Central administrators in the district announced the tenure and retirement of teachers during a reception held prior to the June 21 Board of Education meeting, marking important milestones in their educational careers. Also honored were teachers and staff who have worked in the district for 20 years.
Superintendent of Schools John Hogan thanked the honorees for their contributions to the district. “Tonight... Read More >
Holocaust survivor Werner Reich visited West Hempstead Middle School on June 8 to educate sixth-graders about life during the Holocaust.
Mr. Reich discussed what the Holocaust was, who the victims were and how Nazi propaganda fueled this atrocity. During his presentation, he correlated the Nazis’ acts of hatred and images of propaganda to bullying, cyberbullying and being a bystander.
Mr. Reich also... Read More >
Perseverance and dedication to academics, extracurricular activities and community outreach have paid off for West Hempstead High School seniors Maheen Khan and Gabriel Berkowitz, who have been designated valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, of the Class of 2016.
Holding a 104.07 GPA, Maheen enrolled in as many Advanced Placement, honors and college-level courses as she could during her time in the... Read More >