West Hempstead High School seniors Cameron Phillips and Marisa Sheehan were both recently awarded with scholarships from the Long Island Mathematics Board. They received these distinctions with plans to major in mathematics college.
In order to qualify for these scholarships, students identified teachers that had the most influence on their study of mathematics and wrote essays that expressed their love of... Read More >
West Hempstead Middle School celebrated P.S. I Love You Day on Feb. 8 as seventh- and eighth-graders added personal touches to previously created banners.
The two grades formed groups that worked on three separate banners, each of which conveyed the theme, “Be Proud of Who You Are.” During their lunch periods, all students added a unique, one-word characteristic about themselves that they are proud... Read More >
Cornwell Avenue School promoted the importance of reading throughout the week of Feb. 4. The building hosted Literacy Week, which classes celebrated with various activities.
Initiatives kicked off on Feb. 4 with a Vocabulary Day Parade in which students and teachers pinned words associated with winter to their outfits in order to engage others in reading different vocabulary words. The next day featured... Read More >
Chestnut Street School was one of several schools across the globe to sign up for and participate in Global School Play Day on Feb. 6.
Global School Play Day was constructed in 2015 to raise awareness about the necessity of unstructured play time for young students. In a TEDx Talk from 2014, Dr. Peter Gray explained the many negative impacts that lack of playing has on youth. This conversation led to the concept... Read More >