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Four St. Anthony’s Students Expelled for Wearing Confederate Flag, Blackface

Two students initially suspended for an incident involving a Confederate flag have now been expelled from the school.

Suffolk Police Looking for Man Who Unlawfully Entered Walt Whitman High School

An unidentified man entered Walt Whitman High School at 3:50 AM, and took pictures and video before leaving.

Take Care of Our World: Celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd!

Life can be so fast paced that we can forget about the importance of our environment. Be sure to reflect this Earth Day on ways to keep our home safe.

Look Up at the Sky Day is April 14th - Here's What to Watch Out For!

April 14th is Look Up at the Sky Day. It is very special this year because two phenomenons are taking place this April, the Blood Moon and the Lyrid Meteor Shower. So, go outside and look at ...

NY State Education Department Releases “Blueprint For English Language Learners Success”

Blueprint Lays Foundation to Prepare ELLs for Success in P-12 and College and Career Readiness.

Billy Joel Surprises Local Students at Tribute Concert

In a move that few expected, Billy Joel accepted an initiation to a Glen Cove elementary school tribute concert.

SBPLI Announces Award Winners at 15th Annual Long Island Regional First Robotics Competition

School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) announced its award winners at the 15th annual SBPLI Long Island Regional FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition.

Put a Spring In Their Step: Spring Break Activities for Kids

Although we had snow days, children will be enjoying Spring Break this year! Maybe you are not going away, but there are many ways to entertain the kids during Spring Break!

Fresh Ideas for School Lunches that are Delicious, Nutritious, and Cheap

Tired of the same peanut butter and jelly sandwich or bags of chips and cookies? Try some of these recipes for quick and easy school lunches.

Bethpage Federal Credit Union Supports First-of-Its Kind Grant to Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts

Grants to be Provided to More Than 70 Music Students from North Babylon High School to Cover Such Core Necessities as Supplies, Transportation and Tutors.

Thank Your Librarian: April Holidays That Show Libraries Appreciation

Part of our taxes is funding our local libraries which provide use with not only books, but films, programs, and means of research. So, show some appreciation this month to your library!

Creative Long Islanders: Local Art Events

There is a ton of activities you can do on Long Island and, in addition, you can see the creativity of local artist. Check out some upcoming art events and see how talented Long Island is!

E-Book Retailers like Amazon, Barnes & Noble to Credit Eligible Consumers, $166M Settlement for E-Book Price-Fixing Lawsuit

Many e-book readers may be receiving credit on their account from retailers like Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple and others after a settlement agreement was reached in a lawsuit involving 33 states and five publishers.

Ward-Melville High School Science Teacher Arrested for Sexually Abusing Student

Suffolk County Police have arrested a Ward Melville High School science teacher that sexually abused a female student.

Miss Harper Teaching Children About Animal Cruelty

Miss Harper Goes to School - the abused dog has visited a local middle school to teach kids about animal abuse.

Governor Cuomo Holds First New York Veterans and Military Families Summit

Governor Announces Initiatives to Provide Veteran and Military Families with Affordable Housing, Jobs and Educational Opportunities.

Celebrate National Pi Day by Indulging in These Delicious Pies

Check out these tasty recipes in honor of National Pi Day.

NY Board of Regents Supports Teacher "Bar Exam"

Says More Rigorous Certification Process Will Help Students

William Floyd Welcomes Local Seniors for Annual Luncheon

The William Floyd High School Student Government, the William Floyd NJROTC and the Moriches Elementary Student Council recently welcomed nearly 50 area senior citizens to the annual Senior Citizen Dance and luncheon held on Sunday, March 2, ...

Preliminary Recommendations Released by Governor Cuomo’s Common Core Implementation Panel

After decrying the Board of Regents’ Common Core recommendations, Governor Cuomo has released his own panel’s suggestions to improve implementation of the new standards.
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