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Standing on the side of the field in his blue Division Avenue football jersey, beaming from ear to ear, was senior and football team/bench manager D.J. Stephens. Stephens, a 20-year-old student with Down syndrome, was recruited as an honorary member of the team at the beginning of the season and has helped ensure practices and games run smoothly every step of the way.
String Musicians to Attend LISFA Festivals
The district is pleased to announce that eight student-musicians have been selected to participate in the Long Island String Festival Association Junior High School and Senior High School festivals.
Connecting GC Tech Students to STEM in Action LIVE From a Working Aluminum Plant
To celebrate National Manufacturing Day, students in Mr. Samilo's Electrical Technology class participated in a Virtual Field Trip and Career Overview from one of Alcoa's largest U.S. plants located in Davenport, Iowa.
GC Tech National Technical Honor Society Reaches New Heights for Scholarship
The National Technical Honor Society at GC Tech reached new heights at the new Adventure Park on Long Island. There students climbed different levels of challenge bridges while zip lining in between obstacles during the evening.
Division Students Earn All-County Jazz Honors
Division Avenue High School proudly boasts of two talented music students, Kara Burke (12) and Anthony Anzano (11) who have been selected to perform with the 2015 NMEA All County Vocal Jazz ensemble. Only six students for each voice part are accepted each year to be in this elite group, which culls vocalists from across the county through rigorous auditions.
Division Avenue Band Performs at 52nd Newsday Festival
The Division Avenue Competitive Marching Band, under the direction of Michael Bastone, was proud to perform their 2014 show "Immortal Beloved" at the 52nd annual Newsday Festival held at Mitchell Field Athletic Complex on Tuesday October 14, 2014.
MacArthur Guidance Department Prepares Students for the Next Chapter
This year, MacArthur's Guidance Department hosted three college mini fairs during the months of September and October. Over ninety college admission representatives shared information about their colleges and programs.
Newsday Marching Band Festival Features MacArthur High School
The MacArthur High School Marching Band's season highlight took place on the evening of Tuesday, October 14th. Under the lights before hundreds of fans at the Mitchell Field Athletic Complex, they participated in the 52nd annual Newsday Marching Band Festival, a special event featuring the finest high school marching bands on Long Island.
National Junior Honor Society Holds Food Drive
The National Junior Honor Society held a food drive at Stop and Shop in Levittown on Friday, October 3. Due to the generosity of so many shoppers, the Levittown Food Pantry received an SUV worth of donations. The Pantry, located at Wisdom Lane Middle School, helps members of the Levittown community. Thank you neighbors for your support.
Abbey Lane Students Learn About Fish
The fifth grade students at Abbey Lane Elementary have been studying crayfish and had live specimens in each classroom. Each student learned how crayfish eat and how they protect themselves.
East Broadway Students Raise Over $1k To Support Breast Cancer Awareness
East Broadway Student Council sponsored an important event in honor of "Breast Cancer Awareness." Our principal, Mrs. Wink, will be going "PINK" because the students raised over $1,000.00 dollars to support the cause.
LEADD Week Begins at East Broadway School
East Broadway students participated in the Prismatic Magic Assembly in honor of LEADD Week. This is part of an annual district wide initiative, Levittown Education Against Destructive Decisions, which emphasizes a healthy lifestyle for body and mind.
Jazz Night at Gardiners Avenue
Back to School Night was Jazz Night at Gardiners as nine of our advanced band members played jazz standards to entertain parents and guests!
Transportation Assembly at Gardiners Ave.
On September 25th all of the bus children at Gardiners Avenue were treated to a special assembly provided by Dajuana Reeves, the Supervisor of Transportation.
Lee Road Students Learn Bus Safety
Lee Road Elementary students recently received bus safety training from district bus drivers. All students, as per state guidelines, receive training regarding proper behavior as well as procedures in the event of an emergency. Finally, drivers then show the children how to safely exit from the rear of the bus.
Standing Up Against Drugs and Alcohol
Detective Pamela Stark, a community affairs representative with the Nassau County Police Department, visited students at Lee Road Elementary School to discuss the importance of healthy choices and the dangers of drugs and alcohol.
Fire Safety at Summit Lane
The school finalists for the Fire Safety Contest were presented with award certificates and gift cards to Friendly's at the October PTA meeting.
Summit Lane Students Learn About Fish
A representative from I Fish NY visited the 5th grade classes to present to the students about fish. Students learned about a variety of salt and fresh water fish.
Northside Students Plant Corn Stalks, Asters and Violas
Northside Students (pictured) were selected by fourth grade teachers, Ms. Alison Fleigner and Mrs. Debbie Libby, and fifth grade teacher Mrs. Linda Ungar to help plant corn stalks, asters and violas this fall.
Northside Student Selected to Perform with World Renowned Pianist
Grace Lim, a fifth grade student from Mr. Miller's class at Northside School, has been studying piano for six years. An avid music student, she has participated and won top honors in competitions such as the Concert Festival where she performed at Symphony Hall in New York City.
New Phone System and Phone Numbers: Our new phone system is in place. Please click here for more information and new building numbers.
Heart Screen NY - Free Youth Heart Screening: Parents, don't pass up on an opportunity for a FREE non-invasive heart screening for children, age 12-24, on October 25, 2014 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM). Cardiac screenings are an effective way to detect underlying conditions. Please click here for more information.
Parent Portal Update: Parents of high school and middle school students may now login to the Parent Portal to check your child's grades and any mid-quarter comments that may be posted by the teacher.

Blackboard Connect-ED / Connect 5 Message Center Update: You can now replay Connect-ED messages at any time. To replay messages please call 1-855-4Replay (1-855-473-7529) from the phone in which the original message was received. Please click here for more information.

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