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Syosset Athletes Make Commitments


Syosset boys lacrosse players who have committed to play college athletics.

Syosset High School held its National Commitment Day for athletes on Nov. 10. Fifteen of Syosset’s most distinguished student athletes signed a Letter of Intent to play their respective sports at the collegiate level. [Read more…]

South Grove Characters And Vocabulary

PHOTO_0046Students at every elementary school in the Syosset Central School District enjoyed Halloween celebrations, with South Grove School adding a special twist. [Read more…]

Syosset Forensics Tops National Rank


Officers of the Syosset High School Forensics Society, which was recently ranked in the top 1 percent nationally, are pictured with adviser Lydia Esslinger. (Photo by Syosset Schools)

The Syosset High School Forensics Society is once again ranked in the National Speech and Debate Association’s top 1 percent of schools nationwide. The honor is based on points and degrees earned in competitive and service-based activities. [Read more…]

Syosset Comes ‘Home’

HomecomingSYO_110415ASyosset High School culminated a week of spirited activities with its annual homecoming celebration, as community members braved a chilly afternoon in October to enjoy a carnival, some wonderful halftime performances and their Long Island champion varsity Braves
football team. [Read more…]

Syosset With Two Siemens Finalists


Syosset HS Siemens Math, Science and Technology competition’s regional finalists Sarah Lee and Kunal Shah.

Syosset High School is proud to announce that seniors Sarah Lee and Kunal Shah have been named regional finalists in the Siemens Competition for Math, Science and Technology.

Lee and Shah are among the school’s five student researchers who achieved semifinalist status in the nation’s premier science research competition for high school students. As finalists, they will present their research to a Siemens panel of judges on Nov. 21 to determine whether they advance to the national finals in Washington, D.C., in December. [Read more…]

Students Take The Cardboard Challenge

By Jacquie O’Neill

Robert Seaman Elementary School Students recently took part in the Global Cardboard Challenge, an annual event that celebrates child creativity and the role communities can play in fostering it.


Students proudly display their work. (Photos by Darlene Pergola-Apolant)

Presented by the Imagination Foundation and inspired by the short film, Caine’s Arcade, the challenge spurred children of all ages to imagine and build a structure using cardboard and recycled materials. Each grade level in the elementary school had a different engineering design challenge as to encourage diverse projects. The criteria for the engineering challenge became more difficult as the grade level increased. [Read more…]

A ‘Pride’-ful Rally At Berry Hill

PHOTO_0517Berry Hill Elementary School in the Syosset Central School District kicked off this year’s PRIDE campaign in spirited fashion. [Read more…]

Students Raise Cash In Tunnel To Towers


Syosset student-athletes donned T-shirts that read “Syosset Braves — Proud to be an athlete! Proud to be an American!” for their participation in this year’s Tunnel to Towers run, through which they raised $10,480 for firefighters and first responders. (Photo by Syosset Schools)

An impressive total of 167 Syosset student-athletes joined 25,000 others from the tri-state area and beyond to show their pride in their country and raise a significant amount of money for an important cause. [Read more…]

Syosset Musical Duo Among Elite


Syosset school officials congratulate the district’s All-National Concert Band participants. From left: Syosset CSD Coordinator of Fine and Performing Arts, K-12 Michael Salzman, music teacher Larry Ballereau, Jakob Finkelstein, Ross Kliegman and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Thomas Rogers.

The Syosset Central School District is proud to announce that two Syosset High School student-musicians have been named to the National Association for Music Education’s All-National Concert Band, which will perform at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee later this month. [Read more…]

Educator Gets Street Honor


Judith S. Bloch will have a street renamed in her honor. (Photo by Susan Bloch Photography)

A beloved Syosset woman who championed the education of children with special needs, will have a street renamed in her honor on Oct. 17. [Read more…]