Oscar Aguilar and Yosef Lalehzari, two sixth grade students from the George Washington School in the West Hempstead School District, have been excelling in coding and recently mastered a platform typically aimed toward middle and high school students.
Oscar is an advanced coder for his age and has collected almost 200 badges in the coding program KidOYO. Looking for a new challenge, he requested the Arduino... Read More >
The Chestnut Street School turned 108 on Friday, Jan. 15. At the 2:45 p.m. dismissal, the bell on top of the building was rung in celebration of the long-standing school! Students were able to ring a replica bell in the front corridor of the building as well. Chestnut Street has been a staple in the West Hempstead community for over a hundred years and continues to educate kindergarten-age students each and every... Read More >
On Thursday, Dec. 10, West Hempstead Board of Education President Karen Brohm was featured on a podcast presented by Learning Revolution, a worldwide community exploring changes in education.
The episode looked at school boards and discussed the importance of the decisions they make. Board members are volunteers who dedicate an immense amount of time and energy, with the betterment of the community and district in... Read More >
Chestnut Street and Cornwell Avenue were featured by the New York State Education Department in the Nov. 24 edition of "Staying Connected: Your Stories," which highlights the exceptional dedication of educators with examples of emotional support, equitable solutions, and instructional practices utilized to stay connected with the students of New York State during the coronavirus pandemic.
Staying Connected: Your... Read More >