Four seniors were recognized as 2020 All-State participants and/or alternates by the New York State School Music Association.
Students and staff celebrated Veterans Day throughout the district on Nov. 10. Classes found creative ways to recognize and appreciate all those who have served in the military for our freedom.
Mrs. Suriano and Mrs. Porr's class has been very busy celebrating Veterans Day! First, they listened to a history video that taught them about the holiday and why it is celebrated.
Remote and hybrid students from Wisdom Lane Middle School are uniting through the power of exercise, thanks to the school's physical education department.
Each year the Levittown Public Schools celebrates literature through its Summer Reading Extravaganza program.
During the month of October, the students in Literacy Center have been working really hard. Some of the skills we reviewed are: letter sounds, main idea, facts/details and sequencing.
October is a great time to pick a pumpkin and a new book! The reading department teachers have all settled into their schedules and are busily preparing motivating and interesting reading lessons for their students.
The fourth graders have been learning about the engineering process. The students participated in an Index Card Structure Challenge.
After Ms. Lynch's class read Diary of A Spider by Doreen Cronin, the children constructed a huge spider web, using social distancing. The student's also pretended to be one of the characters in the story (Grandpa) and wrote postcards to Spider telling about their adventures.
During the month of October, the kindergarten students at Gardiners Avenue School learned about pumpkins.
Remote and hybrid students from Wisdom Lane Middle School in John Lipani and Edward Moore's sixth grade class recently transformed into scribes from Ancient Mesopotamia.
Seventh graders, both remote and in-person, in Leslie Maynard's science class at Wisdom Lane Middle School recently participated in a weather project about clouds while studying weather variables.
Due to their exceptional scores on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, four high school seniors from the Levittown Public Schools were recently honored in the College Board National Recognition Programs.
Division Avenue High School senior Tarangini Arunachalam was selected as a finalist in the 2020 Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship Program.
Over the summer and through the fall, Mia Frattura worked collaboratively with another student and an expert in the field of Historical Climatology.
Two hundred eighty-eight students from both Division Avenue High School and General Douglas MacArthur High School were recognized as Advanced Placement Scholars by the College Board for their scores on college-level Advanced Placement exams.
Four seniors from Division Avenue High School, along with a junior from Hicksville High School, recently started Patterns for Patients, a small non-profit organization that sends care packages filled with handmade bracelets, toys, stickers and masks (if allowed) to pediatric hospitals.
The Levittown Public Schools Board of Education gathered at Levittown Memorial Education Center on Oct. 14 for its regular board of education meeting.
If you have a child/children residing in the Levittown School District and was born between December 2, 2015 and December 1, 2016 they will be eligible for kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year.
For some 33 years, Levittown has implemented a highly successful program in drug education/prevention program. Traditionally, we have had many activities. This year, we have had to make changes to the program due to Covid-19.
First graders in Kristen Merkle's class from Northside Elementary School recently participated in an engaging lesson that not only tested their imaginations but their knowledge of nouns.
Neither the summer nor the pandemic could slow down MacArthur's science research students.
The district is pleased to announce that nine seniors from Division Avenue High School and General Douglas MacArthur High School earned the title of Commended Student in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program.
MacArthur High School senior Nicholas Logozzo received the Computing Medal Award from the Rochester Institute of Technology for outstanding achievement in computing during the 2019-2020 academic year.
Senior Cole Parmentier from MacArthur High School was presented with the Rensselaer Medal for academic excellence in math and science.
Fifth grade students from Lee Road Elementary School observed International Dot Day on Sept. 15. The special day was created based on Peter H. Reynolds' book "The Dot."
Emily Zhang, a senior from General Douglas MacArthur High School, has recently been recognized as one of 16,000 National Merit semifinalists in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program.
The Levittown Public Schools Board of Education held its first regular meeting since the start of the new school year on Sept. 16.
After being away from school for months due to the pandemic and summer break, students from the Levittown Public Schools received a warm welcome back on Sept. 8.
Each summer, students from the Levittown Public Schools participate in an engaging reading program called the district's Summer Reading Extravaganza.
Bill Bennett Jr., varsity assistant wrestling coach at Division Avenue High School, was the recipient of this year's sportsmanship award from the Nassau County Coaches Association.
Recent Levittown graduate Erin Cacciuttolo from Division Avenue High School was one of four outstanding softball players to earn a 2020 Nassau County Softball Coaches Association Scholarship.
General Douglas MacArthur High School's Class of 2020 officially marked the end of their time in the Levittown Public Schools with seven abbreviated commencement ceremonies on July 27.
The district is pleased to announce the appointment of Milton Josephs as assistant director of special education. Mr. Josephs previously served as the assistant principal at Abbey Lane and East Broadway elementary schools since 2018.
Andrea Ferrari, assistant director of elementary education in the Levittown Public Schools, was appointed as the new assistant principal of Abbey Lane and East Broadway elementary schools.
Jordan Margolis, the district's assistant director of special education, was named the new principal of East Broadway Elementary School.
During the district's annual Board of Education reorganization meeting on July 6, returning board members Dillon Cain, Jennifer Messina and Michael Pappas were sworn in for another term, along with Superintendent of Schools Dr. Tonie McDonald.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, eighth graders from Jonas E. Salk Middle School and Wisdom Lane Middle School recently marked the end of their middle school careers in a unique way.
Due to the current pandemic, fifth graders from throughout the Levittown Public Schools recently moved up to middle school in style with drive-through graduation celebrations and virtual ceremonies.
After 14 years as principal of East Broadway Elementary School, Jeanmarie Wink did not expect her final school year before retirement to end with a global pandemic.
Jonas E. Salk Middle School was re-designated as a National School of Character by Character.org. This year, 84 schools and 7 districts from 15 states earned the distinction. Jonas E. Salk Middle School is only one of three New York schools to be selected.