3 From South Huntington District Recognized for Accomplishments

Three South Huntington school district leaders will be honored Monday for their work on behalf of students in the district. SCOPE, a not-for-profit organization that provides services to school districts in New York State, will recognize them as “Shining Above the Rest” recipients. Deputy Superintendent Read More …

South Huntington Schools: 3 Board Candidates; Zero-Increase Tax Levy

South Huntington district voters will elect three Board of Education candidates and be asked to approve a budget with a zero-increase tax levy. The budget will rise to $195,504,039, from $184,937,763. School board president Nick Ciappetta said that, thanks to an increase in state aid, Read More …

Parent Lobbying South Huntington District for Librarian Position

A South Huntington parent has won the support of actor and comedian Adam Ferrara in her campaign to persuade her school district to add a certified librarian full time to the Silas Wood sixth-grade center. Kristina Uihlein Holzweiss, who is Long Island director of the Read More …

Jobs: Education, School Bus Driver Positions Open

A variety of education-related jobs, including bus drivers, monitors, teachers and others, are in demand as Huntington area employees look to fill positions. Here are a few of the openings. Drivers, Monitors, South Huntington School District Bus drivers and school bus monitors are needed to Read More …

Schools: South Huntington Gets Award for Rescues

The South Huntington school district was named Humane School District of the Year award by the Long Island Orchestrating for Nature organization. John Di Leonardo, founder and president of LION, said the award went to the school district for its assistance in LION’s rescue of Read More …

S. Huntington District Pulls Proposed Sale of Athletic Field

The South Huntington school district has removed the proposed sale of an athletic field that voters were to consider on May 18. Dr. David Bennardo, district superintendent, said that a technical issue was discovered with the title to the property that couldn’t be resolved quickly. Read More …

South Huntington: Budget, Decision on Property Sales, Adding Student to Board

The South Huntington school board has two incumbents seeking re-election to three-year terms, and one candidate for an open seat in the May 18 election. There are also three propositions to consider, including one that would allow for a student to join the board as Read More …

South Huntington School District Looking to Sell 2 Properties

The South Huntington school district is hoping to shed some property and will ask voters on May 18 for their approval. The teen center at 310 West Hills Road, opposite Walt Whitman High School, would be sold to attorney David Barton, who plans to move Read More …

Schools Get New Guidelines on Covid-19 Testing Rates

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Monday that counties with positivity rates of 9 percent or higher couldĀ  keep their schools open if in-school testing shows the rate is below the community average. “If their schools are below the level of positivity in the community, they Read More …

South Huntington to Offer Free Covid-19 Tests to Students, Staff

The South Huntington school district said Wednesday night that it will offer free rapid Covid-19 tests to students and staff starting Saturday. Dr. David Bennardo, district superintendent, said that HouseMD will provide staff to conduct the voluntary tests on school grounds outside of class hours. Read More …

Covid-19 Update: Remote Classes, Some Bus Routes Canceled

Silas Wood Sixth Grade Center will continue its remote-only schedule Thursday and Friday after some new positive coronavirus results were reported Wednesday evening, South Huntington school superintendent Dr. David Bennardo said. The school was remote Wednesday because of the need to complete contact tracing on Read More …