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An Afternoon of Pampering
Meatloaf, salad and cheesecake were on the menu for members of the Golden Age Club who attended a twice-weekly lunch in the Panther Room at Levittown Memorial Education Center. Prepared by Gerald R. Claps Career and Technical Center's culinary students on Mondays and Thursdays, the meal is priced at $6 for seniors through the Town of Hempstead's Department of Enrichment.
Words and Gifts of Appreciation
In celebration of School Board Recognition Week, students, district unions, PTA representatives and local politicians honored the district's trustees for their voluntary service and commitment to students with tokens of appreciation during the Oct. 23 meeting of the Board of Education.
Tops in 21st Century Technical Education Skills
During a candlelighting ceremony, the Gerald R. Claps Career and Technical Center celebrated the induction of 39 new members of the National Technical Honor Society. Being inducted into the society is one of the highest honors bestowed on a high school tech student, and selection is based upon a student having achieved a cumulative GPA of 88 percent, demonstrating exceptional character and leadership skills, and participating in community service.
Pink Nails For Hope
The Cosmetology program at GC-Tech, Levittown's own Career and Technical Center, held its annual Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser, "Pink Nails for Hope", where the students put their skills to use for charity. The Cosmetology students polished the Pink Ribbon design on the finger nails of clients that made a donation.
Division Avenue's Tyler Crafa Commits to St. Joseph's Baseball
Division Avenue Senior, Tyler Crafa, has committed to play baseball at St. Joseph's College next year. He joins several of his varsity teammates to sign with local and regional schools.
Division Avenue's Valery Marcos is a LI Young Scholar of Mathematics
Valery Marcos, a 10th grade student at Division Avenue High School, is among the 84 students this year to be named a Long Island Young Scholar of Mathematics and was accepted by the Institute of Creative Problem Solving for Gifted and Talented Students at SUNY College at Old Westbury to pursue mathematics and mathematical science applications.
Newsday Marching Band Festival Features MacArthur High School
The MacArthur High School Marching Band's season highlight took place on the evening of Tuesday, October 14th. Under the lights before hundreds of fans at the Mitchell Field Athletic Complex, they participated in the 52nd annual Newsday Marching Band Festival, a special event featuring the finest high school marching bands on Long Island.
MacArthur Research Students Present at American Geographers Annual Meeting
On October 24th and 25th, Sabrina Chasen and Laura Tarone attended the 2014 Association of American Geographers Middle States Division Annual Meeting in York, Pennsylvania. The MacArthur research students presented their projects at this professional conference, which was sponsored by York College. This marks the fourth year that MacArthur students have been the only students accepted to present.
Nonviolence Assembly at Salk Middle School
Salk Middle School hosted "Breaking the Cycle of Violence" assembly for seventh graders. As part of Salk's RISE Character Education and the District LEADD Campaign, the assembly was promoting the message of nonviolence conflict resolution through forgiveness.
National Junior Honor Society Holds Food Drive
The National Junior Honor Society held a food drive at Stop and Shop in Levittown on Friday, October 3. Due to the generosity of so many shoppers, the Levittown Food Pantry received an SUV worth of donations. The Pantry, located at Wisdom Lane Middle School, helps members of the Levittown community. Thank you neighbors for your support.
Abbey Lane Students Learn About Fish
The fifth grade students at Abbey Lane Elementary have been studying crayfish and had live specimens in each classroom. Each student learned how crayfish eat and how they protect themselves.
East Broadway Students Raise Over $1k To Support Breast Cancer Awareness
East Broadway Student Council sponsored an important event in honor of "Breast Cancer Awareness." Our principal, Mrs. Wink, will be going "PINK" because the students raised over $1,000.00 dollars to support the cause.
LEADD Week Begins at East Broadway School
East Broadway students participated in the Prismatic Magic Assembly in honor of LEADD Week. This is part of an annual district wide initiative, Levittown Education Against Destructive Decisions, which emphasizes a healthy lifestyle for body and mind.
Jazz Night at Gardiners Avenue
Back to School Night was Jazz Night at Gardiners as nine of our advanced band members played jazz standards to entertain parents and guests!
Transportation Assembly at Gardiners Ave.
On September 25th all of the bus children at Gardiners Avenue were treated to a special assembly provided by Dajuana Reeves, the Supervisor of Transportation.
Lee Road Students Learn Bus Safety
Lee Road Elementary students recently received bus safety training from district bus drivers. All students, as per state guidelines, receive training regarding proper behavior as well as procedures in the event of an emergency. Finally, drivers then show the children how to safely exit from the rear of the bus.
Standing Up Against Drugs and Alcohol
Detective Pamela Stark, a community affairs representative with the Nassau County Police Department, visited students at Lee Road Elementary School to discuss the importance of healthy choices and the dangers of drugs and alcohol.
Summit Lane Students Learn About Fish
A representative from I Fish NY visited the 5th grade classes to present to the students about fish. Students learned about a variety of salt and fresh water fish.
Summit Lane Has Super Bookmarks!
Congratulations to Joshua Chong on being our Super Readers Bookmark Contest winner! The contest was open to fourth and fifth grade students. He was presented with an award certificate and a $25 gift card last week.
Northside Student Selected to Perform with World Renowned Pianist
Grace Lim, a fifth grade student from Mr. Miller's class at Northside School, has been studying piano for six years. An avid music student, she has participated and won top honors in competitions such as the Concert Festival where she performed at Symphony Hall in New York City.
Northside Fire Safety Essay Contest Winner
Kimberly Angelletta, a fifth grade student in Ms. Richiusa's class at Northside School was named the winner of this year's Levittown Fire Department's Fire Safety Essay Contest. Her essay was chosen as best of all submitted by fifth graders in the Levittown and Island Trees School Districts.
New Phone System and Phone Numbers: Our new phone system is in place. Please click here for more information and new building numbers.
Parent Portal Update: Parents of high school and middle school students may now login to the Parent Portal to check your child's grades and any mid-quarter comments that may be posted by the teacher.

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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