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Jericho School Board Meets

guide dogThe Jericho School District’s latest Board of Education meeting on April 23 featured honors for scholar athletes and teachers, board election news, robots and dogs—but sadly, no robot dogs. [Read more…]

Regent Visits Syosset Schools

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Regent Roger Tilles read poetry to a group of fourth-grade students at Robbins Lane Elementary School. (Photos by Syosset Schools)

Students in the Robbins Lane Elementary and Village Elementary schools, in the Syosset School District, got a warm visit from Roger Tilles, who was recently re-elected to another term on the New York State Board of Regents. [Read more…]

Syosset/Jericho See Low Opt Out Rate

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District Opt Out Rates

Thousands of students across Nassau County refused to participate in the first round of Common Core testing last week, sending a clear message to Albany regarding state assessment testing—and more of the same is expected during this week’s testing. [Read more…]

Earth Day: Syosset And Beyond

Earth_Day_-_Earth_from_Space[1]Drip, drop, drip, drop … do you hear that? That’s the sound of an extremely rare and precious fluid going down the drain. While it may seem, living on a massive blue planet with seven seas, that water is quite abundant, only 1 percent of the Earth’s water can be used for drinking. A leaky faucet alone can waste an entire gallon per 15,140 drops. Besides repairing leaky appliances, there is a plethora of actions we can take in order to conserve our most valuable resource. [Read more…]

Willits Event For Area Seniors

DSC_0796cropThe A.P. Willits PTA, Student Council, along with all students and staff hosted local seniors from the Syosset Woodbury Senior Citizen Center for a day of fun, food and musical celebration on last month. The theme of the day was “Winter Wonderland.” [Read more…]

Baylis Waxes Poetic

LEADPHOTOThird-graders at J. Irving Baylis Elementary School recently brought history “to life” at its fourth annual wax museum. [Read more…]

Baylis Performs At Islanders Game

A big thumbs up for the Islanders win!Baylis families went to the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum as part of a PTA sponsored “Family Night Out” recently to cheer on the New York Islanders and spend some quality time together. [Read more…]

Jericho Ranks Third In State

JerichoRank_041515AJericho High School topped all other Long Island public high schools as it recently achieved third place in a ranking of the 100 best public high schools in the state by Niche, a research site that rates schools based on community reviews, opinions and hard data. [Read more…]

Harvard Honors Syosset Teachers

Two Syosset teachers are among 14 from across Long Island to receive a Distinguished Teacher of 2015 award from the Harvard Club of Long Island. [Read more…]

Jericho Says: Respect ‘Yourselfie’

72 selfieHigh School students remember the theme of this year’s Diversity Day, Express Yourselfie. Pictured here are Reeba Benjamin, Nandini Chatterjee, Aishwarya Golechha, Sukanya Jain, Taskin Loqman, Esha Patil, Suha Syed and Sejal Verma.