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Jericho Supports Israeli Soldiers

IsraelAThe Schechter School of Long Island in Jericho received more than $6,000 worth of online donations from the efforts of members of the Schechter community who were in Israel this summer, led by Schechter parents and Chesed Committee member, Vivi Nassim, to support the school’s efforts on the ground in Israel.

“Our donations have benefited by soldiers and civilian children being directly impacted by this horrible war,” said Dr. Cindy Dolgin, head of school. [Read more...]

Speed Cameras Coming To Schools

Cantiague Rock Road in Front of Cantiague Elementary in Jericho

Cantiague Rock Road in Front of Cantiague Elementary in Jericho

This fall, speed enforcement cameras are coming to Baylis Elementary School on Woodbury Road in the Syosset School District and Cantiague Elementary School on Cantiague Rock road in the Jericho School District.

Locations for the speed cameras were chosen by the County Engineering Department based upon on-site observations, said Leg. Judy Jacobs (D-Woodbury). There will be a sign prior to the school warning of the existence of the device. [Read more...]

Syosset Teen Is Golf Champ

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Malini Rudra, an incoming 8th grader at Harry B. Thompson Middle School in Syosset, placed in the top 15 at the World Teen Golf Championship held in Pinehurst, North Carolina. She was the only girl from the NY area to place in the top 15 in her division.

Syosset Board Of Ed Meeting

schoolbusThere will be a meeting of the Board of Education on Monday, August 11 at 6 p.m. in South Woods Middle School. It is anticipated that the Board will enter into Executive Session for the purpose of meeting with attorneys regarding personnel and discussing matters involving real estate. The monthly meeting of the Board will begin at approximately 8 p.m. in South Woods Middle School auditorium.

Berry Hill Donates Blankets

Linus1The Berry Hill PTA recently donated 24 blankets to the Long Island chapter of Project Linus.  The Project Linus committee – comprised of a very dedicated group of Berry Hill PTA moms and grandmothers, students and staff – worked very hard to crochet and assemble these beautiful blankets.  The blankets will soon be given to children at local hospitals and shelters where they will provide much needed comfort. 

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Jericho Bricks Raise $47K

JerichoThe Jericho Educational Foundation (JEF) fundraising initiative Paving the Way for Excellence raised $47,000 to pave the circular entrance of the Middle/High School entrance. Net proceeds from this 

initiative directly benefited the entire educational community from the elementary schools through the high school by providing the resources to create a completely wireless academic community. [Read more...]

TOB Chabad Alum Heads To Israel

tobZak Bader, 20, recently stopped off for some prayer and to bid farewell to Rabbi Shmuel Lipszyc at the Town of Oyster Bay Chabad in Woodbury — the place where he attended the TOB Chabad Hebrew school from the age of 7 — before heading off to Israel as a volunteer in the Israel Defense Force. [Read more...]

Famous Syosset HS Students

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Syosset High School boasts a long list of alumni who have gone on to do great things in the worlds of science, music and acting, to name a few. Here are some famous alumni you might recognize. 

Village Elementary School Picnic 2014

IMG_0663 water balloon tossCrystal clear blue skies, bright sunshine, warm temperatures—it was a picture perfect evening for a picnic in June as the Village School family gathered to celebrate the end of another spectacular year.

The field was alive with staff, students, and their family members who enjoyed a host of fun activities including Ultimate Gaga, a water balloon toss, and Balloon Magic. 

More pictures from the picnic

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Syosset Annual Senior Day

seniorsSeniors at Syosset High School had the unique opportunity recently to celebrate their final days at the school while learning important lessons that will be central as they embark onto college and beyond during the annual Senior Day in June. Throughout the day, seniors attended various workshops pertaining to the transition into college, met with their guidance counselors for the last time, listened to a guest speaker and were able to sign yearbooks. [Read more...]