BloggersAisha Al-Muslim Jennifer Barrios Bill Bleyer Denise M. Bonilla Sophia Chang Tara Conry Carl Corry Erin Geismar Mitch Freedman Mackenzie Issler Carl MacGowan Deborah S. Morris Emily Ngo Candice Ruud Nicholas Spangler Joshua Stewart Brittany Wait Patrick Whittle
H.B. Thompson Middle School teachers grow beards in support of student Nick Portugal
Nick Portugal was diagnosed with leukemia last Dec. 10.
The next day, a group of students at Harry B. Thompson Middle School in Syosset were so inspired to help the 12-year-old seventh grader that they came up with the idea of selling orange bracelets inscribed with “No one fights alone” during lunch periods to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
From there, 20 faculty...