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Levittown schools have a longstanding tradition of distinction in music. The program contains elements not found in many Long Island districts. In addition to the traditional offerings of band, chorus and orchestra, Levittown offers piano, guitar and electronic music which includes digital recording technology.
The East Broadway Elementary School of the Levittown School District hosted "A Community Evening of Music" as a fundraiser for Long Island Cares. Admission was a non-perishable item collected by student council officers as they greeted guests at the door. Families and local residents came together in holiday spirit to enjoy an evening of giving, entertainment and dining.
Marking an Educational Milestone
During the May 4 Board of Education meeting, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Tonie McDonald and Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Debbie Rifkin announced the tenure of 25 administrators and teachers, marking the most important milestone in their educational careers.
Levittown Holds Inaugural STEAM Night
More than 80 elementary school students attended the district's inaugural STEAM Night at Levittown Memorial Education Center on May 16. "The evening's goal was to provide opportunities for students to become involved with problem-solving activities involving science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics and to Skype with an astronaut," Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Debbie Rifkin said.
BOE Honors SkillsUSA Winners
During the May 4 Board of Education meeting, the district honored students who were named winners in the SkillsUSA regional competition held at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood in March, and in the New York State Competition held in Syracuse in April.
GC Tech Students Look to Careers in Computer Animation
Senior computer animation students Robert McCoy and Darren Pitts, enrolled in the Gerald R. Claps Career and Technical Education Center, were first-place winners for 3-D computer animation and visualization in the Long Island Media Arts Film Festival held at Five Towns College on April 1.
"Dragon Tank" at Division Avenue High School
At Division Avenue HS among the Business College level classes offered is Business Ownership and Marketing, and this year Mrs. Crusco led her students in a "Shark Tank" type business plan competition through the Junior Achievement of New York Association.
DAHS Varsity Baseball Team Wins Conference A II Championship
Congratulations to the Division Avenue Varsity Baseball on winning the Conference A II Championship. The team finished with 16-2 record in very tough league.
MacArthur Senior Awarded as One of STANYS Outstanding Science Students
The Nassau Regional Chapter of the Science Teachers Association of New York State held its annual awards dinner on Tuesday, May 17th. Senior and Science Research Student, Laura Tarone, was named one of Nassau STANYS 16 Outstanding Science Students of the Year.
MacArthur's Varsity Baseball Team Named As Scholar-Athletes
MacArthur's baseball coach Steve Costello is pleased to announce that the New York State Public High School Athletic Association has named the varsity baseball team a Scholar-Athlete team.
Salk Wrestling: Undefeated Again
Salk's wrestling team completed their third consecutive undefeated season because of the hard work and dedication of 55 student athletes. This season's highlight was a showdown between the last two undefeated teams in a final dual: Levittown's Salk Seahawks against East Meadow's Woodland Jets.
Salk Students Help Gardiners Ave. Third Grade Class Create Alphabet Book
During our visit to Gardiners, Veronica Miller's seventh grade Spanish class from Salk worked with Mrs. Nancy Alt's third grade Gardiners students in an academic setting to create an alphabet book. Students were assigned groups and certain letters of the alphabet.
Wisdom Students Hold Fundraiser to Support Syrian Refugee Children
While reading Anne Frank's A Diary of A Young Girl, Mrs. Schmidt and Mrs. Garschina's 8th grade English classes were moved by how many Jewish families were displaced or broken during the Holocaust.
Wisdom Lane Students Compete in LTEE CO2 Dragster Competition
Wisdom Lane students under the guidance of Technology teachers Mr. Loveland and Mr. Spainer competed in the LTEEA CO2 Dragster Competition at the Cradle of Aviation Museum on Friday, May 6.
Abbey Lane celebrates the Year of the Monkey
The smell of Chinese food wafted through the Abbey Lane Elementary School cafeteria as third-grade students gathered for a meal to celebrate the Year of the Monkey.
All A-Buzz With Bugs at Abbey Lane
Abbey Lane students played the role of entomologists as they studied the parts of insects during a workshop with the Long Island Children's Museum.
East Broadway Supports Ride for Life
East Broadway students attended an assembly with guest speaker Paul Weissman, who contracted Lou Gehrig's Disease or ALS three years ago.
Feathered Friends Flock to East Broadway
East Broadway first-graders received a visit from birds housed at the Sweetbriar Nature Center in Smithtown. During a presentation by specialist Eric Young, the students observed resident and non-releasable birds from the center, such as Henrietta the chicken and a screech owl.
Legislator Dennis Dunne Visits Gardiners Ave to Discuss Earth Day
Mr. Dennis Dunne, one of Nassau County's Legislators, came to Gardiners Avenue on Friday, April 22nd, to discuss Earth Day with Ms. Margolis' Kindergarten class. Legislator Dunne brought in gardening tools, planting pots, soil, and baby trees for which he facilitated a wonderful Earth Day activity.
Saving Classical Music at Gardiners Ave.
Students in Dr. Martinez' music classes at Gardiners Avenue recently participated in the now annual Save Classical Music! video project, in which students created their own music video set to one of three short classical pieces.
Math Fact Competition Improves Fluency
Lee Road students Meghan Lazzarini (third grade), Eric Sharp (fourth grade) and Andrew Lees (fifth grade) are grade winners in the annual Math Fact Competition.
Lee Road Math Bee
On Thursday April 21, 2016, 33 students at Lee Road School from grades 3-5 participated in the Lee Road Math Bee.
More Than Just Singing Songs
During the April 13 Board of Education meeting, Summit Lane choral students, under the direction of teacher Marjorie Wade, demonstrated that the study of choral music is more than just singing songs.
Recylebots at Summit Lane
Each month the Summit Lane kindergarteners participate in a family project. Family members are asked to assist the children in the production of each activity. The children have disguised a turkey, decorated a pumpkin, and made leprechaun traps, just to name a few.
Northside Students Learn About Bears
Kindergarten students (pictured) at Northside School learned about bears from their teachers and teacher assistants, Mrs. Conrad, Mrs. Downing, Mrs. Carpentier, Ms. Kirk, Ms. McQuade, Mrs. Meehan, Mrs. Butler, Mrs. Ewald, Mrs. Cooper and Mrs. Rolston.
Northside Students Prepare For Memorial Day Parade
Northside School students love to parade! They are preparing for the Memorial Day parade on May 30th which starts at 10:00am and goes from Island Trees Middle School and ends at the Levittown Library.

School Day Reminders: School will be closed on Fri., May 27th as well as Mon., May 30th (Memorial Day).
Field of Honor Information Update: Over the Memorial Day weekend the Levittown School District is hosting a Field of Honor event. 300 American flags, purchased by members of the Levittown Community, will be on display at Gardiners Avenue School from Friday, May 27th to Monday, May 30th. The purpose of this event is to recognize and honor those who have served in our nation's armed forces. Proceeds from the sale of these flags will be donated to Hope for the Warriors, an organization dedicated to providing services to veterans. On Sunday, May 29th, at 11:00, the district will be hosting a brief dedication ceremony at the event. For the many of you who purchased a flag, you can pick your flag up on Monday, Memorial Day, between 2:00 and 4:00 in the afternoon, or on Tuesday, May 31st, between 4:00 and 5:00 in the afternoon.
Instrumental Music Registration: Registrations for new students in the district's instrumental program are now online. Hard copy registration forms will still be available via your child's music teacher. Please click here to register your child for a musical instrument in grades 2 to 4

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