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Floral Park Memorial High School Sports

Friday, Jan. 24 at 4:30 p.m. Boys Varsity Basketball at Home

Friday, Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m. Boys JV Basketball at Home

Sunday, Jan 26 at 1:00 p.m. Coed Varsity Indoor Track conference

Friday, Jan. 31 at 4:30 p.m. Girls Varsity Basketball at Home

Friday, Jan. 31 at 6:15 p.m. Boys Varsity Basketball at Home

Saturday, Feb. 1 at 9:30 a.m. Boys Junior High Volleyball at Home

Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 4:30 p.m. Boys Junior High Volleyball at Home

Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 4 p.m. Boys Junior High Wrestling at New Hyde Park Memorial HS   

Thursday, Feb. 13 at 4:30 p.m. Boys Junior High Volleyball at Elmont Memorial High School   

Friday, Feb. 14 at 4 p.m. Boys Junior High Wrestling at New Hyde Park Memorial HS   

Friday, Feb. 14 at 4 p.m. Boys Junior High Volleyball at Floral Park Memorial High School   

Friday, Feb. 14 at 4:30 p.m. Boys Junior High Wrestling at New Hyde Park Memorial HS

News

On March 29, women were invited to attend the second annual Women’s Symposium, Education to Entertainment: A Morning of Learning, Listening and Laughter, sponsored by the Floral Park Lions Club in collaboration with District 20k2. Through the generosity of the Sewanhaka Central High School District and Floral Park Memorial High School principal Dr. Kathleen Sottile and staff, the school hosted the event for the second year.

Women’s positions and responsibilities are constantly changing and there is an ongoing necessity to provide women with a forum by which to address these and other demands. The symposium concentrated on many current issues in 16 diversified and enlightening workshops.

The Sewanhaka Central High School District School Board adopted the 2014-15 proposed budget last week. The proposed budget total for the 2014-15 school year is $175.3 million, a budget increase of $3.52 million from last year. The tax levy increase is set at 2.1 percent. The budget vote will take place on May 20.

The current projection for state aid in 2014-15 is $29.2 million in the state legislative budget, a slight increase from last year ($27.8 million).

“There was a budget-to-budget state aid increase of 5.2 percent,” District Superintendent Dr. Ralph Ferrie said.


Calendar

Floral Park Little League Parade and Baseball Fest 2014

Saturday, April 26

Craft Fair and Flea Market

Saturday, April 26

Floral Park Fire Department Open House

Sunday, April 27



Columns

1959: The Year The Music Stopped Playing
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com

The Eccentric Heiress Of ‘Empty Mansions’
Written by Mike Barry, MFBarry@optonline.net

Yellow Margarine And A Pitch For The Ages
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com