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Student Actress Named a Finalist

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The district is proud to announce that high school senior Devin Eichel has been named a finalist for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in the Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance.

Devin was selected out of more than 100 other high school student performers across the Greater New York area for her performance as the Leading Player in the district’s production of “Pippin.” She moves on to the final round, where she will be adjudicated one more time to see if she will be awarded as one of the top two performers (Best Actress, Best Actor).

The Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance program recognizes distinction in student performance and outstanding achievement in high school musical theatre programs. It is presented by Disney Theatrical Group (The Broadway League member) and the Broadway Education Alliance (Roger Rees Awards fiscal sponsor) in association with Camp Broadway LLC, who serves as the program administrator and showcase producer.

The district applauds Devin on her accomplishment and wishes her best of luck in the next round.

Date Added: 5/27/2022

Students Raise $4.7K to ALS Ride for Life

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Cherry Lane and Rushmore Avenue elementary schools recently hosted their annual ALS Ride For Life event, where they raised a total of $4,773 for the cause.

Students at both schools made posters and signs and hoisted them up high, as they cheered on the Ride for Life participants. Cherry Lane fundraised $1,120.00 for a chance to win tickets to Adventureland and the winning raffle ticket went to second grader Sal Competello. In addition, the Rushmore Avenue Student Council also raised $3,653.00 for the organization.

The district is proud of the efforts both schools distributed to this worthy cause.

Date Added: 5/26/2022

Lacrosse Athlete Scores 100

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The district’s Athletic Department would like to spotlight the accomplishment of high school student athlete Abby Lyons on scoring her 100th goal as a member of the girls varsity lacrosse team. Abby scored her 100th career goal in the Nassau County Championship semifinal game against Oyster Bay. The district applauds Abby on this amazing achievement.

Date Added: 5/26/2022

District Lauds Black History Month Student Honoree

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The district is proud to announce that high school student Alexus Coward was selected as an honoree for New York State Sen. Anna Kaplan’s fourth annual Black History Month Celebration.

Selected students were recognized for demonstrating leadership qualities and continuing the awareness of the positive influence and impact of African American culture in school and in the community through academic achievement, athleticism, artistic expression and community involvement. In addition, students were also recognized for fostering broad appreciation of African American culture within their community.

The district is extremely proud of her accomplishment. Through hard-work, determination and intellect, Alexus truly embodies these characteristics and is extremely deserving of this wonderful recognition.

Date Added: 5/25/2022

Spring Has Sprung

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Cherry Lane Elementary School students in Mrs. Lauri Lewitas’ class are enjoying the fruits of their labor after anxiously awaiting the arrival of the tulip bulbs they planted in the fall. As part of the activity, they also learned the parts of a plant, the life cycle and what a plant needs to grow.

Date Added: 5/24/2022