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 could  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 …

School Districts Cheer Niche.com Rankings

Niche.com released its rankings of school districts around the country this week, handing out letter grades for districts and high schools. The South Huntington district, which plans a bond issue this fall to further upgrade its schools, was particularly pleased with its rankings as seventh Read More …

S. Huntington School Leaders Outline Plans for District’s Future

South Huntington school leaders laid out their plans and aspirations for the district’s future Wednesday night to audiences at Walt Whitman High School and on Facebook Live. Their ambitious plans rely on voters approving a bond totaling $115 million that would pay for changes aimed Read More …