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Syosset Goes to Hollywood


The summer orchestra performed “Edelweiss” and “The Imperial March” under the direction of teacher Amy Rostholder. (Photos by Syosset Schools)

The musical scores of some of Hollywood’s biggest box office hits took center stage at Syosset’s summer school musical program on Aug. 5. [Read more…]

Jericho Has The Inventor’s Spirit


Jericho’s Giovanni Sanchez and his partner in invention, Ruchi Patel. (Photos by Roy Groething/The Cooper Union)

This summer, Cooper Union held its third annual Invention Factory, a competition in which teams of students create and patent their own inventions. After six weeks of preparation, execution and evaluation, the judges announced Jericho’s Giovanni Sanchez, a rising sophomore at Cooper Union, as the first place winner with a prize of $5,000. [Read more…]

Local Schools Teach The Children Well

Local youngsters continue to reap the benefits of having two of the best school districts in the state at their disposal. [Read more…]

Jericho In National Spotlight


Staff and students from Jericho Middle School along with assistant principal Joseph Wiener (left), David Payton from the New York State Middle School Association (fourth from right) and Jericho Middle School Principal Dr. Donald Gately (second from right) celebrating bring re-designated as a School to Watch. Photo by Jericho Schools

Sharing first-hand knowledge of how to create and sustain a successful middle school, staff from Jericho Middle School recently joined educators from middle schools across the country that have been nationally recognized as Schools to Watch through the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. [Read more…]

Jericho Native Awarded Fulbright Grant


Jericho’s Karissa Caputo will go to Taiwan on a Fulbright Scholarship.

Each year, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs awards roughly 1,600 U.S. students the Fulbright Grant. The distinguished program provides those with academic merit and leadership potential the opportunity to become more globally minded citizens through study, teaching, research and humanitarian work. [Read more…]

Syosset Seniors Bid Farewell


Salutatorian Janice Chui and valedictorian Max Carol each delivered a speech to the class of 2015.

More than 500 seniors in Syosset’s Class of 2015 graduated at the school’s 57th annual commencement held at Hofstra University on June 24. [Read more…]

Syosset Baseball Swings Around Town

BaseballTown_070115AThe Syosset High School varsity baseball team has been enjoying a successful Spring 2015 season with exciting, fun-filled games leading them into the playoffs with hopes that they too can bring home a championship to Syosset to match those of the football, ice hockey, lacrosse and soccer teams. [Read more…]

Syosset Seniors Net Awards


Nassau County Legislator Judy Jacobs presented Legislative Awards to Max Carol and Rebecca Sobel for winning a National Merit Scholarship this year.

Graduating seniors from Syosset High School were the proud recipients of more than 100 scholarships and awards when the school hosted its 2015 Awards Assembly on June 9. [Read more…]

Baylis Nominates Nurse Strauss


Cathy Strauss (second from right) is nominated for nurse of the year.

The beloved school nurse for Baylis Elementary, Cathy Strauss, has been nominated by the parents of Baylis and is in the running to be Long Island March of Dimes’ Nurse of the Year. [Read more…]

Syosset Golfers Help Nassau Team


Liz Choi and Malini Rudra placed third and sixth, respectively, at the NYS Public High School Golf championship at SUNY Delhi.

The Nassau girls’ golf team continued its stellar play recently, finishing second place in its state championship thanks in large part to a pair of Syosset golf greats. [Read more…]