Joie Tyrrell handles Long Island's K-12.
The 13th season of The Challenge kicks off with all-star student scholars from Roslyn High School and Oceanside High School competing against each other in round one of this award-winning high school quiz show. This first round match-up will air Thursday, February 25, at 6:30 PM on MSG Varsity (Cablevision’s iO TV – Channel 14). MSG Varsity, Cablevision’s recently launched 24/7...Read more »
In collaboration with the Deer Park Partners for Safe and Drug Free Schools (DPS) Council, the Deer Park School District sponsored a Drug Summit for students, parents and community members. The forum, entitled “Substance Abuse Awareness and Prevention,” was held at Deer Park High School and featured a variety of professional and expert speakers.
Suffolk County Legislator Steven...Read more »
Pom-poms, pipe cleaners, feathers, construction paper and googley eyes were all part of the recipe for the pre-K Share Day at Alden Terrace Elementary School. Parents were invited into the classroom to create a turkey craft project with their child, bringing smiles to children and parents, alike. “The event is good quality time for parents and children as they engage in working toward a common...Read more »
First graders at Charles Campagne Elementary School became “published” authors in December, after completing a Writer’s Workshop sessions held in the classrooms. The children learned, and experienced firsthand, the writing and illustrating processes. The end result was individual, creative stories that students were proud to share.
The Writer’s Workshop was coordinated...Read more »
Students from West Babylon Junior High School in the West Babylon School District are buying a helping hand for earthquake victims in Haiti.
For their donations, students receive a hand that they are able to hang on designated walls throughout the building. Students are competing for which grade can donate the most money, and the winning class will then receive a prize. All proceeds will be...Read more »
National Smoke-Out Day was an opportunity for teachers in the Massapequa Public School District health department to drive home the dangers of smoking, which is now considered a “gateway drug” among young people. At Massapequa High School - Ames Campus, students took a non-smoking pledge during their health classes and adopted a smoker to help quit. Berner Middle School students listened...Read more »
The 13th season of The Challenge kicks off with all-star student scholars from the Ross School and Smithtown Christian School competing against each other in round one of this award-winning high school quiz show. This first round match-up will air Monday, February 1, at 6:30 PM on MSG Varsity (Cablevision’s iO TV – Channel 14). MSG Varsity, Cablevision’s recently launched 24/7...Read more »
What do you get when you bring together a group of outstanding educators, administrators, board members, community and business leaders, nonprofit organization executives and volunteers? You get the most influential people for public education in Nassau County, an honor bestowed upon 13 individuals by Nassau BOCES through its “Education Partner” awards program.
Education’s...Read more »
In discussing a section on foreign policy, students in Michael Cestaro’s Politics in Government classes at William Floyd High School decided to put together care packages filled with letters and goodies to show their support for members of the Armed Forces.
Students raised money and donations of goods from local businesses and community members – enough to send 27 boxes to an Army...Read more »
Kramer Lane Elementary School fourth graders have been working together to make a difference in the environment. Classes have joined in various service projects as part of their participation in the “Schools Go Green” project with News 12 Long Island. One of these initiatives is an “up-cycling” project with TerraCycle, the makers of eco-friendly products sold at major retail...Read more »