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Jason Yevin's Black Lives Matter and coronavirus-inspired "Show your voice!" theme won the National PTA 2022-2023 Theme Search Contest.MacArthur Student Jason Yevin's Black Lives Matter Theme Wins PTA National Contest

Jason Yevin's Black Lives Matter and coronavirus-inspired "Show your voice!" theme won the National PTA 2022-2023 Theme Search Contest.

Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students in Holly Grabowski's orchestra classes at Jonas E. Salk Middle School recently commemorated Black History Month by exploring prominent Black composers.Salk Music Students Celebrate Notable Black Composers

Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students in Holly Grabowski's orchestra classes at Jonas E. Salk Middle School recently commemorated Black History Month by exploring prominent Black composers.

In honor of Valentine's Day, Lee Road Elementary School third graders in Jennifer Lores' class focused on the meaning of friendship. To strengthen their writing skills, each student wrote an opinion piece
             about what being a good friend means to them.Friendship is in the Air at Lee Road

In honor of Valentine's Day, Lee Road Elementary School third graders in Jennifer Lores' class focused on the meaning of friendship. To strengthen their writing skills, each student wrote an opinion piece about what being a good friend means to them.

Visit the  Autism Awareness Apparel website before midnight on March 5, 2021 to order t-shirts, sweatshirts, masks and more.MacArthur High School Autism Awareness Apparel

Visit the Autism Awareness Apparel website before midnight on March 5, 2021 to order t-shirts, sweatshirts, masks and more.

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, members of Jonas E. Salk Middle School's Connections Club continued their mission of bridging the school community together just in time for Valentine's Day.Club Members Raise Spirits with Cheer-O-Gram Fundraiser

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, members of Jonas E. Salk Middle School's Connections Club continued their mission of bridging the school community together just in time for Valentine's Day.

During the Levittown Public Schools virtual board of education meeting on Feb. 10, Assistant Director of Special Education Milton Josephs, along with building principals, students and staff from East Broadway Elementary School and Lee Road Elementary School, 
     presented on what both schools are doing to promote social and emotional learning. The video presentation featured why social and emotional learning is an important part of education.Social Emotional Learning Programs Drive Student Success

During the Levittown Public Schools virtual board of education meeting on Feb. 10, Assistant Director of Special Education Milton Josephs, along with building principals, students and staff from East Broadway Elementary School and Lee Road Elementary School, presented on what both schools are doing to promote social and emotional learning. The video presentation featured why social and emotional learning is an important part of education.

Kahoot is a game-based learning platform.  All of the students log onto the game using their Chromebooks.  
     Each question is timed and the students get points based on submitting the right answer along with how long it takes the player to answer. The sooner the player answers, the more points they get!Practicing Multiplication Facts Using "Kahoot!"

Kahoot is a game-based learning platform. All of the students log onto the game using their Chromebooks. Each question is timed and the students get points based on submitting the right answer along with how long it takes the player to answer. The sooner the player answers, the more points they get!

During the month of January, Ms. Garibaldi's class studied Civil Rights. Once they finished the unit, they worked on a research project for Black History month.
        Students used their Chromebooks to complete their research and then created a Google Slides presentation. Lastly, students presented their projects to the whole class.Gardiners Avenue Students learn about Civil Rights through a research project

During the month of January, Ms. Garibaldi's class studied Civil Rights. Once they finished the unit, they worked on a research project for Black History month. Students used their Chromebooks to complete their research and then created a Google Slides presentation. Lastly, students presented their projects to the whole class.

Despite the snow day, a handful of Wisdom Lane Middle School students from Leslie Maynard's seventh grade science class woke up extra early to celebrate Groundhog Day on Feb. 2. Prior to the big day, the students had learned about the seasons, 
     discussed the tradition of Groundhog Day and the events that usually take place in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, a spot known for its large Groundhog Day celebration.Wisdom Lane Students Celebrate Groundhog Day Virtually

Despite the snow day, a handful of Wisdom Lane Middle School students from Leslie Maynard's seventh grade science class woke up extra early to celebrate Groundhog Day on Feb. 2. Prior to the big day, the students had learned about the seasons, discussed the tradition of Groundhog Day and the events that usually take place in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, a spot known for its large Groundhog Day celebration.

Lee Road third graders in Jennifer Lores' class recently celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with an important lesson on character.Character Counts at Lee Road School

Lee Road third graders in Jennifer Lores' class recently celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with an important lesson on character.

Andrea Mortillaro, a special education teacher from Wisdom Lane Middle School, was selected as one of 15 individuals to receive the 2020 Nassau BOCES Education Partner Award.Wisdom Lane Educator Honored with Nassau BOCES Education Partner Award

Andrea Mortillaro, a special education teacher from Wisdom Lane Middle School, was selected as one of 15 individuals to receive the 2020 Nassau BOCES Education Partner Award.

East Broadway fifth graders in Brittany Roaldsen's class recently concluded their unit on matter with a hands-on science experiment.The Magic of Matter

East Broadway fifth graders in Brittany Roaldsen's class recently concluded their unit on matter with a hands-on science experiment.

Jason Yevin, a sophomore from General Douglas MacArthur High School, was recently selected as the 2022-2023 PTA Reflections Theme Search Contest winner.MacArthur Student Wins National Theme Search Contest

Jason Yevin, a sophomore from General Douglas MacArthur High School, was recently selected as the 2022-2023 PTA Reflections Theme Search Contest winner.

Northside Elementary School first graders in Mrs. Merkle's class recently celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy.Northside Students Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Northside Elementary School first graders in Mrs. Merkle's class recently celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy.

Division Avenue High School senior Nikhil Keer was recently selected as one of 25 high school seniors from New York State to be nominated for the 2021 United States Presidential Scholars Program.Division Avenue Student Named Presidential Scholar Nominee

Division Avenue High School senior Nikhil Keer was recently selected as one of 25 high school seniors from New York State to be nominated for the 2021 United States Presidential Scholars Program.

Four seniors from the Levittown Public Schools were recognized with the Outstanding Physical Education Student Award from the Nassau Zone of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.Levittown Seniors Earn Physical Education Award

Four seniors from the Levittown Public Schools were recognized with the Outstanding Physical Education Student Award from the Nassau Zone of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.

On Friday, December 18th, the Abbey Lane Student Council hosted a "Night of Lights" event to collect toys for the John Theissen Children Foundation."Night of Lights" at Abbey Lane

On Friday, December 18th, the Abbey Lane Student Council hosted a "Night of Lights" event to collect toys for the John Theissen Children Foundation.

On Saturday, November 7th, Gardiners Avenue 5th grader Alesia Vargas, playing the euphonium, participated in Suffolk County Music Educator Association's (SCMEA) 40th Annual Day of Tuba and Euphonium.Day of Tuba and Euphonium Performance

On Saturday, November 7th, Gardiners Avenue 5th grader Alesia Vargas, playing the euphonium, participated in Suffolk County Music Educator Association's (SCMEA) 40th Annual Day of Tuba and Euphonium.

Kindergarten students measure snow accumulations and use magnifying glasses to examine snow crystals just like Mr. Bentley from the picture book Snowflake Bentley written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and illustrated by Mary Azarian.Kindergarten Celebrates the Joys of December

Kindergarten students measure snow accumulations and use magnifying glasses to examine snow crystals just like Mr. Bentley from the picture book Snowflake Bentley written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and illustrated by Mary Azarian.

The fourth graders have been researching a variety of different animals to produce an Animal Research Report. The students used the information they learned from Lesson 24 in Journeys and their Chromebooks to discover the animal's life cycle, habitat, interesting facts, adaptations and many more!Fourth Graders Research Animals

The fourth graders have been researching a variety of different animals to produce an Animal Research Report. The students used the information they learned from Lesson 24 in Journeys and their Chromebooks to discover the animal's life cycle, habitat, interesting facts, adaptations and many more!

K-2 students in Ms. Herbert's art class learned about Abstract art and how it differs from other types of art.Abstract Art At Gardiners Ave.

K-2 students in Ms. Herbert's art class learned about Abstract art and how it differs from other types of art.

Four sophomores from the Levittown Public Schools were recently selected as ambassadors for their high schools in the virtual New York Metro Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Seminar on June 5 and 6.Levittown Students Recognized as HOBY Leaders

Four sophomores from the Levittown Public Schools were recently selected as ambassadors for their high schools in the virtual New York Metro Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Seminar on June 5 and 6.

Jonas E. Salk Middle School students showcased their creativity in the school cafeteria on Dec. 10 with a paint night, sponsored by the school's recreation club.Salk Students Paint the Night Away

Jonas E. Salk Middle School students showcased their creativity in the school cafeteria on Dec. 10 with a paint night, sponsored by the school's recreation club.

The Division Avenue High School community participated in Spirit Week from Dec. 7-11. In the middle of the week, the Student Council hosted a field goal kick event.Division Avenue Students and Staff Kick Up Spirit

The Division Avenue High School community participated in Spirit Week from Dec. 7-11. In the middle of the week, the Student Council hosted a field goal kick event.

Attention Parents Of 4-Year-Olds: Universal Pre-K Interest Form

Parents who have a child/children residing in the Levittown School District and have attained the age of four years on or before December 1, 2017 are invited to apply for admission, on behalf of their child, to the Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program during the 2017-18 school year.

During the month of November, the third graders at Gardiners Avenue learned about the United States Government. One of the highlights was completing a flip book.Third Graders Learn About the Branches of Government

During the month of November, the third graders at Gardiners Avenue learned about the United States Government. One of the highlights was completing a flip book.

Lee Road Elementary School fourth graders recently engaged in a hands-on lesson all about energy. The students learned about what an electric circuit is and were provided with materials to build a simple circuit of their own.Lee Road Students Light Up with Knowledge

Lee Road Elementary School fourth graders recently engaged in a hands-on lesson all about energy. The students learned about what an electric circuit is and were provided with materials to build a simple circuit of their own.

STEAM is in the Air in Ms. Corron's fifth grade class!  The fifth grade students in Ms. Corron's class applied what they learned about gravity from the Science Dimensions unit titled, "Systems in Space," to create models of parachutes.STEAM Is In The Air In Fifth Grade

STEAM is in the Air in Ms. Corron's fifth grade class! The fifth grade students in Ms. Corron's class applied what they learned about gravity from the Science Dimensions unit titled, "Systems in Space," to create models of parachutes.

Two seniors from Division Avenue High School were recognized as QuestBridge National College Match finalists.Division Avenue Students Selected as QuestBridge Finalists

Two seniors from Division Avenue High School were recognized as QuestBridge National College Match finalists.

To celebrate the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, third grade students in Susan O'Daly's class at Northside Elementary School read "Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade" by Melissa Sweet.Persuasive Puppeteers at Northside

To celebrate the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, third grade students in Susan O'Daly's class at Northside Elementary School read "Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade" by Melissa Sweet.

Three high school seniors recently committed to college teams post-graduation. Division Avenue High School's Nick Roselli will play Division I baseball at Sacred Heart University.Student-Athletes Commit to College

Three high school seniors recently committed to college teams post-graduation. Division Avenue High School's Nick Roselli will play Division I baseball at Sacred Heart University.

The Northside Elementary School community recently organized its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive to support Northside families in need for the holidays.Northside Community Comes Together This Thanksgiving

The Northside Elementary School community recently organized its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive to support Northside families in need for the holidays.

Four seniors were recognized as 2020 All-State participants and/or alternates by the New York State School Music Association.Levittown Student-Musicians Take Their Talents to the State Level

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.Students Spread Gratitude This Veterans Day

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.First Graders Celebrate Veterans Day

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.Teachers Get Students Moving Through Creative Workout Videos

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.Summer Reading Raffle Winners Celebrated at Levittown Middle Schools

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.Literacy at Gardiners Ave.

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.Readers Love Bitmojis at Gardiners Ave.

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.Index Card Structure Challenge at Gardiners Ave.

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.Second Graders Create a Spider Web at Gardiners Ave.

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.October is Pumpkin Month at Gardiners Ave.

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.Wisdom Lane Students Transport Back to Ancient Mesopotamia

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.Clouds of Knowledge at Wisdom Lane

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.Four Seniors Earn National Recognition

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.Division Avenue Athlete Honored as Scholarship Finalist

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.MacArthur Student Awarded Best Poster Presentation

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.More Than 250 High School Students Recognized by College Board

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.Students Spread Joy One Bracelet At A Time

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.Levittown BOE Honored for Service

The Levittown Public Schools Board of Education gathered at Levittown Memorial Education Center on Oct. 14 for its regular board of education meeting.

Attention Parents of 5-Year-Olds: Kindergarten Package Information

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.Levittown Education Against Destructive Decisions (LEADD) Update

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.Welcome to Noun Town at Northside Elementary

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.MacArthur Research Students Shine Amid Pandemic

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.Students Receive Letters of Commendation

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.MacArthur Student Commended for Computing Skills

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.MacArthur Student Earns Rensselaer Medal Award

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."Lee Road Students Celebrate Dot Day

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.MacArthur Senior Earns Semifinalist Spot

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.Levittown BOE Welcomes 2020-2021 Student Liaisons

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.A New Year of Learning Begins

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.

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