Floral Park Honors Teacher and Staff Member of the Month
Floral Park Memorial physical education teacher Steve Savino and school registrar Patricia McCallum have been named November’s Teacher of the Month and Staff Member of the Month.
Savino has been teaching in the Sewanhaka Central High School district for 24 years, making him one of the longest tenured physical education teachers. He teaches both junior high and senior high physical education in which he conducts a wide variety of activities with the students. He incorporates decision-making, problem-solving and teamwork into his daily lessons. Savino is always willing to help his students both in and out of the classroom. He is a valued member of the Physical Education Department.
McCallum has served as Floral Park Memorial’s school registrar for five and a half years. As a member of the faculty, she is responsible for registering students, coordinating home visits, processing transcript requests, graduation and diploma verifications, scheduling appointments and assisting with all aspects of the Naviance program, among other responsibilities.
McCallum has become the friendly face for students, whether it’s for a snack or a place to store their belongings, she is the one they seek out. She is always friendly, eager to assist and is a great asset to the Pupil Personnel Services Department and the Floral Park community.