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Fifth grade chorus students from Lee Road Elementary School put on a memorable performance for the fans at a recent Long Island Ducks Baseball Game.
The District is pleased to announce that Division Avenue High School band teacher Michael Bastone is one of 213 GRAMMY Foundation and The Recording Academy Music Educator Award national quarterfinalists.
Playing an instrument can be a lot of fun and is something the entire family will enjoy and be proud of. Here at Levittown Public Schools, we are dedicated to providing students with the best musical opportunities and experiences possible. click here for more informaiton on registration.

Check out this TEDed video on "How Playing an Instrument Benefits Your Brain"
On April 15 Jonas Salk Middle School was recognized for the second year in a row by The Academy for Character Education for the school's character education program RISE. Last year the school was given the award as an emerging school of character.
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.
Marking An Educational Milestone
During the May 6 Board of Education meeting, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Tonie McDonald announced the tenure of seven administrators and teachers, marking a milestone in their educational careers.
GC Tech National Technical Honor Society Holds Brown Bag Fundraiser for Multiple Sclerosis
The GC Tech National Technical Honor Society held a brown bag breakfast and lunch fundraiser on May 1st, 2015. All money collected was donated to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
SkillsUSA Team Succeeds at State Competition
SkillsUSA members enrolled at the Gerald R. Claps Career and Technical Education Center acquired five medals at the New York State competition for career and technical students. First-place winners Sarina Aviles, Robert Nicholson and Andrew Streppone will now compete against students from across the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands in the SkillsUSA National Conference this June in Louisville, Kentucky. In addition, advisor Maria Emeric was named the SkillsUSA Advisor of the Year for Long Island Area VI.
Division's Top Artists Exhibit Artwork at Heckscher Museum
Division Avenue High School student-artists Elissa Bardhi, Sisam Bhandari and Jean Mahn were selected to exhibit their work in The Heckscher Museum of Art's Long Island's Best Young Artists Exhibition.
MacArthur's Top Artists Exhibit Artwork at Heckscher Museum
The artwork of Clis Sabado and Arianna Wynn was selected for exhibition in The Heckscher Museum of Art's Long Island's Best Young Artists Exhibition.
MacArthur Research Students Attend Perry Outreach Program at Yale University
On Saturday, May 9th, Hope Blanc and Casey Butcher, sophomores at MacArthur High School, attended the Perry Outreach Program at Yale University.
Salk Italian Class Travels to Little Italy in the Bronx
On April 29th and May 6th , Mrs. Russo's eighth grade Italian classes took a trip to Arthur Avenue, Bronx. The students' first stop was at Terranova's Bakery.
A Spanish Language Collaboration
Veronica Miller's Salk Middle School eighth-grade students shared their knowledge of Spanish vocabulary with younger peers in Nancy Alt's third-grade class at Gardiners Avenue Elementary School.
Wisdom Lane Students Compete in Technology and Engineering Competition
On Friday May 8 2015, Wisdom Lane Technology Students competed in the Long Island Technology and Engineering Educators Association CO2 Dragsters Competition held at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City.
Wisdom Lane Students Win Poetry Contest
Wisdom Lane Middle School would like to congratulate Phillip Buhse, Colin Muessig and Leslie Toledo for being winners in the Walt Whitman Birthplace Associations Twenty-Ninth Annual Poetry Contest for students in grades 3-12.
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.
Abbey Lane's Spirit Club
Ms. DuBois and Ms. Merlino wrapped up a fantastic second season with Abbey Lane's Spirit Club. Both 2nd & 3rd grade and 4th & 5th grade groups worked very hard to put together an exciting cheer, tumbling, stunting, and dance routine.
East Broadway Students Study Plants
At East Broadway Elementary School Mrs. Hepworth's second grade class are beginning their Planting Unit. The students are using our senses and a magnifying glass to examine seeds and their different properties.
Where in the World is Flat Stanely?
East Broadway's second graders, in Mrs. Cavanaugh's class, were happy to see a classmate's Flat Stanley return home.
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.
Save Classical Music Video Project at Gardiner's
Students in Dr. Martinez' music classes at Gardiners Avenue recently participated in the Save Classical Music video project, in which students had to create their own music videos set to one of three classical pieces: In the Hall of the Mountain King, Flower Duet, or Sabre Dance.
Lee Road Students Perform At Ducks Stadium
Fifth grade chorus students from Lee Road Elementary School put on a memorable performance for the fans at a recent Long Island Ducks Baseball Game.
American Civil War Comes to Life
The feet of the Lee Road Army Brigade marched to the orders of Lieutenant John Portonova, a Civil War re-enactor, who visited the school to discuss the American Civil War.
Reaching Goals Through Teamwork
BOCES naturalist Cathy Frost hosted a skills and team-building workshop for Summit Lane Elementary School students. 
The goal was to encourage students to come up with as many ideas as possible to help their peers reach their goals during a series of challenging and fun-filled activities.
Northside School Students Celebrate Mothers Day
First grade students in Mrs. Basile's class at Northside School looked forward to celebrating Mother's Day this year with a gift for their moms. They all learned to make pin cushions styled in the form of a wide-brimmed sun hat by utilizing materials that were donated from Mrs. Tortora, a former teaching aide to Mrs. Basile.
Northside Student Activities Benefit the Community
The Student Council at Northside School plans many activities that benefit the Levittown community as well as Northside students. The council collected food with its "Super Bowl of Caring" project which all went to Wisdom Lane Middle School Food Pantry. It held a Book Drive for "The Book Fairies" and a Clothing Drive in which donations were sent to the Salvation Army.
Internet Service Maintenance: We were informed by our Internet Service Provider that they will be performing network maintenance on the following dates. Saturday, May 30th at 08:30 AM through 12:30 PM. AND Sunday, May 31st at 12:00 AM through 5:00 PM. During this time the district website (including Parent Portal, Outlook Web Access, Remote Access and SharePoint/ Intranet) may be unavailable.

Parent Portal Update: Parents of high school and middle school students may now login to the Parent Portal to check your child's mid-quarter grades and any comments that may be posted by the teacher. To see grades, click on the Grades and Attendance icon at the top of the screen. To see any comments, click on the grade associated with each course. Contact your child's school if you have any concerns about their performance, or if you do not have access to the parent portal.

Division and MacArthur High Schools both make Washington Post's Most Challenging Schools List! Click here to see the full list.


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