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May 11, 2018 by Gail Hackett Gilroy (Register to contact)

Trying to organize a 55th year gathering rather than wait for our 60th.
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CANCELLED - Nassau County Authorities Issue Alert for Missing Elmont Teenager  LongIsland.com

Elyin Ramirz, 14, was last seen leaving Sewanhaka High School in Floral Park on Thursday, February 14.



Sewanhaka Robotics Team Qualifies  Patch.com

Sewanhaka Robotics Team Qualifies - New Hyde Park, NY - Sewanhaka High School's First Lego League team has qualified for the Long Island championship.



Automotive honors for Sewanhaka senior  The Island Now

Sewanhaka High School congratulated senior Wilmar Alfaro Moran on winning the Bench Skills competition at the Greater New York Automobile Dealers ...



Honors across the board at Sewanhaka  The Island Now

Dozens of awards were presented to teachers, students and the Sewanhaka Central High School District's Board of Education Tuesday night. There was ...



Cops: LI student threatened his school on Snapchat  Newsday

A student from Franklin Square threatened his high school by posting a photo of himself with a gun and another one depicting his campus on fire, Nassau police ...



Sewanhaka opening day celebrates teachers and staff  The Island Now

Sewanhaka Central High School District welcomed its teaching staff back to school on Sept. 4 in the auditorium at Sewanhaka High School. Educators from ...



Character counts at Sewanhaka High School  The Island Now

Sewanhaka High School invited select seventh- and eighth-graders to the Character Counts Awards ceremony on April 12. . Sewanhaka High School students, ...



Essay: After 50 years, hard feelings melt away  Newsday

If the opportunity comes up, everyone should go to his or her 50th high school reunion. There was a time I thought I'd never go. But now I feel sorry for people ...



Officials: Probation for teen who made threats  Newsday

Joseph K. Khanat also was ordered to stay away from a Sewanhaka High School administrator whom he had threatened, according to court records.



Sewanhaka ed board to take hard look at security  The Island Now

By Samuel Glasser. The Sewanhaka Central High School Board of Education voted Tuesday to establish a subcommittee to review the district's security ...



Teen arraigned, released after Sewanhaka HS threat  News 12 Long Island

A teenager charged with making a terroristic threat against Sewanhaka High School had no comment after his arraignment in Hempstead court Wednesday.



Sewanhaka students raise money for local boy with cancer  The Island Now

Ninth- and 10th-grade students in the National Junior Honor Society at Sewanhaka High School helped to make a $1,000 donation to Thomas Glackin, ...



All-County students selected from Sewanhaka  The Island Now

Ten students from the Sewanhaka High School music department were selected to participate in the Nassau Music Educators Association's All-County Festival ...



Sewanhaka Robotics Club places second in qualifier  The Island Now

Sewanhaka Central High School District's Robotics Club competed at the School-Business Partnerships of LI Inc.'s FIRST Lego League robotics qualifier at ...



Sewanhaka recognizes Class of ’19 valedictorian and salutatorian  The Island Now

Sewanhaka High School announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2019, Amrita Shah and Sameer Khan. Amrita has a weighted GPA of ...



Top Sewanhaka students to cross stage, head to college  The Island Now

Scientists. Club presidents. Varsity athletes. A newspaper editor. A baton twirler. These are among the many roles filled by this year's valedictorians and ...



Keep voting out of our schools: NHP-GCP community members  The Island Now

Members of the New Hyde Park-Garden City Park community vehemently objected on Tuesday to a decision to hold primary voting on Sept. 13 at New Hyde ...



Sewanhaka honors former student with diploma  The Island Now

Former Sewanhaka High School student Wady Vasquez Asencio received his high school diploma, thanks to the New York State Education Department's High ...



Sewanhaka honors teacher and staff member of the month  The Island Now

Sewanhaka High School announced Ms. Lauren Foley as its October Teacher of the Month. Science Department Chairperson Ms. Pauline Reece nominated ...



Sewanhaka valedictorian Vandezande to pursue veterinary science at LIU Post  The Island Now

Arianna Vandezande said she always liked science, but didn't realize she wanted to pursue veterinary science until this year. Vandezande, this year's ...



February Students of the Month named at Sewanhaka  The Island Now

Sewanhaka High School celebrated its Students of the Month for February. Each department at the high school selected a student or students who demonstrated ...



Sewanhaka District fall student-athletes honored by board of ed  The Island Now

1. Elmont Memorial High School's Emmanuel Flemming, who was designated All-County for football is pictured with, from left, Sewanhaka Central High School ...



Sewanhaka prepares to unveil school renovations  The Island Now

By Samuel Glasser. When the 8,500 students in the Sewanhaka Central High School District return to class on Sept. 6, they will step into facilities that are brand ...



Sewanhaka Robotics Club wins regional qualifier  The Island Now

Sewanhaka Central High School District's Robotics Club competed at the School-Business Partnership of Long Island/Long Island First Tech Challenge ...



Sewanhaka’s Ventura named K98.3’s Teacher of the Month  The Island Now

Sewanhaka High School social studies teacher Diane Ventura has been recognized as radio station K-98.3's Teacher of the Month for December. Ventura has ...



Solar panels to save Sewanhaka $250K each year  The Island Now

A little light could mean big bucks for the Sewanhaka Central High School District. With the installation of solar panels at its five high schools in the final stages, ...



Phillips attends Sewanhaka’s 57th annual Music Festival and Art Exhibit  The Island Now

State Sen. Elaine Phillips recently attended the Sewanhaka Central High School District's 57th annual Music Festival and Art Exhibit. Phillips also presented a ...



Nassau HS Athletic HOF grows  liherald.com

The Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame will hold its 2018 induction ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. at the Crest Hollow County Club.



Sewanhaka board celebrates student-musicians  The Island Now

Members of the Sewanhaka Central High School Board of Education recognized district students who were selected to perform as part of the 2017 New York ...



LI schools collect holiday gifts  Newsday

The importance of giving was a popular lesson this holiday season in schools across Long Island. In North Bellmore, three of the district's elementary schools ...



Sewanhaka High School homecoming  Newsday

Sewanhaka High School in Floral Park celebrated homecoming on Sept. 20, 2014.



Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated at Sewanhaka  The Island Now

Students at Sewanhaka High School celebrated National Hispanic Heritage Month as a way to recognize their ancestors' contribution to society. Each year, from ...



Floral Park-Bellerose adopts new mission statement - Community News  The Island Now

At its April 12 meeting, the Floral Park-Bellerose Union Free School District's Board of Education officially adopted a new mission statement, as well as a series ...



Sewanhaka school district seeks $99.5-million bond  Newsday

Sewanhaka school district officials are seeking support for a $99.5 million bond -- it would cost $144 annually for the average homeowner -- for "long overdue" ...



Sewanhaka honors Sakowich as Teacher of the Month  The Island Now

Sewanhaka High School named social studies teacher Mike Sakowich as Teacher of the Month for September. Social Studies Department Chairperson Matthew ...



First-Place oratory win for Sewanhaka’s Bossous  The Island Now

Sewanhaka High School's Joel Bossous Jr. competed in the Theodore Roosevelt Oratorical competition and placed first. This competition is open to all Nassau ...



State rating of schools and districts  Newsday

Effort to measure student achievement and growth.



Sewanhaka football camp  Newsday

Scenes from Sewanhaka football training camp on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. ...



Sewanhaka seniors garner acceptances at college fair  The Island Now

On Saturday, Nov. 10 Sewanhaka High School guidance counselors Mr. Brazille, Ms. Elias, Ms. Ricks and Ms. Sola accompanied 30 seniors to an on-site ...



Parade Kicks Off The Countdown To The 150th Belmont Stakes  TAPinto.net

ELMONT, N.Y. — The 11th annual Belmont/Elmont Parade was the biggest one yet, kicking off Belmont Stakes Racing Festival Week under sunny skies on June ...



Sewanhaka District athletes play in Senior Bowl  The Island Now

Sewanhaka Central High School District football players participated in the Nassau County Senior Bowl at Mitchell Field on Thanksgiving morning. The district ...



Sewanhaka names Sherwood October Teacher of the Month  The Island Now

Sewanhaka High School science teacher Yvonne Sherwood has been named Teacher of the Month for October. Sherwood is the adviser of the school's Green ...



Nancy Louise Palahnuk, 81  RiverheadLOCAL

Nancy Louise Palahnuk of Southold died Dec. 2, 2018 at San Simeon Nursing Home. She was 81 years old. She was born Oct. 31, 1937 to Audrey Liebl and ...



Sewanhaka honor society holds book drive  The Island Now

The Sewanhaka High School National English Honor Society concluded its inaugural book drive in March, collecting books to be distributed to charities around ...



Obituary: John Robert Bob Rowland, 92, of Weston  Weston, CT Patch

Obituary: John Robert "Bob" Rowland, 92, of Weston - Weston-Redding-Easton, CT - Upon discharge from the Navy, Bob took a job with Pfizer Pharmaceuticals ...



Francine E. Modica, 65, attorney specializing in matrimonial and family law  Buffalo News

Oct. 4, 1952 – May 7, 2018 Francine E. Modica, of the Town of Tonawanda, an attorney specializing in matrimonial and family law, died May 7 in Hospice ...



Sewanhaka school officials may ask voters to reconsider improvement plan  Newsday

Sewanhaka Central High School District officials plan to consider trying again to win funding to repair seven aging school buildings and several sports fields, ...



Sewanhaka hosts FIRST Robotics Tournament  The Island Now

Sewanhaka Central High School District hosted the FIRST Tech Challenge RELIC RECOVERY Qualifying Tournament in the Sewanhaka High School's new ...



LI principal channels Rod Stewart 1 last time  Newsday

At every graduation ceremony for Sewanhaka High School, principal Debra Lidowsky closes by reciting the lyrics to her favorite song, Rod Stewart's “Forever ...



Elmont library unveils Fosters Meadow's past  liherald

More than a hundred people gathered inside the Elmont Memorial Library in early April to learn the history of Fosters Meadow. Most of those in attendance were ...



Elmont holds on for 47-46 win over Sewanhaka  Newsday

The freshman scored all nine of her points in the final 10 minutes Tuesday to lead Elmont to a 47-46 win over host Sewanhaka after a second half that saw ...



Walt Whitman preservationist, educator dies  Newsday

In the Long Island region and upstate New York, he knew every bird, shrub, flower or plant,” his son Bruce Northam said.



District students embrace pop-culture at Sewanha-Con  The Island Now

On March 10, 125 students in the Sewanhaka Central High School District gathered for the fifth annual Sewanha-Con event at New Hyde Park Memorial High ...



Memorial Day events on Long Island  Newsday

TODAYCENTEREACHPARADE AND *SERVICE*. Begins at 1 p.m. at the corner of Middle Country and Henry roads, ends at VFW Hall Post 4927 on Horseblock ...



Should Immigration Be Part of High School Curricula?  VICE

Get the VICE App on iOS and Android. Shafaq Khan has taken dozens of classes during her time at Sewanhaka High School in Floral Park, New York, a diverse ...



Vinny Testaverde's son wins starting QB job at Albany  Newsday

Vince Testaverde, son of Long Island native and former Jets quarterback Vinny Testaverde, will start the University at Albany's season opener at Pittsburgh on ...



Pelham Picks New Schools Superintendent  Patch.com

Pelham Picks New Schools Superintendent - Pelham, NY - She's a Long Island educator who has worked in Westchester before.



7 North Shore schools top U.S. News state rankings  The Island Now

Seven North Shore high schools are among the 200 best in the state, according to rankings by U.S. News & World Report released Tuesday. Great Neck North ...



School bands, elected officials and youth groups march in St. Patrick's Day Parade - News  The Island Now

Residents from across Nassau County braced Sunday's cold and wind for an early St. Patrick's Day celebration in the Village of Mineola. The Irish American ...



LIer recalls ‘days of wonder’ at Elmont school  Newsday

I recently received an email from an old elementary school classmate. It's been years since I've spoken to him, and it brought back a flood of wonderful memories ...



Sewanhaka honors December Students of the Month  The Island Now

Sewanhaka High School celebrated its Students of the Month for December. Each department at the high school selected one student who demonstrated ...



Newsday Marching Band Festival 2017: Highlights  Newsday

See highlights from performances at the 55th annual Newsday Marching Band Festival at Mitchel Field Athletic Complex in Uniondale. ...



Imelda L. Gallagher  Suffolk Times

Longtime Cutchogue and Garden City resident Imelda L. Gallagher died July 14 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. She was 81. The daughter of ...



LI students donate gifts to help needy  Newsday

Long Island students learned the importance of giving in recent weeks, as dozens of local schools held holiday gift collections to benefit children in need, both ...



Ex-nun, artist, student mentor dies at 94  Newsday

Her work was displayed at venues across the New York area, including Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and the Brooklyn Museum.



Sewanhaka honors veteran heroes  The Island Now

On Oct. 13, members of Sewanhaka High School's Class of 1967 met with the school's current seniors to discuss their experiences at the high school and the ...



Four North Shore boys, one girl, to represent Nassau in state golf tournament  The Island Now

Four of the nine high schoolers representing Nassau at the state Boys Golf Championships will be from the North Shore, following a strong showing and a ...



Sewanhaka’s Key Club lends a hand at Lupus Walk  The Island Now

Sewanhaka High School Key Club students volunteered for The Lupus Alliance Long Island-Queens 24th Annual Walk-Along for Lupus at Eisenhower Park on ...



You Couldn't Call It a One-Horse Town  New York Times

LOOKING to move from a condominium in Rockaway Beach in Queens , Shamice Murray and Carl Blair, both 32, decided last spring to go to open houses in ...



In Floral Park, triplets celebrate turning 90  Newsday

They were born in a third-floor apartment in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn on Aug. 23, 1920, surprising their parents and the doctor that there were three ...



Sewanhaka working things out  Newsday

The Sewanhaka football team has been kicking it “old school” this summer.With the high school's weight room closed and a new one under construction, the ...



Fairgrieve teaching law from the bench in final term  The Island Now

Sitting on the bench before a crowded room 280 at Nassau County District Court on a Friday morning, Judge Scott Fairgrieve listens carefully, chin in hand, ...



Meet the Nassau HS HOF Class of 2017  Newsday

Here is the Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2017. The third class of inductees includes 13 athletes, 10 coaches, five administrators, ...



Former LI teacher and coach dies at 84  Newsday

The former students and players of longtime Bethpage High School coach and teacher Harry Settino would often stop by his Bethpage home, his son recalled, ...



LI mock trial teams advance to state competition  Newsday

The verdict is in. Mock trial teams from Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls in Hewlett Bay Park and Three Village Central School District in East Setauket are ...



Long Island hires and promotions: Division Avenue HS  Newsday

EDUCATION Division Avenue High School in Levittown has appointed two new assistant principals. Terence Rusch of Bayside, Queens, was a special ...



Lacrosse, football coach Chris Deeks dies  Newsday

Chris Deeks' lifelong motto was "leave a footprint." He left his through sports. "He was a very generous, loving, giving, and kind person who touched many lives," ...



Buying in Elmont  Newsday

THE SCOOP Situated along Nassau's western border, Elmont is nicknamed the “Gateway to Long Island,” says Assemb. Michaelle Solages, who was born and ...



Top students in Heckscher Museum contest  Newsday

Valley Stream and Northport students took the top spots in a local art contest that received a record number of entries for the fifth consecutive year.Ricky Vargas ...



Malverne, Lynbrook Among 100 High Schools With Best Teachers in NY  Patch.com

Malverne-Lynbrook, NY - The national list ranks 5886 public high schools based on teaching statistics and about 920000 ratings from 240000 students and ...



Manhasset Athletics Director to be Inducted Into Nassau County Hall of Fame  The Island Now

Manhasset High School athletics director Jim Amen will be inducted into Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame, hall officials announced last week.



LI valedictorians 2017: Roslyn to Wyandanch  Newsday

Meet Long Island's 2017 valedictorians, arranged in alphabetical order by school from Roslyn to Wyandanch. To report errors, please call 631-843-4813.



Eastern Suffolk BOCES hires David Wicks  Newsday

EDUCATION David Wicks of Wading River, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction for the Riverhead Central School District, has been hired as ...



Long Island valedictorians 2016: Plainedge to Wyandanch  Newsday

Meet Long Island's 2016 valedictorians, arranged in alphabetical order by school from Plainedge to Wyandanch. To report errors, please call 631-843-4813.



Suffolk: High school student journalists earn awards  Newsday

Long Island's high school journalists came together to celebrate each other's best work in print, radio and television -- as well as learn a thing or two about the ...



8th District race pits Gerrato against Muscarella  liherald.com

In the Nassau County Legislature's 8th District, Democrat Carl Gerrato, a Nassau County corrections officer, is challenging longtime incumbent Vincent ...



LI students advance to business contest finals  Newsday

Four Long Island teams are heading to the national level after being named finalists in a regional business competition.The teams — Flip Chip of Syosset High ...



Brown, Robert "Bob" Earle  The Chattanoogan

A devoted husband, warm and loving father, and lifelong teacher, Bob was born in Woodbury, NJ to Earle and Ellen Brown. He spent most of his youth in Elmont, ...



Recommendations from Long Island's horticultural superstars  Newsday

When vegetable gardeners ask for recommendations of what to plant, my answer is simple: Plant what you like to eat. The season is short, and most edibles will ...



Make A Film helps kids cope with ailments  Newsday

Tiffany Sopp was born with one lung and a single-ventricle heart -- medical problems that make it difficult for her to climb stairs and navigate her way through ...



Nassau: State Science Olympiad winner  Newsday

The Three Village Central School District swept the 2013 New York State Science Olympiad and will go on to compete nationally next month. Earlier this month ...



George F. Maher, retired Nassau police chief of department, dies at 86  Newsday

George F. Maher of East Meadow was a quiet man who left his mark on the Nassau County Police Department.He formed its Hostage Negotiation Team in 1974, ...



Massapequa Park Resident Named Principal of Nassau BOCES Barry Tech  Patch.com

Massapequa Park resident Peter Dalton was recently named the new principal of the Nassau BOCES Barry Tech in Westbury. Dalton joins the BOCES team ...



Dennis Peron, Early Medical Marijuana Advocate, Dies at 71  The New York Times

Dennis Peron, who openly dealt marijuana from a “supermarket” in San Francisco in the 1970s before leading a successful campaign to legalize it for medical ...



Students honored for volunteer efforts  Newsday

Two loca Island students were recipients of Prudential Spirit of Community Awards as New York's top youth volunteers for 2016.Cole Faller, 12, of Roslyn ...



THE FINAL SUNDAY MORNING QB: Stories from 29 years covering the NFL for the Daily News - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

It's been a blast. This is my final column for the Daily News after 29 years.



Long Island salutatorians 2016: Plainedge to Wyandanch  Newsday

Meet Long Island's 2016 salutatorians, arranged in alphabetical order by school from Plainedge to Wyandanch. To report errors, please call 631-843-4813.



Donald Bain, Widely Read Author (but Not by That Name), Dies at 82  The New York Times

Donald Bain, the pseudonymous author of the “Murder, She Wrote” novels, Margaret Truman's “Capital Crimes” mysteries and “Coffee, Tea or Me?,” the ...



Hofstra grad who became dean dies at 75  Newsday

David Christman of Merrick, who over nearly four decades as a Hofstra University dean pushed the bounds of the traditional classroom, has died. He was 75.



Nassau: LI mock-trial champs  Newsday

William Floyd High School, once again, is the mock trial champ of Long Island. A 15-student team from the Mastic Beach school beat Our Lady of Mercy ...



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