Thursday, 15 May 2014 09:49
Three female students on the John F. Kennedy High School’s Science Research Team were recently awarded “grand prize” distinction at the 2014 New York Institute of Technology Connect to Tech Fair.
More than 25 Long Island high school teams presented research and engineering-based projects to a panel of expert judges, and three grand prize awards were distributed to the most deserving presenters.Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District students Kimia Ziadkhanpour and Nicolette Almer were awarded second place and a $800 prize for their stem cell tissue research and engineering project. Meanwhile, Reva Butensky won third place and $600 for her project on the reverse engineering of a biological redox cell.
Friday, 26 September 2014 00:00
If you’re like most people, your medicine cabinet might be a jumbled assortment of boxes, bottles and tubes.
That innocent bit of disorganization in your medicine cabinet might actually pose a risk if you’re not careful, according to Leonard Langino, a pharmacist with North Shore Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Group, who recently held a lecture on the subject at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library.
Thursday, 25 September 2014 10:23
In a pronounced response to the New York State Common Core standards, more than 800 Plainview-Old Bethpage students opted out of the English Language Arts and Mathematics exams, according to New York State Allies for Public Education.
In response to concerns from school officials, parents, and teachers regarding the level of testing administered to children in grades 3-8, U.S. Rep. Steve Israel joined 12 of Long Island’s school district superintendents, on Sept. 8, to present new legislation that would reduce the number of tests taken by students in grades 3-8.