Kindergarten students in Daniel Ianniello’s class at Chestnut Street School virtually met with students in Sheila Dempsey’s class at West Hempstead High School to partake in a variety of Halloween-themed activities on Oct. 30.
The two classes came together via Google Meet to play a spooky game of bingo, read a Halloween-themed book and decorate pumpkins. Principal Faith Tripp and Dr. Nichelle Rivers,... Read More >
The Dignity and Tolerance Club at West Hempstead Middle School created a Walk of Positivity leading into the school building on Oct. 21. Students and faculty wrote uplifting phrases in chalk by the school’s main entrance, reminding those who walk by to stay positive and celebrate one another.
“With everything going on right now, we really wanted to create something encouraging for our students,”... Read More >
The West Hempstead School District is proud to announce that four of its high school students have been named College Board National Recognition Program Scholars. Students Oluwadolapo Babalola and Zaki Michel were both recognized with 2020-21 African American Scholar for Excellence in Academic Achievement awards, while Michael Sheehan and Nicholas Solar were honored with 2020-21 Hispanic Scholar for Excellence in... Read More >
The West Hempstead School District celebrated School Board Recognition Week at their monthly meeting on Oct. 21.
Dr. Nichelle Rivers, director of performing, fine and culinary arts, presented a recorded musical performance and messages of gratitude from students. She then gifted each board member a hand-painted rock and personalized pillow completed by the district’s department of family and consumer... Read More >