Island Trees School District Adopts Budget
The Island Trees Board of Education officially adopted its budget for the 2002-2003 school year at a special meeting held this past Tuesday, April 23. The budget represents a 7.6 percent increase compared to last year's budget. The district has sent a newsletter explaining all details of the budget to all homeowners in Island Trees.
Taking Action Against Graffiti Vandals
Due to a recent outbreak of graffiti vandalism in the Levittown area, the Nassau County Police Department, Crime Stoppers and the Graffiti Task Force are joining forces in an effort to stop the vandals from continuing, in addition to promoting awareness of the severity of the graffiti problem in the Levittown area and the county as a whole.
Bulldogs Dominate Wildcat Tournament
The Island Trees Middle School Wrestling team ended their season in a winning fashion. Seven members of the team prepared for their last three matches with the Wildcat Wrestling Tournament in Huntington. Under the guidance of Varsity Wrestler, James Lyons, the tournament produced two champions with Bryan Henriques and Joseph Ambrosio, both winning their weight classes. Runners-up in the tournament were Joseph Cusker and Patrick Williams. Three others placed as Kris Kellam and Patrick Cassidy each finished third, while Julio Fuentes finished fourth.
Fourth Annual Levittown Lacrosse Tournament
The fourth annual Levittown Lacrosse Tournament was held on Thursday, March 21, and Saturday, March 23. MacArthur hosted the tournament this year with Division, Island Trees, and East Islip participating. The first round held on Thursday featured the match-ups of Island Trees against MacArthur, and Division against East Islip. MacArthur defeated Island Trees by a score of 11-3, and was led by Nick Tintle, who had 3 goals and 3 assists, and Jason Cappadoro with 2 goals and 2 assists. Also, Division beat East Islip 12-9 to set up a cross-town rival championship game on Saturday. Chris Kelly and Bill Bruckbauer led Division with 3 goals apiece.
Clearing Up PTA Misconceptions
Fund Drive This Weekend - Beware of Potential Scams