Please note this video reflects work completed as of March 1.
Sewanhaka Tri-M Chapter 5836 held its induction dinner at Pompei in West Hempstead on March 22.
The New Hyde Park Memorial Model United Nations team competed at the Boston University Invitational Model UN conference held in Boston, Massachusetts.
Sewanhaka High School presented the musical “The Phantom of the Opera” by Andrew Lloyd Webber on March 10-12.
By junior Phoebe Velez
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.
Several Virtual Enterprise students from Floral Park Memorial attended a seminar at Sewanhaka High School hosted by Sen. Elaine Phillips on March 18.
New Hyde Park Memorial inducted 184 new members into the World Languages Honor Society on March 15.
Floral Park Memorial’s District Sports Night team was invited to attend a "Breakfast of Champions" hosted by the Booster Club on March 22.
Five students from H. Frank Carey High School excelled at the 19th annual Nassau Community College Honors Program Science Fair on March 18.
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.
H. Frank Carey junior Victoria Arnold received the schools’ character award for February.
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.
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.
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.
The artwork of Floral Park Memorial senior Sarah Saji was exhibited at the Art Supervisors Association’s 2017 Nassau All-County Art Exhibition at Farmingdale State College on March 12.
One hundred twenty-five district students joined together for the fourth annual Sewanha-Con event, which celebrates all things pop-culture related, at New Hyde Park Memorial High School on March 11.
Floral Park Memorial High School’s Leo Club held its second annual installation ceremony at the school on March 9. Under the advisory of teacher Mr. Kurt Brechtlein, the club is committed to volunteerism, fundraising and service to the community and school.
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.
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.
Twenty-seven New Hyde Park Memorial students participated in the Junior Achievement High School Heroes program, which provides high school students an opportunity to become role models by teaching and inspiring elementary students.
The Always a Better Choice Committee at Elmont Memorial honors students who perform good deeds each and every day.
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.
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.
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.
New Hyde Park Memorial senior Preeti Pressanan’s Reflections entry, “This is My Story” was awarded the New York State PTA Award of Excellence and has advanced to the national level of Reflections judging.
And the crowd goes wild! On March 1, Floral Park Memorial’s District Sports Night Team shocked the nation. Well maybe not the nation, but definitely the entire H. Frank Carey High School gymnasium. After nearly 30 years, the curse has been broken and Floral Park was crowned first place champions!
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.
The Sewanhaka High School Shared Decision Making Committee’s theme for this school year is “We are all pieces to one puzzle.”
Floral Park Memorial’s Romance Language club presented their annual Mardi Gras event on Feb. 15.
H. Frank Carey’s Mock Trial team litigated their way to a first round victory in the Nassau County Bar Association’s annual tournament.
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.
Elmont Memorial High School Music Department presented “Legally Blonde,” based on the popular movie and award-winning musical, on March 3 and 4.
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.
What did you do over the winter break? Some members of the Business Honor Society at New Hyde Park Memorial High School used their vacation to help others.
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.
Members of Floral Park Memorial’s boys soccer team were honored at the annual Nassau County awards dinner at the Marriott in Uniondale.
Sewanhaka students presented a workshop at the Human Rights Commission of Nassau County's annual youth conference on Feb. 2.
New Hyde Park Memorial senior Rebecca Justiniano, a student in Katie Kaspar’s 12AP Literature and Composition class, received a regional award in the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing competition, presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers.
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.
Floral Park Memorial senior Lorenzo Arrindell recently signed a Letter of Intent to play soccer at the University of St. Rose in the fall.
Congratulations to Elmont Memorial’s athletes, who brought pride and recognition home to their school community this past weekend.
Sewanhaka High School’s English Department has nominated 13 students for the National Council of Teachers of English writing competitions.
Academy of Finance students in grades 9-12 assisted with the iPad rollout for eighth-grade students on Feb. 27. They were responsible for giving the younger students their iPads and chargers, and provided directions for powering on the devices, as well as login information.
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.
The Sewanhaka Central High School Board of Education recognized the district’s Class of 2017 valedictorians and salutatorians at its meeting on Feb. 28.
Sewanhaka High School Mathletes participated in the 34th annual Nassau Mathematics Tournament at SUNY Old Westbury on Feb. 3.