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On April 15 Jonas Salk Middle School was recognized for the second year in a row by The Academy for Character Education for the school's character education program RISE. Last year the school was given the award as an emerging school of character.
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.
With April being National Autism Awareness Month, several students at MacArthur High School created a video to spread the word about this neurological disorder that affects social interaction, verbal and nonverbal behavior, and restricted and repetitive behavior. News 12 also reported on what our students have done to raise awareness. Click here to read the article and watch the videos.
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.
Understanding the Effects of Drugs of Abuse on the Teen Brain
Next week, Levittown School District in conjunction with the Levittown Community Coalition we will be hosting an exciting and informative event. It will be an evening dedicated to supporting parents with the help they need to guide their children in making healthy decisions. Dr. Stephen Dewey, a leading expert and neuroscientist, will present "Understanding the Effects of Drugs of Abuse on the Teen Brain."
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.
SkillsUSA Garners 14 Medals at Regional Competition
SkillsUSA Club members enrolled at the Gerald R. Claps Career and Technical Education Center acquired 14 medals at the Long Island regional competition for career and technical schools.
Gribben Honored as Rare Disease Leader and Innovator
The National Organization for Rare Disorders will honor Division Avenue High School senior Bailey Gribben at the annual Portraits of Courage Gala in Washington, D.C. on May 19. Bailey is one of 22 honorees being recognized for bringing attention to and raising funds for organizations that support research and funding for rare diseases.
Joey Nepravishta Wins First Place in Model Bridge Contest
Division Avenue High School student Joey Nepravishta is the first-place winner of Brookhaven National Laboratory's Model Bridge Contest. Joey will advance to the International Bridge Contest by the Brookhaven Science Associates.
A Celebration of Achievement
During the annual Night of Honor, 160 students were inducted into MacArthur High School's art, business, math and world language honor societies.. After a pre-ceremony performance by the MacArthur chamber ensemble, Assistant Principal Anne Rao welcomed the students, parents and staff to the event that has become a cherished high school tradition.
Students Attend Adelphi Poetry Festival
English teacher Michele Witte and 10 MacArthur High School students with exceptional writing skills attended Adelphi University's 2015 Poetry Day. These aspiring poets included Tatiana Clover, Victoria DiMartino, Adora Erdakos, Isabella Katz, Sarah Luebke, Jennifer Marquesano, Skye Mollica, Teresa Neri, Vincent Occhiogrosso and Alexis Winter.
Salk Student's Compete at AATI Poetry Contest
On March 20, 2015 Mrs. Russo's students competed in the 31st annual AATI (American Association Teachers of Italian) Poetry Contest.
Salk Middle School Recognized by the Academy for Character Education
On April 15 Jonas Salk Middle School was recognized for the second year in a row by The Academy for Character Education for the school's character education program RISE.
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 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.
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.
Save Classical Music Video Project at Gardiner's
Students in Dr. Martinez' music classes at Gardiners Avenue recently participated in the Save Classical Music video project, in which students had to create their own music videos set to one of three classical pieces: In the Hall of the Mountain King, Flower Duet, or Sabre Dance.
Lee Road Students Wear Blue for Autism Awareness
On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, students at Lee Road School wore BLUE to kick off the campaign in the Levittown School District for Autism Awarenss. They wore blue clothing to promote autism awareness, autism acceptance and to draw attention to the tens of thousands facing an autism diagnosis each year.
March Madness at Lee Road School
The students at Lee Road School participated in March Math Madness. They spent the month practicing basic math facts for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
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.
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