Sewanhaka High School’s STAC club’s second annual walk-a-thon raised $2,100.
Even though school is over, a few Greenies acknowledged that weeds don't stop growing over the summer at Sewanhaka High School.
Sewanhaka High School’s Class of 2017 joined for one last time as they bid a heartfelt farewell to their alma mater and looked forward to new beginnings at the school’s annual commencement ceremony on June 24.
Congratulations to the Sewanhaka High School graduating seniors who will attend and play collegiate sports in the fall.
Sewanhaka High School senior Stephane Eugene is being honored as the Rotary Senior of the Year.
Sewanhaka sophomore Joel-Anthoney Bossous and junior Geraldine Osorio competed in the Theodore Roosevelt Public Speaking Contest on May 24.
The National English Honor Society held its inaugural induction at Sewanhaka High School on May 31.
Congratulations to Sewanhaka High School freshmen Yasmine Teekasingh and Emily Triquet, who were both selected as winners in the Creative Communications poetry contest.
Sewanhaka High School's Green Club took advantage of Mother Nature’s drier weather and headed out to one of the school’s courtyards.
Every spring, the Green Club of Sewanhaka High School landscapes the Reflection Triangle on campus.
Sewanhaka students had the opportunity to visit “The People’s Court,” an arbitration-based reality court show that handles small claims disputes in a simulated courtroom setting.
Ten students representing all schools in the district attended the Long Island Consortium For Excellence and Equity’s second annual Middle School Student Leadership Institute at Molloy College’s Suffolk Center on May 22.
The Sewanhaka Central High School District Marching Band performed at the Music in the Parks educational evaluation series in Hershey Park, Pennsylvania on May 20 and 21.
Sewanhaka High School seventh-graders in Diane Ventura’s class participated in the Hance Family Foundation’s Emma's Mile on May 20, raising $800 for the organization.
World Language students from Sewanhaka High School proudly presented their iPad projects to their parents and community on May 11.
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The district recently hosted its fifth annual art exhibition “STEAM” at the Elmont Public Library from April 3-28.
Students across the Sewanhaka High School English Department competed in the National Council of Teachers of English writing competitions this spring.
Seventh-grade Sewanhaka High School students in Ms. Diane Ventura’s social studies classes paid tribute to the country’s famous forefathers and mothers by creating a cemetery and monuments in their honor.
Sewanhaka High School student volunteers held the first meeting of the ENL Leadership Project, a service organization that teaches leadership and language skills.
The annual World Languages National Honor Society Induction Dinner of Sewanhaka High School was held on April 20 at the Inn at New Hyde Park.
Congratulations to Sewanhaka High School seniors Alyssa Molai and Kristen Wiederhold, who were both awarded third place in Floral Park Women's Club writing contest.
Six talented students from Sewanhaka High School were honored in the Martin J. Kelly Writing Contest of the Irish Cultural Society.
Thirty district students recently competed at the New York State SkillsUSA Leadership Conference in Syracuse, New York.
Members of Sewanhaka High School’s Green Club got an early start for Earth Day.
Sewanhaka’s Science National Honor Society held its Induction Night on April 26.
Sewanhaka High School students took part in numerous activities when the school held its annual National World Language week in March.
Sewanhaka High School’s Future Business Leaders of America competed successfully at the 2017 New York State FBLA Leadership Conference held April 5-7 in Rochester, New York.
Youth author Zoraida Córdova visited Sewanhaka High School seventh- and eighth-grade English classes on April 7.
Sewanhaka High School senior John Iacona and juniors Kaitlyn Milinic and Emma Reifschneder have been selected to receive the Students Building Bridges Award at the Nassau County Yom HaShoah Commemoration ceremony at Hofstra University on April 27.
The Sewanhaka High School Science Fair for seventh- and eighth-grade students was held on March 22. The students competed in the showcase with projects including experiments, models, demonstrations and research.
Sewanhaka High School students Emily Geyer, Amanda Lamarche and Piriyankari Sivanesathasan were recognized for their artwork at the Floral Park Women’s League annual luncheon on March 17.
Seven Sewanhaka High School students participated in the fifth annual Junior Iron Chef on Long Island, which was coordinated by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County and Lake Grove Whole Foods Market.
Eleven members of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Sewanhaka Chapter attended the annual State Leadership Conference in Owego, New York.
Seven Sewanhaka High School students participated in the fifth annual Junior Iron Chef on Long Island, which was coordinated by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County and Lake Grove Whole Foods Market.
Sewanhaka Tri-M Chapter 5836 held its induction dinner at Pompei in West Hempstead on March 22.
Sewanhaka High School presented the musical “The Phantom of the Opera” by Andrew Lloyd Webber on March 10-12.
On March 28, The Board of Education celebrated Elmont Memorial and Sewanhaka high schools for being recognized by Better Outcomes, LLC as schools that have been identified as boosting the achievement of economically disadvantaged students.
The artwork of Sewanhaka seniors Ashley Castro, Theodora Catrina, Anastazia Moran and Beno Varghese was exhibited as part of the Long Island Art League’s 10th annual Go APE! artist reception to celebrate exceptional artwork of Advanced Placement art students from Nassau and Suffolk counties.
Sewanhaka High School seniors Ashley Castro, Beno Varghese and Gabriel Yepes participated in Photography Forum’s “Best of College Photography,” celebrating exceptional artwork of high school and college students.
On March 3, to help kick-start the National World Languages Week, Sewanhaka High School’s Italian Club held a wonderful event in the students’ dining hall.
Sewanhaka High School Junior High Mathletes went to Kellenberg Memorial High School for an eighth-grade Math Olympiad Tournament on March 16.
Sewanhaka High School senior John Hurley competed in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s 200- and 500-yard freestyle swimming competitions on March 3 and 4.
Michelle Flannory of Elmont Memorial and Eric Premisler of Sewanhaka High School have been named “Distinguished Teachers of 2017” by the Harvard Club of Long Island.
The Cosmetology Program at Sewanhaka offered salon services after school on Feb. 15 to raise money for the not-for-profit organization St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
The Sewanhaka High School Shared Decision Making Committee’s theme for this school year is “We are all pieces to one puzzle.”
The Sewanhaka High School FBLA chapter attended the 2017 State District meeting at Hofstra University.
Sewanhaka High School Key Club students went to Freeport to assist the Book Fairies organization on Feb. 12.
The district gymnastics team ended a phenomenal season with a season-high score of 161.4 and a second place finish at the Nassau County Team Championships.
Sewanhaka students presented a workshop at the Human Rights Commission of Nassau County's annual youth conference on Feb. 2.
Sewanhaka High School’s English Department has nominated 13 students for the National Council of Teachers of English writing competitions.
Sewanhaka High School Mathletes participated in the 34th annual Nassau Mathematics Tournament at SUNY Old Westbury on Feb. 3.
Sewanhaka High School sophomore Joel Bossous competed in the American Legion Oratorical Contest, progressing through three rounds of the competition.
At a recent Key Club meeting, Sewanhaka High School students made Valentine's cards for veterans.
The Sewanhaka FIRST Lego League Middle School Robotics Team took part in a competition at Mineola High School on Jan. 28. Thirty teams competed at the event, which was sponsored by the School Business Partnerships of Long Island.
Sewanhaka High School senior Shafaq Khan has been selected as a semifinalist in the Coca-Cola Scholars Program.
Sewanhaka High School’s Future Business Leaders of America participated in competitions at Hofstra University on Jan. 20.
Sewanhaka High School seventh-graders in Diane Ventura’s social studies classes recently learned about Native Americans.
Sewanhaka students in Maggie Fetta’s Sports Marketing class were afforded the opportunity to meet ESPN sportscaster Kevin Brown.
Sewanhaka High School is pleased to announce Mohammad Samroz as the Class of 2017 valedictorian and Jessica Hernandez as the salutatorian.
Sewanhaka High School’s Future Business Leaders of America recently boarded a train and headed to New York City for a tour of Madison Square Garden and a show.
The Sewanhaka Central High School District robotics team won the FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Qualifier as part of a three-team alliance on Jan. 8 at Lynbrook High School.
Sewanhaka sophomore Joel Bossous placed first in the Nassau County American Legion Oratorical contest on Jan. 3.
Sewanhaka High School students attended a reading and discussion with poet and essayist Lia Purpura at Hofstra University’s "Great Writers, Great Readings" series. Purpura met with students and teachers afterward to discuss the writing lives of young people and to sign books.
Congratulations to the Sewanhaka Model United Nations team on their great performance at Rutgers University on Dec. 1-4.
Julie Fanelli’s special education classes at Sewanhaka High School wrote holiday cards for men and women who are serving overseas.
The Sewanhaka Band performed for the Elmont Tree Lighting at Covert Avenue School on Nov. 30. The event was sponsored by the Elmont Chamber of Commerce, and organized by the organization’s president, Paul Sapienza.
Sewanhaka High School’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America and members of the Blood Drive committee held a blood drive on Nov. 23.
Sewanhaka High School’s Students and Teachers Against Cancer club hosted its annual food drive throughout November.
Sewanhaka High School students in Eric Premisler's 11th grade Advanced Placement American History class took a walking tour of historic lower Manhattan on Nov. 14.
For the 13th consecutive year, students in Sewanhaka High School’s World Languages Honor Society exhibited their generosity and empathy for those less fortunate by participating in Operation Christmas Child.
Sewanhaka High School’s Future Business Leaders of America officers recently attended the Districts 1N/1S FDM conference at Hofstra University.
Seventh-grade students in Robert Anderson's English classes have embraced the use of their new iPads in classroom instruction.
Sewanhaka High School Key Club members volunteered at the annual Walk-Along for Lupus held at Eisenhower Park on Oct. 16.
On Oct. 23, Diane Ventura’s seventh-grade students joined Ventura’s nephew, Thomas Fitzsimmons, at the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation Walk at Eisenhower Park.
The Sewanhaka High School Students Against Destructive Decisions Club took part in the Out of the Darkness community walk on Oct. 23 at Jones Beach.
Sewanhaka’s cosmetology students took part in a major cleanup of the Career and Technology Education common area as part of their efforts to promote National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Sewanhaka High School’s Student and Teachers Against Cancer club held a bake sale on Oct. 19 to raise money for breast cancer awareness.
Sewanhaka High School is proud to announce that Michaela Lawson (Class of ‘16) was recognized for her photography talents by the New York State PTA Reflections Program.
Sewanhaka High School hosted its annual Student Activities Fair on Sept. 29.
The Sewanhaka High School community gathered on Oct. 8 for the school’s annual homecoming celebration.
The College Board has named 94 current and former Sewanhaka High School students Advanced Placement Scholars based on their successful performance on the May 2016 AP exams.
Members of Sewanhaka High School's Green Club participated in International Coastal Cleanup Day at Hempstead Lake State Park on Sept. 17.
The Sewanhaka High School Music Department is proud to announce that junior Jessica Staiano has been accepted into the All-State Mixed Choir as a soprano 1 and will perform at the New York State School Music Association All-State Festival in Rochester, New York, Dec. 1-4.
Sewanhaka High School’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America chapter joined more than 8,500 student leaders, members and advisers for the FCCLA National Leadership Conference at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California from July 3-7.
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.
Sewanhaka High School's Green Club honored summer solstice with a bit of landscaping.
Sewanhaka High School’s Class of 2016 bid a heartfelt farewell to their alma mater during the school’s annual commencement ceremony on June 25.
Sewanhaka High School’s Kristen Wiederhold, a junior in Justin Uliano’s English class, was selected as a winner in the Nassau Reading Council’s annual Young Authors’ Contest.
Seventeen talented students from the Sewanhaka District were honored by the Irish Cultural Society of the Garden City Area for winning this year’s Martin J. Kelly Writing Contest.
The Sewanhaka High School Band performed at the Armed Forces Day ceremony in South Floral Park to honor those who serve our country.
Eight Sewanhaka High School seniors received the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation’s Scholarships for Academic Excellence.
Seventh-graders from Sewanhaka High School enjoyed an afternoon matinee of Disney's “The Lion King.”
Artist Dominick Sparano discussed illustration and comic design with advanced level art students in Tiffany Kerschman’s Illustration class at Sewanhaka High School on May 19.
Sewanhaka High School seventh-graders participated in the Hance Family Foundation Emma's Mile on May 21.
Members of Sewanhaka High School's Green Club and adviser Yvonne Sherwood spent a couple of days in May caked in dirt, weeds and mulch.
Sewanhaka's Key Club held a candy gram sale during the month of April for UNICEF. Members assembled spring-themed candy bags and attached notes from senders.
Sewanhaka High School’s World Languages National Honor Society held its induction ceremony and dinner at the Inn at New Hyde Park on April 20.
Sewanhaka students, chaperoned by teacher Liliana Bascetta, visited Italy during spring break.
Sewanhaka students in Robert Anderson’s seventh-grade and Karen Walsh’s 11th-grade English classes recently completed a paired reading of the novel “Wonder” by RJ Palacio, discussing issues of bullying, tolerance and problem-solving.
Sewanhaka’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America attended the annual state leadership conference in Oswego on March 31-April 1.
Sewanhaka High School seventh-grader Cassandra Persaud was named a national finalist in the Breaking Barriers Essay Contest.
Sewanhaka High School’s Green Club believes that every day is Earth Day.
The Sewanhaka District Art Department hosted a student artist reception at the Central Administration building to honor 21 talented district students on March 17.
Sewanhaka High School senior Cameron McGregor placed third at the Nassau Community College Monologue Competition.
The Sewanhaka High School music department inducted 65 new and continuing members into Tri-M Chapter 5836 on March 15.
Sewanhaka’s Students and Teachers Against Cancer club raised $200 for Road to Home Rescue Support when it hosted a Welcome Spring ice cream sale on March 22 and 23.
On March 13, the Art League of Long Island hosted its ninth annual Go APE! Artist reception to celebrate exceptional artwork of Advanced Placement art students from Nassau and Suffolk counties.
Sewanhaka High School performed the Disney classic “Beauty and the Beast” on March 11-12.
Seventh- and eighth-grade Sewanhaka High School students participated in a Math Olympiad Tournament at Kellenberg Memorial High School.
Sewanhaka High School seventh-graders in Diane Ventura's social studies classes made children's books about the Preamble to the Constitution.
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Sewanhaka High School’s Future Business Leaders of America members Salaar Khan, Kaitlyn Milinic and Sukhvinder-Singh Hare attended the Apprentice Challenge hosted at Adelphi University, along with adviser Christine Licastri.
Sewanhaka High School is proud to announce Merlyn John as valedictorian and Sidney Saint-Hilaire as salutatorian of the Class of 2016.
Sewanhaka High School junior John Iacona received the Prudential Spirit of Community Award.
The Sewanhaka High School Model United Nations team competed at the Ivy League Model United Nations Conference, held Jan. 28-31 in Philadelphia.
Future Business Leaders of America members from Sewanhaka Central High School District raised more than $1,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project at their first-ever FBLA District Volleyball Tournament.
Sewanhaka High School senior Dominique Allen won first place at the annual Nassau County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest on Jan. 18.
Floral Park Memorial’s boys soccer team and Elmont Memorial 2016 Intel Science Talent Search finalist Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna were recognized by the Board of Education at the January Board meeting.
Sewanhaka High School juniors Shafaq Khan and Alena Varghese participated in the 2015-2016 American Legion Oratorical Contest.
The Sewanhaka High School World Culture Club collected school supplies and snacks for a group of children in a Quechua village in the Amazon jungle of Ecuador
Fourteen students from the district’s robotics club competed in the New York City/Long Island FIRST Tech Challenge Qualifier Tournament hosted by Francis Lewis High School in Queens on Jan. 17.
Sewanhaka High School juniors in Kathleen Crimmins’ AP Language class went on a field trip to Manhattan to see the movie “Macbeth.”
Sewanhaka High School’s Students and Teachers Against Cancer held its annual Giving Tree fundraiser.
More than 25 former students visited Sewanhaka High School to participate in the annual Alumni Day program on Jan. 7.
Vincent Sinobio, the father of Sewanhaka High School Special Education Chairperson Fran Sinobio, recently visited the school as a guest speaker.
Sewanhaka High School’s Key Club and Builders Club came together to host a read-along for local elementary school-aged children on Dec. 16.
Members of Sewanhaka High School’s Shared Decision Making Committee organized a coat drive prior to the holiday break.
Dressed in festive holiday attire, student-musicians from Sewanhaka High School performed Christmas, Hanukkah and other holiday music for seniors residing at the Garden Care Center in Franklin Square.
Sewanhaka High students in Antonietta Cesare’s math classes created holiday cards for Safyre Terry, a burn victim and orphan from Schenectady, New York.
Sewanhaka High School’s Green Club used the money collected weekly from the school’s recycling program to purchase toys for Toys for Tots.
Sewanhaka High School’s Students and Teachers Against Cancer club held their annual Thanksgiving Food Drive, along with teacher Elizabeth Rossi.
Sewanhaka High School students are spreading holiday cheer to members of the military and their families.
Sewanhaka High School students in Matthew Curiale's and Kathleen Crimmins' AP English classes, as well as English chairperson Justin Uliano, recently attended a poetry reading and discussion with poet Rowan Ricardo Phillips at Hofstra University as part of the "Great Writers, Great Readings" series.
Sewanhaka High School students in Daisy Amaris’ Health and Nutrition classes participated in a Thanksgiving-themed “Mac and Cheese Throwdown.
The Sewanhaka Central High School District's career and technical education department is holding an information session this evening for all ninth- and 10th-graders.
Sewanhaka High School students enrolled in AP Psychology and Anatomy & Physiology classes participated in a videoconference through Adventures in Medicine and Science with education specialist Ray Vollmer on Nov. 24.
Students in Sewanhaka High School’s World Languages National Honor Society exhibited their generosity and empathy for those less fortunate by participating in Operation Christmas Child.
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.
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Sewanhaka High School’s Family Career and Community Leaders of America joined members of the school’s Blood Drive Committee to organize a blood drive at the high school on Nov. 13.
The Jamaica Square Improvement League honored football players and cheerleaders from Floral Park Memorial and Sewanhaka high schools with the "It's Football Season" award.
Sewanhaka High School chorus student and Metropolitan Youth Choir member Jessica Staiano performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce’s 31st annual Small Business Person of the Year and Legislative Breakfast
Sewanhaka High School seventh- and eighth-grade students participated in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation walk on Oct. 25 at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow.
It was a crisp autumn day as the Sewanhaka community took to the streets to celebrate homecoming on Oct. 17.
The College Board has named 87 current and former Sewanhaka High School students AP Scholars based on their successful performance on the May 2015 AP exams.
Students and staff at Sewanhaka High School supported Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing the color pink on Oct. 2.
Sewanhaka Central High School District’s Career and Technical Education students had an opportunity to put their knowledge and problem-solving abilities to the test when the Army’s STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) vehicle visited their school.
Sewanhaka High School’s Daniel Drucker and Sidney Saint-Hilaire have been named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Sewanhaka High School’s Green Club took over Hempstead Lake State Park with eager hands and can-do attitudes on Sept. 19. The “Greenies,” with the presence of their adviser Yvonne Sherwood, removed litter from the shoreline for a few hours.
The district celebrated 1956 Sewanhaka High School graduate and former New York Jets defensive tackle Paul Rochester in a ceremony that included the presentation of an NFL football to the high school, recognizing Rochester’s Super Bowl III play.
Sewanhaka High School Students and Teachers Against Cancer Club organized a cardio and kickboxing class to help raise money for the Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Members of Sewanhaka High School’s Key Club donated more than 100 books to the Book Fairies.
Four musicians from the Long Island Philharmonic visited Sewanhaka High School’s Senior High Orchestra on June 9.
Sewanhaka High School held a senior signing award ceremony for Justin Alexandre, Daniella Ford and Brenton Mighty, who are entering college on athletic scholarships.
Members of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America’s Sewanhaka Chapter attended the annual State Leadership Conference in Syracuse with more than 150 students from New York State.
Sewanhaka High School juniors Christopher Melton and Martha Williams received honorable mentions for their Let Them Eat Cake entries in the Long Island Family and Consumer Sciences Professionals Challenge.
Six Sewanhaka High School seniors received the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation’s Scholarships for Academic Excellence
Members of Sewanhaka High School's Green Club continued its tradition of landscaping the school’s Reflection Triangle.
Sewanhaka High School coaches and administrators celebrated the yearlong accomplishments of student-athletes at Sports Awards Night on June 2.
Sewanhaka High School students participated in a districtwide poster contest for world language students.
Ten students from Sewanhaka Central High School District were sworn into the United States Marine Corps during a ceremony at Sewanhaka High School.
Members of the National Art Honor Society at Sewanhaka High School participated in the Memory Project for the fifth consecutive year.
Thirty-one students became the newest members of Sewanhaka High School’s National Art Honor Society on March 25.
The Irish Cultural Society of the Garden City Area honored six Sewanhaka High School students at the Garden City Public Library on May 6.
Approximately 40 Sewanhaka Central High School District cosmetology students volunteered their time and expertise to beautify community residents as part of a fundraiser to benefit Operation Wounded Warrior.
Members of Sewanhaka’s Green Club spent a few hours at Hempstead State Lake Park on May 2.
Postponed Earth Day Celebration a Success After a one-week weather-related delay, students at Sewanhaka beautified their campus on April 29 in honor of Earth Day.
Four students from Sewanhaka’s Robotics Club participated in the 2015 FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship in St. Louis, Missouri, from April 22-25.
Students and teachers brought their singing, dancing and other artistic abilities to the stage during the Sewanhaka Follies talent show.
Sewanhaka’s World Languages Honor Society inducted 110 students on April 16 at the Inn at New Hyde Park.
Members of Sewanhaka’s newspaper, The Chieftain, attended Adelphi University’s Press Day on March 25.
Sewanhaka students learned what it takes to become an author when Sarah Beth Durst visited their school on April 17.
Sewanhaka students had an amazing time when they traveled to Paris and Barcelona on the school’s first trip abroad.
Sewanhaka senior Mia Kuna received first-place honors for her photography at the Floral Park Women’s League annual luncheon on March 8.
Model United Nations delegates from Sewanhaka volunteered their time to assist Elmont School District students during a recent visit to Hofstra University.
Sewanhaka’s Green Club rode their bicycles to the New Hyde Park train station on April 18 to participate in Beautification Day.
Sewanhaka seventh-graders recently participated in the St. Jude’s Math-A-thon, raising more than $1,000 for the organization.
Italian students from Sewanhaka enjoyed traditional ethnic cuisine at the school’s fifth annual Italian Pasta Bash.
The Sewanhaka Central High School District Marching Band received a set of Pearl Quad drums thanks to the generosity of the Music Academy of Garden City.
Sewanhaka students performed the musical “Children of Eden” to a sold-out audience on March 21 and 23.
The academic achievements of more than 100 students were celebrated at the National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society inductions on March 30.
Sewanhaka's Robotics Club headed to the World Championship