For the few weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, the West Hempstead High School Key Club accepted donations of turkeys and other food items and gift cards as part of its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive to help provide holiday dinners for families in the West Hempstead and Island Park communities.
By collecting non-perishable items such as canned soup and vegetables, stuffing, gravy, cookies, rice, cereal and more,... Read More >
West Hempstead Middle School hosted neighboring districts and their administrators on the morning of Nov. 9 for an Achieve3000® program open house. The event was designated to showcase how the middle school successfully implemented the Achieve3000® platform for differentiated literacy instruction, as a significant number of students exceeded their reading growth.
Achieve3000® is a program that builds... Read More >
George Washington recently held a production of “Annie,” presented by students in the sixth-grade.
Under the guidance of band teacher Wayne Heckler and orchestra teacher Christopher Lovasz, sixth-graders auditioned for various roles ranging from the lead character to members of the stage crew.
The show opened with a dress rehearsal on Nov. 7 in front of the entire George Washington student body.... Read More >
The spirit of fall was in full effect on Oct. 26 as the Chestnut Street School in the West Hempstead Union Free School District hosted a day of activities. The school’s third annual fall festival sponsored by the school’s PTA, featured a variety of activities and brought many smiles.
As part of the fun, students had the opportunity to select their own pumpkins from a patch and take class photos with a... Read More >