Written by Herald Staff, firstname.lastname@example.org Thursday, 03 April 2014 09:36
More than 130 John F. Kennedy High School business and marketing students recently competed in the New York State DECA competition in Rochester. DECA is an international educational program that prepares students to be leaders and entrepreneurs in the marketing, finance, hospitality and managements fields.
Eighty Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District students (shown at right) qualified for the International DECA Conference, and 67 of those students will attend the event in Atlanta, Georgia to compete against 15,000 students from around the world.
The Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District congratulates the following five seniors from the competition that were elected to the state’s DECA Honor Society: Derek Ash, Jeremy Frierman, Jeffery Plotkin, Lisa Rosentstein and Reid Zank. In addition, the District recognizes Ms. Kimberly Sieloff for being presented with the New York DECA Media Award.
Sunday, 26 October 2014 00:00
There’s no question that Halloween is a holiday for the kids. But what about the kids that can’t enjoy it normally because they have severe allergies? That’s when “The Teal Pumpkin Project” steps in to help.
“The Teal Pumpkin Project is designed to promote safety, inclusion and respect of individuals managing food allergies – and to keep Halloween a fun, positive experience for all,” said Plainview resident Heather Alberti, whose five year old son, Nathan, has a life threatening allergy to peanuts and tree nuts.
Saturday, 25 October 2014 00:00
The Columbus Day Parade played host a to a very special group this year. The Family Residences and Essential Enterprises’ (FREE) Players Drum Corps made history as they became the first special needs drum corps to march in the New York City Columbus Day Parade.
The group marched up Fifth Avenue from 44th to 72nd Street with a red carpet performance on Fifth Avenue between 67th and 69th Streets.