Update: Huntington’s Mock Trial Team Heads to Finals

Update: Huntington High School outscored Commack Wednesday afternoon in the Suffolk County Bar Association mock trial competition. The victory will send the Blue Devils to the county title competition next Wednesday against Ward Melville. — Huntington High School’s mock trial team will be competing Wednesday Read More …

Lacrosse Coach Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Paul McDermott, who over his long career, coached championship lacrosse teams and impacted the sport around the region,  was recently inducted into the Long Island Metro Lacrosse Foundation Hall of Fame. Among his many achievements was coaching the Huntington HIgh School team to 63 consecutive Read More …

Report: Lawsuit Accuses Band Director of Assault

The director of the Huntington High School band has been sued by a graduate accusing him of sexually assaulting her when she was a student 14 years ago, which he denies, Newsday reported Thursday. The suit filed in Suffolk County Supreme Court claims that Brian Read More …

Homecomings, LI Fall Festival and Rain on Saturday’s Schedule

Two high school homecomings and the Long Island Festival are on Saturday’s schedule but rainy weather could force a change in plans. Huntington High School’s parade will leave from Gerard Street at 11:30 a.m., to Main Street and then head down New York Avenue, turn Read More …

Update: Town Cancels “Army-Navy” Designation at Huntington’s Homecoming

The Town of Huntingon has canceled plans to turn a Huntington High School football game into an “Army-Navy” game. As it did last year in a game between Harborfields and Deer Park, the town designated teams as representing the two military branches. But this year’s Read More …

Schools: New Assistant Principal, Fine Arts Director

Renee Schumm has become assistant principal at Birchwood Intermediate School in the South Huntington district, succeeding Dimitri Bernadel, who became Birchwood’s principal after  Anthony Ciccarelli retired. Schumm first joined the South Huntington District in 2013. For the last ten years, she has taught both fourth Read More …

Classes of 2023 Celebrate Their Graduations

Members of the class of 2023 wrapped up the latest phase of their education in recent days, preparing to head off later this summer to college, military service, jobs or other training. Several schools had to deal with the forecast of rain and moved their Read More …

Otto Kahn Awards Salute Art Students

Eight students who plan to pursue an education in the arts were honored with Otto Kahn Awards at Oheka Castle Wednesday. Friends of Oheka said the students received $3,000 each. They are: Victoria Befumo, Huntington High School Fern Brazeau, Walt Whitman High School Anabelle Bryant, Read More …

Blue Devils Mock Trial Team Sets Eyes on State Title

Huntington High School’s undefeated mock trial team is continuing its charge toward a state title, preparing to compete in the finals in May. The Blue Devils squad recently defeated Northport in the Suffolk County finals. Sponsored by the New York State Bar Association, the state Read More …

Schools: Sports Gear Donated; Faculty Art Show

A Harborfields school district student was recognized recently by her school board for her work to collect and supply a team in Africa wih athletic equipment. Oldfield Middle School student Olivia Rochlin collected 400 pounds of uniforms, cleats, shin guards, sock and other sports equipment Read More …

Girls Find Route to Athletics Through Wrestling

The door to more athletic opportunities has been thrown open a little wider with the addition of girls wrestling teams this year at schools in Huntington. Four schools –John Glenn, Harborfields, Huntington and Walt Whitman–have combined to form  the TOH team. They will participate in Read More …

Schools: Huntington’s Math Society Inducts 52

Huntington High School’s chapter of Mu Alpha Theta, the national Math Honor Society,  inducted 52 new members last week. The ceremony marked the 26th annual induction since the founding of Huntington’s Nathan Hale chapter of Mu Alpha Theta. To be eligible for membership, students must Read More …