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Lamarre Leaps into ECAC’s

 

Senior Alix Lamarre of North Bellmore, won the Long Jump with an ECAC qualifying jump of 6.72m at the Collegiate Track Conference Championships on Saturday, Feb. 8. Alix completely dominated the competition as all six of his jumps would have won the event.

 

The 4x200m Relay team of sophomore James D’onofrio, senior Steven Renteria, junior Joseph Papa and sophomore Ray Austin placed 3rd with a time of 1:34.75. James also placed 7th in the 60m Dash with a time of (7.23 trials) 7.28 in the final. Steve also placed

5th in the High Jump with a jump of 5’ 10”.

 

The men’s team placed 8th with 40.5 points and the women’s team placed 14th with 4 points.

 

Additional scorers and personal bests:

 

Men’s 60m Hurdles - Jonathan Gortman (9.03 trials) 9.02 final,  6th place; Donte McArthur  (9.13 trials) 9.46 final, 8th place, new personal best and improves all-time list performance

 

Men’s 4X800m Relay - Jacob Kashani, Dan Barrett, Patrick DiMaria, Wagner Cepeda Aquino, 9:34.65, 6th place

 

Men’s Pole Vault - Karl Nilsen, 3.95m (12’ 11 1/2”), 4th place; Jordan Kohlman, 3.80m (12’ 5 1/2”), 7th place

 

Men’s Triple Jump - Daquan Grant, 13.13m (43’ 1”), 4th place

 

Men’s 60m - Ray Austin, 7.43 moves to no. 7 on all-time list

 

Women’s Pole Vault - Erin Donovan, 2.40m (7’ 10 1/2”), new personal best, moves to no. 3 on the FSC All-Time list

 

Women’s 20 Lb. Weight Throw - Maia Cadle-Hinton, 11.58m (38’), new personal best and improves alll time list performance

 

— Submitted by the Farmingdale State College Athletics Department 

News

It’s been more than 50 years since the Farmingdale High School class of 1964 roamed the halls of their beloved high school, but that doesn’t mean that the memories have faded. The class—the first to graduate from Farmingdale High—came together on Saturday, October 18 at the Marriott in Islandia to celebrate all of the good times past and make new memories as a class.  

Despite the national media attention about Ebola in recent weeks, there is one virus that is actually affecting Long Islanders, Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), with one of the first cases identified in North Hempstead on Sept. 18 and a recent case on Oct. 15 in Suffolk County, which school officials called for the closing of school, as a health precaution. 

 

In Farmingdale, school district officials have been vigilant in their efforts to combat the virus. 


Sports

3rd Grade Division

The Giants and Jets met for the 2nd time this season, with the Giants again getting the victory over the Jets.  Jalen Gordon scored late into the 1st half for the Giants, which turned out to be the only points in the half.  The Giants shut the Jets down for both halves, keeping the offense off the board.  The Jets strong point this weekend was the defense, with Kyle June and Jake Kuller picking up the weekly William June Foundation awards.  In what is turning into a rough offensive season for the Jets, these awards continue to remind the boys of the perseverance and determination of the award’s namesake and his “never say quit” attitude.

 

—Submitted by Paul Caputo


William Merola, a member of the Farmingdale School District’s wrestling program, was recently selected to attend the third annual U.S. Marine Corps Summer Leadership and

Character Development program, which is limited to 150 sophomores and juniors throughout the nation.

 

Over the summer, from July 20-26, Merola attended the third annual Marine Corps recruiting command summer leadership and character academy at the USMC base in Quantico. 

 

The SLCDA (Summer Leadership and Character Development Program) educates high school leaders about Marine Corps Officer Programs by participating in classroom academics, ethics training, accelerated college prep, physical fitness training, a field exercise, a community service component and a field trip to Washington, D.C.


Calendar

Networking Event - October 29

Halloween Parade - October 31

Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair - November 2


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