7:00 PM Board Meeting
Members of the Board of Education celebrated the district’s athletic directors and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ralph Ferrie at their June 18 meeting.
New Hyde Park Memorial’s Science Research Program, which included one seventh grader from Mrs. Sideridis’s class, five of Ms. Phillip’s eighth graders, eight of Mrs. Radonis’s ninth graders, and 24 students made up of Mrs. Stone’s sophomores, juniors and seniors competed at the Long Island Science Congress in both the Junior and Senior Divisions on April 9 and 10, respectively.
On June 7, Sewanhaka High School eighth graders in Ms. Jessica Stillman’s English class presented as part of a Research Symposium. All year, the students have been researching in the library, reading multiple texts and working on a presentation as part of the end-of-the-year symposium.
Three New Hyde Park students earned recognition in the eSchoolData Art Contest. The annual art contest runs regionally in New York during the school year for students in districts utilizing the eSchoolData Student Information System.
The H. Frank Carey High School Class of 2023 was posed a challenge at the beginning of the fourth marking period: By May 24, in English, math, social studies and science, students must have a 90% marking period average; a 95% homework average; all labs completed in Living Environment; a completed research paper in English; and no disciplinary instances. Students knew if they met the above criteria, they would be invited to a luncheon in their honor.
Congratulations to Sewanhaka High School teacher Ms. Rachel Pantorno on being given a Coca Cola Educator of Distinction Award for Exemplary Dedication in the Field of Education.