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Two Willliam Floyd Employees Honored by Suffolk ASSET for Use of Technology

Two William Floyd School District members, Dr. Paul Casciano, Superintendent of Schools, and Melissa Connolly, a kindergarten teacher at Moriches Elementary School, were honored earlier this month by the Suffolk Association of Suffolk Supervisors for Educational Technologies.

WFHS Foreign Language Students Visit El Museo del Barrio on Cultural Field Trip

Students from Derek Robinson’s Spanish 4 classes at William Floyd High School recently had a unique opportunity to explore the work of cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa at an exhibit at El Museo del Barrio.

Long Island Fight for Charity Announces 2015 Boxers

Over 20 courageous Long Islanders are announced by Long Island Fight for Charity as boxers in its 12th main event this November.

William Floyd Student Athletes Take Home Top Awards at Track & Field Championships

Congratulations to William Floyd High School senior Hasani Rathan who recently took home his second gold medal of the year at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Flag Retirement Service at Tanners Pond Environmental Center

In association with America Legion, Cub Pack 7, and Garden City Volunteer Fire Department over 200 American flags were properly and respectfully retired in a new annual event at the Tanners Pond Environmental Center.

Mangano: Nassau County High School Athletics Hall Of Fame To Be Established

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today joined with Nassau County Public High School Athletic Association in announcing the establishment of a Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame and its first class of inductees.

Free Prom Transportation to Prevent Unfit Driving for Students From the Bayport, Connetquot and Sayville School Districts

To keep teens and drivers safe this prom season, the Community Ambulance Company is implementing a prevention program to offer free prom and banquet transportation to those students from the Bayport, Connetquot and Sayville School Districts.

Ronald McDonald House Charities Honors Long Island Scholarship Winner at Citi Field

Six local high school students took to the (Citi) Field last night to receive $17,000 scholarships from Ronald McDonald House Charities New York Tri-State Area (RMHC-NYTSA).

Take a Tip from 2nd Graders: Learn To “Be Pool Smart!”

Students at Jefferson Primary School are ready to make a splash this summer after learning about pool safety and drowning prevention through the Suffolk County Legislature’s “Be Pool Smart” poster contest!

Girls Inc. of Long Island Hosts Summer Camps

Girls Inc. of Long Island has plenty of camps to keep your daughters off the couch and eyes off their phones this summer!

U.S. Air Force Hero & Inspirational Pen Pal to Surprise LI Elementary Kids When They Meet For the First Time

US Air Force Staff Sergeant Zachary K. Taillie, upon returning from a tour of duty in the Middle East on June 20, will surprise the students from Maplewood Intermediate School in Huntington Station, NY.

Senator Ken LaValle’s Legislation Combating Sexual Assault on College & University Campuses Passes Legislature

Senator Ken LaValle announced that his landmark legislation designed to combat sexual assault on college and university campuses passed both houses of the legislature yesterday.

WFHS Orchestra Teacher Selected as Guest Clinician and Adjudicator for Performance Arts Consultants

Performance Arts Consultants recently invited Dr. Amy Mason Sckipp, a concert orchestra teacher at William Floyd High School to serve as a guest adjudicator and clinician to a high school orchestra program in Madison, New Jersey.

Moriches Elementary Students Construct Oyster Cages to Help Improve Moriches Bay

Fourth-grade students at Moriches Elementary School recently received a visit from volunteers from the Moriches Bay Project.

WFHS Photography Students Sweep Assemblyman Murray Photo Contest

William Floyd High School students swept the top three spots in New York State Assemblyman Dean Murray’s student photography contest, which requested pictures of places, events and activities that showcased students’ schools and hometowns.

The Long Island Hurricanes Scholastic Mountain Biking Team Completes The 2015 NICA NY Championship Race

The Long Island Hurricanes Scholastic Mountain Biking Team completed their first season riding in the NICA ( National Interscholastic Cycling Association) - NY High School Cycling League.

William Paca Middle School Welcomes NY Times Bestselling Author

William Paca Middle School students recently had the opportunity to hear from author Regina Calcaterra, a Long Island native about her memoir Etched in Sand.

William Floyd Middle School Dedicates NJHS Induction to Memory of Fallen NYPD Officer

The William Floyd Middle School Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society recently held its Annual Induction Ceremony and dedicated it in the memory of fallen New York Police Department (NYPD) Officer Brian Moore.

Harbor Country Day School Honors Class of 2015 in 56th Commencement Ceremony

On Wednesday, June 10, Harbor Country Day School hosted its 56th annual commencement ceremony to celebrate the graduation of its 16 eighth-grade seniors.

12th Edition of Usdan University, Friday July 17: "Adults Only" One-Day Summer Camp

The annual popular and fun one-day adults-only arts camp experience at Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts will feature "Street Foods of India" cooking class, music, dance, visual arts, and fun afternoon activities.
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