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Long Island Students Graduate

Students at Charles Water Karate & Fitness, located at 122 Hillside Avenue in Williston Park, recently received belt promotions after successfully completing a series of extensive exams.

 

“Our goal is to facilitate mental growth enabling our students to reach their highest potential as human beings,” says Mr. Charles Water owner and director of the school. “Our studio teaches students how to defend themselves responsibly while instilling self-confidence, self-discipline and respect for others.”

 

Charles Water’s Karate & Fitness is a full time, professional martial arts school, with classes for children, adults and teenagers. 

Graduates 

 

From New Hyde Park:  Isabella Castelli to Blue Belt, Luke Jacob to Purple Belt, Ethan Lei to Yellow Belt. 

 

From Williston Park:  Connor McCreery to Blue Belt, William McCreery to Blue, Suhani Jain to Purple Belt, Thomas Zaid to Blue Belt.

 

From East Williston:  Alina Ali to Green Belt, Imran Ali to Green Belt , Zavian Ali to Green Belt,  Anthony Tufano to Blue Belt.

 

From Carle Place:  Jack Taveras to Purple Belt, Michael Mancuso to Purple Belt.

 

From Westbury: Zak Zulfiqar to Blue Belt.


News

James Sokol and Jake Leeds from Boy Scout Troop 298 recently completed their service projects.

 

Sokol and fellow Scouts replaced the backboards, rims and nets in the basketball court in Nuzzi Park. They also trimmed trees and repainted the court lines. 

The debate over New York State Common Core standards continues, with students from local school districts showing a mild resistance to the exams.

 

According to the New York State Allies for Public Education, 39 students in the Herricks School District opted out of the English exam, while 74 did not take the math test. For the New Hyde Park-Garden City Park School District, 17 students did not take the English test while 18 refused to take the math test.


Sports

The Sewanhaka Indians varsity football team hosted Elmont Spartans on Saturday, Oct. 18 in its final home game of the regular season. 

 

It certainly did not go as the Indians had hoped, falling 18-8, in a mistake filled game. Head coach George Kasimatis said the Indians had their chances, but kept digging themselves into a hole with mental mistakes on both sides of the ball. 

 

Playing from behind, senior running back Brenton Mighty was able to break free for a long touchdown run, to put the Indians on the board. 

Sewanhaka Indians Head football coach George Kasimatis told his team to expect a dogfight in this weeks game against the New Hyde Park Gladiators, and he was right after its 35-21 victory last week. 

 

“All the kids know each other really well, it’s always competitive when we play each other,” he said. 


Calendar

PTA Meeting - October 22

International Night - October 23

Halloween Dance - October 24


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