Parade to Send Off Whitman Team to State Basketball Finals

Walt Whitman High School will host a parade and celebration Friday to send off its girls basketball team to the state finals. The Wildcats beat Syosset, 38-29 Sunday to capture the Long Island championship. They are scheduled to play Saturday against Our Lady of Lourdes Read More …

‘Lip Sing’ for a Good Cause at Walt Whitman High School

The singing may have been lip synced and the names fictitious, but the performances were real Friday night at Walt Whitman High School at a fundraiser for scholarships. Each of the South Huntington district’s seven schools, plus a cast from the Board of Education and Read More …

Update: Whitman Student Accused of Social Media Threat

A Walt Whitman High School student was arrested Thursday over a threat of mass harm posted to a social media site, Suffolk County police said. Police went to the school on West Hills Road, isolated the girl, who is 15, and searched her locker, bookbag Read More …

Thousands Receive Donations of Food, Clothing

Thousands of residents came to Walt Whitman High School Saturday to collect food, clothing, diapers and other necessities.. Kiora Johnson, founder and executive director of God’s Blessings Plan, said her organization worked with Suffolk County’s social services department to identify communiities where the need for Read More …

Whitman to Host Nonprofit Giving Out Food, Toys

Walt Whitman High School will host a nonprofit Saturday that will provide residents with food and other necessities, as well as toys. The “Holiday Blessings Tour” is operated by the nonprofit organization God’s Blessings Plan.  A semi-trailer truck full of food will set up in Read More …

Arts in the Spotlight at Whitman High School

Walt Whitman High School put art in the spotlight Saturday, hosting a packed fine arts and crafts festival, and cutting the ribbon on a new gallery. The school has held the festival since 2001, and draws vendors offering everything from wreaths to leather goods, cards, Read More …

Murphy to Remain as Whitman Principal

Dr. John Murphy will remain as principal of Walt Whitman High School, instead of returning to the position of deputy superintendent. Murphy was named interim principal in July, replacing Ken Costa, who moved into a district administrative role. Murphy had served as the school’s principal Read More …

Car Show Benefits Project for Homeless Veterans

Veterans, friends, car enthusiasts and more came to Walt Whitman High School Sunday to support veterans in need. US Rep. Nick LaLota and Suffolk police were among those attending  the show, sponsored by the Centurion Cruisers Car Club and American Legion Post 1244. Naval sea Read More …

Schools: Building Upgrades; Comedy on Stage

The Harborfields Central School District’s Board of Education will consider a resolution at its Nov. 15 meeting to  proceed with a community vote on Jan. 23 on the financing of various capital improvement work through a bond referendum. Residents would vote on funding for various infrastructure Read More …

Whitman Parade Canceled by Rain but Game to Go On

Rain once again canceled some events Saturday but not all. The Walt Whitman High School homecoming parade was canceled, but the afternoon football game against Commack is still on. The homecoming celebration got underway Friday with a carnival that was packed with families who came Read More …

Carnival, Parade and Football at Whitman Homecoming

Walt Whitman High School is pulling out all the stops for its homecoming celebration this weekend, with a carnival, parade, bonfire, all leading up to the football game Saturday against Commack. The South Huntington public is invited to attend. Things get underway Friday at 3:15 Read More …

Half Hollow Hills East Beats Whitman Girls, 3-0

Half Hollow Hills East beat Whitman 3-0 Wednesday in girls soccer. Whitman beat Brentwood 31-7 Wednesday in football; lost 9-0 to Half Hollow Hills West in boys golf; and beat Shoreham Wading River 3-0 in boys volleyball. Several school athletic events are being played Thursday Read More …