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 University of Albany women's soccer team earned its first-ever league title in dramatic fashion on Sunday afternoon winning the 2015 American East Championship. Kelly Kempf (MacArthur) scored the game winning goal in the final nine minutes to notch the 2-1 victory over Hartford.
The district is pleased to announce that Superintendent of Schools Dr. Tonie McDonald received the Distinguished Service Award from the Hofstra George M. Estabrook Alumni Association for her professional accomplishments in and contributions to education.
GC Tech held its annual SkillsUSA induction and fundraiser dinner in the Panther Room of the Levittown Memorial Education Center on Oct. 29. Proceeds from the dinner provided scholarships for deserving students who will enroll in the center's automotive technology, computer animation, cosmetology, culinary arts, electrical technology, graphic arts, medical assisting/health care and police science/EMT-B programs this spring.
On Monday, October 19th, NBA agent David Falk visited business students at MacArthur High School. Mr. Falk met with students from Sports and Entertainment Marketing, Trial Law, Business Ownership and Marketing, and Introduction to Business classes to discuss his life as a sports agent, entrepreneur, and lawyer.
The Generals defeated their long time rivals Wantagh H.S. to advance to The Long Island Championship. The Long Island Championship game will be played on Friday November 27 the @ 4:30 pm at Hofstra University.
The Connections club, advised by Mrs. Papach, recently sponsored their second annual faculty/student game day after school. Over 80 students attended and over 40 teachers volunteered their time to play games. A great time was had by all.
Mr. Carriero's 5th Grade class learned all about using the microscope when they visited Dr. Friedman's Science Lab at MacArthur High School. After being introduced to all the parts of a microscope, the students had an opportunity to do some hands-on work.
Wantagh Fire Department visited East Broadway School with their Smoke House. Students in Ms. Neligan's third grade class learn the safety of climbing out a window, screaming for help and learning to go to meet their family at a spot outside if a fire ever happened in their home.
Gardiners Avenue students rocked out to the music of the Brady Rymer Band in celebration of Healthy Snack Day. Sponsored by the PTA, the event was one of several lessons and activities associated with the district's annual LEADD Week (Levittown Educators Against Destructive Decisions), which aims to teach and reinforce lessons on healthy lifestyle habits.
Lee Road fifth-graders used both skill and creativity to build a tower out of newspaper strong enough to support a golf ball. The exercise was part of a science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics workshop held by educator Joan Soldano from STEAM Powered Learning.
During the week of November 9th, Lee Road School students and staff celebrated Diabetes Awareness Month. Each day, students Marissa Paredes and Ethan Hernandez read morning announcements which served to inform and educate their peers about the effects of Diabetes.
Mets fever was contagious throughout the New York area, as well as in Levittown classrooms. At Summit, Christine Pase's and Laurette Nally's students participated in activities to bolster World Series spirit.
Northside School held its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive in November with the help of Northside Teachers, staff, students and their families. The efforts of Head Custodian, Bob Mehm, School Nurse, Cara Rutzel, Social Worker, Meghan Ruane, Principal, Frank Mortillaro, the "Helping Hands Committee" of teachers, Third Grade Teacher, Theresa Heaney and her students all contributed to its success.
Parent Portal Update: Elementary Report Cards for the 1st Trimester, are now available on the Parent Portal.
High School and Middle School Report Cards will be available on Wednesday, November 25th after 3pm.