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By Vickie Moller July 02, 2012
At a recent Smithtown Central School District Board of Education meeting, Jonathan Jacobs, a 2007 High School East graduate, introduced "Whisper", a unique iPhone application designed to provide up-to-date information to faculty, students, parents and ...
By Vickie Moller June 25, 2012
The Stony Brook University School of Journalism has launched a campaign to establish a Center for International Reporting in honor of Marie Colvin, the legendary correspondent and native Long Islander, who was killed in a ...
By Vickie Moller June 18, 2012
Sixth graders from the Setauket, Rocky Point, Shoreham and St. James school districts were among 6,000 eleven-year-olds selected from around the world to determine the best scientific explanation of a flame.
By Vickie Moller June 04, 2012
Jessica Barba, the 15-year-old Longwood High School Student who was suspended for the anti-bullying video she created and posted online, returned to school on May 25--with an apology and a promise that the suspension would ...
By Vickie Moller May 25, 2012
Southampton High School student Will Banks and West Hollow Middle School student Sarah Haiken are among ten teens that have been selected nationwide to be a part of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)'s first-ever National ...
By Vickie Moller May 23, 2012
Last Tuesday, Joshua Lafazan, the senior class president at Syosset High School, became the first high school student ever elected to the Syosset Board of Education and the youngest elected official in New York.
By Vickie Moller May 07, 2012
After violence broke out on the Riverhead High School campus in 2003 and gang activity from surrounding areas began infiltrating the school, the Riverhead School District responded by adopting Council for Unity, a program that ...
By Vickie Moller April 30, 2012
On April 23, 2012, Hampton Bays Middle School was named a top green school by the U.S. Department of Education when Secretary of Education Arne Duncan joined White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy ...
By Vickie Moller April 23, 2012
This summer, a team of four Long Island science teachers will be among the first to attend ECO Classroom, a nationwide teacher development program created by the Northrop Grumman Foundation in collaboration with Conservation International.
By Vickie Moller April 16, 2012
Each year, during National Nutrition Month, Whitsons School Nutrition, a company that manages nutrition programs for public and private schools, partners with Long Island school districts to promote healthy eating habits and lifestyles.
By Vickie Moller April 09, 2012
Last month, Congressman Steve Israel visited Suffolk Community College's Brentwood manufacturing lab to announce new legislation that provides for skill training and job placement for veterans returning from Iraq and Afgahnistan.
By Vickie Moller March 19, 2012
In efforts to save Long Island taxpayers money, since 2006 Nassau County school officials have been planning the Nassau School and Municipal Savings Initiative, a collaborative effort among Nassau County, Nassau BOCES, Nassau County school ...
By Vickie Moller March 13, 2012
New York is one of all but four states nationwide that has voluntarily adopted Common Core State Standards, a U.S. education initiative that seeks to align diverse state-to-state curricula. The initiative is sponsored by the ...
By Vickie Moller March 07, 2012
The Board of Education is still contemplating whether to allow Suffolk Wireless Communications to build a 125-foot cell phone tower at Kings Park School District's administration building on Lawrence Road.
By Vickie Moller March 05, 2012
Long Island's Adelphi University has received a $9.5 million gift from Robert B. Willumstad, co-founder and senior adviser of the private equity firm Brysam Global Partners. Willumstad’s gift is equal to single-largest donation in the ...