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Bailey Gribben, a senior at Division Avenue was honored on Thursday to ring the NASDAQ opening bell in Times Square as a representative to the Children’s Tumor Foundation.
Wind Ensemble Brings Holiday Cheer to BOE Meeting
Prior to the Dec. 10 Board of Education meeting at Levittown Memorial Education Center, members of the MacArthur High School Winter Wind Ensemble spread cheer with a performance of holiday music in the lobby.
Adopt-A-Family Program Shows Community, Caring
The generous spirit of the Levittown community rang true as hundreds of items were collected for families in need during the district's sixth annual Adopt-A-Family program. 
Under the direction of Gina Interdonato and Esta Lachow, 202 individuals will experience the season of giving, evidenced by the collection of toys, clothes and household items that packed the Board of Education meeting room at Levittown Memorial Education Center.
GC-Tech Provides Career Exploration for Levittown Middle School Students
GC Tech visited Wisdom Lane and Salk Middle Schools on November 19th and 21st to introduce students to career and technical education.
GC-Tech Gets to the Heart of the Matter
The Medical Assisting and EMT students at GC Tech had a hands on experience using a heart and a set of lungs from a deer.
Division Avenue PTSA Sponsors Annual Book Fair at Barnes and Noble
On Saturday December 13th the Division Avenue PTSA sponsored its annual book fair at Barnes and Noble in Carle Place. The festive day was highlighted by the Chamber Orchestra, directed by Mark Martufi and the Concert Choir, directed by Paige Hardison, who performed holiday music for the book store customers.
Division Avenue Science Olympiad Team Earns 10 Medals
The Division Avenue High School Science Olympiad team competed at the Islip Invitational this past weekend against teams from NJ, Pennsylvania, upstate NY, and Long Island. The students earned 10 medals in 8 events.
MacArthur Wrestling Starts Season Strong
Over the weekend, the MacArthur Generals Varsity wrestling team headed over to Sayville High School for the Annual Gray-Fitzgerald Tournament.
iPads in Action at MacArthur
Mrs. Bissondial, MacArthur High School Social Studies teacher is using Kahoot to review topics for AP World History class.
Salk Launches New Club With Faculty/Student Game Day
Salk's brand new club, Connections, recently hosted a faculty/student game day. Over 100 students attended, along with over 25 faculty members. They spent the afternoon playing board games, and getting to know one another in a more relaxed setting. It was a huge success!
Salk Connections Club; On The Move
The Salk Connections Club members and their advisor, Jo Ann Papach, recently visited the Arbors Assisted Living facility.
Wisdom Lane Competes in VEX Robotic Competition
Wisdom Lane Middle School Students under the tutelage of Mr. Loveland competed in the VEX Robotics Competition on Saturday, December 6 at Jericho High School.
Wisdom Lane Drama Club Proudly Presents Shrek, Jr.
The Wisdom Lane Drama Club proudly presents this year's annual musical - Shrek, Jr. Please join us on Friday, January 9th and Saturday, January 10th for two stellar performances of this wonderful show. Doors open at 7:00 pm, show time is 7:30 pm. Tickets will be sold at the door and cost $8.00 per ticket.
A Groundwater Study at Abbey Lane
Abbey Lane Elementary School fourth-graders had a rare opportunity to learn about groundwater and its importance to communities from Kenneth Wenz Jr. of Genesis Engineering and Redevelopment. Mr. Wenz, whose job is to investigate contaminated groundwater sites, explained the connection between the water cycle and groundwater, as well as the direction groundwater flows.
Abbey Lane Students Donate To Wisdom Lane Food Pantry
Recent Public Law identified September 11th as a day for a "Commitment of Service" to one's community by all Americans. For the fifth year in a row, the First Grade children at Abbey Lane Elementary School chose to help those less fortunate within our own Levittown community by making a donation to the Wisdom Lane Food Pantry.
East Broadway Scientists Dissect Crayfish
East Broadway's fifth grade students recently participated in the annual dissection of crayfish. After being briefed on safety procedures and donning appropriate attire it was time for our scientists to begin. The activity enabled the students to actively engage with the NYS Common Core Standards in science.
East Broadway Students Present "First Thanksgiving"
On November 25th, East Broadway kindergarten students presented the play, The First Thanksgiving, for their parents . Dressed as Pilgrims and Indians, the boys and girls in Mrs. D'Amuro's and Mrs. Pokalsky's classes acted out the story of Thanksgiving and then sang several favorite Thanksgiving songs, giving thanks to family and friends.
Reading Workshop at Gardiners Ave.
On December 4th, the RTI/AIS teachers at Gardiners Avenue held their annual Parent Workshop. The workshop informed parents about the reading and math services provided and it also gave them an opportunity to ask questions.
Gardiner's Ave.Kindergartners Build a Home for Gingerbread Man
The aroma of icing, graham crackers and candy set a festive tone as Gardiners Avenue Elementary School kindergarten students crafted gingerbread houses. Assisted by parents, the creations were the culminating activity for an English language arts unit that focused on multiple stories about the Gingerbread Man.
Lee Road Students Learn Veterans Are Superheroes
During a visit from Valerie Pfundstein, author of a picture book titled "Veteran Heroes in Our Neighborhood," Lee Road Elementary School students learned that veterans are similar to "superheroes" in that they have secret identities, save people, keep communities safe and dress in uniforms.
Mad Science Program At Lee Road
All Lee Road students recently had special visitors come to their classrooms. A PTA Cultural Arts Program titled "Mad Science" involved students participating in "hands on" science experiments, facilitated by "Mad Scientists."
Summit Lane Students Learn About Teamwork from NY Islanders
Nutrition and keeping fit, teamwork and positive communication were the topics discussed during a New York Islanders assembly at Summit Lane Elementary School.
Run, Run as Fast as You Can…Summit Lane's Kindergarten Catches the Gingerbread Man!
Summit Lane's kindergarteners have been busy using the gingerbread man to learn many concepts across the curriculum. In science the children learned about their five senses. As you can imagine...tasting was their favorite part!
"Toys for Children" and A Giving Tree at Northside
Students at Northside School, parents and staff participated in its 21st annual "Toys for Children" holiday drive organized by John Theissen and co-ordinated with the PTA. Also, a “giving tree” in Northside’s lobby was adorned with paper cut-outs of wooden soldiers as ornaments, each representing a donated gift.
A Celebration of Heritage at Northside
Students at Northside Elementary School celebrated their heritage on Dec. 12 by dressing in costumes that represented their native and cultural backgrounds. The activity was sponsored by the student council, who voted on Heritage Day as one of the school's spirit days, in addition to Pajama Day and Sports Jersey Day.
Flu Precautions: Due to the recent increase in reported cases of flu in our district as well as the tri-state area we want to reassure parents that all precautionary measures are being taken. The classrooms and schools are being thoroughly cleaned. Children should be encouraged to wash hands frequently with soap and water. Please remind your children to cough into their elbows and sneeze into tissues to prevent the spread of germs. Keep children home with fevers until free of fever for 24 hours.

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