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Uniondale school celebrates 90 years

A photo of the class of 1926 hangs

A photo of the class of 1926 hangs on the Uniondale school's wall for its 90th anniversary celebration. (Sept. 19, 2013) Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Northern Parkway Elementary School, in Uniondale, celebrated the 90th anniversary of opening its doors by inviting generations of alumni back to the school. Current students welcomed the guests with a presentation of their research on the last nine decades and a song they wrote and performed.

Heather DeTommaso, a third-grade teacher at Northern Parkway
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Heather DeTommaso, a third-grade teacher at Northern Parkway Elementary School in Uniondale, shows her class what their school looked like when it was first built in 1923 during a celebration of the school's 90th anniversary. (Sept. 19, 2013)

Carolyn Reggi, 47, of Lindenhurst, left, and her
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Carolyn Reggi, 47, of Lindenhurst, left, and her mother Lynne Molloy, 70, explored Northern Parkway Elementary School and recalled fond memories there. (Sept. 19, 2013)

Donald Larsen, 76, who has lived in Uniondale
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Donald Larsen, 76, who has lived in Uniondale since 1938 and attended Northern Parkway Elementary School from 1942 to 1950, reminisces after spotting his class picture hanging on the wall. (Sept. 19, 2013)

A photo of the class of 1926 hangs
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

A photo of the class of 1926 hangs on the Uniondale school's wall for its 90th anniversary celebration. (Sept. 19, 2013)

Lynne Molloy, 70, of Massapequa, examines a photo
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Lynne Molloy, 70, of Massapequa, examines a photo hanging on the wall. She attended the school from 1949 to 1955. (Sept. 19, 2013)

Students gathered in front of Northern Parkway Elementary
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Students gathered in front of Northern Parkway Elementary School in Uniondale for the school's song in celebration of its 90th anniversary. (Sept. 19, 2013)

Alejandro Rivera, principal of Northern Parkway Elementary School,
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Alejandro Rivera, principal of Northern Parkway Elementary School, cuts the ribbon at its entrance, marking the celebration of the school's 90th anniversary. (Sept. 19, 2013)

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