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Suffolk's Equestrian Team Captures First Blue Ribbon of '15 Season

Suffolk County Community College Equestrian Team rider Brittany Diez of East Islip successfully clears a fence during a recent show.

Nationwide Safety Dog Bus Tour Arrives in Jericho Oct. 17

School transportation leader First Student and leading safety advocate National Safety Council are teaming up to encourage safe bus behavior during back-to-school season and beyond with the nationwide Safety Dog Bus Tour.

Helping Our Kids Find Jobs with School Employment Resource Tours

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker’s resolution to establish a School Employment Resource Tour (SERT) was unanimously approved at the Oct. 6 General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature.

Governor Cuomo Launches New York Youth Mentoring Program

Governor Cuomo launched the New York Youth Mentoring Program, which will provide career and life guidance to children who are at risk of failing out of school or in foster care across the state.

Preschool Promoting Philanthropy: Legislator Anker Commends Students for their Service

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker visited the Learning Experience in Rocky Point during one of their many community service events. As part of their philanthropy curriculum, the Learning Experience invited seniors from Atria Assisted Living Home to ...

Governor Cuomo Announces Clean Energy Competition for Colleges and Universities

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of a clean energy competition for colleges and universities in New York State.

Kaminsky Urges Immediate Action From Regents on Graduation Options For Students with Special Needs

Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky authored a letter today to the New York State Department of Education (“NYSED”) urging immediate action to address the lack of available pathways to graduation for students with special needs.

Governor Cuomo Creates New Fellowship and Scholarship Programs to Honor the Life and Achievements of Carey Gabay

Governor Cuomo announced the creation of the “Carey Gabay Fellowship” and the “Carey Gabay Scholarship” to honor his life and work.

Governor Cuomo Announces Launch of Common Core Task Force

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched the Common Core Task Force – a diverse and highly-qualified group of education officials, teachers, parents, and state representatives from across New York that is charged with comprehensively reviewing and making ...

Suffolk College Employee Arrested For Secretly Videotaping a Student

Suffolk County Police today arrested a Suffolk County Community College employee who secretly videotaped a student at the campus in Brentwood today.

Go Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness and Local Fundraising Efforts

Celebrate breast cancer awareness month by contributing directly to your local research institutions and breast cancer centers.

16 Usdan Art Students Are Prizewinners in Embracing Our Differences Competition

Sixteen visual arts students from Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts have been selected as prizewinners in the 2015 Embracing Our Differences competition, sponsored by the Suffolk Center on the Holocaust, Diversity and Human Understanding, ...

Mangano Announces Drug Abuse Prevention Project For High School Students

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced a Drug Abuse Prevention Project to promote awareness of the dangers of substance abuse and risk taking behaviors.

William Floyd High School Business Academy Named NYS Region I Department of the Year

For the second consecutive year and the fifth time overall, the William Floyd High School Business Academy has been selected as the New York State Region I (Nassau and Suffolk) Business and Marketing Education Department of the ...

2015 School Librarian of the Year Award Winners Announced by School Library Journal and Scholastic

Today, school librarian Kristina Holzweiss of Bay Shore Middle School in Bay Shore, NY was named as the 2015 recipient of the School Library Journal (SLJ) School Librarian of the Year Award.

William Floyd to Host Longwood in Parkway Power Bowl IV

The William Floyd Colonials will host the Longwood Lions for Parkway Power Bowl IV on Saturday, September 19 at 2 pm, a contest named for the William Floyd Parkway, which connects both school districts and is served ...

William Floyd Girls Tennis Looks to Defend Suffolk County Title

The defending Suffolk County Champion William Floyd Colonials varsity tennis team has started the season with a boom, making their presence known throughout the league with a 7-0 overall (6-0 league) record.

Former School Dean Arrested for Lying About Criminal History in Teaching Application

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced the arrest today of a former Queens school dean who allegedly filed an application with the Uniondale Union Free School District (Uniondale UFSD) that contained false information about his ...

Governor Cuomo Announces Selection of 80 New York State Master Teachers

Governor Cuomo announced the selection of 80 educators from across the state to join the New York State Master Teacher Program.

Long Island Resident Excels On and Off the Fields

As a whole, student athletes at Division III colleges and universities spend more time on academic activities than they do on athletic ones. The reverse is true for athletes at Division I and II schools, according to ...
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