Several students from the district received a special surprise from the New York Islanders on April 8. Among those surprised were Elmont Memorial’s Odgen Toussant and Sewanhaka High School students and brothers Christopher Ferrara and Daniel Ferrara.
On April 5, 37 Floral Park Memorial students were inducted into the Business Honor Society.
On Saturday, March 30, students from Elmont Memorial’s, Floral Park Memorial’s, H. Frank Carey’s, New Hyde Park Memorial’s and Sewanhaka High School’s Model United Nations teams came together for the 26th annual Sewanhaka Intra-District Model United Nations Conference.
After reading “Warriors Don’t Cry,” a memoir written from the point of view of one of the Little Rock Nine (pioneers in the integration of public high schools throughout the nation), seventh grade New Hyde Park Memorial students reenacted a Board of Education meeting that would have taken place during the civil rights era.
Brian Messinger, coordinator of classroom instructional technology and student achievement, was recognized by Apple for the Apple Distinguished Educators Class of 2019.