As part of the West Hempstead Board of Education meeting on Aug. 14, New York State Senator Todd Kaminsky was on hand to award approximately $15,000 in Bullet Aid funding.
Senator Kaminsky presented the funds to Superintendent of Schools Dan Rehman and Board President Karen Brohm during the meeting. The district intends on using the Bullet Aid towards improvement in safety for all schools.
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Eighth-grade students enrolled in the Challenge Up program at West Hempstead Middle School achieved exemplary scores on the recent Regents exams, with the class notching a 100 percent passing rate on both the Living Environment and Algebra tests.
The mastery rate, which is the percentage of students scoring an 85 percent or higher on the exams, was also impressive. On the Living Environment assessment, 87 percent... Read More >
James DeTommaso has been named the new principal of West Hempstead High School, effective July 1, following 27 years in the East Rockaway School District.
"I am excited to share my 27 years of experience as an educator with the West Hempstead community,” said Mr. DeTommaso. “It is my goal to provide rich academic opportunities for all students to reach their potential, including extracurricular... Read More >
The Board of Education held its annual reorganization meeting on July 3, with District Clerk Kathryn Girolamo administering the oaths of office.
After the meeting was opened by newly appointed Superintendent of Schools Dan Rehman, Tony Katrakazis was sworn in as the newest Board member, while Andrea Shinsato took an oath for a new three-year term. This was also the second straight year that Shinsato was elected... Read More >