Thursday, 05 September 2013 00:00
PAL Girls Field Hockey
Registration for Fall Manhasset PAL girls field hockey in grades 1-6 is open. Training for grades 1-4 will be a weekly, hour long clinic focusing on basic skills. Scrimmages will be played later in the season. Training for grades 5 and 6 consists of weekly practices with travel game on Sundays.
The practice schedule is as follows -
1st/2nd Grades - Mondays 6-7 p.m.
3rd/4th Grades - Tuesdays 6-7 p.m.
5th/6th Grades - Thursdays 6-7:15 p.m. Games will be played on Sundays.
To register or for more information visit www.manhassetpal.org/LacrosseRegistration/index_E.html and enter your athlete’s information and credit card information.
PAL Boys Football
The Nassau County Police Activity League - Manhasset unit is pleased to announce the Manhasset football programs for the fall 2013 season. No prior experience is necessary for any level.
3rd Grade – Intramural Tackle Football
Players will be divided into equal teams. They will be instructed on proper tackling techniques, formations, rules of the game and sportsmanship. Manhasset PAL is participating in Heads Up Football sponsored by USA Football.
The time commitment for 3rd grade football will be one game per weekend and 1-2 weeknight practices per week. Cost is $175.
2nd Grade – Flag Football
Players will be divided into equal teams. This program will build upon the skills learned in the 1st grade instructional clinic and integrate those skills into actual play. The time commitment for 2nd grade football will be a two hour practice per weekend. Cost is $125.
1st Grade – Instructional Clinic
This program is meant to introduce your child to the sport of football. The fundamentals of the game will be taught with emphasis on technique and with the boys rotating through drill stations tokeep the boys engaged and maximize teaching.
The time commitment for first grade football will be an hour long clinic per weekend. Cost is $100.
Practice days will be chosen not to conflict with soccer. To register visit - www.manhassetpal.org
Thursday, 12 December 2013 00:00
A new Child Care Centerfor children ages eight weeks through Pre-K—opened at Farmingdale State College this week, which will be open to the community and the college campus.
“The College owes a great deal of thanks to everyone involved in this project,” said Farmingdale State College President Hubert Keen. “This center provides a safe and nurturing environment for the children of our students, faculty and staff.
Especially for our students, the availability of quality child care can determine whether or not they are able to complete their education.”
Wednesday, 04 December 2013 10:48
Preparations are underway for the Annual Christmas Tree lighting to be held this Friday, Dec. 6 at Mary Jane Davies Park on Plandome Road. The event is scheduled to begin at 4:15 p.m.
Workers have been busy decorating the gazebo with garland and lights to make the this year’s celebration the best yet. Sponsored by the Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, The Town of North Hempstead and the Manhasset Park District, the event will feature holiday music performed by the Manhasset High School Brass Choir.
The program will begin with the Pledge of Allegiance and the blessing offered by Rev. Dr. Steven D. Pierce of the Community Reformed Church. The winners of the poster contest will be announced during the ceremony followed by the anticipated lighting of the Manhasset Christmas tree. The Manhasset Parks Department will be dispensing hot chocolate and treats, too.Santa Claus will make a ‘surprise’ appearance on Manhasset-Lakeville’s Fire truck and volunteer firefighters will be handing out candy canes to girls and boys. Come on down and celebrate the beginning of the season.
Thursday, 28 November 2013 00:00
On Saturday, November 9, the MHS Girls Swim Team competed in the Nassau County Team Championships. After a strong preliminary performance on Friday, the girls had their sights set on swimming even faster on Saturday at the finals. On Friday, Manhasset qualified 14 individual swims in the top 10 and all three relays. The team also had an additional 7 swims in the consolation finals (places 11-20). On Saturday, the top 20 individuals and relays compete in each event, all finishers scoring points towards their team total.
In the championship’s opening event, the 200 yd. medley relay team from Manhasset set the tone for what turned out to be a historic day in Manhasset Girls Swimming. The relay team of Grace Kenlon, Allegra Sodi, Megan Smith and Meredith Johnson finished third and set a new school record time of 1:51.96, also qualifying for the New York State Championships.
Thursday, 28 November 2013 00:00
The Indians' regular season came to a close recently, but not before the boys locked up several more post-season honors to complete a highly successful campaign that brought an undefeated season as well as Division and Conference Championships. Manhasset headed into the post-season with high aspirations and battled it out with rival Wantagh High School for two weekends in a row—at both the Class Country Championships and the State Qualification race—coming up just short on both occasions, but achieving many milestones along the way.