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 …

Harborfields: 6 Candidates for 3 Seats

Six candidates are vying for three spots on the Harborfields school board, one of the more competitive local school races in the May 18 election. Running for three-year terms are  incumbents Steven Engelmann, Suzie Lustig and Joseph C. Savaglio, with challengers Susan Broderick, Dr. Eve Read More …

Schools: Photo Winners, Earth Day Projects

  Anna Bell Young, Jillian LoTurco, Emma Vaughan and Alexa Rind recently won awards in the Huntington Camera Club’s contest. They are studying with art teacher Pamela Piffard. Vaughan earned an award in the open category for her photo of a girl crying as a 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: Book Fairs, Science in Elwood

Three schools in the Huntington district are working with the Book Revue to support their virtual book fairs.    To participate, shop online at bookrevue.com or in the store and at checkout  identify the school the sale supports–Jefferson, Jack Abrams or Woodhull–and 20% of the 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 …

Harborfields, Commack Residents Approve Bonds

Voters in the Commack and Harborfields school districts approved bonds Tuesday. The Commack vote on the $67.6 million bond was 764-259; the Harborfields $20,407,453 bond passed 1,122 to 590.  Enhancements in Commack include security improvements, and upgrades to bathrooms, athletic fields, and air conditioning in large Read More …

Extra Touch of Comfort for Harborfields’ Kindergartners

Kindergartners working their way through their first day of class Wednesday at Washington Drive Primary School received gifts of handmade stuffed bears from the big kids in middle school.  The project began last year, said Kathryn McNally, principal of the Harborfields primary school, based on Read More …