Friday, 11 May 2012 00:00
Saint Aloysius of Great Neck C.Y.O. announces tryout dates for both girls and boys basketball travel teams for the 2012/2013 season. The teams compete in the C.Y.O. Nassau/Suffolk League. Tryouts are open to all residents of Great Neck. All grades are as of September 2012.
The girls tryout schedule and locations: fourth grade, St. Aloysius gym, 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, May 15; fifth grade, St. Aloysius gym, 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, May 14; sixth grade, St. Aloysius gym, 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, May 8; seventh grade, Great Neck South Middle School, 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, May 9; eighth grade, Great Neck South Middle School, 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, May 10.
The boys tryout schedule and locations: fourth grade, St. Aloysius gym, 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, May 21; fifth grade, St. Aloysius gym, 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, May 22; sixth grade, St. Aloysius gym, 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, May 29; seventh grade, Great Neck South Middle School, 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, May 23; eighth grade, Great Neck South Middle School, 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, May 24.
The gym locations are St. Aloysius at 5 Breuer Avenue in Great Neck and the South Middle School pool gym at 349 Lakeville Road in Lake Success.
Friday, 17 May 2013 00:00
Once again the Great Neck School District received a host of gifts and donations. All were recently approved and accepted by the Board of Education at school board public action meetings.
Eight donations were received for the Robotics Club, to help offset some of the many costs associated with running a successful robotics program. Donations were sent from: the Rotary Club of Gold Coast, Cathy Sung, Stephen and Beth Wolf, Joel and Ellen Dressner, Jay and Judi Bosworth, Edith Novick and Dmitriy Tokar, Gary and Bianna Gal, Scott and Barbara Erlich and Jill A. Krieger.
Thursday, 16 May 2013 00:00
Residents in the Great Neck School District vote on the proposed $209,442,904 2013-2014 school budget this coming Tuesday, May 21. In addition to the budget vote (Proposition No. 1), eligible voters also vote on the Great Neck Library budget (Proposition No. 2) and for one Board of Education trustee, Monique Bloom (who is running unopposed, having been appointed to the school board last year).
As always, by far the largest percentage of the budget is dedicated to instruction. This amounts to around 75 percent of each year’s budget.
Friday, 17 May 2013 00:00
The Great Neck Park District, in partnership with the Great Neck Figure Skating Club and the Great Neck School District, started the Therapeutic Skating program in February 2013. This program was extremely beneficial to students with special needs from Great Neck North Middle and High Schools. The skaters met bi-monthly at the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink through Tuesday, April 23. They ended the season with a skating session as usual and then enthusiastically were awarded their trophies.
Friday, 10 May 2013 00:00
The Great Neck Dodgers baseball team opened against Manhasset at the new Manhasset Valley Park on Saturday, April 27. Coaches Mat Rubin and Steve Menist cheered the boys through an exciting game on the brand new turf field. Pictured (l. to r.): Kevin Li, Brandon Walter, Kenny Li, Alec Rich, Noah Kniesly, Philip Menist, Brad Fritzhand, Jordan Seidenberg, Max Silverstein, Josh Rubin, James Kessler, Michael Jacobs, coaches Steven Menist and Mat Rubin.