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Jonas E. Salk Middle School was re-designated as a National School of Character by Character.org. This year, 84 schools and 7 districts from 15 states earned the distinction. Jonas E. Salk Middle School is only one of three New York schools to be selected.Jonas E. Salk Middle School Selected As A National School Of Character

Jonas E. Salk Middle School was re-designated as a National School of Character by Character.org. This year, 84 schools and 7 districts from 15 states earned the distinction. Jonas E. Salk Middle School is only one of three New York schools to be selected.

Six talented student-artists were selected as exhibiting artists in the 2020 Long Island's Best: Young Artists at The Heckscher Museum program. Senior Emily Fuchs and junior Caitlyn Bella from Division Avenue High School, juniors Nicole Amatulli and Van Hoang Le and sophomores Diane Gavrylyuk and Katelyn Smith from General Douglas MacArthur High School had their artwork featured in the virtual exhibit on the Heckscher Museum's website.Outstanding Student-Artists Featured in Virtual Exhibit

Six talented student-artists were selected as exhibiting artists in the 2020 Long Island's Best: Young Artists at The Heckscher Museum program. Senior Emily Fuchs and junior Caitlyn Bella from Division Avenue High School, juniors Nicole Amatulli and Van Hoang Le and sophomores Diane Gavrylyuk and Katelyn Smith from General Douglas MacArthur High School had their artwork featured in the virtual exhibit on the Heckscher Museum's website.

"I chose St. John's for its sense of community; I know I will receive the best education in a wonderful environment," explained Sydney Nocera, who will major in Government and Politics.DAHS Student to Attend St. John's University For Government and Politics

"I chose St. John's for its sense of community; I know I will receive the best education in a wonderful environment," explained Sydney Nocera, who will major in Government and Politics.

Abani Ahmed, a junior from Division Avenue High School, was recently recognized for her academic excellence with two prestigious distinctions.Division Avenue Junior Selected for Scholarship Opportunities

Abani Ahmed, a junior from Division Avenue High School, was recently recognized for her academic excellence with two prestigious distinctions.

Three students from Wisdom Lane Middle School's Earth and Space Club were recently recognized as Long Island winners for their outstanding submissions in a student essay contest sponsored by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Space Systems Technical Committee.Wisdom Lane Students Sweep Essay Contest

Three students from Wisdom Lane Middle School's Earth and Space Club were recently recognized as Long Island winners for their outstanding submissions in a student essay contest sponsored by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Space Systems Technical Committee.

Community members from Lee Road Elementary School have found special ways to show their appreciation for frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.Lee Road Community Salutes Frontline Heroes

Community members from Lee Road Elementary School have found special ways to show their appreciation for frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Music teachers throughout the district are keeping students engaged at home with creative assignments during this unprecedented time.Students Embrace Music Education at Home

Music teachers throughout the district are keeping students engaged at home with creative assignments during this unprecedented time.

During this time of social distancing, staff members have found creative ways to show students how much they care and miss them.Car Parades Connect Students and Staff

During this time of social distancing, staff members have found creative ways to show students how much they care and miss them.

Jonas E. Salk Middle School was recently selected as one of 167 middle schools nationwide to be designated a 2020 School to Watch by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform.Jonas E. Salk Middle School Earns National Recognition

Jonas E. Salk Middle School was recently selected as one of 167 middle schools nationwide to be designated a 2020 School to Watch by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform.

Seniors Emily Fuchs and Jackie Testamark from Division Avenue High School and Evan Peters and Jason Maynard from General Douglas MacArthur High School have been selected as valedictorians and salutatorians, respectively, for the Class of 2020.Top of the Class!

Seniors Emily Fuchs and Jackie Testamark from Division Avenue High School and Evan Peters and Jason Maynard from General Douglas MacArthur High School have been selected as valedictorians and salutatorians, respectively, for the Class of 2020.

Division Avenue High School and General Douglas MacArthur High School were recently designated by the New York State Education Department as 2019-2020 Recognition Schools for high achievement and high progress during the 2018-2019 school year under New York State's Every Student Succeeds Act Plan.Division Avenue and MacArthur Earn State Recognition

Division Avenue High School and General Douglas MacArthur High School were recently designated by the New York State Education Department as 2019-2020 Recognition Schools for high achievement and high progress during the 2018-2019 school year under New York State's Every Student Succeeds Act Plan.

Eight MacArthur High School students from Michael O'Shea's English classes were recently recognized by the Irish Cultural Society of the Garden City Area as first and second place winners in the 2020 Martin J. Kelly Writing Contest.MacArthur Students Take Home Top Awards in Writing Contest

Eight MacArthur High School students from Michael O'Shea's English classes were recently recognized by the Irish Cultural Society of the Garden City Area as first and second place winners in the 2020 Martin J. Kelly Writing Contest.

Division Avenue High School's building administrators and staff, along with central administrators and board members, filled the streets of Levittown with Blue Dragon pride to honor Division Avenue High School's Class of 2020 on May 4.A Motorcade of Love for Division Avenue's Class of 2020

Division Avenue High School's building administrators and staff, along with central administrators and board members, filled the streets of Levittown with Blue Dragon pride to honor Division Avenue High School's Class of 2020 on May 4.

On March 7th, MacArthur Science Research students: Michael Casey, Lisa Steinberg, Samantha Jennings, Summer Looney, Darla Aquino, Rory Galagher, Mia Frattura, Kim Lofaso,Valarie Bonavita, Natalia Pszeniczny, Grace Ryan, Liam Loughnane, Bailey Rothman, and Lauren Dean, presented project posters at the Nassau Community College Science Fair.MacArthur Students Present Projects at Nassau Community College Science Fair

On March 7th, MacArthur Science Research students: Michael Casey, Lisa Steinberg, Samantha Jennings, Summer Looney, Darla Aquino, Rory Galagher, Mia Frattura, Kim Lofaso,Valarie Bonavita, Natalia Pszeniczny, Grace Ryan, Liam Loughnane, Bailey Rothman, and Lauren Dean, presented project posters at the Nassau Community College Science Fair.

MacArthur's  Northwell SPARK Challenge team, a combination of graphic design students under the direction of Mrs. Gomes- Vance and science research students under the guidance of Dr. Friedman and Mr. Zausin, was recently selected as Honorable Mention winners for their presentation related to bioengineering.MacArthur's Students Receive Honorable Mention in Northwell SPARK Challeng

MacArthur's Northwell SPARK Challenge team, a combination of graphic design students under the direction of Mrs. Gomes- Vance and science research students under the guidance of Dr. Friedman and Mr. Zausin, was recently selected as Honorable Mention winners for their presentation related to bioengineering.

Congratulations to the follwing MacArthur Science Research students who were selected as finalists for the Long Island Youth SummitMacArthur Students Selected As Long Island Youth Summit Finalists

Congratulations to the follwing MacArthur Science Research students who were selected as finalists for the Long Island Youth Summit

Students in the MacArthur Environmental Club took time to celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd, at home, during NY-PAUSE.MacArthur Environmental Club Celebrates Earth Day

Students in the MacArthur Environmental Club took time to celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd, at home, during NY-PAUSE.

Members of Jonas E. Salk Middle School's Builders Club are giving back during these trying times.Salk Students Support Those in Need

Members of Jonas E. Salk Middle School's Builders Club are giving back during these trying times.

Members of the Summit Lane Elementary School community virtually joined together to create a special thank you video project to show their appreciation for those working on the frontlines during these unprecedented times.Summit Lane Says Thank You To Frontline Workers

Members of the Summit Lane Elementary School community virtually joined together to create a special thank you video project to show their appreciation for those working on the frontlines during these unprecedented times.

Northside Elementary School second graders recently celebrated Earth Day at home with a hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) project challenging them to make an Earth Day recycled robot.Reduce, Reuse, Recycled Robot

Northside Elementary School second graders recently celebrated Earth Day at home with a hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) project challenging them to make an Earth Day recycled robot.

Teams of students from Division Avenue High School and MacArthur High School recently participated in the 2020 Northwell Health Spark! Challenge.Students Showcase Creativity in 2020 Spark! Challenge

Teams of students from Division Avenue High School and MacArthur High School recently participated in the 2020 Northwell Health Spark! Challenge.

The global pandemic did not stop Jonas E. Salk Middle School's Spanish Club advisers Kirsten Anderson and Veronica Miller from following through on their students wishes.Teachers Keep Conservation Alive for Students

The global pandemic did not stop Jonas E. Salk Middle School's Spanish Club advisers Kirsten Anderson and Veronica Miller from following through on their students wishes.

Members of the Levittown Public Schools community are giving back to workers on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic.Levittown Shows Its Appreciation for Essential Workers

Members of the Levittown Public Schools community are giving back to workers on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Levittown Public Schools was once again recognized as one of the nation's Best Communities for Music Education by the NAMM Foundation.District Continues to Provide Top-Notch Music Education

The Levittown Public Schools was once again recognized as one of the nation's Best Communities for Music Education by the NAMM Foundation.

Three outstanding cheerleaders from Division Avenue High School and MacArthur High School were named to Newsday's All-Long Island teams!Three Cheerleaders Named to Newsday's All-Long Island Teams

Three outstanding cheerleaders from Division Avenue High School and MacArthur High School were named to Newsday's All-Long Island teams!

Three outstanding cheerleaders from Division Avenue High School and MacArthur High School were named to Newsday's All-Long Island teams!Three Cheerleaders Named to Newsday's All-Long Island Teams

Three outstanding cheerleaders from Division Avenue High School and MacArthur High School were named to Newsday's All-Long Island teams!

Members of Lee Road Elementary School's Community Service Committee recently collected donations for Last Hope Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation in Wantagh.Lee Road Students Open Their Hearts to Animals in Need

Members of Lee Road Elementary School's Community Service Committee recently collected donations for Last Hope Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation in Wantagh.

Congratulations to Division Avenue High School senior, Emily Gillis, for earning a spot on Newsday's All-Long Island second team for girls basketball!DAHS Senior Named to Newsday's All-Long Island Second Team

Congratulations to Division Avenue High School senior, Emily Gillis, for earning a spot on Newsday's All-Long Island second team for girls basketball!

It was an evening of celebration as the Levittown Public Schools recently honored its 10 newest Hall of Fame inductees during the district's annual Hall of Fame Recognition Night at Domenico's Restaurant.Ten Alumni Inducted Into Levittown's Hall of Fame

It was an evening of celebration as the Levittown Public Schools recently honored its 10 newest Hall of Fame inductees during the district's annual Hall of Fame Recognition Night at Domenico's Restaurant.

MacArthur High School junior Luoxian He considers music a major part of his life. The talented student-musician has been playing the French horn since the fourth grade and is involved in the prestigious Music Advancement Program at the Juilliard School.MacArthur Junior Hones His Talent at Juilliard

MacArthur High School junior Luoxian He considers music a major part of his life. The talented student-musician has been playing the French horn since the fourth grade and is involved in the prestigious Music Advancement Program at the Juilliard School.

Members of Division Avenue High School's DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) chapter in the Levittown Public Schools, recently competed at the DECA State Career Conference in Rochester.Division Avenue's DECA Students Medal at State Conference

Members of Division Avenue High School's DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) chapter in the Levittown Public Schools, recently competed at the DECA State Career Conference in Rochester.

Fourth grade classes at Lee Road Elementary School created "Doodle Bots" that reinforced the concept of electrical energy being converted into kinetic, heat, and sound energy.Students Build Bots During Energy Lesson

Fourth grade classes at Lee Road Elementary School created "Doodle Bots" that reinforced the concept of electrical energy being converted into kinetic, heat, and sound energy.

Lee Road Elementary School kindergartners in Christina Wilkinson and Nicole Bischof's class formed a reading connection with a class across New York State on March 9.Technology Unites Young Readers

Lee Road Elementary School kindergartners in Christina Wilkinson and Nicole Bischof's class formed a reading connection with a class across New York State on March 9.

Members of Summit Lane Elementary School's drama club presented their production of Disney's "Cinderella KIDS" to students, families and community members on March 4 and 5.Summit Lane Students Bring the Magic to 'Cinderella KIDS'

Members of Summit Lane Elementary School's drama club presented their production of Disney's "Cinderella KIDS" to students, families and community members on March 4 and 5.

East Broadway Elementary School students recently celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday, also known as Read Across America Day.Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

East Broadway Elementary School students recently celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday, also known as Read Across America Day.

Budding student-writers from Jonas E. Salk Middle School and Wisdom Lane Middle School learned tips and tricks to enhance their writing skills during the Levittown Public Schools' first Writer Con event on March 9.Writer Con Brings Levittown Community Together

Budding student-writers from Jonas E. Salk Middle School and Wisdom Lane Middle School learned tips and tricks to enhance their writing skills during the Levittown Public Schools' first Writer Con event on March 9.

Students in grades K-5 in the Levittown Public Schools participated in a literacy scavenger hunt throughout the month of February.Scavenger Hunt Encourages Literacy Love

Students in grades K-5 in the Levittown Public Schools participated in a literacy scavenger hunt throughout the month of February.

Emily Gillis, a senior from Division Avenue High School, is making school history.Division Avenue Basketball Star Shatters School Record

Emily Gillis, a senior from Division Avenue High School, is making school history.

Abbey Lane Elementary School fifth graders in Krista Beasley's class took their coding skills to new heights during a visit with district technology specialist Corie Cosgrove on March 2.Connected Through Coding at Abbey Lane

Abbey Lane Elementary School fifth graders in Krista Beasley's class took their coding skills to new heights during a visit with district technology specialist Corie Cosgrove on March 2.

MacArthur Junior, Emily Zhang, was accepted to the Perry Outreach Program at the Albert Einstein College of MedicinePerry Outreach Program Accepts MacArthur Junior

MacArthur Junior, Emily Zhang, was accepted to the Perry Outreach Program at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine

February was a busy month for our second graders.  They learned how to count money and learned how to tell time on an analogue clock to the nearest hour and minute.February in Second Grade at Gardiners Ave.

February was a busy month for our second graders. They learned how to count money and learned how to tell time on an analogue clock to the nearest hour and minute.

Science Research Freshmen Natalia Pszeniczny, Mia Frattura, and Grace Ryan, were accepted to the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Women in Science and Engineering (CSHL WiSE) Coding Camp.MacArthur Students Go To Science Camp

Science Research Freshmen Natalia Pszeniczny, Mia Frattura, and Grace Ryan, were accepted to the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Women in Science and Engineering (CSHL WiSE) Coding Camp.

After learning about forces, the students in Mr. Bencivenga and Mrs. Porr's class experimented to see if the strength of a force determined how much motion it had.Gardiners Ave. Students Learn About Force in Third Grade

After learning about forces, the students in Mr. Bencivenga and Mrs. Porr's class experimented to see if the strength of a force determined how much motion it had.

On Thursday, Feb. 27, Division Avenue High School students from Personal Wellness and Health learned about the benefits of Pet Therapy.DAHS Students Receive a Closer Look at Pet Therapy

On Thursday, Feb. 27, Division Avenue High School students from Personal Wellness and Health learned about the benefits of Pet Therapy.

Senior Omar Pineiro from General Douglas MacArthur High School was recently selected as a recipient of the Dr. Jong Pil Lee Memorial Scholarship from the Long Island Mathematics Conference Board.MacArthur Senior Finds His Passion and Scores Scholarship

Senior Omar Pineiro from General Douglas MacArthur High School was recently selected as a recipient of the Dr. Jong Pil Lee Memorial Scholarship from the Long Island Mathematics Conference Board.

Five outstanding student-athletes from General Douglas MacArthur High School recently received Class A All-State honors.MacArthur Generals Earn All-State Nods

Five outstanding student-athletes from General Douglas MacArthur High School recently received Class A All-State honors.

Lee Road Elementary School kindergartners in Christina Wilkinson and Nicole Bischof's class celebrated the 100th day of school with a tasty trail mix activity on Feb. 24.The Ingredients for a Perfect 100th Day of School at Lee Road

Lee Road Elementary School kindergartners in Christina Wilkinson and Nicole Bischof's class celebrated the 100th day of school with a tasty trail mix activity on Feb. 24.

Fourth and fifth grade students at Gardiners Avenue Elementary School are thinking outside the box during the school's new after-school Critical Thinking Club.Gardiners Ave. Students Are Up for the Critical Thinking Challenge

Fourth and fifth grade students at Gardiners Avenue Elementary School are thinking outside the box during the school's new after-school Critical Thinking Club.

Summit Lane First Graders in Mrs. Nally's and Mrs. Siebert's classes participated in The Mitten videoconference with schools located in other parts of New York State.Summit Lane Students Participate in The Mitten Video Conference

Summit Lane First Graders in Mrs. Nally's and Mrs. Siebert's classes participated in The Mitten videoconference with schools located in other parts of New York State.

The fifth grade students in Ms. Corron's class immersed themselves in the study of Greek mythology through the shared reading of a Storyworks play, The Revenge of the Gods.Read, Write, Action at Gardiners Ave.

The fifth grade students in Ms. Corron's class immersed themselves in the study of Greek mythology through the shared reading of a Storyworks play, The Revenge of the Gods.

The students of Gardiners Avenue are extremely excited to be playing Hockey.Practicing Hockey at Gardiners Ave.

The students of Gardiners Avenue are extremely excited to be playing Hockey.

This month, Mrs. Donnelly's and Ms. Madigan's first graders celebrated the 100th Day of School.Gardiners Ave. First Graders Celebrate the 100th Day of School

This month, Mrs. Donnelly's and Ms. Madigan's first graders celebrated the 100th Day of School.

Members of Abbey Lane Elementary School's Get A Voice Club recently educated the student body on the power of kindness through a pay-it-forward video that they created.Abbey Lane's Get A Voice Club Presents Pay-It-Forward Video

Members of Abbey Lane Elementary School's Get A Voice Club recently educated the student body on the power of kindness through a pay-it-forward video that they created.

Abbey Lane Elementary School fourth graders in Siobhan Schneider's class shared their love this Valentine's Day with their annual event, VIP Day.Abbey Lane Students Celebrate VIP Day

Abbey Lane Elementary School fourth graders in Siobhan Schneider's class shared their love this Valentine's Day with their annual event, VIP Day.

Kindergarten students at Northside Elementary School celebrated the 100th day of school on Feb. 13 by dressing as 100-year-olds.Northside Students Mark the 100th Day of School in Style

Kindergarten students at Northside Elementary School celebrated the 100th day of school on Feb. 13 by dressing as 100-year-olds.

Summit Lane Elementary School students are connecting math to movement with a new program called Math "Motor"vation.Summit Lane Puts Math into Motion

Summit Lane Elementary School students are connecting math to movement with a new program called Math "Motor"vation.

Wisdom Lane Middle School teachers Kathleen Auer and Carole Going were recognized as two of 97 accomplished educators from New York State to receive the National Board Certification from the National Board for Professional Standards.Wisdom Lane Teachers Reach "Gold Standard"

Wisdom Lane Middle School teachers Kathleen Auer and Carole Going were recognized as two of 97 accomplished educators from New York State to receive the National Board Certification from the National Board for Professional Standards.

Jonas E. Salk Middle School was recently selected as one of 81 state schools and only one of four New York schools to be recognized as a 2020 State School of Character by Character.org.SALK Commended For Character

Jonas E. Salk Middle School was recently selected as one of 81 state schools and only one of four New York schools to be recognized as a 2020 State School of Character by Character.org.

What is Writer Con 2020?  It is a time for middle school students, grades 6-8, and their families, to join in a community event where we all become authors and members of a larger writing community.WriterCon 2020 - March 9, 2020

What is Writer Con 2020? It is a time for middle school students, grades 6-8, and their families, to join in a community event where we all become authors and members of a larger writing community.

More than 20 Jonas E. Salk Middle School students celebrated their love for the Harry Potter book series and films with the school's second annual Harry Potter Night on Jan 30.Salk Students Explore the Wizarding World

More than 20 Jonas E. Salk Middle School students celebrated their love for the Harry Potter book series and films with the school's second annual Harry Potter Night on Jan 30.

As part of the district's 2019-2020 literacy initiative, elementary school students across the district focused on characters during January.Crazy for Characters

As part of the district's 2019-2020 literacy initiative, elementary school students across the district focused on characters during January.

Lee Road Elementary School students in grades 3-5 met children's book author Amy McCoy on Jan. 27 as part of the school's Parents as Reading Partners week.Lee Road Students Get Inspired by Children's Book Author

Lee Road Elementary School students in grades 3-5 met children's book author Amy McCoy on Jan. 27 as part of the school's Parents as Reading Partners week.

Third graders at East Broadway Elementary School put their teamwork and problem-solving skills to the test with engaging science, technology, engineering and mathematics activities on Jan. 17.A STEM-Filled Morning at East Broadway School

Third graders at East Broadway Elementary School put their teamwork and problem-solving skills to the test with engaging science, technology, engineering and mathematics activities on Jan. 17.

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