Recycled Plastics Sprout as a Garden

Art students at Half Hollow Hills East planted a garden Monday at Half Hollow Hills East, adding color to an otherwise dreary season. Students in the AP art history class taught by Allyson Uttendorfer took about 2,000 plastic water bottles and\ turned them into flowers, Read More …

Teens Honored with ‘Students Building Bridges’ Award

Gurwin Jewish Nursing and Rehabilitation Center volunteers recently were honored with the “Students Building Bridges” award. The honor recognizes community youth for their efforts in creating a more civil society and is part of the Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance Program, sponsored by the Suffolk County 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 …

Local Students Named Regeneron Scholars

Two students from Half Hollow Hills East and students from Commack and Northport were honored Wednesday as Regeneron Scholars, part of the top student research contest in the country. The top 300 scholars were chosen from 184 high schools in 40 states and 2 American Read More …

Hometown Helpers: Janna Zilkha, Bottles for Buddies

This week’s Hometown Helper is Janna Zilkha, a 17-year-old student at Half Hollow Hills High School East who combines recycling with charity through her Bottles for Buddies program. The project: In 2013, I started a recycling program called “Bottles For Buddies”. The premise was simple: Read More …

Island Harvest to Honor HHH East Student

    Island Harvest Food Bank will recognize Alec Armyn, a senior at Half Hollow Hills High School East, with its 2018 Student Ambassador Award in recognition of his hunger relief efforts in his community at the hunger-relief organization’s 25th annual Taste of the Harvest Celebration. Longtime Island Read More …

Hills East Teacher Named Geography Fellow

The American Geographical Society (AGS) has named Cynthia Cullen of Half Hollow Hills High School East in Dix Hills as a 2018 AGS Geography Teacher Fellow. She is one of 50 teachers selected from across the United States to participate in this third year of Read More …

Legislators Present Teams With Proclamations

Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Huntington, Babylon, and Islip) and Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) presented members of the Half Hollow Hills High School East and West sports teams with proclamations. Members of the high school East Basketball team were honored for being the Read More …