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.
Forty senior student-athletes from Division Avenue High School and General Douglas MacArthur High School committed to college teams next year.
Hugh Kelleher, a senior from MacArthur High School, was recently selected as one of the first recipients of the new Tom Flatley Award. As a result, Hugh will receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Nassau Lacrosse Coaches Association.
Senior Sierra Cullen from MacArthur High School was recently recognized by US Lacrosse with the prestigious Jackie Pitts Award.
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.
Two students from MacArthur High School were recognized in the 2020 Roger Rees Awards Program for their exceptional performances in MacArthur High School's production of "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown."
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.
Six talented student-artists were selected as exhibiting artists in the 2020 Long Island's Best: Young Artists at The Heckscher Museum program. Senior Emily Fuchs and junior Caitlyn Bella from Division Avenue High School, juniors Nicole Amatulli and Van Hoang Le and sophomores Diane Gavrylyuk and Katelyn Smith from General Douglas MacArthur High School had their artwork featured in the virtual exhibit on the Heckscher Museum's website.
"I chose St. John's for its sense of community; I know I will receive the best education in a wonderful environment," explained Sydney Nocera, who will major in Government and Politics.