Members of the World Language Honor Society at Division Avenue High School in the Levittown School District, in conjunction with the English as a Second Language department, hosted a Thanksgiving luncheon for the district's English language learners from Jonas E. Salk Middle School and MacArthur High School at the Levittown Memorial Education Center prior to the holiday.
Every Monday and Thursday for over 25 years the senior citizens of Levittown have been attending the "Golden Age Club" luncheon which is held at the Levittown Memorial Education Center's Panther Room on Abbey Lane.
The Culinary Arts program at GC Tech participated in the LEADD Fair held at Levittown's Memorial Education Center on October 27th. Students displayed fresh baked breads, cookies and pastries prepared by students under the direction of their teacher Chef William Samboy and teaching assistants Dave Cummo and Mrs. Lillian Creedon.
Division Avenue High School senior Jason Orellana has been selected as one of 2,200 national semifinalists in the 2014 Coca-Cola Scholars Program for having demonstrated leadership, academic achievement and commitment to the community.
In line with a longstanding school tradition, Division Avenue High School's top 22 achieving seniors of the Class of 2014 were invited to attend the annual Blue and Silver Luncheon. Also in attendance were Superintendent of Schools James J. Grossane, members of the district's administration and Board of Education, and school counselors.
The Levittown School District is pleased to announce that three MacArthur High School athletes have signed National Letters of Intent to continue their sports at the collegiate level. The senior-athletes were accompanied by their parents and coaches as they signed on the dotted line to receive scholarship monies and fulfill their goals to play on a college team. The district congratulates the following athletes on this important milestone in their athletic careers.
Levittown's MacArthur High School is pleased to announce that senior athletes Kirsten Kelley and Thomas McAndrew have signed National Letters of Intent to continue their sports on the collegiate level.
Salk's 8th grade football team recently completed an impressive season in which the team was dominant on both sides of the ball. Over their six games, the Seahawks scored 30 offensive touchdowns while forcing 16 turnovers on defense.
In celebration of Veterans Day, sixth grade students in Mrs. Weiss's and Mrs. Greenberg's social studies classes recently shared information with their classmates about veterans in their lives or about the history of Veterans Day.
Wisdom Lane Middle School Peer Buddies gathered in the cafeteria to prepare decorations for the 24th annual Long Island Festival of Trees. It was an excellent opportunity for developmentally disabled students to create decorations for a beneficial cause with their typical peers.
The Abbey Lane Student Council collected left-over Halloween candy for our troops. The children stuffed over 200 Treats-for-Troops bags which will be sent to our active service men and woman. Each bag contained a note to thank those currently serving for their sacrifice and bravery.
Communication was the key word during a visit by the Islanders hockey team to Abbey Lane Elementary School in Levittown. During the district's annual LEADD Week (Levittown Educators Against Destructive Decisions), students and staff listened carefully to arena hostess Dina Tsiorvas and ice girl Ashleen Betts speak about ways to better communicate with one another, thereby limiting bullying on school campuses.
Mrs. Cavanaugh's second graders, from East Broadway School, visited the Levittown Museum. The children enjoyed learning about Levittown's unique history. Students learned what Levittown was before it was built and how it was constructed.
Student council members at East Broadway volunteered their time and efforts at the LEADD fair. The annual walk and fair is a fun way to promote Levittown Education Against Destructive Decisions, which is a Levittown school district initiative that encourages a healthy lifestyle without drugs and alcohol.
Students at Gardiners Avenue Elementary School had the opportunity to put democracy in action when they cast their votes for Student Council. Students in each of the fifth grade classrooms ran in primaries to see who would be placed on the ballot. Students ran for the positions of President, Vice-President and Senator.
On November 8th, the AIS teachers at Gardiners Avenue held their annual Parent Workshop. The workshop gave parents an opportunity to ask questions about the AIS services provided in the building. In order to cover the main components of the AIS program, the library was split into six stations--Writing Strategies, Independent Reading Strategies, Journeys, Read 180, Fundations, and Math Intervention.
Students at Lee Road Elementary School in Levittown learned that it takes a lot of bravery to combat bullying. During the school's "Get a Voice" character education kickoff assembly, Principal Anthony Goss narrated a skit that uncovered the scars left by such unkind acts.
As part of their study of U.S. government, fifth-grade students at Lee Road Elementary School in Levittown hosted an assembly with American Legion Post 1711 veterans Andrew Booth and Angelo Manzo prior to Veterans Day.
Summit Lane students, families and staff are participating in the John Theissen Toy drive again this year. Donations will be collected throughout December. Last year we had the largest donation of toys and gifts than any other elementary school for this cause.
Summit Lane's Student Council held executive board elections on Friday, November 15th. Students in Fourth and Fifth Grade ran for 4 Student Council positions: President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer. Student Council class representatives Sophia Guerra and Danielle Tomaselli introduced the assembly.
In celebration of the holiday season, kindergarten students in Laura D'Amuro's and Linda Nyquist's classes at Northside Elementary School in the Levittown School District presented a dramatization of the first Thanksgiving.
Northside School students in all grades participated in the "Holiday Mail for Heroes" campaign sponsored by the Red Cross in Baltimore, Maryland. The campaign at Northside was facilitated by Head Custodian, Bob Mehm, Fifth Grade teacher, Mrs. Linda Ungar, and her students.