While schools remain closed due to the governor's executive order, the Sewanhaka Central High School District will provide 'Grab and Go' breakfast and lunch in the same bag. District families with students 18 and under can pick up meals at the exterior kitchen door at Elmont Memorial High School, New Hyde Park Memorial High School, and Sewanhaka High School between the hours of 9:30-11:30am Monday-Thursday. Meals for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday will be provided on Thursday.
The district held multiple graduation ceremonies throughout the day on July 25, in order to comply with the New York State Department of Health’s coronavirus pandemic regulations, at its five high schools: Elmont Memorial, Floral Park Memorial, H. Frank Carey, New Hyde Park Memorial and Sewanhaka.
Elmont Memorial High School student Marvia Pressoir was awarded a Gold Medal for her research presentation at the NAACP’s Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics, which was held virtually at the end of June.
Sewanhaka Central High School District Board of Education appointed Nichole Allen as the interim principal of Sewanhaka High School, effective July 1.
On June 23, Elmont Memorial High School, along with Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages and Island Harvest, helped supply food to more than 400 families in the Elmont community.
The District Driver Education program is waiting for more direction from NYSED and the CDC regarding a return to class this Fall. The District understands the need of our community to have a driver education program for our students. We will make available any and all opportunities to do so without jeopardizing student or staff safety. We will provide more updates and information as it becomes available.
On June 17, Floral Park Memorial High School invited its Class of 2020 graduates to take a final stroll through the halls during a Senior Send-Off event.
On June 10, New Hyde Park Memorial High School’s Academy of Finance Class of 2020 received a visit from the Academy of Finance program manager and teacher Christine Teetz, who delivered goodie bags filled with candy, a T-shirt, an Academy of Finance Medallion to be worn at graduation and an engraved tumbler. The goodie bags were made possible through donations from the Academy of Finance Advisory Board.