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Schools

TOH: Recycling-themed poster contest offers prizes for students and schools

Apr 26, 2022 | Schools

Supervisor Ed Smyth, the Town of Huntington, and Covanta Huntington have partnered on a recycling-themed poster contest for local students in grades 1-8, with prizes for both schools and students. “The Town of Huntington is…

BOE: New contender in race for trustee offers competition to three incumbent candidates

Apr 19, 2022 | Schools

Frank Labate, an East Northport father of two and Nassau County police officer, announced his intention to run on social media on April 14, just four days before the deadline for candidates to hand in nominating petitions.…

Northport High School student’s question selected for event featuring prominent scientists

Apr 14, 2022 | Schools

Northport High School student Luke Frisoli engaged leaders of the scientific community with a not-so-simple question of his own earlier this week: “In your experience as educators, to what realistic extent does higher…

Proposals of budgetary cuts mark BOE’s committee-of-the-whole on 2022-2023 budget

Apr 9, 2022 | Schools

The Northport-East Northport UFSD Board of Education’s discussion of the 2022-2023 budget occurred as a committee-of-the-whole, where trustees could express their opinions and ask their questions in an open exchange. The…

Budget talks: BOE focuses on revenue, fund balance and reserves in fourth of four detailed budget presentations

Mar 25, 2022 | Schools

As Mr. Robert Howard, Assistant Superintendent for Business explained, state aid is the second largest revenue consideration that the district collects, the first being the community’s real estate taxes. With regards to total…

Volleyball tourney raises over $10K for suicide prevention

Mar 20, 2022 | Schools

The Northport High School Academy of Finance hosted their third Volleyball Tournament for charity on March 10, raising over $10,000 for suicide prevention efforts. The event has grown from just three corporate sponsors in…

Budget talks: BOE focuses on personnel and benefits in third of four detailed budget presentations

Mar 18, 2022 | Schools

The Northport-East Northport UFSD Board of Education’s third discussion of the 2022-2023 budget, regarding the topics of “Personnel and Benefits,” occurred on Thursday, March 17. The details of this week’s budget draft…

St. Baldrick’s event brings spirit, strength and inspiration to high school

Mar 15, 2022 | Schools

The district-wide St. Baldrick's event culminated this past Friday, March 11 at Northport High School, raising an amazing $52,732 for the St. Baldrick's Foundation, the biggest non-government funder of childhood cancer…

Budget talks: BOE focuses on instruction, technology, BOCES, and special education in second of four detailed budget presentations

Mar 12, 2022 | Schools

The Northport-East Northport UFSD Board of Education’s second discussion of the 2022-2023 budget, regarding the topics of“Instruction, Technology, BOCES, and Special Education,” occurred on Thursday, March 10. The entire…

Budget talks: BOE focuses on buildings and grounds, transportation, and security in first of four detailed budget presentations

Mar 6, 2022 | Schools

The Northport-East Northport UFSD Board of Education’s first substantive discussion of the 2022-2023 budget, beginning with the topics of "Building and Grounds, Transportation, and Security,” occurred Thursday, March 2, just…

Sophomore first NHS student named Section XI Division I Most Outstanding Wrestler

Feb 20, 2022 | Schools

It’s been an incredible season for Northport High School student Matthew Marlow, who was named the school’s first ever “Most Outstanding Wrestler” by Section XI for the Division I tournament last week. In addition to winning…

Fight for “parental choice” continues as board anticipates dropping mask requirement

Feb 11, 2022 | Schools

A motion to make masks optional for the district’s students and staff following the expiration of Governor Kathy Hochul’s state mandate on February 21 was passed unanimously by board members at last night’s board of education…

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