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Gardiners Avenue Elementary School first-graders observed hissing cockroaches, leopard geckos, a bearded dragon and a tarantula and discussed their modes of survival during a science class field trip with MacArthur High School science research teacher Dr. David Friedman. News 12 reporter Ken Grimball captured the lesson.
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.
Levittown's Top Students Honored by Community
During the March 11 Board of Education meeting at Levittown Memorial Education Center, the high schools' valedictorians and salutatorians were honored.
Recognized for Community Service
Levittown community volunteers gathered in the Levittown Memorial Education Center's Panther Room for the 19th annual Recognition Night for Community Service, where a member from each organization was honored for their tireless efforts to make Levittown a better place.
GC Tech Medical Assisting Seniors Intern at Nassau University Medical Center
GC Tech's Medical Assisting senior class is currently participating in their internship at Nassau University Medical Center, which they do every spring. Our Medical Assisting students are exposed to different departments within the hospital to explore future medical careers. The departments include the ER, Maternity, Cardiology, Rehabilitation and Medical-Surgical floors.
Alexandra Sparrow Signs to Play Lacrosse at Farmingdale
Division Avenue Senior, Alexandra Sparrow has signed to play lacrosse next year at SUNY Farmingdale. She started playing lacrosse in the 4th grade and has been a varsity Blue Dragon midfielder for four years.
Division's Mike Ambrosio Signs with Brockport!
Division Avenue Senior, Michael Ambrosio, has signed to play football at SUNY Brockport next year.
MacArthur World Language Students Attend Poetry Contest
On March 20, 2015, nine of Mrs. Boyle's Italian 4 college credit students competed in a poetry contest sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Italian. The students had to memorize and recite an Italian poem of at least 12 lines. Junior, Carter Hurley, received honorable mention. Congratulations to all of the students.
MacArthur World Language Students Visit the Cloisters
On March 13, thirty-seven MacArthur juniors from the Italian and French college level courses, attended a trip to the Cloisters museum in Manhattan.
Salk Hosts 4th Annual "March Madness" Basketball Tournament
Salk's annual Recreation Night was a huge success. On Thursday, March 12, 2015 Salk hosted 17 teams, approx. 70, 7th and 8th graders for a 3 v 3 March Madness basketball tournament.
Salk Wrestling Goes Undefeated
Salk's wrestling team capped off their second consecutive undefeated season with a win over cross town rival Wisdom Lane. Salk's schedule included the toughest teams in Nassau County and they recorded big wins over Woodland, Berner, Wantagh and Grand Avenue.
Wisdom Lane's Science Olympiad Team Qualifies for State Meet Again
The Wisdom Lane Science Olympiad team under the guidance of Mrs. Olsen and Mrs. Halvorsen qualified for the state tournament on April 17th.
Wisdom Lane Chess Nuts Tournament
The Wisdom Lane Chess Cats hosted the Long Island Chess Nuts Tournament on March 21st. It was an all day event, culminating in awards and trophies
Grade 2 Scientists at Abbey Lane Elementary
Second Graders at Abbey Lane conducted a blubber experiment as part of learning about Polar bears. Students learned how the thick layer of blubber insulates against the cold temperatures of icy waters.
Abbey Lane Student Making a Big Difference
For the past few years, Matthew, a second grade student at Abbey Lane Elementary School has been making the most of his birthday. Like most kids his age, he celebrates his big day with a birthday party.
In Honor of Dr. Seuss at East Broadway School
In honoring Dr. Seuss's birthday at East Broadway School classes that entered in the Computer Lab logged onto www.seussville.com and the students explored the fun of reading and watching videos of his books as well as playing educational games. All had fun and there were printable activities that teachers could in their classrooms.
East Broadway Students Celebrate St. Patrick's Day
East Broadway's second graders, from Mrs. Cavanaugh's class, celebrated St. Patrick's Day. The children were welcomed with chocolate coin treasures from a mysterious leprechaun, they wrote their own leprechaun stories, shared some Irish traditions, and created leprechaun hats and beards.
In Memory of Dr. Seuss
Gardiners Avenue kindergarten and first-grade students celebrated their love of reading in honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday on March 2. Throughout the day, teachers engaged their classes in multidisciplinary lessons, which concentrated on the celebrated author's use of language. Each class also made red-and-white striped hats, which were worn during their activities.
News 12 Films a First-Grade Field Trip to MacArthur High School's Science Research Lab
Gardiners Avenue Elementary School first-graders observed hissing cockroaches, leopard geckos, a bearded dragon and a tarantula and discussed their modes of survival during a science class field trip with MacArthur High School science research teacher Dr. David Friedman.
Lee Road Students Face Their Library's Monster
According to monster detective Jason Edwards, there was a monster residing in the Lee Road library. Mr. Edwards of Face Your Monsters made a special trip to help teams of junior student detectives find the lurking beast by solving clues and decoding messages that led them to an array of shelved library books.
Abe Lincoln Comes to Life at Summit Lane
In celebration of Presidents Day, Summit Lane students became more acquainted with Civil War President Abraham Lincoln during an interactive dramatic program with actor and storyteller Lou Del Bianco.
Summit Students Paint the Principal
Summit Lane students exceeded their goal of raising $4,000 for the American Heart Association and, as promised, gathered in the gymnasium to paint Principal Keith Squillacioti.
Northside PTA Parents as Reading Partners Tea Party
In keeping with the theme of "Alice in Wonderland", Northside's PTA held a tea party for students who read the most from each class and for the class with most minutes read during the two week span of the Parents as Reading Partners program in February.
Belly Rubs and a Story at Northside School
Belly rubs and cold wet noses were an integral part of Dyanne Case's reading class in the Northside School library.
Internet Service Maintenance: We were informed by our Internet Service Provider that they will be performing network upgrades starting tonight at 12:01 AM through Saturday at 3:00 PM. During this time the district website (including Parent Portal, Outlook Web Access, Remote Access and SharePoint/ Intranet) may be unavailable.

Budget Vote Workers: Seeking students 17 years or older to work any hours from 7 am to 8 pm on May 19 2015 for the 2015 Levittown School Budget and Trustee Vote. You will be compensated for your time. Please apply by phone to the District Clerk at 516-434-7002 or e-mail at eappelbaum@levittownschools.com.

Blackboard Connect-ED / Connect 5 Message Center Update: You can now replay Connect-ED messages at any time. To replay messages please call 1-855-4Replay (1-855-473-7529) from the phone in which the original message was received. Please click here for more information.


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