The 48th annual New York State Scholastic Chess Championship was held in Saratoga Springs Feb. 28 through March 1. More than 1,000 scholastic chess players battled for the much coveted state champion title. [Read more…]
Drew Leist’s photograph “The Glass Ceiling” was recently chosen as one of the 18 winners of the College Board’s Call for Artists. Leist is a junior at Jericho High School. [Read more…]
While the neighborhood veterinarian has been around for ages, animal care in recent years has become a rapidly-evolving field, rivaling actual human care in many respects. Long Island Veterinary Specialists of Plainview may just represent the very pinnacle of that noble profession in the Long Island area and beyond. [Read more…]
The Jericho School District now requires that all staff members wear ID cards. While these cards are not as high tech as other schools’ cards that contain monitoring devices, the cards are aimed at ensuring the safety of the Jericho community. [Read more…]
The Jericho library welcomes The Gilbert & Sullivan Light Opera Company for a special program: “A Mishugas—Gilbert & Sullivan Revue … In Yiddish” at 2 p.m. In this program, the classic operettas come to life with a special Yiddish twist. The Company’s critically acclaimed productions meld Victorian satire with Jewish humor, while preserving the lovely music and spirit of the original works. Tickets are required.
Long Island is full of safe and respectable communities, but with the world being such an uncertain place a little piece of mind is certainly a welcome thing—especially when it comes to your children. [Read more…]
By Mikaela Adwar
With the unexpected postponement of the annual Fashion and Talent Show, students and parents alike were left baffled by the shocking news. Rumors of a collapsing ceiling in the auditorium spread through Jericho High School like wildfire. All of the speculation was confirmed with an email sent to parents on Jan. 20 from the Director of Public Information and Community Relations at Jericho High School, Denise Nash. [Read more…]
Allison Grey, a Cold Spring Harbor High School senior from Laurel Hollow is seen in the Venus Gillette #UseYourAnd commercial and its accompanying music video, a remake of the popular Venus jingle. [Read more…]
Jericho was a Quaker hamlet for more than 200 years after Robert Williams (the credited founder of Jericho) and members of his family settled here. The tiny community grew and prospered over the years, with well-maintained Quaker farms. [Read more…]
Last night’s Jericho School Board meeting had its fair share of honors – and selfies.
The Jericho School Board’s Feb. 12 meeting included honors for teacher Dr. Michael Hartnett, who received the 2014 Outstanding Educator Award from the University of Chicago. Also receiving honors were five of the school’s varsity teams, which received scholar athlete accolades. The Jericho chess team was also congratulated on winning the Nassau County Chess Championship recently. [Read more…]