Schools: Honor for St. Anthony’s Principal; Northport Program Recognized

St. Anthony’s principal Brother David Migliorino, OSF is being honored Wednesday with the Lighting the Fire for Catholic Education award.

Catholic School Administrators Association is recognizing him for being an example and inspiration  to other Catholic educators.

CSAANY represents all the Catholic School administrators in the State of New York, including the Archdiocese of New York, and the Dioceses of Albany, Brooklyn, Buffalo, Ogdensburg, Rochester, Rockville Centre and Syracuse.

Northport Program Honored

Northport High School has been recognized as a champion school by the Special Olympics.

The recognition as a national banner recipient represents the work to expand Unified Sports and provide multiple opportunities for special and general education students to work together.

Schools selected for this recognition must meet 10 national standards of excellence
provided by the Special Olympics. These standards include specific parameters around
Unified Sports offerings, inclusive youth leadership, whole-school engagement, and
program sustainability. The application process to become a Unified Champion School also includes multiple recommendation letters from administrators, parents and students as well as photos and examples of ways the school promotes inclusivity. The district’s local chapter of Special Olympics also endorsed the school for the recognition.

An important factor in the school’s eligibility for this recognition was the addition of
Unified Bowling as an official Section XI sport. While the school had been running an
unofficial version of the sport for three years, the 2022-23 season marked the first as an
official offering.

Northport district photo

Elwood Students Recognized

31 Elwood-John H. Glenn High School students were named AP Scholars for 2023 by the College Board. The Advanced Placement Program recognizes several different award levels for college-level student academic achievement on AP courses and exams.

Twelve seniors – Nina Abrenica, Jenna Ban, Aidan Hanratty, Peter Kenney, Lilli Kern, Kainaat Malhi, Addison Perinchief, Nicole Robin, Luke Umstetter, Louis Viteritti, Mattias Weber and Maryam Yassir –were named AP Scholars, granted to students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams.

Five seniors – Sean Faraci, Mary Fratarcangeli, Madelyn Katzman, Erin Kenny and Chloe Suskin – were named AP Scholars with Honor, granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.

Fourteen seniors – Anthony Bell, Elizabeth Clarke, Sarah Collins, Daniel Elling, James Froh, Lauren LaMena, Meghan McGowan, Caroline Mullman, Benjamin Ross, Christopher Sanelli, Angelina Song, Andrew Taraglia, Nicole Wang and Stephen Wasylenko – were named AP Scholars with Distinction, granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of the exams,

New Lahey Principal

Jennifer Washington was recently appointed by the Harborfields Central School District as principal of Thomas J. Lahey Elementary School.

Washington has been in the Harborfields district for 17 years, serving the last two as the director of technology and security systems. She started at Harborfields as a teaching assistant at Oldfield Middle School; transitioned to an integrated teacher at TJL, where she spent 11 years working as a special education teacher; and served as the supervisor for the extended school year program and as the district’s technology coordinator.

Jennifer Washington

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