Schools: Outdoor Wrestling Tournament Scheduled

Vin Altebrando Outdoor Wrestling Festival

The Vin Altebrando Outdoor Wrestling Festival returns June 18  at Walt Whitman High School. The event will have a DJ, raffles, and food.  Altebrando, the Whitman head wrestling coach, died in 2018. Photos.


PARP Play in Harborfields

Harborfields school district photo.

Washington Drive Primary School in the Harborfields district put on its annual PTA-sponsored Parents as Reading Partners Play recently. Staff and parents work together in costume to perform a play to promote a love for learning.
“The thrill of seeing their teachers dressed as their favorite mixed-up storybook characters will be something our kids will always remember,” Principal Kathy McNally said.


Scholar-Athletes Honored

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association Inc. (NYSPHSAA)  has named its Spring 2022 scholar-athlete individuals and teams.

This is the 30th year the NYSPHSAA has conducted the Scholar-Athlete program.

A total of 568 schools across the state participated.

“The Association is proud to see over 41,000 student-athletes honored for their dedication to academics”, said Dr. Robert Zayas, NYSPHSAA Executive Director. “The young men and women honored as Spring Scholar-Athletes have found the perfect balance of athletics and academics and we congratulate them on an outstanding job.”

The list of schools and athletes.

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