We are excited to announce our Levittown Hall of Fame project. Levittown School District is looking to honor the best and brightest who have graduated from our schools and become leaders in their fields. If you would like to nominate someone for the Levittown Hall of Fame, click here for additional information.
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.
GC Tech students competed for awards during the annual skills showcase held at Levittown Memorial Education Center on Feb. 13. Orchestrated by the center's teachers and staff, the event provided students with the opportunity to demonstrate acquired skills for potential employers and colleges, as well as parents and administrators.
On February 8th, the Division Avenue Lady Dragon Varsity Basketball Team, coached by Mr. Kissane, had two reasons to celebrate: a win over South Side (56 - 47), and the careers of their seniors. Prior to tip -off, Coach Kissane invited his two seniors, Kayla Benischek and Erin McCauley, to join him while he spoke about their hard work, dedication, and leadership abilities.
In their final game of the season, the Varsity Boys Basketball Team, led by Coach Maini, honored their graduating seniors. Bryan Corporan, Vincent Inciarrano, Fraz Malik, Douglas Melgar, and Michael Tamburello were joined by family members prior to tip-off, and presented with flowers.
The MacArthur High School Science Olympiad team, under the coaching of Dr. David Friedman and Matt Zausin, took part in the Nassau County Regional Science Olympiad competition at Wantagh High School on Feb. 4. The team finished in ninth place out of 44 teams, and 17 students collected a combined 35 medals in 14 of 22 events.
Congratulations to MacArthur Science Research student Justin Viders, grade 9, for competing in the Long Island Brain Bee on February 4th at The Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine. This event exposes young students to the study of the brain early in their academic careers, and aims to motivate students to pursue careers in neurology, neurosurgery, or neuroscience.
The District is pleased to announce that the Women's Gridiron Foundation and the United States Women's Football League have presented Salk Middle School seventh-grader Gia Stamatelo with the 2017 National Game Changer Award.
Fans filled the Jonas E. Salk Middle School gymnasium as Challenger League students competed in the annual homecoming game on Feb. 15. The Challenger League consists of secondary-level students from the district's ADA (autistic) program and others with physical disabilities who compete in athletic competitions against districts with similar programs.
In celebration of the Chinese New Year, Wisdom Lane Middle School family and consumer science students displayed their cooking skills with the preparation of a Chinese meal. They made egg rolls and a vegetable stir-fry, under the direction of teacher Elaine Zeller.
During the Vex Robotics Competition Qualifier at Freeport High School in January, the Wisdom Lane Middle School Roboteers received the Judge's Award for their design and program skills. Coach David Loveland said team members prepared for five months and worked for hundreds of hours optimizing the design of their robot.
Under the leadership of our 4th grade teachers Mr. Paul Speranza and Mrs. Kelly DiPretoro, Abbey Lane hosted its 3rd Annual Spelling Bee on January 6, 2017. After in-class competitions were held, fifteen students from grades 3-5 emerged as class champions and moved on to participate in a school tournament.
Abbey Lane Elementary School faculty members Jessica Kaufman, Dr. Edel McCarville, Jennifer Pignataro, Rich Schwartz and Diana Taormina were invited to present a proposal on Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports during the Teach to Lead Summit held at LIU Post on Jan. 12.
Our fifth grade students proudly accepted their terrific kids awards here at East Broadway School. These students for the month of January and February were chosen by their classmates for being kind, helpful and understanding to one another.
Characters came to life on the faces of Lee Road students during a StoryFaces performance with storyteller and artist Christopher Agostino. The assembly was one of several activities during the school's annual celebration of Person/People As Reading Partners in which students are encouraged to read each night.
The children in Mrs. McLaughlin's First Grade class and the children in Mrs. Pase's Second Grade class worked collaboratively to create a giant gingerbread house using the power of cross-disciplinary learning. The acronym STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.