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Music is everywhere! We hear it at home, in the car, at the mall, on television, in concert halls, and even at sporting events. It is one of the most pervasive experiences in today's world. Students will soon be registering for instrumental music for the 2015-2016 school year. To help children select an appropriate instrument and to provide parents with details about our program, we would like to invite you and your child to attend our annual District Music Night.
Gardiners Avenue Elementary School first-graders observed hissing cockroaches, leopard geckos, a bearded dragon and a tarantula and discussed their modes of survival during a science class field trip with MacArthur High School science research teacher Dr. David Friedman. News 12 reporter Ken Grimball captured the lesson.
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.
Recognized for Community Service
Levittown community volunteers gathered in the Levittown Memorial Education Center's Panther Room for the 19th annual Recognition Night for Community Service, where a member from each organization was honored for their tireless efforts to make Levittown a better place.
You're invited to District Music Night!
Music is everywhere! We hear it at home, in the car, at the mall, on television, in concert halls, and even at sporting events. It is one of the most pervasive experiences in today's world. Studies have indicated that when children play musical instruments in school, they also improve their reading, spelling, and math skills.
Electrical Technology Students Complete OSHA 10 Hour Training
GC Tech's Electrical Technology senior class recently completed OSHA 10 Safety and Health training.
Joseph Christopher Salon Looks to Recruit GC Tech Cosmetology Seniors
GC Tech senior Cosmetology students were given an opportunity to learn from and possibly be recruited by Joseph Christopher of Joseph Christopher Salons. GC Tech alumni Nicole Vecchione assisted Mr. Christopher with his presentation and haircut performed on student, Sabrina Dombal.
Alexandra Sparrow Signs to Play Lacrosse at Farmingdale
Division Avenue Senior, Alexandra Sparrow has signed to play lacrosse next year at SUNY Farmingdale. She started playing lacrosse in the 4th grade and has been a varsity Blue Dragon midfielder for four years.
Division's Mike Ambrosio Signs with Brockport!
Division Avenue Senior, Michael Ambrosio, has signed to play football at SUNY Brockport next year.
MacArthur World Language Students Attend Poetry Contest
On March 20, 2015, nine of Mrs. Boyle's Italian 4 college credit students competed in a poetry contest sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Italian. The students had to memorize and recite an Italian poem of at least 12 lines. Junior, Carter Hurley, received honorable mention. Congratulations to all of the students.
MacArthur World Language Students Visit the Cloisters
On March 13, thirty-seven MacArthur juniors from the Italian and French college level courses, attended a trip to the Cloisters museum in Manhattan.
Salk Wrestling Goes Undefeated
Salk's wrestling team capped off their second consecutive undefeated season with a win over cross town rival Wisdom Lane. Salk's schedule included the toughest teams in Nassau County and they recorded big wins over Woodland, Berner, Wantagh and Grand Avenue.
Salk Celebrates Pi Day
To celebrate Pi Day, faculty and staff at Salk Middle School in Levittown participated in their 3rd annual "Pi" Eating Contest on Friday, March 13th, 2015. Without a knife and fork, hands behind their backs, participants had 3 minutes and 14 seconds to "chow down" on their pudding pies.
Wisdom Lane's Science Olympiad Team Qualifies for State Meet Again
The Wisdom Lane Science Olympiad team under the guidance of Mrs. Olsen and Mrs. Halvorsen qualified for the state tournament on April 17th.
Wisdom Lane Chess Nuts Tournament
The Wisdom Lane Chess Cats hosted the Long Island Chess Nuts Tournament on March 21st. It was an all day event, culminating in awards and trophies
Grade 2 Scientists at Abbey Lane Elementary
Second Graders at Abbey Lane conducted a blubber experiment as part of learning about Polar bears. Students learned how the thick layer of blubber insulates against the cold temperatures of icy waters.
Abbey Lane Student Making a Big Difference
For the past few years, Matthew, a second grade student at Abbey Lane Elementary School has been making the most of his birthday. Like most kids his age, he celebrates his big day with a birthday party.
In Honor of Dr. Seuss at East Broadway School
In honoring Dr. Seuss's birthday at East Broadway School classes that entered in the Computer Lab logged onto www.seussville.com and the students explored the fun of reading and watching videos of his books as well as playing educational games. All had fun and there were printable activities that teachers could in their classrooms.
East Broadway Students Celebrate St. Patrick's Day
East Broadway's second graders, from Mrs. Cavanaugh's class, celebrated St. Patrick's Day. The children were welcomed with chocolate coin treasures from a mysterious leprechaun, they wrote their own leprechaun stories, shared some Irish traditions, and created leprechaun hats and beards.
In Memory of Dr. Seuss
Gardiners Avenue kindergarten and first-grade students celebrated their love of reading in honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday on March 2. Throughout the day, teachers engaged their classes in multidisciplinary lessons, which concentrated on the celebrated author's use of language. Each class also made red-and-white striped hats, which were worn during their activities.
News 12 Films a First-Grade Field Trip to MacArthur High School's Science Research Lab
Gardiners Avenue Elementary School first-graders observed hissing cockroaches, leopard geckos, a bearded dragon and a tarantula and discussed their modes of survival during a science class field trip with MacArthur High School science research teacher Dr. David Friedman.
Lee Road Students Face Their Library's Monster
According to monster detective Jason Edwards, there was a monster residing in the Lee Road library. Mr. Edwards of Face Your Monsters made a special trip to help teams of junior student detectives find the lurking beast by solving clues and decoding messages that led them to an array of shelved library books.
Abe Lincoln Comes to Life at Summit Lane
In celebration of Presidents Day, Summit Lane students became more acquainted with Civil War President Abraham Lincoln during an interactive dramatic program with actor and storyteller Lou Del Bianco.
Summit Students Paint the Principal
Summit Lane students exceeded their goal of raising $4,000 for the American Heart Association and, as promised, gathered in the gymnasium to paint Principal Keith Squillacioti.
Northside Student Creates Poster for "Kids Safe Online" Art Contest
Cathryn Rasmussen, a second grade student at Northside School, learned about a New York State Poster contest from her teacher, Mrs. Crayon. It is called the "Kids Safe Online" Poster Art Contest and is sponsored by the New York State Information Technology Services Enterprise Information Security Office.
Northside Student Selected to Play in Long Island String Festival
Grace Lim, a fifth grade student at Northisde School, was selected to play violin in the Elementary Orchestra of the Long Island String Festival. The concert was held at Uniondale High School on March 1, 2015.
Budget Vote Workers: Seeking students 17 years or older to work any hours from 7 am to 8 pm on May 19 2015 for the 2015 Levittown School Budget and Trustee Vote. You will be compensated for your time. Please apply by phone to the District Clerk at 516-434-7002 or e-mail at eappelbaum@levittownschools.com.

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