The West Hempstead PTSA held their annual book fair at Barnes and Noble in Carle Place on Dec. 5.
The store was decorated with works of art by students from all schools in the district. Various teachers led readings throughout the fun filled event while students, families and community members spread holiday cheer with face painting, cookies, crafts and a scavenger hunt. The WHHS Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Choir... Read More >
The English as a Second Language department in the West Hempstead School District hosted the annual ENL Thanksgiving Luncheon on Nov. 27. Middle and high school ENL students were treated to a classic Thanksgiving meal as a way for them to experience the American holiday.
On one side of the high school auditorium, students feasted on classic Thanksgiving dishes such as turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and various... Read More >
West Hempstead High School in the West Hempstead School District constructed a Field of Honor to pay homage to veterans. Members of the community sponsored flags throughout the month of November in honor of Veterans Day. The flags were mounted with a personalized message and erected on the front lawn of the high school.
The Field of Honor raised $1,000 and all of the proceeds were donated to America’s... Read More >
West Hempstead High School students took their artwork beyond the classroom and created a symbolic mural in the Chestnut Street School entryway. Students collaboratively brainstormed ideas on a theme to promote learning and community.
Cassie Ross-Dinin, a high school art teacher, recruited 10 students in grades 11 and 12 to work on the mural over a four-day period and oversaw the project to its completion. The... Read More >