. All applications must be submitted online. This year, there will be no paper forms. For more information on these programs and to register your child please visit the links above.

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