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Schools

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…

Middle school PTSA and Superintendent advocate for extended hours for crossing guards to cover “zero period”

Feb 9, 2022 | Schools

Since late November, Superintendent of Schools Robert Banzer and the Northport Middle School Parent Teacher Student Association (NMS PTSA) have advocated for the safety of students who walk to school for “zero period.”…

Girls indoor track and field team takes home county championship

Feb 8, 2022 | Schools

The Northport High School girls indoor track and field team secured its first county championship in over a decade last weekend thanks to the combination of senior Allison Reid’s big wins and an overall team effort. Allison…

Social Justice Ambassadors Program aims to connect and empower students

Feb 7, 2022 | Schools

An innovative partnership between the Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center (SYJCC) and the Huntington Anti-Bias Task Force (HABTF) is aiming to connect and empower local high school students, including students from Northport…

District superintendent: Masks in schools optional “until further notice”

Jan 25, 2022 | Schools

Last night, at 10:53pm, Superintendent of Schools Robert Banzer sent district parents an email stating that the district had “received conflicting information” about mask wearing in schools but that in compliance with…

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