H. Frank Carey’s senior class, along with their family members, friends and local dignitaries, celebrated their commencement on June 25.
H. Frank Carey High School held its Seventh Grade Awards assembly on June 12.
H. Frank Carey High School held its annual Senior Academic Awards Night on May 25. Approximately 140 seniors were honored for their academic, community involvement, and/or outstanding character.
H. Frank Carey junior Javier Munoz was named winner of the "Freedom to Read" essay and art contest for the Intellectual Freedom Committee of the Nassau County Library Association.
Congratulations to freshman Isabella Basso for receiving the Carey Character Award for the month of March.
H. Frank Carey’s Go-Green club has been busy planting around the school’s campus, helping to beautify and create an improved and welcoming environment.
H. Frank Carey High School senior Maira Khan represented her school and country at the International Sustainable World Engineering Energy Environment Project Olympiad (ISWEEEP) at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas in early May.
H. Frank Carey Italian teacher JoAnn Molino was honored with the KJOY 98.3 Teacher Who Lights up the Room Award.
H. Frank Carey High School ninth- and 10th- grade science research students attended the 15th annual Molloy College Science Fair.
The H. Frank Carey Art Department is pleased to announce junior Thomas Raggio as the first-place winner in this year's eSchoolData Login Page Art Contest.
H. Frank Carey High School’s 2017 Teacher of the Year is a true exemplar of outstanding teaching. A member of the Carey family for 18 years, Mrs. Antonia Healy is truly loved and respected by her students and colleagues alike.
H. Frank Carey High School is proud to announce that freshman Anthony LoRe has been recruited by the New Hampshire Northern Cyclones Tier 1 National Junior Ice Hockey Team as a full season billet player.
H. Frank Carey recently launched its “Carey Coaches” program with a team of 18 junior high students, who are now receiving extensive training from Apple learning specialists to help them become experts with the iPad Air 2.
H. Frank Carey students Carmela D’Arienzo and Ryan Estes were named Seniors of the Month for March.
Holocaust survivor and noted author Marion Blumenthal Lazan addressed the entire sophomore and junior classes of H. Frank Carey High School on March 13.
District student-athletes, coaches and parents received information about the college recruitment process from Adam Brown, a former NCAA Compliance Officer for Hofstra University football on March 22.
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Five students from H. Frank Carey High School excelled at the 19th annual Nassau Community College Honors Program Science Fair on March 18.
H. Frank Carey junior Victoria Arnold received the schools’ character award for February.
Maira Khan, a senior at H. Frank Carey, was selected as a finalist to compete at the International Sustainable World Engineering Energy Environment Project Olympiad in Houston, Texas in May.
Three district students placed second in the annual Long Island Junior Iron Chef competition on March 18.
H. Frank Carey is proud to announce that six seniors have signed National Letters of Intent to play Division I and Division II sports when they attend college in the fall.
Congratulations to Carey senior Shaina Zafar for being named a 2017 Coca-Cola Scholar.
Congratulations to junior Patrick Mehr on receiving the January Carey Character Award.
H. Frank Carey seventh-grader Ava Pelzer earned an honorable mention at the Hofstra Model United Nations Conference, marking the first time in the school’s history that a seventh grade student earned such an honor.
H. Frank Carey’s Model United Nations club had a very successful winter, with students earning awards at two major conferences.
H. Frank Carey has named Class of 2017 salutatorian Eric Jiang and senior Maria Papas as Seniors of the Month for February.
H. Frank Carey Science Research students presented science projects to younger students when the Washington Street School PTA held their annual Family Science Night on Feb. 16.
H. Frank Carey’s Mock Trial team litigated their way to a first round victory in the Nassau County Bar Association’s annual tournament.
Seniors in Michael Cartolano's Photographic Arts class honored H. Frank Carey alumni and staff who have served in the armed forces on Feb. 17. The veterans visit took place in the school’s library and began with a brunch, a "meet and greet" and a special viewing of the school’s Wall of Honor.
Business students in Sara Cervini’s and Jennifer Lehmann’s Career and Financial Management classes have undergone a rigorous curriculum in budgeting, banking, investing, credit, insurance, money management and taxes.
H. Frank Carey High School chemistry and science research teacher Charlie Bewick was one of a new cohort of 27 Long Island math and science teachers recently named to the Master Teacher Program.
H. Frank Carey seventh grader Devin Casano clinched a victory in the school’s annual Geography Bee.
H. Frank Carey recently held its annual Military Day. Representatives from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines came to the school to speak to students about opportunities in the military.
H. Frank Carey High School sophomore Collin Buchanan was selected as December's Carey Character.
The Athletic Department at H. Frank Carey expressed its gratitude to the Art Palette Club, led by adviser Roi Daconto, for a beautifully painted mural that was created for the school’s Athletic Trainers room for all the athletes to enjoy.
H. Frank Carey eighth-grade students in Thomas Needham’s English class were visited by Yaron Brook, executive co-chairman and president of the Ayn Rand Institute on Feb. 3.
H. Frank Carey’s Daniel Davide and Dakota Terenzi were named Seniors of the Month for January.
H. Frank Carey’s Saving Our Society Club was introduced to two guest speakers who discussed a multitude of possible charitable events club members could participate in.
H. Frank Carey special education teacher Linda Cuomo self-published a book under her maiden name, Linda Costarella.
Students in the district’s culinary program visited the set of ABC's “The Chew” on Jan. 12 and met chefs Mario Batali and Michael Simon. The segment, titled "Snack Smarter," featured actress Michelle Monaghan from the new movie "Patriot’s Day."
H. Frank Carey seniors Claire Curtin and Tyler DeMeo were named Seniors of the Month for December.
Congratulations to H. Frank Carey High School seniors Daniel Davide and Brianna Pinto for being recognized by the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance as Nassau Zone Award recipients.
Members of the H. Frank Carey school community recently participated in No Shave November in order to evoke conversations about both testicular and prostate cancers.
H. Frank Carey's Model United Nations team attended a weekend full of discussions on relevant and pressing global issues at Rutgers University from Dec. 1-4.
Four members of the social studies department at H. Frank Carey recently utilized a new and innovative learning strategy in their classrooms.
H. Frank Carey is pleased to announce that Domenico D’Erasmo and Tara Faraone were named Seniors of the Month for November.
H. Frank Carey junior Frank Porcasi spearheaded a schoolwide effort to donate Halloween candy to the troops who serve our country. Students in grades 7-12 were asked to donate via their social studies classes and collected 300 pounds of candy that Frank packaged for Operation Gratitude.
H. Frank Carey junior Christopher Tile has been named the Carey Character of November.
The H. Frank Carey faculty participated in a workshop titled “The Transgender Experience” on Nov. 14.
H. Frank Carey senior Erin DaGrossa has been named the Carey Character for October.
H. Frank Carey High School’s Promoting Academics through Life Skills students shared what they were thankful for with parents and staff at their annual Thanksgiving luncheon on Nov. 18.
Uniondale’s Mitchell Field was filled with talent, precision and extraordinary music during the annual Newsday Marching Band Festival on Oct. 19.
H. Frank Carey English teacher Anna DeMartino has been recognized by the New York State English Council as a 2016 English Teacher of Excellence.
H. Frank Carey’s Future Business Leaders of America hosted its annual Halloween fair and the turnout was spooktacular.
H. Frank Carey High School is proud to announce Maira Khan as valedictorian and Eric Jiang as salutatorian of the Class of 2017.
H. Frank Carey students Gabby Cavilari, Emma Fitzgerald and Nick Stavropoulos were invited to attend the Long Island Music Hall of Fame's Induction Gala at The Space at Westbury on Nov. 3 to work on a student music documentary about Long Island.
The non-profit organization w!se (Working in Support of Education) has recognized H. Frank Carey as a Blue Star School for the 2015-16 academic year.
The H. Frank Carey Art Department is pleased to recognize the great success of Class of 2000 alumnus Anthony Miale.
H. Frank Carey High School students in the district’s Promoting Academics through Life Skills program culminated the creation of their amazing autumn apple art with a celebration on Oct. 24.
Students, faculty and community members flocked to Carey for the school’s annual homecoming festivities on Oct. 29.
The H. Frank Carey Seahawks celebrated their annual Pep Rally and Spirit Day on Oct. 7.
H. Frank Carey’s varsity football program teamed up with the Think Pink club to “Pink Out” for Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Oct. 8.
H. Frank Carey is pleased to announce that the College Board has named 139 former and current students Advanced Placement Scholars following their outstanding performance on the May 2016 AP exams. Principal Christopher Fiore congratulated the students on this wonderful academic achievement.
Carey freshman Jessica Ortiz has received the Carey Character Award for the month of September.
H. Frank Carey seniors Kim Calugaru, Eric Jiang, Alvin Kim, George Pierides and Adrian Wozniak have been recognized as Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Carey seniors Domenico D'Erasmo, Maira Khan and Emma Nikols were named semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
H. Frank Carey Class of 2016 graduate Gianna Cannavo was named third runner-up in the America’s Homecoming Queen competition held in Memphis, Tennessee, in July.
The Board of Education has appointed Christopher Fiore as principal of H. Frank Carey High School and Dr. Christopher Salinas as principal of Sewanhaka High School.
H. Frank Carey High School held its annual Senior Awards Night on May 26 honoring 142 seniors for their academics, community involvement and/or their personal qualities. The event was organized by the Pupil Personnel Services Department, under the direction of chairperson Danielle Amato.
H. Frank Carey recently hosted seventh- and eighth-grade award assemblies to acknowledge hard working Carey students.
Seniors from H. Frank Carey, along with their family members, friends and local dignitaries, celebrated their commencement on June 26.
H. Frank Carey has named Zachary Strange and Rebecca Sullivan as its June Seniors of the Month.
Congratulations to H. Frank Carey senior Gianna Cannavo, New York State’s Homecoming Queen!
H. Frank Carey junior Maira Khan was accepted into Stony Brook University’s Garcia Research Scholar Program for high school students. The program offers high school students the opportunity to perform research on the forefronts of polymer science and technology.
Congratulations to Gabriella D’Anna and Vasilios Vlahos, H. Frank Carey’s May Seniors of the Month!
H. Frank Carey senior Dominick Brusca has committed to attend the United States Merchant Marine Academy this June and will pursue a degree in marine transportation.
H. Frank Carey held its annual spring blood drive in conjunction with the New York Blood Center on May 19.
H. Frank Carey’s drama class, taught by Anna DeMartino was “star-struck” this year with, not one, but two visits from big-name Broadway stars.
H. Frank Carey’s Senior String Orchestra, Senior Chorus and Junior Band, under the guidance of directors Gregory Krajci, Michael Moreno and Kaitie LoRusso, respectively, received Gold Awards at the New York State School Music Association’s NYSSMA Majors ensemble festival held at Hofstra University.
H. Frank Carey seniors Angelo Cona and Haroulla Papaleontiou have been named Seniors of the Month for April.
H. Frank Carey junior Tyler DeMeo was selected as the Carey Character for April.
H. Frank Carey High School athletes Michael Kadnar and Anthony Millan will be attending Stony Brook University for the next four years.
H. Frank Carey’s Animal Alert Club collected donations for the animal shelter Bobbi and the Strays.
Seventh-graders at H. Frank Carey participated in a student enrichment project through the social studies department in April.
H. Frank Carey senior Dori Luciani received the school’s character award for March.
Twenty-three students from H. Frank Carey High School spent their spring break exploring Iceland, the land of fire and ice, a literal hot bed of geologic and scientific activity. Students were able to see the powerful effects of nature, as well as how this power could be harnessed.
Rock and Roll took center stage at H. Frank Carey when two-time Grammy nominee Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could performed for Promoting Academics through Life Skills students and those in the special education program on May 5.
The nationally acclaimed Challenge Day program was brought to H. Frank Carey High School on April 19-20.
H. Frank Carey High School senior Gregory Matzelle has signed a Letter of Intent to run track at SUNY Binghamton.
Twenty three students from H. Frank Carey High School spent their spring break exploring Iceland, The Land of Fire and Ice. A literal hot bed of geologic and scientific activity, students were able to see the powerful effects of nature as well as how this power could be harnessed.
After much hard work and preparation, it is with great pride that H. Frank Carey announces its FBLA State Leadership Conference winners.
H. Frank Carey’s Faith Spano and Brad Spicher were named Seniors of the Month for March.
H. Frank Carey senior Melanie Mignano was selected as a finalist in the Photographer's Forum contest, earning an Honorable Mention for her photograph.
H. Frank Carey junior Kevin Yetim was the recipient of the school’s February Character award.
H. Frank Carey has named Gianna Cannavo and Richard Ostrander Seniors of the Month for February.
On March 9, the Carey Clipper staff attended Adelphi University’s annual Press Day and Quill Awards
H. Frank Carey High School junior Shaina Zafar has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award.
Five years ago, current Carey senior Priscilla Kuruvila decided to challenge her artistic abilities by switching her talent from the usual material of paper to snow.
Carey Future Business Leaders of America students were honored at the Nassau/Suffolk business-related competitions on Jan. 15.
In February, schools across Nassau County met at Adelphi University for the annual Human Rights Conference.
H. Frank Carey’s Nicholas Zaromatidis and Shaina Zafar won Outstanding Delegation in the UN Science and Technology Development Committee, representing Rwanda at the Ivy League Model United Nations Conference at the University of Pennsylvania.
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The H. Frank Carey High School community congratulates swimmer Julia Pusateri on signing with Sacred Heart University.
Students and faculty at Carey paid tribute to alumni and former staff members who served in the armed forces by inducting them into the school’s Wall of Honor.
Congratulations to H. Frank Carey’s Anthony Catapano and Serena Viti on being named Seniors of the Month for January.
H. Frank Carey’s Shared Decision Making Committee sponsored the second annual Valentine’s Day Photo Booth fundraiser on Feb. 12.
H. Frank Carey seventh-grader Joseph Todaro has been selected as January’s Carey Character.
Students in Jennifer Lehmann’s Career and Financial Management class at H. Frank Carey High School passed the W!se’s Financial Literacy Certification Test in January.
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The first Wednesday in February is National Signing Day for Division 1 college football players across America. It was a very special day at H. Frank Carey, as All-Long Island football players Anthony Catapano and Michael Catanese signed their letters of intent with Stony Brook and Cornell, respectively.
H. Frank Carey High School has resurrected its most successful mentoring program, Family Ties.
The Junior High Drama Club at H. Frank Carey delivered an outstanding production of “Peter Pan” on Jan. 29 and Jan. 30.
H. Frank Carey has named CJ Buchanan and Clarice Tenorio as its Seniors of the Month for December.
H. Frank Carey senior Nicolette Taylor was honored with the Character Award for the month of December.
Prior to the holiday season, H. Frank Carey students and faculty were reminded that there were families in the Franklin Square community in need of assistance for a variety of reasons.
H. Frank Carey students Michael Kadnar and Samantha Raggio were selected as Seniors of the Month for November.
The Carey Pupil Personnel Services Department hosted its annual On-Site Admissions Program, during which seniors met with college admissions officers to determine their acceptance and possible scholarship offers.
The members of Carey’s student government raised more than $150 for the Ronald McDonald House at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center through their Candy Cane Gram fundraising event.
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H. Frank Carey High School held its annual fall blood drive in conjunction with the New York Blood Center on Dec. 10.
Members of H. Frank Carey’s Senior High Drama Club took the stage for their production of “Pygmalion: A Romance in Five Acts” by George Bernard Shaw on Dec. 4-5.
Students in the district’s culinary classes at H. Frank Carey High School catered the annual Central Council of PTAs Scholarship Dinner in Carey’s cafeteria on Dec. 4.
Members of the science department at H. Frank Carey participated in No Shave November to raise money for testicular cancer.
H. Frank Carey’s Model UN club attended a conference hosted by the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia on Nov. 20-22.
H. Frank Carey students in the school’s 21st Century Scholars Program attended the Lincoln Center production of “The King and I,” which featured Carey Class of 2002 graduate Kelvin Moon Loh, on Nov. 19.
H. Frank Carey’s chapter of Future Business Leaders of America recently held its annual Thanksgiving food drive to benefit St. Martha's in Uniondale, St. Catherine of Siena in Franklin Square and St. Vincent de Paul in Elmont.
Sewanhaka Central High School District’s Career and Technical Education Department provided students with information on its course offerings during a weeklong Career Expo held at each of the district’s five high schools.
The H. Frank Carey Pupil Personnel Services Department, in conjunction with Camfel Productions, presented the anti-bullying and character education assembly Be Amazing! on Nov. 18.
H. Frank Carey High School graduate and space shuttle astronaut Mike Massimino was honored with the Spirit of Discovery Award at the 13th annual Cradle of Aviation Museum Air and Space Gala on Nov. 18.
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Within the past few months, H. Frank Carey seniors have been working incredibly hard on the “Let’s Tackle Poverty” campaign to raise student consciousness of poverty and as a fundraiser for Heifer International, a non-governmental organization dedicated to aiding struggling international communities.
Carey seniors Amanda Ulzheimer and Dylan Van Manen signed National Letters of Intent to continue their participation in athletics at the college level.
H. Frank Carey High School has named Kyle Capoziello and Megan Soebke as Seniors of the Month for October.
Carey is pleased to announce junior Juliana Montes as the recipient of its October Character Award.
H. Frank Carey High School invites all parents to attend a Financial Aid Night on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. in the school’s north dining hall.
H. Frank Carey High School is pleased to announce Serena Viti and Samantha Raggio as valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2016.
Carey’s student government and members of its Yearbook Committee organized a collection for soldiers serving in Afghanistan.
Carey’s pupil personnel services department recently put together a week of activities to remind students about the importance of treating each other with respect and kindness.
Carey held its annual National Honor Society inductions on Oct. 27. In all, 122 students were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society and 115 into the National Honor Society.
The holiday festivities were in full force when Carey hosted a Halloween party for local elementary school children on Oct. 29.
Carey students Michael Langis and Angela Rizzo were selected as Seniors of the Month for September.
Carey seniors Brett Robison and Jake Safuto have been selected to receive the Nassau Zone Award from the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
Carey students showed off their Seahawk spirit when the school celebrated its annual homecoming festivities on Oct. 24.
H. Frank Carey senior Melody Han was honored with the Character Award for the month of September.
H. Frank Carey High School junior Suzan Ciftcikal and eighth-grader Alex Chang have been selected to participate in the Long Island String Festival Association’s Nassau Secondary Festival this November.
H. Frank Carey High School is pleased to announce that the College Board has named 108 current and former students AP Scholars.
Carey held its annual club fair on Sept. 22, giving students an opportunity to meet with representatives from the many extracurricular clubs available at the school.
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