Harborfields Diver Recognized by Huntington Town Board

Harborfields senior Alex Zhang was recognized Tuesday by the Huntington Town Board for his numerous accomplishments as a diver. Councilman Mark Cuthbertson said Zhang had been recognized as one of the best divers in the United States and noted that the student has committed to Read More …

Covid-19 Quarantine Cancels Harborfields Football Season Opener

Harborfields High School has canceled its season opening football game scheduled for Friday because of Covid-19 protocols. “The Harborfields High School varsity football game originally scheduled for Sept. 3 against Westhampton has been cancelled due to a small number of COVID-related quarantines among the football Read More …

Schools: New Athletic Directors; Construction Projects Underway

New athletic directors have been named by the Huntington and South Huntington school districts. Huntington named James Hoops, who has worked for the district for more than 37 years, to succeed Georgia McCarthy, while South Huntington appointed David Barth, succeeding Dr. Jim Wright. Both Wright Read More …

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 …

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 …

Harborfields Voters to Choose 2 School Trustees

Harborfields school district has four candidates running to fill two seats on the school board and a proposed budget of $88,019,552, representing a $1,932,85 increase over the current budget. The increase is within the state tax cap, the district said. The candidates are: Hansen Lee Read More …