Whitman Principal Gets New Role; Deputy Superintendent Moves Over Temporarily

The South Huntington school district announced Thursday night a change in two leadership positions but offered no explanation. Parents were notified that Walt Whitman High School principal Ken Costa was moving into an administrative role at the district office, while Dr. John Murphy, who was Read More …

Bocce Court, Pavilion at Bennardo Park in Huntington Station

A bocce court has been added to a community park next door to the adminstrative offices of the South Huntington school district. The park was a gift to Dr. Dave Bennardo from the Board of Education in recognition of his nine years of leadership and Read More …

Vote Tuesday on South Huntington School Budget

Two incumbents are seeking re-election to the South Huntington Board of Education Tuesday. There are no challengers. Voters will be asked to decide on the $209,068,729, which represents¬† a 6.94 spending increase, and a 1.5 percent tax levy increase. Key items in the budget include Read More …

South Huntington School Board Approves 29 New Courses

The South Huntington Board of Education recently approved the addition of 29 courses for Walt Whitman students next school year. New courses range from fashion to social media and digital citizenship to history of the Earth. Read More …

South Huntington Schools Name Teachers of the Year

South Huntington schools honored educators from each of its buildings at the Board of Education meeting this week. Chosen Teacher of the Year for the district was Shaka Williams, for his dedication to students as a social worker at Silas Wood Sixth Grade Center. He Read More …

South Huntington Schools Consider Adding Armed Security

The South Huntington school board will consider adding armed security guards at schools at its meeting Wednesday night. The issue will come before the board in the wake of multiple school shootings around the country in recent years, most recently, in May, where 19 students Read More …

Stimson Officially Opens Life Skills Classroom

Educators and students cut the ribbon Friday on a classroom at Stimson Middle School where participating students get a mix of education in academic and the basic skills needed in daily life. The classroom is equipped with a dining area, laundry space, full working kitchen, Read More …

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 …