Elwood District, Teachers Union Agree to Pay Freeze

The Elwood Board of Education and Elwood Teachers Alliance have agreed on a pay freeze for the next school year, and extended the contract through June 30, 2025. The district said the contract will save about $500,000 in the coming school year.    “In light of Read More …

Schools: Silver Key Award Winner, Medical Marvels

Classes are not in session but there is still plenty of a school-related activities going on. Here are a few things you might want to know about. Harborfields High School senior Daniel White recently earned a Silver Key award in the 2020 Scholastic Art and Read More …

Schools: News Literacy in Elwood, Multicultural Night in Huntington

Howard Schneider, former editor of Newsday, and executive director of Stony Brook University’s Center for News Literacy, talked with Elwood teachers this week about understanding what information is trustworthy and what is not. Elwood Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kenneth Bossert invited Schneider to speak at  Read More …

As Schools Reopen, New Leaders, Mandates

    Educators, parents and kids are out and about around Huntington, preparing for the start of school next week. Driving around town, you’ll see teams on practice fields, parents with kids in tow leaving stores with bundles of school supplies and bus drivers surveying Read More …

School Notes: Students Create a New Art, STEAM Project Experiments with Skittles

 Holiday greetings from the South Huntington school district. Local students create 3D art, experiment with skittles, develop problem solving, participate in Emerging Leaders Competition, and get selected for special scholarships. Students Create A New Type of Art  Art teachers Carlos Taveras and Drew Lockwood Read More …

School Notebook: Harry Potter Winner, Top Band

Whitman Band State Champs The Wildcat Marching Band earned a fourth consecutive first-place trophy at the US Bands Association New York State Marching Band Championships held at LIU Post. With a record high score of 90.18, the band’s performance of ‘Mirror Mirror’ impressed the judges Read More …

School Notebook: Supplies for Soldiers, Mountain Dulcimer Lessons for Students

Students in local schools are learning how to write music and play songs in a group, write stories, make wands and gather supplies to send to soldiers Harborfields Operation Ziploc Gathers Supplies for Soldiers Students at Oldfield Middle School in the Harborfields Central School District Read More …