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The East Broadway Elementary School of the Levittown School District hosted "A Community Evening of Music" as a fundraiser for Long Island Cares. Admission was a non-perishable item collected by student council officers as they greeted guests at the door. Families and local residents came together in holiday spirit to enjoy an evening of giving, entertainment and dining.
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.
Senior Night Sumo Showdown
The MacArthur Wrestling team hosted a fundraiser that raised $1750 for the John Theissen Children's Foundation. Nearly 500 students, parents and faculty attended this great event that was promoted at both Salk and MacArthur. MacArthur teachers, Mr. Farney, Mr. Leahy and Mr. Fazzolari helped to create a buzz for the event by producing promotional videos leading up to event.
Levittown Bowlers Make Nassau County All-Star Team and will Compete in State Championship
Brandon Soedarmasto a Senior from Division and Amanda DeLisi a Junior from MacArthur both made the boys and girls Nassau County All-Star Team and will compete in the State Championship next month in Buffalo.
GC Tech's Graphic Arts Class Visits William Charles Printing
On Monday, December 21st the students from GC Tech's Graphic Arts class visited William Charles Printing in Plainview. Mr. Chris Pelligrini shared the history of the company and described the different types of work produced in their shop to the students.
GC Tech Students Host a Culinary Showcase
Parents, family members, central office administrators and Board of Education trustees attended the Gerald R. Claps Career and Technical Center's 30th annual Culinary Showcase at Levittown Memorial Education Center on Jan. 15. The annual event is an opportunity for culinary students to demonstrate their skills in the kitchen and for guests to enjoy a delicious student-created meal.
Division's James Lunetta Attends Danger Zone Conference
On December 11, 2015, Division Avenue senior James Lunetta attended The Danger Zone conference, a daylong seminar held at Hofstra University, aimed at educating professionals on current problems facing today's youth. Among the workshops offered were those on transgender youth, and negative effects of technology. Attendees included social workers, guidance counselors, school administrators, and community members, all looking for ways to better understand the problems facing teenagers.
Challenger Games Come To Division Avenue
Division Avenue High School debuted its Challenger Basketball Team at a season-opener game at home on February 9th. The Blue Dragons tipped-off against a combined MacArthur/Salk squad. Students from both sides of town participated in four quarters of competition, fun, and most of all - good sportsmanship. The festive atmosphere was made complete with support from Division Avenue's Best Buddies, JV Cheerleaders, Kickline team, and our outstanding announcer, Mr. Verdi.
MacArthur Girls Bowling Team Wins the Conference
The MacArthur Girls Bowling team finished up another impressive season. The Varsity team won the conference with an 11-1 record and finished second in the county for the second year in a row. The Varsity Team was led by Senior Rose-Marie Snyder who finished the season with a 189 average and earned All County Honors for the fourth year in a row.
MacArthur and Division Cheerleaders Attend UCA High School Nationals
The MacArthur Varsity Cheerleaders, coached by Lisa Nessler and Erica Meaney, attended the UCA High School Cheerleading Nationals this past weekend in Orlando, Florida. In order to qualify for this competition the team placed at a regional competition earlier in their season.
Salk Students Compete in National Geography Bee
On Friday January 22, 24 Salk Middle School students competed in the National Geography Bee sponsored by the National Geographic Association. To qualify for the Bee these students received the highest scores on a 35 question multiple choice test that was administered to the entire school.
Salk Connections Club visits Assisted Living
The Salk Connections club, along with their advisor, Mrs. Papach, recently visited The Arbors Assisted Living in Jericho. The club members got to know the residents by asking them questions about themselves, and by making a winter craft together.
Wisdom Lane Buzzed about Annual Spelling Bee
Wisdom Lane is all abuzz about the Scripps Annual Spelling Bee. After a preliminary round, twelve top-spellers advanced to the final school bee.
Wisdom Lane Does it Again
For the 27TH year in a row, Wisdom Lane students have participated in a Math-A-Thon for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. St. Judes is more than just a hospital.
Abbey Lane Students Study Matter
Third grade students in Mrs. Dionisio's class at Abbey Lane School have been studying matter and how to measure it. Recently, the children were engaged in a variety of hands-on measurement activities, which helped them utilize their skills.
My Favorite Parts of Thanksgiving Dinner
Drumsticks, mashed potatoes, green beans and pumpkin pie were the Thanksgiving meal favorites for Abbey Lane first-graders. These preferences were noted in a holiday 3-D book that they compiled with the help of their parents, grandparents and caregivers prior to the holiday.
East Broadway Rock Hounds
Students in Mr. Meehan's fifth grade class are actively involved in learning about the rock cycle. The students are currently conducting experiments to determine the make -up and origin of different rocks and minerals.
East Broadway Bicycle Raffle Winners
Pictured are today's surprised winners of bicycle raffle. The bike raffle was a joint effort with the PTA and Student Council to raise money for East Broadway's event. Great Job Done!
Gardiners Ave. Spelling Bee
Excitement was high as thirteen students grades three through five walked on stage for Gardiners Avenue School's First Spelling Bee. Parents and students cheered for the children as they bravely went up to the podium for their turn to show off their spelling skills.
Gardiners Ave. Winter Concert
The 2016 Gardiners Avenue Winter Concert on January 28th at Salk Middle School was a huge success! It featured the talent and hard work of our orchestra, band, third/fourth grade chorus and fifth grade chorus.
Kindness Matters at Lee Road
As part of the district's "Get a Voice" character education program, Lee Road third-graders in Rochelle Cascio's class studied the importance of friendship and the characteristics of a good friend.
Groundhogs Everywhere at Lee Road Elementary School
Lee Road kindergarten students celebrated the groundhog's ability to predict the course of winter. The interdisciplinary activities included a math lesson in which the students graphed their predictions for a late winter or early spring. After Malverne Mel predicted the latter, the students wrote a short essay on the event and whether their predictions were correct.
Chilly Temps Come Just as Frozen Week Begins for Summit Lane Kindergarteners
For one week during the month of January, Summit Lane Kindergarteners were thrilled to have their learning enhanced by a "Frozen" theme. The children learned about states of matter. They made "snowballs" and melted them by creating a chemical reaction between the baking soda used to make the snowballs and vinegar.
Ready, Set, Snow in Summit Lane's Room 200
Each week the children in Mrs. McLaughlin's kindergarten class are visited by occupational therapist (OT) Ms. Spencer. The teacher and OT collaborate weekly to work on fine motor skills, visual motor skills, and daily living skills to increase the motor skills of each child.
The Face Tells the Story at Northside
Stories came to life on the faces of Northside students during two StoryFaces performances with storyteller and artist Christopher Agostino. The assembly was one of several activities during the school's annual celebration of Parents As Reading Partners, which encourages students to read each night.
Northside Student Selected to Play at Long Island String Festival
Erin Alvarez, a fifth grader at Northside School was selected to play viola at this year's Long Island String Festival Concert which will be held at Uniondale High School at 1:00pm on Sunday, 2/28/2016.

Parent Portal Update: 2nd Quarter Report Cards for High School and Middle School students are now available on the Parent Portal. Once you login to the parent portal, please click on the Report Card History button located at the top of the screen. Contact your child's school if you need to obtain another copy of their access id's and passwords which are needed to add your child to your parent portal account.
Internet Service Maintenance: We were informed by our Internet Service Provider that they will be performing network maintenance on Sunday, February 14th, between 9:30 AM and 10:30 AM. During this time the district website (including Parent Portal, Outlook Web Access, Remote Access and SharePoint/ Intranet) may be unavailable.
Field of Honor Information: Over the Memorial Day Weekend, the Levittown School District will be hosting a Field of Honor Event at Gardiners Avenue School. This is a fundraising event organized by our High School Key Clubs. All proceeds will be donated to Hope For the Warriors, and will benefit our veterans. We are asking members of the Levittown community to help us make this event a great success by purchasing flags for our display. After the event you can pick up your flag, or have it delivered to your home. Please visit our website dedicated to this event and make a donation by purchasing an American Flag.
Attention 9 Honors Students! Click here to complete the application for the AP Capstone Seminar Class! All applications should be submitted by February 29, 2016. For more information regarding the AP Capstone Seminar Class, please view the Levittown School District AP Capstone Pilot Plan.

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