On Tuesday, May 27, 2010 fifty sixth grade students at Jonas E. Salk Middle School in Levittown, under the direction of their English teachers Betty Weiss and Sheila Greenberg, gathered after school to create several aspects of a wonderful community service project.
On April 5th, Jonas E. Salk Science Club visited The Atlantis Marine World Aquarium, in Riverhead. Students participated in an animal adaptations class, and viewed examples found throughout the aquarium.
The National PTA Reflections Program is an arts recognition and achievement program for students. The Reflections Program provides opportunities for students to express themselves creatively and to receive positive recognition for original works of art inspired by a pre-selected theme, while increasing community awareness on the importance of the arts in education.
The Salk Winter 2010 Production of Seussical The Musical proved to set new performance standards for students as the cast and production crew was called back to stage for numerous encores!! The musical production was an effort of both students and teachers on and off stage, under the direction of Mrs. Levenberg and Mrs. Plank.
On Tuesday, February 9 a group of sixth grade students from Ms. Keeley, Ms. Mo, Ms. Curran, Mr. Kempinski, and Mrs. Temme’s classes attended a field trip to the Fortune Wheel Restaurant as a follow-up to a short story read in reading/ language arts class, "The All American Slurp."
The 7th grade boys basketball team finished an undefeated season winning all eleven of their games. Season highlights included the defeat of an extremely talented Berner Middle School Team by a score of 45 - 44.
On February 2nd Town of Hempstead Supervisor, Kate Murray, joined Levittown’s Jonas Salk Middle School students as they were recognized by the school Principal, John Zampaglione for being Terrific Kids!
Unfortunate natural disasters give all of us cause to unite in one effort to help those in need. The community of Jonas Salk Middle School in Levittown has given RISE to the same feelings of empathy we all feel worldwide for the Haitian people.
On December 22, 2009 the Levittown School Board Vice President, Michael Pappas, joined the Jonas Salk Middle School, Principal, John Zampaglione, Assistant Principal, Pat Mulligan and Social Worker Jordan Margolis, in honoring students.
The National Junior Honor Society at Jonas E. Salk Middle School in Levittown, in conjunction with the Dominoes Club, Sixth Grade Science Club, and Stock Market Clubs recently sponsored the annual "Warm Winter Wear Drive" during December.
During the thanksgiving holiday the students of Salk were challenged to collect food for the community. In order to motivate the level of giving, Salk's Assistant Principal, Pat Mulligan, awarded the class who collected the most food the privilege of shaving all his hair off of his head!!
Jonas E. Salk Middle School completed their annual Thanksgiving Food Drive collecting over 3500 items that will be distributed to families within our community for the holidays. Salk's generosity has been the most impressive in recent memory.
On October 20, 2009 Salk's Earth Science and ESL students went on the Science department's yearly excursion to the Sunken Forest on Fire Island. Their day started out with an 8:15 AM bus pick up to catch at 9:30 AM boat ride from Sayville.
The National Red Ribbon Campaign honors the Federal Agent Enrigque Camarena who was murdered by drug traffickers. Red Ribbons are worn throughout schools nationwide to symbolize unification against drugs and "anti-destructive decisions" against tobacco, alcohol, harassment and bullying.
On Tuesday, September 29th, Geraldine Farmer-Morrison and Joan Galante of the Levittown Public Library visited Salk Middle School to talk to the ESL students about all the great services the community public library has to offer.