The Jeanine Heller Foundation recently donated $7,500 in funds to the West Hempstead High School Music and Art Department. The Jeanine Heller Foundationdonates money to many different charities. Three board members have children who graduated from West Hempstead High School between 1999 and 2008.Currently, they are lookingfor a way to honor a past trustee, Frederick L. McElderry. Pastor Fred was a very visible... Read More >
West Hempstead High School senior Godlee Sainviluswas recently selected for the Long Island’s Best: Young Artists at The Heckscher Museum exhibit. As the only juried exhibition on Long Island, Long Island’s Best offers high school students the unique opportunity to show their work in a museum.
Each year, students in grades 9-12 are invited to create a work of art inspired by a piece shown in the... Read More >
Students in the Sheila Dempsey’s Language in the Community Class and Career Exploration classes at West Hempstead High School recently celebrated Autism Awareness Month by creating puzzle piece keychains using a 3D printer. The students began preparations for the project in February, using the 3D modeling program Tinkercad to create their designs. They printed the key chains daily and distributed one to each... Read More >
Students in Jeannine Scully’s kindergarten class at the Chestnut Street School enjoyed some outdoor reading on April 8. The school is celebrating National Poetry Month and students will read different types of poems throughout April. Read More >