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Two New York School Districts Sit Close By, but Far Apart in Resources  The Wall Street Journal

Two neighboring districts on Long Island illustrate the wide gaps in resources among public schools. Albany will debate this month over how much New York ...



See: Syosset National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists  Syosset, NY Patch

See: Syosset National Merit Scholars - Syosset, NY - Semi-finalists for the National Merit Scholarship Program were announced Wednesday.



Trio Of Long Island Teens Earning National Recognition For Cancer Fundraising  CBS New York

JERICHO, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Three Long Island teens who have lost loved ones to cancer are taking action after tragedy and earning national recognition ...



Four Long Island high schools in U.S. News' top 300 nationally  Newsday

Four public high schools on Long Island are in the top 300 nationally in U.S. News & World Report's annual list of "Best High Schools," released Tuesday, which ...



Jericho  Newsday

SPENDING $124,341,752 a 1.38 percent increase from the current $122,653,735. TAX LEVY 1.46 percent increase, from $106,236,917 to $107,787,976. This is ...



Jericho teacher, students star in 'Science Fair' doc  Newsday

The movie, a Sundance winner, follows students from around the world as they compete at what's often called the Olympics of science.



LI school district is named No. 1 in national ranking  Newsday

The Jericho school district is tops in the nation among public school systems in the Niche 2019 Best School Districts ranking, the first time it has achieved that ...



Movie Star Teacher, Prized Pupils A Big Hit At International Science Competition  CBS New York

JERICHO, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A local teacher on Long Island has been producing science superstars for years and now their story is being told in a new ...



Jericho Student Named Regeneron Finalist  Plainview, NY Patch

Jericho Student Named Regeneron Finalist - Plainview, NY - Madhav Subramanian is among 40 students nationwide who will travel to Washington, D.C. to ...



53 LI students honored as Regeneron Scholars  Newsday

Seniors from 23 high schools are named in the first round of the prestigious high school research contest, and Jericho High School ties for second place ...



Jericho School District in Long Island named best in US  WABC-TV

One school district on Long Island has been named the best in the country.



Wheatley, Northport teams are mock trial champs  Newsday

Teams from The Wheatley School in Old Westbury and Northport High School are this year's mock trial champions for Nassau and Suffolk counties, respectively.



School District Tries to Lure Asian Parents  New York Times

In Jericho, N.Y., the high school's new diversity has revealed a cultural chasm over the meaning of parental involvement.



Letter: Praise 9 a.m. start at LI high school  Newsday

Having retired after 34 years of teaching at Jericho High School, I am very proud to see the school at 27 on Newsweek's ranking of the top 500 high schools in ...



2 LI seniors are finalists in science contest  Newsday

Jericho High School seniors Andrew Fang and Leo Lo stood side by side Tuesday in front of a computer in the science research classroom where they have ...



Student says school refused to act after she was sent KKK photo  News 12 Long Island

A student claims her school refused to act after she was sent a KKK message on her phone. Jordan Yearwood says she was in history class at Jericho High ...



Long Island Teacher Stars In New Documentary  CBS New York

Jericho High School teacher Serena McCalla is the star of a new documentary called "Science Fair." 1 year ago. Next Video. Cyclist Seriously Hurt In Central ...



Nassau County Launches Anti-Bullying Website And App  CBS New York

JERICHO, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Families and educators on Long Island may be one step closer to identifying warning signs of bullying, and students' rights if ...



Legislators Drucker and Lafazan Celebrate Lunar New Year With Chinese Association of Jericho  LongIsland.com

The not-for-profit organization hosted the celebration at Jericho High School.



6 LI high schools among U.S. News’ top 200  Newsday

Six Long Island public high schools are among the nation's top 200 in U.S. News & World Report's annual list of “Best High Schools,” released early Wednesday.



High school football participation taking a hit on LI  Newsday

Participation in scholastic football is declining at a faster rate on Long Island than in the rest of the state and the nation. The growing concern about head injuries ...



Tunnel proposal faces heat in Jericho  liherald.com

When Oyster Bay Supervisor Joseph Saladino was a boy, his father, Joseph, was a town councilman. The supervisor told an audience of roughly 800 at Jericho ...



Central Islip HS principal charged with assault  News 12 Long Island

The principal of Central Islip High School has been charged with assault.



Buying a home in Jericho  Newsday

What makes Jericho an attractive option for home buyers, says Assemb. Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove), is the “nature and extraordinary quality of the school ...



Alley Oop For Autism Puts Fundraising in Center Court  Long Island Press

Left to right in back row: Joel Levine, Corey Levine, Justin Resnick, Adam Seiden, Peter Resnick. Front row: Emily Levine, Debbie Levine, Alyssa Resnick, ...



Oyster Bay High School assistant football coach resigns in protest  liherald.com

Joseph Baccarella, an Oyster Bay High School assistant football coach, said he resigned on Jan. 23 to protest the firing of Joe Knoll, the team's head coach.



LI high schooler gives back after house fire  Newsday

A chess National Master, Warren Wang launched CHESSanity, a nonprofit that teaches young children how to play the game, with his brother.



Stunning photos from around LI, NYC  Newsday

From the picturesque scenes of Long Island to the iconic sights of New York City, Newsday photographers capture images telling the stories of the people and ...



Starting A New Chapter  Garden City Life

When Dr. Maureen Appiarius was hired back in 2015 to replace Dr. Fino Celano as the Garden City Public School District's assistant superintendent for ...



Parents outraged by noose photo displayed in middle school classroom  News 12 Long Island

The Roosevelt School District says "appropriate action" has been taken against three teachers at Roosevelt Middle School for a racially offensive photo that was ...



High school senior paralyzed in surfing accident walks at graduation  News 12 Long Island

Robert Browne suffered a spinal cord injury in a 2014 surfing accident and was paralyzed.



School Vote 2019: Complete Results  News 12 Long Island

Voters have spoken in all 124 school districts across Long Island.



KCF promotes USA scholastic events  Chessbase News

The 53rd Annual Greater New York Scholastic Team and Individual Chess Championships and a similar event in Chicago were held recently, and the Greater ...



Student claims Riverhead HS principal groomed her for sex, assaulted her  News 12 Long Island

A Riverhead High School student is suing the district and a principal who she claims sexually assaulted her.



Jericho Students Named National Merit Scholarship Winners  Oyster Bay, NY Patch

Jericho Students Named National Merit Scholars - Oyster Bay, NY - Winners will receive a $2500 scholarship from the National Merit Scholar organization.



Best Long Island Schools Ranked by US News & World Report  Long Island Press

Jericho High School was ranked as the top high school on Long Island in U.S. News & World Report's 2017 rankings—a survey that also included 11 other LI ...



New Lynbrook South Middle School principal aims to create student connections  liherald.com

New Lynbrook South Middle School Principal Joseph Wiener said he is enthusiastic for the new school year to start on Sept. 5 because he connects with ...



6 LI high schools on U.S. News’ top 200 list  Newsday

Six Long Island public high schools ranked among the top 40 in the state and the top 200 nationally in U.S. News & World Report's annual list of high-performing ...



Video special: Team spotlight on Jericho (NY)  LaxLessons

Jericho High School (NY) is looking to take the next step after a breakout 12-4 season in 2013 — quite an accomplishment for a program that has shown steady ...



New developments come to LI's 'prestigious address'  Newsday

One of the wealthiest communities in the nation, the village ranked 18th among the country's highest income ZIP codes, according to Bloomberg.



Parents: Valley Stream North HS students are learning in filth  News 12 Long Island

Parents sent News 12 photos that show dilapidated tile work in bathrooms, lab sinks in disrepair and a generally unclean environment.



Parents sound off on apparent filthy conditions at Valley Stream  News 12 Long Island

Parents attended a Board of Education meeting Tuesday night to demand a plan to rectify what they call deplorable conditions inside Valley Stream North High ...



In Suburban Schools, an Alternative to AP  New York Times

JERICHO, N.Y. — In a St. John's University English class the other day, 10 students tackled George Orwell's “1984” like generations of collegians before them.



Taxing situation  Long Island Business News

How LI property taxes stack up to homes in the country's top-rated school districts.



Back-to-school starts on LI with Jericho district  Newsday

More than 430000 students are returning over the next two weeks to Long Island's public schools, where growing numbers will find their homework assignments ...



How One Family's Loss 70 Years Ago Inspires Students to Fight Cancer Today  PRNewswire

RYE BROOK, N.Y., June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) was founded 70 years ago by parents who lost their 16-year-old ...



Alley Oop For Autism Fundraiser In Jericho  Hicksville, NY Patch

More than 1,000 people from across Long Island are expected to participate in the 12th annual "Alley Oop For Autism" fundraiser at Jericho High School (99 ...



Mercury vapor shuts down Miller Place HS gym  News 12 Long Island

Parents received an email about a possible situation concerning detectable levels of mercury vapor found inside Miller Place High School.



Syosset High School Among Best In The State: Niche  Patch.com

Syosset High School Among Best In The State: Niche - Syosset, NY - The local high school made Niche's new list of the best public high schools in New York.



Parents remove kids from Oceanside HS after bedbug scare  News 12 Long Island

Panicked parents lined up to take their kids out of class Thursday after a bedbug scare at Oceanside High School.



46 LI students are named Regeneron Scholars  Newsday

Forty-six Long Island students in public and private schools are among 300 high school seniors nationwide named scholars Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in the ...



Long Beach votes to fire teacher accused of abusing special-needs students  News 12 Long Island

A teacher who was kicked out of the classroom over allegations she abused special-education students five years ago has now been fired.



School taxes projected to rise an average 1.73%  Newsday

School spending on Long Island is projected to rise an average 2.35 percent for the 2017-18 school year, with school taxes to increase an average 1.73 percent ...



Canon Solutions America Future Authors Project Expands To New York  Printing Impressions

With the success of Canon Solutions America's Future Authors Project, the company decided to expand the project to Jericho, N.Y..



Westbury SD says it's owed $400 million in state foundation aid  News 12 Long Island

The Westbury School District says it is owed about $400 million in state foundation aid for the past 10 years.



A Hackathon How-to  Knowledge@Wharton

High school student Wesley Pergament has spent the past six months creating a hackathon and shares some of the keywords to navigating them successfully.



25 Best Long Island High Schools: U.S. News Rankings 2016  Patch.com

U.S. News and World Report has just released its 2016 rankings of the best public high schools in the nation and Long Island is well represented. Of the top 50 ...



JFK Boys Volleyball Team Wins County Championship  Bellmore, NY Patch

Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District's John F. Kennedy High School boys volleyball team captured the Nassau County Championship with a three-set ...



Warning about 'X-rated' high school scavenger hunt  Fox5NY

A senior tradition known as Road Rally at several high schools across Long Island has been dubbed a rite of passage for some but downright dangerous for ...



Top photos from around LI, NYC from January - April 2019  Newsday

From picturesque scenes of Long Island to the iconic sights of New York City, Newsday photographers capture images telling the stories of the people and ...



6 LI schools crack list of top 200 high school schools in US  News 12 Long Island

Six Long Island public high schools are ranked among the best in the nation.



LI school districts that serve mostly minority students fight for funding  News 12 Long Island

Some Long Island school districts that serve mostly minority students are fighting for funding, saying it's a matter of civil rights.



Wyandanch school district to get state oversight monitor  News 12 Long Island

Wyandanch Union Free School District is getting a state oversight monitor.



Wyandanch residents place blame for failed school budget on board members  News 12 Long Island

It was standing room only at a Wyandanch school board meeting Wednesday with residents ready to point blame for the twice-defeated school budget.



Southampton High School Ranked Best In State  Patch.com

SOUTHAMPTON, NY — Niche.com has released its list of the best public high schools in the nation and New York for 2018 — and Southampton High School ...



Best 100 school districts in NY; 5 in CNY make 2018 list  NewYorkUpstate.com

smolaw11. Niche Inc. ranks top 100 school districts in NY for 2018. Niche Inc. has released its 2018 ranking of the 100 Best School Districts in New York.



State Grants 16 Nassau County Schools Education Award  Long Island Weekly News

Sixteen Nassau schools joined the upper echelon of state schools recently when they were Reward Schools by the State Education Department. The honor ...



Survivors, teens team up to tell story of Holocaust  Newsday

UJA-Federation of New York's Witness Project event partners Holocaust survivors with Long Island teenagers who are the next generation of narrators to tell ...



Jericho's Bernstein diving right in  Newsday

Jordan Bernstein doesn't really remember when he started diving. He doesn't really remember why he started diving. Perhaps it's something innate that can't be ...



2 more LI schools test positive for mercury vapor  News 12 Long Island

Two more Long Island districts are reporting potentially hazardous fumes.



President Trump sends letter to LI girl who picked him for class hero project  News 12 Long Island

President Donald Trump sent a letter to a Sachem Central School District student who picked him for a class hero project.



New task force to expand WWII curriculum in public schools  News 12 Long Island

A new task force will look into ways to expand the World War II curriculum in public schools.



Wyandanch is LI's only school district with a failed budget  News 12 Long Island

Wyandanch's proposed $78 million spending plan came with a 40% school tax hike.



Fierce Twitter Campaign Inspires 17-Year-Old With Extremely Rare Disorder  CBS Local

JERICHO, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island teen in a fight for his life is getting help 140 characters at a time. As CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reported Tuesday, ...



Revisit the 25 top Long Island stories of 2018  Newsday

These are some of the stories that defined Long Island in 2018. ...



Hempstead school budget could slash up to 100 teaching, support  News 12 Long Island

Hempstead parents, community activists and former school board members demand to know why the district's budget is slashing dozens of teachers and support ...



Suffolk: Jericho student wins Brain Bee  Newsday

A Jericho student has proved to be the region's best high school brain in the field of neuroscience. Preeti Kakani, a Jericho High School senior, took first place ...



2 Manhasset H.S. students honored in fundraising contest  Newsday

Two Manhasset High School students were named “Students of the Year” in a competition that raised a total of $347214 to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma ...



Hauppauge High Makes Newsweeks List of Top High Schools in the Country  Patch.com

Newsweek's list of the best public high schools in the country was released Thursday morning — and it's one you'll want to pay attention to if you care about ...



Moving to Syosset? Here's What You Should Know About the Hamlet  nymetroparents.com

Located within the Town of Oyster Bay, here's what parents must know about the hamlet of Syosset and the villages of Muttontown and Oyster Bay Cove if they're ...



Long Island Press 2015 High School Journalism Awards Honor Outstanding High School Students  Long Island Press

The 2015 Long Island Press High School Journalism Awards Program was a resounding success yet again, culminating in its annual awards gala May 27 at ...



NY lawmakers call for probe into mercury vapor found in LI schools  News 12 Long Island

State lawmakers are calling for an investigation into potentially dangerous mercury vapor that has been found at three Long Island schools.



Smartest public high schools in the US  Business Insider

Niche ranked schools based on SAT and ACT scores and general college readiness to come up with the smartest public high schools in America.



Best public high schools in America  Business Insider

Niche, a company that researches and compiles information on schools, just released its 2016 rankings of the best public high schools in the country.



13 LI students win awards at New York State Science Congress  Newsday

Thirteen Long Island students were among those winning honors, high honors or highest honors at the New York State Science Congress, held at Brookhaven ...



Head of the class: School districts that add value  Newsday

It's not brain surgery: If you dream of raising a brain surgeon - or, like any parent, you just want the best for your kids - you'll want to live in the best school district ...



Parents: Asbestos being removed from school while students are in building  News 12 Long Island

Parents say they're concerned about asbestos removal at a West Hempstead elementary school that's happening while students are in the building.



Video shows student body-slamming teacher at Bellport High School  News 12 Long Island

Cellphone video shows a student body-slamming a teacher at Bellport High School.



School deregisters girl whose disability led to numerous absences  News 12 Long Island

A father who found out his daughter is no longer registered as a student at her school after a medical disability forced her to have multiple absences is fighting ...



State lists 4 Brentwood schools as needing improvement  News 12 Long Island

Some Long Island schools are now listed as needing improvement, including four in the Brentwood School District.



Suffolk school considers expanding no homework policy  News 12 Long Island

A Suffolk County school says it's no homework policy has been so successful, that the program may be expanded.



Suffolk: Stony Brook School takes 2nd in ethics bowl  Newsday

A Jericho High School team proved to be the area's best when it comes to ethics. The four-student team -- Ken Aizawa, Anuhita Basavaraju, Jasdeep Kaur and ...



District warns of rubella diagnosis for Bellport High faculty member  News 12 Long Island

The South Country Central School District issued a warning that a Bellport High School faculty member was diagnosed with rubella, also known as German ...



'Science Fair' Documentary Showcases the Real-Life Genius of Teenage Scientists  Space.com

In National Geographic Documentary Films' "Science Fair," filmmakers Cristina Costantini and Darren Foster show the journey of nine high school students to an ...



Police: 10-year-old student brought loaded gun to Baldwin elementary school  News 12 Long Island

A 10-year-old male student brought a loaded, .40-caliber handgun to Meadow Elementary School in Baldwin on Monday, according to police.



Officials denounce bill to give state more control over Hempstead schools  News 12 Long Island

Hempstead Board of Education trustees on Tuesday blasted a bill introduced over the weekend that would add oversight to the 6600-student school district.



Eastport-South Manor Superintendent Brimstein put on paid leave  News 12 Long Island

Eastport-South Manor Central School District Superintendent Patrick Brimstein was put on paid administrative leave Monday.



2 teachers tied to Roosevelt school noose photo fired, 1 on paid leave  News 12 Long Island

Two teachers tied to a photo depicting two nooses at Roosevelt Middle School have been fired, while one is on paid leave pending a hearing.



Study: Black students more likely to be suspended at LI public schools  News 12 Long Island

A new study on Long Island school suspensions is reportedly showing a racial divide.



Wyandanch School Board passes contingency budget  News 12 Long Island

The $69 million budget was passed with a 4-2 vote.



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