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 …

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 …

South Huntington Schools Plan Big Changes for the Future

South Huntington school officials are about to unveil a bold new plan 18 months in the making that is designed to transform the district for generations. Enhanced academics, safety and security, athletics and health, and infrastructure form the plan known as Vision 2020: the Future Read More …

Seen Around Huntington: The Kindness Challenge

Most of the signs you see in a drive around Huntington are pitching something–cars, homes, psychic readings and so on. But the signage posted in theĀ  South Huntington school district is a little different. “The Great Kindness challenge is on all week at Silas Wood Read More …

Men Tried to Lure Boy Into Van, School District Says

The South Huntington school district said late Friday that two males tried to lure a boy into their SUV Thursday. A letter from superintendent David Bennardo and principal Stephen Toto said that a parent reported the attempt to lure the Silas Wood sixth grader as Read More …

Huntington Celebrates Its Unity, Diversity

Marchers and floats from around Huntington joined the Huntington Awareness Day/Unity parade and fair this weekend. Bands and marchers from several schools, including Harborfields, Elwood, Huntington and South Huntington paraded down Oakwood Road to the fair at Stimson Middle School where honorees were recognized for Read More …

Birchwood Student Murals Dedicated at LIRR Overpass

Elected officials, South Huntington school representatives, students and parents cut the ribbon Saturday on murals adorning the walls under the LIRR underpass on Route 110. The murals, reflecting life around Huntington, have been taking shape for months, bringing color to a previously drab space. Among Read More …