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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. The program will take place at MacArthur High School on Monday, May 2, 2016. It will begin at 7pm in the auditorium with introductions and brief musical performances by students from the high school. Click here to learn more.
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.
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.
Tops in Automotive Technology
GC Tech Automotive technology students Thomas Allred and Brandon Francis placed third in the Greater New York Automotive Dealers Association Regional competition, held in Whitestone on Feb. 9.
GC Tech Electrical Students Explore Career and Educational Pathways
On Friday, April 1, 2016 the eleventh grade Electrical Technology class from GC Tech visited the Cogeneration Power Plant at New York University. One of the chief operating engineers welcomed the students and explained how this highly efficient natural gas-fueled power plant provides heat, hot, and chilled water to 37 buildings on campus as well as electricity for 22 NYU buildings around campus.
DAHS's Pendergrass Depicts Patriotism Through Art
Star Pendergrass, a junior at Division Avenue High School, is a regional winner in the VFW Post 9592's Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest.
DAHS Artist Jean Mahn is a Winner in the Japan Center Essay Competition
Jean Mahn, a senior at Division Avenue, is the winner of the Best Essay Award (high school division) for the 11th annual Japan Center Essay Competition, sponsored by Canon U.S.A. and organized by the Japan Center at Stony Brook University. As a first-place winner, Jean won a $3,000 scholarship and a Canon camera. She also received a special award from the Consulate General of Japan and has been invited to the residence of the Japanese ambassador in Manhattan on May 21.
97 Inducted into MacArthur High School's National Honor Society
The MacArthur High School National Honor Society inducted 97 new members during a traditional candle lighting ceremony celebrating the organization's tenets of scholarship, leadership, service, character and citizenship.
MacArthur HS Students Win in Irish Writing Contest
MacArthur High School freshmen Ashleigh Lecca and Jennifer Gattus were first-place ($200) and honorable mention ($35) winners, respectively, in the annual Martin J. Writing Contest presented by the Irish Cultural Society of the Garden City Area.
Student Published in Parisian School Journal
A letter from Julia Innacone, an eighth-grade French student at Salk Middle School, was published in the January 2016 edition of Le Canard Blanc d'Henri IV, a Parisian school journal.
Salk Connections Club Helps At LAX For AUTISM
The Salk Connections Club recently hosted a table at Mac Arthur High School's LAX for Autism game. The students sold various items, including handmade bracelets, glow sticks, and tattoos. They continued their good work during lunch periods at school, selling puzzle pieces to hang in the hallway. All proceeds were donated to Autism Speaks.
A Night of Honor at Wisdom Lane
During a traditional candle lighting ceremony at Wisdom Lane Middle School, 71 students were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society for having demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in the areas of scholarship, character, leadership, citizenship and service. An additional 95 students were also inducted into the World Language Honor Society.
Wisdom Students Hold Fundraiser to Support Syrian Refugee Children
While reading Anne Frank's A Diary of A Young Girl, Mrs. Schmidt and Mrs. Garschina's 8th grade English classes were moved by how many Jewish families were displaced or broken during the Holocaust.
Abbey Lane Holds First Biography Project
First- and fifth-grade students at Abbey Lane collaboratively researched famous individuals during the school's first Biography Project. During the monthlong activity, pairs of one fifth-grader and two first-graders researched their subject's early life, contributions to society, fun facts, life's work and later work, which was displayed on a decorative poster board and revealed to parents and staff.
Abbey Lane celebrates the Year of the Monkey
The smell of Chinese food wafted through the Abbey Lane Elementary School cafeteria as third-grade students gathered for a meal to celebrate the Year of the Monkey.
Writing From the Heart at East Broadway
Students at East Broadway collaboratively wrote letters from the perspective of children living in the 1800's during the country's westward expansion as part of an English language arts workshop called Stories from the Heart to the Heart.
East Broadway Students Enjoy STEAM Activities
East Broadway's fourth graders enjoyed a STEAM activity. The children were challenged to build a strong bridge utilizing toothpicks and gum drops. Most teams were able to build bridges that held over 50 pennies.
Gardiner's Ave. PTA Sponsors Another Great Assembly
The PTA scheduled and sponsored another great assembly from ArtsPower for grades K-2 at Gardiners Ave.
Guitars at Gardiner's Ave.
Dr. Martinez' general music classes have recently begun a unit on guitars! The students have been introduced to the basics of guitar playing, including posture, fingering, frets, strings, picking, and tablature.
Math Fact Competition Improves Fluency
Lee Road students Meghan Lazzarini (third grade), Eric Sharp (fourth grade) and Andrew Lees (fifth grade) are grade winners in the annual Math Fact Competition.
Summit Lane Supports Autism Awareness
In recognition of Autism Awareness Day on April 1, Summit Lane students and staff continued their tradition of wearing light blue clothing and making a generous donation to the Nassau-Suffolk Autism Society of America. Each Friday during the month, students and staff will continue to wear either an autism awareness T-shirt or a light blue shirt to commemorate this important message.
More Than Just Singing Songs
During the April 13 Board of Education meeting, Summit Lane choral students, under the direction of teacher Marjorie Wade, demonstrated that the study of choral music is more than just singing songs.
Three Northside Students Selected as "Exceptional Artists"
Three students from Northside School, fifth grader Sophia Nocera, fourth grader Noreen Hafez and second grader Leo Gonzalez-Lopez, were selected by their art teacher, Ms. Kristen Weissleder, as exceptional student artists.
Northside Students Have a Poem in Their Pocket
In celebration of National Poetry Month, Northside students participated in an English language arts activity called "Poem in Your Pocket Day." Teacher Dyanne Case explained that students carried either a favorite or original poem in their pocket. When approached by a teacher, they then either read or recited the poem from memory.

Internet Service Maintenance: We were informed by our Internet Service Provider that they will be performing network maintenance on Tuesday, May 3rd, between 2:00 PM and 2:30 PM. During this time the district website (including Parent Portal, Outlook Web Access, Remote Access and SharePoint/ Intranet) may be unavailable.
STEAM Night Registration: Grade 4 students and a parent/guardian are invited to STEAM Night 2016. Workshops will include project-based activities focusing on science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. Please click here to register for STEAM Night.
School Day Reminders: School will be closed on Fri., May 27th as well as Mon., May 30th (Memorial Day).
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.

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