The North Shore Key Club, received many New York State accomplishments for the 2012-2013 Key Club Year. The awards were presented to the club at the 65th Annual Leadership Training Conference that took place March 22-24 in Albany. There are currently 230 clubs eligible to compete for awards in New York State.
Club recognitions included: Diamond Level Achievement Report 2012-2013 Key Club Year: 4561 hours of service and $7,865 raised for charity, First Place: Single Serve Project, The Title: “North Shore Lends a Hand & Takes a Stand on Bullying.” This project was judged the best Key Club Project in New York State First Place: Major Emphasis Program The Theme: “Safety For All,” First Place: Scrapbook Contest, 2nd Place: Public Relations, and 2nd Place: Digital Poster Contest.
Students from North Shore High School recently paid a visit to the Great Neck Water Pollution Control District (GNWPCD), toured the facility, learned facts about the district and closely observed the Biofuel station and equipment.
“Our ongoing commitment and dedication to community outreach and education are reflected through the many tours we hold for local students and organizations,” explained Great Neck Water Pollution Control District Superintendent Christopher Murphy. Superintendent Murphy guided visitors through the wastewater treatment process and equipment on-site, including the ultraviolet disinfection system and recently completed oxidation ditch that will decrease the GNWPCD’s environmental impact. For more information or to schedule a tour, please contact the Great Neck Water Pollution Control District at 516-482-0238 or visit www.gnwpcd.net.
The Friends Academy Middle School jazz band traded a few blistery days in New York for the hot sounds of Disney Magic Music Days, as they performed for the first time on a Disney stage and participated in a special Jazz workshop.
Two Glen Cove High School students were recognized for their videos at the Long Island Media Art Show, which was held March 19 at Five Towns College. Juniors Danny Casale and Shalyn Cabaroy were awarded with best in show for their pieces “Five Dwellers” and “The Bodies Still Fell,” respectively. Danny worked on his project on his own time and Shalyn completed her piece as part of the TV Production 4 Independent Study class. Both students spent about four weeks writing, filming and producing their works from start to finish and their videos are eligible be screened at an upcoming professional film festival sponsored by the Suffolk County Film Commission this spring.
North Shore student Emma Haley was the winner of the New York section of the Schmidt Youth Vocal Competition, a competition sponsored by the William E. Schmidt Foundation open to talented vocal artists who are currently high school sophomores, juniors or seniors. The goal of the competition is to encourage and nurture young people in the arts.
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