An annual tradition at West Hempstead High School for Black History Month continued this February, when students created a museum featuring accomplishments of African Americans in U.S. history.
Michael Paul and Stephanie Withopf’s Social Studies classes designed poster boards, diagrams, dioramas, tri folds and books after researching historical figures, events and/or groups connected to Black History.... Read More >
West Hempstead High School seniors Cameron Phillips and Marisa Sheehan were both recently awarded with scholarships from the Long Island Mathematics Board. They received these distinctions with plans to major in mathematics college.
In order to qualify for these scholarships, students identified teachers that had the most influence on their study of mathematics and wrote essays that expressed their love of... Read More >
West Hempstead Middle School celebrated P.S. I Love You Day on Feb. 8 as seventh- and eighth-graders added personal touches to previously created banners.
The two grades formed groups that worked on three separate banners, each of which conveyed the theme, “Be Proud of Who You Are.” During their lunch periods, all students added a unique, one-word characteristic about themselves that they are proud... Read More >
Cornwell Avenue School promoted the importance of reading throughout the week of Feb. 4. The building hosted Literacy Week, which classes celebrated with various activities.
Initiatives kicked off on Feb. 4 with a Vocabulary Day Parade in which students and teachers pinned words associated with winter to their outfits in order to engage others in reading different vocabulary words. The next day featured... Read More >