Incoming Whitman Freshman Wins Covid-19 Vaccine Scholarship

She hasn’t even  gone to her first class at Walt Whitman High School but incoming freshman Isabella Weber has already won a scholarship.  Weber has been announced as one of the ten winners in this week’s drawing of Gov.  Andrew M.Cuomo’s “Get a Shot to Read More …

Schools: Perfect Game; History Champ

Two Northport High School seniors have been named valedictorian and salutatorian for the 2020-21 school year. Griffin Crafa has been named salutatorian and will be attending Georgetown University, and Ian Kaish has been named valedictorian and will be attending Northeastern University. Northport High School Principal Read More …

Whitman Food Pantry Looking for Contributions

Walt Whitman High School, working with Tri-CYA, is inviting donations for its Wildcat Pantry to provide food to students in need. Food donations can be dropped at the school’s main office throughout the school day. They are looking for such non-perishable items as  pastas, sauce, Read More …

Schools: Kindergarten Registration, Art Display

Kindergarten registration is well underway at Half Hollow Hills, and the on-site kindergarten screening is quickly approaching. New kindergarteners must be registered by Friday, April 2, in order to be on the mailing list for the welcome newsletter and to receive the link to sign Read More …

Dancers Bring Style, Athleticism to Competition

Dancers from 15 schools performed Saturday at Walt Whitman High School in the winter regionals of the National Dance Alliance. Local schools competing include Walt Whitman, Commack, Elwood/John Glenn, and Stimson Middle School.  Whitman’s Varsity Kickline placed third in the Small Kick and Game Day Read More …

Whitman Student Wins Gershow Scholarship

Rebecca Geneus, a member of Walt Whitman High School’s Class of 2019, was awarded a $1,000 one-time scholarship by Gershow Recycling. The company awards the scholarship to graduating seniors who have displayed exemplary efforts in the fields of environmental science or engineering while in high Read More …

Vin Altebrando Wrestling Festival Draws Scores of Competitors

Scores of wrestlers from high schools and middle schools took part in the second annual Vin Altebrando Wrestling Festival, in honor of the beloved Whitman coach who died last year. Teams included Whitman, Huntington, Elwood, Half Hollow Hills, Sachem, Baldwin, Port Washington and several other Read More …

Otto Kahn Scholarship Award Winners Announced

Friends of OHEKA recently announced the winners of the 2019 Otto Kahn Awards,  named in honor of the philanthropist and original owner of OHEKA castle. The award has been given to five high school students who will receive $3,500 scholarships to continue their education in Read More …