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Sweet Sounds and a Sweet Gesture for Veterans

The Nesaquake Middle School marching band helped honor veterans by marching in the St. James Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11, which ran along Lake Avenue through the heart of the hamlet before ending at St. James Elementary School. The Nesaquake students were even televised by News 12 Long Island. “Our students performed beautifully and served …

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County Recognizes Several Young Smithtown Artists

Nine Smithtown Central School District students were recognized by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and the Shanti Fund of Long Island for their contributions in celebrating the renowned freedom fighter and peace activist Mahatma Gandhi. On Oct. 2, declared the International Day of Nonviolence, students from Smithtown, Patchogue-Medford, Freeport and other Long Island school districts …

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HSE Volleyball: A County Finalist

Congratulations to the High School East volleyball team, who won the League III championship this year and advanced all the way to the Suffolk County finals at Suffolk County Community College. Although the team fell to Connetquot in the final, they compiled an impressive overall record of 17-1, going undefeated in league play at 12-0. …

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The Trial of Goldilocks

At Tackan Elementary School, fifth-grade students learned about the judicial system – including the role of lawyers, jurors and defendants – and then put their knowledge to work, conducting a mock trial for Goldilocks. The defendant: Goldilocks, who was charged with breaking and entering, trespassing and stealing from the Three Bears. The Tackan PTA Cultural …

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HSW Girls Soccer: Suffolk County Co-Champs

Congratulations to the High School West girls soccer team, who are the Suffolk County Class AA co-champions this season. After capturing the League III title this year, the team advanced to the Suffolk County finals at Dowling College, earning a piece of the championship following a 0-0 regulation tie with West Islip. Following two 5-minute …

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Democracy in Action for Young Voters

With schools closed for Election Day, students at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School experienced ‘Democracy in Action’ on Nov. 5. They listened to members of the Student Council explain why they should be elected for President, Vice-President and Secretary.  Each candidate delivered a speech filled with great ideas to help others and make the school a …

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Students Look to ‘Be the Change’

Thanks to the Accompsett Middle School PTA and the PTA’s Cultural Arts Committee, renowned author and youth motivational speaker Tom Thelen visited the school on Monday, November 17 to share his. anti-bullying message. His message evoked many emotions while providing students with concrete strategies to prevent bullying and cyberbullying.  Thelen’s appearance kicked off the AMS …