School Sports: Homecomings, Parades

An outbreak of Covid-19 amongst their opponents nearly benched the Huntington football team and the Blue Devils’ homecoming last weekend. Huntington athletic director Jim Hoops was notified Friday afternoon that some members of the West Babylon team had tested positive. Shortly thereafter, the Eagles announced Read More …

Schools: Pre-School Reading; Captains Named

Dawn Valle has been named director of math, science, technology and federal grants for the Elwood School District. She had served since 2014 as assistant principal at Elwood Middle School. Valle previously worked as a principal for the New York City Department of Education, an Read More …

Schools: Merit Seminfinalists, Literacy in Elwood

  Half Hollow Hills had 16 students named finalists in the prestigious 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program academic competition. They are: Hills West’s Jason Bruckner, Simran Chaudhry and Kyra Ramonetti, and Hills East’s Victoria Albanese, Benjamin Goldfried, Michael Han, Kevin Hoxha, Juliana Josinsky, Dylan Keskinyan, Read More …

Schools: Dinosaurs, One-Word Challenge and Regeneron Scholar

Northport-East Northport third graders will be be studying a new science unit curriculum this spring. “What Happened to the Dinosaurs?” is a life science unit about  interdependent relationships in ecosystems. The district’s elementary science curriculum writing team has been working on developing the unit lesson Read More …

Schools: Students Recognized for Voting Video

Elwood-John H. Glenn High School  seniors Rithika Narayan and Juliana Weber recently won the Huntington League of Women Voters’ virtual civic engagement video contest. In their video, “The Importance of Voting for High School Students,” Rithika and Juliana explain why young eligible voters need to Read More …

Schools: Science Bowl, Athletes Helping Others

  News from the school districts around Huntington.   John Glenn Students Compete in Science Bowl Five John H. Glenn High School science-research students competed in the Long Island Regional Science Bowl at Brookhaven National Laboratory recently, finishing second overall.  The school has been competing Read More …

Schools: Good Deeds, Math Teachers Recognized

‘Operation Christmas Child’ Members of Elwood-John H. Glenn High School’s World Language Honor Society and International Club assembled holiday-decorated shoeboxes for “Operation Christmas Child.” Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan’s Purse, an international relief organization whose mission is to provide local partners around 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 …

Huntington Now on YouTube

If you haven’t seen our Youtube channel, check it out. While we don’t cover sports regularly, we have shot a lot of photos and turned them into slideshows. So far this year, we’ve shot photos of volleyball, football, boys and girls soccer and field hockey, Read More …

Harborfields, Elwood Budgets Pass

Voters in the Elwood and Harborfields school districts approved proposed budget Tuesday. In Elwood, the  $62,728,901 budget passed 1,233-350. Board trustee Deborah Weiss was re-elected, defeating Dr. Sara Siddiqui, 845-712. Harborfields voters approved the proposed budget of  $88,019,552 by a vote of 1,180 to 327. Colleen Read More …

School Notes: Goosehill Live TV, Women’s History Month

Community Read-In at Countrywood In conjunction with Read Across America and the birthday of Dr. Seuss, Countrywood invited  guests to participate in their sixth annual Community Read-in  recently.  Countrywood’s very own Shaina Fischer dressed as The Cat in the Hat to celebrate the birthday of Read More …

High School Gold Medalists Honored

  Councilman Mark Cuthbertson led the presentation of proclamations to several high school athletes at a recent Town Board meeting. From John Glenn- Elwood High School, Suffolk County Wrestling Gold Medal Champions: • Thomas Giaramita • Patrick Ancewicz • Justin Vega From Half Hollow Hills Read More …