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Schools

Over 80 students presented scholarships at Northport High School senior awards

Jun 12, 2022 | Schools

The 50th Annual Senior Awards Ceremony at Northport High School recognized over 80 students awarded various scholarships from community members and local organizations. This special event honors high schoolers who have been…

Northport High School students participate in nationwide walkout against gun violence

May 26, 2022 | Schools

A steady flow of Northport High School students exited the school at noon today, part of a nationwide walkout organized by Students Demand Action, a movement that began in 2016 (and built momentum after the 2018 mass shooting…

School district budget passes; all three incumbents retain seats on board

May 17, 2022 | Schools

The Northport-East Northport school district’s 2022-2023 budget passed on May 17, receiving 2,285 “yes” votes and 1,674 “no” votes.The results of the vote and trustee election were delivered to the community at approximately…

A Q&A with the candidates for NENUFSD Board of Education trustee

May 11, 2022 | Schools

On Tuesday, May 17, Northport and East Northport residents will be voting to fill three open seats on the Board of Education. There are four candidates running: Frank Labate, Allison Noonan, Larry Licopoli and Tom Loughran.…

Annual school district budget vote and election of trustees less than two weeks away

May 6, 2022 | Schools

A public hearing on the 2022-2023 finalized budget was held yesterday evening, with Superintendent of Schools Robert Banzer presenting for one last time an overview of the budget before the district’s upcoming annual budget…

Meet the Candidates forum, hosted by PTA Council, scheduled for May 10

May 3, 2022 | Schools

The Northport-East Northport UFSD PTA Council announced late last week its annual Meet the Candidates forum, scheduled for Tuesday, May 10 from 7:30-9:30pm. Residents wishing to submit questions must do so via email by…

UTN shows up to support colleagues amidst “unwarranted acts,” union president demands better plan for September

Apr 30, 2022 | Schools

At least 100 members of United Teachers of Northport (UTN) showed up in solidarity with the district’s coaches, health and physical education teachers this past Tuesday, April 26, gathering outside the Brosnan building prior…

Northport-East Northport teacher a “beacon of light”

Apr 28, 2022 | Schools

Northport-East Northport teacher and STEM Coordinator Jennifer Baranaskas has been awarded the Long Island STEM Education Leadership Association (LISTEMELA) Star Award for her work in developing the district’s “STEM…

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…

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