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.
District parents attended the inaugural Parent University Education Expo, held at Levittown Memorial Education Center on Nov. 9. Sponsored by the Levittown Teacher Center and the district, the program offered workshops on a variety of relevant topics to guide parents and families in their support of their children's education.
During a weeklong training session, emergency medical training students enrolled in the New York State Emergency Medical Technician course learned about patient assessment with Nassau County EMS Academy instructor Timothy Farrell.
Division Avenue High School's Class of 2017 top achievers attended the annual Blue and Silver Luncheon, which was held to honor their hard work and dedication throughout their four years of high school.
Beginning her career in 2007, Mr. Kirk worked as substitute aide, clerical, and monitor. From 2010 - 2011, Ms. Kirk furthered her position and began working part-time as a school monitor. Finally, in 2011, Ms. Kirk became a Teaching Assistant in the Special Education Department where she first served Summit Lane, and eventually moved to Division Avenue which is her current home.
The MacArthur High School basketball team, under the direction of coach Eric Rubin, hosted 35 students from Denmark's Hjemly School, who competed in the annual Jeff Shaw Memorial Basketball Tournament held at the high school on Dec. 1.
MacArthur High School sophomores Jennifer Gattus and Kimberly Mestizo have been selected to represent the district at the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Seminar, to be held at Adelphi University in June 2017.
Jonas E. Salk Recreation Club hosted it third annual, Turkey Bowl on Tuesday, November 9, 2016 under the supervision of Mr. Agovino & Mrs. Tuccillo. Over 100 7th & 8th grade boys & girls competed in a 6v6 flag football tournament under the lights on the MacArthur turf.
Science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics were the focus of a physical education unit at East Broadway. The weeklong centers included cup stacking, building structures with tiles, domino challenges, and creating creatures with K'Nex. As each student rotated through the stations, they improved eye and hand coordination, honed cooperation and communication skills, participated in teamwork and fostered creativity.
The boys and girls in Dr. Nakelski's 1st grade class have been completing Reading Centers for three months. Each Center was modeled for the children before they began to work with their partners on innumerable ELA activities.
Thanksgiving was a time for giving in Dr. Nakelski's first grade class. The students and parents in her class collected nonperishable items for Gardiners Avenue families in need. In lieu of having a classroom "feast", the children and parents supplied families with all the trimmings to complete their Thanksgiving meals.
Lee Road students recently learned about democracy in our country and the election process through our recent School Spirit Day Vote. As adults around the country voted for their chosen Presidential candidate, our students cast their own ballot by voting for their favorite School Spirit Day.
Lee Road students and faculty received some very special visitors recently. Members of the Metropolitan Transit Authority Canine Unit and their companion dogs provided an informative assembly on how these highly trained dogs help our police keep our citizens and our country safe.