skip to main content

Cornwell Scores Baskets for Heart Health

1 thumbnail165110
2 thumbnail165111
Students at Cornwell Avenue School scored some baskets as they took part in the American Heart Association’s Hoops for Heart program to raise awareness about cardiovascular health. Physical education teacher Mike Hovanec led the students in a fun basketball version of tic-tac-toe while teaching them heart healthy habits.

West Hempstead Students Bring Awareness to Mental Health

West Hempstead Students Bring Awareness to Mental Health photo thumbnail164972
West Hempstead Middle School recently celebrated P.S. I Love You Day. Bringing awareness to the importance of mental health and decreasing bullying, students created uplifting posters to hang around the school. They also gathered together to sign their names to a large banner as a sign of support for their classmates.

West Hempstead Student Awarded Mathematics Scholarship

West Hempstead Student Awarded Mathematics Scholarship  thumbnail164609
West Hempstead High School senior Omosefe Ikpia was presented with a certificate of achievement at the board of education meeting on Feb. 11 for winning the Long Island Mathematics Conference Board Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to deserving African American, Native American and Hispanic high school students who plan to major in mathematics at an accredited college or university of their choice.

West Hempstead Students Bake to Benefit Animals

1 thumbnail164607
2 thumbnail164608
The West Hempstead High School Language in the Community class celebrated Valentine’s Day by baking dog treats and selling them to members around the school.

Made from scratch in the school’s PAES Lab, the homemade pumpkin dog treats were made and packaged by students in Sheila Dempsey’s class. PAES stands for “practical assessment exploration system” and will serve as a simulated work environment for middle and high school students with specific learning needs. The proceeds totaled more than $230 and will be donated to the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter.

Music Fun at Cornwell Ave.

1 thumbnail164555
2 thumbnail164556
3 thumbnail164557
Diana Minerva’s third grade music class worked together in groups and practiced playing instruments such as the glockenspiel and the recorder!