Change in School Mask Rules Sets Off Scramble

Education leaders are awaiting further information after state health commissioner Howard Zucker said late Friday afternoon  schools would no longer have to require masks as of Monday. Based on Zucker’s letter, those who are vaccinated would not have to wear masks, while those who aren’t Read More …

St. Anthony’s Students to Compete in National Rocket Challenge

The St. Anthony’s High School Aerospace and Aviation Club will be traveling to Syracuse on June 12 to compete in the American Rocketry Challenge National Finals. There will be 100 schools from throughout the United States participating in the event. This year, there were 615 Read More …

Northport School Board to Vote on Finalized 2nd Budget Proposal

The Northport school board will vote Thursday on the finalized budget  that it will send to voters on June 15. The new proposal  of $174.69 million, with a zero tax increase for residents,  is about $14,000 less than the one rejected by voters on May Read More …

Lighthouse Guild Scholarship Awarded; College Students Graduate

Twenty visually impaired students, including a Northport resident, have been awarded college scholarships by the Lighthouse Guild. Lighthouse Guild scholarships of $8,000 are based on strong academic accomplishment and merit to help students who are legally blind make a successful transition to college and graduate Read More …

Health Tips for Students Preparing for Finals

School is almost out, but before students hit the finish line, there is one more hurdle: final exams. In a year where many navigated remote learning, preparing for finals can seem particularly challenging. But  Dr. Michael Green, associate medical director of Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care, Read More …

Schools: Llamas Visit; New Turf Field

Students at Washington Drive Primary School in the Harborfields School District were greeted by two llamas as part of a celebration of clocking over 2,000 hours of reading. Principal Kathy McNally also read “Llama Llama Red Pajama” by Anna Dewdney to the students. The llamas Read More …

Schools: Perfect Game; History Champ

Two Northport High School seniors have been named valedictorian and salutatorian for the 2020-21 school year. Griffin Crafa has been named salutatorian and will be attending Georgetown University, and Ian Kaish has been named valedictorian and will be attending Northeastern University. Northport High School Principal Read More …

Newcomers Elected in Huntington, Harborfields; Elwood Picks Incumbents

2nd update: Huntington residents chose two newcomers, Theresa Sullivan and Thomas Galvin, and board president Christine Biernacki, to serve on the school board Tuesday night, while ousting one incumbent. South Huntington’s Board of Education will add a non-voting student member after residents approved the proposal. Read More …