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Mastic girl donates light protectors to elementary school

Suffolk County Legis. Rudy Sunderman recently joined with young Caitlyn Michiels, the founder of the nonprofit organization Caitlyn’s Vision, as she donated 300 sets of light covers to the …

In a video message to the South Country community, Wayne White, president of the Bellport Teachers association, announced concerns the union had about the reopening of schools. “It needs …

Helping over 700 families, Sen. Monica Martinez in conjunction with Ferro, Kuba, Mangano, PC, and restaurateur Joey Aponte, were able to give children returning to school backpacks, school …

With the monumental task of reopening schools to 2,400 students amidst a global pandemic, the Bayport-Blue Point School District, along with hundreds of others on Long Island, has been tasked …

The William Floyd School District held the first of several virtual meetings required by the state on Tuesday before they can safely open schools this fall. The first meeting, which was scheduled …

On Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the long-awaited decision on the upcoming school year, saying that all schools in New York State would be allowed to open for a form of in-person …

Late last week, the William Floyd School District released their official reopening plans. The plans, which meet all New York State Education Department guidelines, were compiled by a committee …

Personal protective equipment is probably something no parent imagined having to send their children with as part of their back-to-school supplies. Forced to create a budget for safety measures, …

The South Country School District plans to reopen with modified schedules, masks, desks six feet apart and cleaning measures. Prior to submitting the plans, in addition to numerous committee and …

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association recently announced that fall sports would be delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fall season was originally slated to begin on …

Earlier this month, Patchogue-Medford superintendent of schools Dr. Donna Jones hosted a Zoom meeting with socially distanced cabinet members to discuss their potential plans for reopening and …

On the evening of Thursday, June 25, the Patchogue-Medford School District held their 2020 graduation ceremony drive-in style. Vehicles with seniors, their families and friends filled the high …

A petition has started circling online calling for the renaming of Bellport Middle School to John E. Conquest Middle School, after the longtime educator and coach. “I would like to …

The Bellport High School Class of 2020 received their diplomas in a unique ceremony held outside at the high school. Following a car parade, students and their families drove into the athletic …

About 110 graduates moved on to kindergarten last week, but what made it extra special was the fact that it was the first-ever set of graduates to come out of the South Haven Early Childhood …

The 2020-2021 Patchogue-Medford School Budget was approved by the voters of the district by a vote of 4,042 yes votes to 2,181 no votes. This year’s numbers were overwhelming compared to …

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the education sector was one of the most impacted in the country and New York State. As schools and state officials position themselves toward the fall semester, Gov. …

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last week that school budget vote submission deadlines would be extended for mail-in ballots. The new deadline is June 16 for mail ballots, and hand-in ballots were …

Suffolk County has submitted a proposal to the state government that would set the guidelines for safe outdoor graduation ceremonies. The plan must be reviewed and approved by the governor, who has …

As William Floyd prepares to collect votes on its annual budget on June 9, much still remains unknown regarding what monies will be available, from where, and for how long. “All …

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