Jericho Schools Receive Highest Distinction
The New York State Department of Education recently released individual and statewide statistics pertaining to New York's school districts. Jericho School District ranked first among Long Island schools as having the highest percentage of advanced placement scholar seniors and also the highest percentage of seniors graduating with a Regents diploma on Long Island.
Syosset School District Receives National Award
Superintendent Dr. Carole G. Hankin recently announced that the Syosset school district won its third award this year for having the number one programming in the arts. The latest award, naming Syosset the winner of the 2002 School Board Award, is given by the Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network and National School Boards Association to the best school district in arts education, which includes visual arts, music, drama, and dance.
Jericho Third-and Fourth-Grade Lacrosse News
The Jericho third- and fourth-grade lacrosse team demonstrated a strong and united team performance on Sunday, April 14 to capture its first win of the 2002 spring lacrosse season. The team beat New Hyde Park by a score of 4-to-1, to even the team's record to one win and one loss after completing the first two games of an eight-game season.
JAA-Jericho Girls 5th/6th Grade Softball
The Seigerman Furniture Cardinals defeated the Cohen Optical Mets in a tense 16-15 game. The Cardinals jumped out to a big 15-2 lead after just three innings behind the superb pitching of Alex Lloyd and some fine hitting by Morgan Weissman, Stefanie Seigerman, Tracy Rosenberg, Ashley Goldstein and Michelle Fusco. But the Mets came roaring back behind the hitting of Julia Klimchak, Samantha McInerney, Stephanie Taxel, Lauren Cooper, Gabriel Cohen, Risa Rakowski and Jenna Goldberg. With the Mets just two runs back in the bottom of the sixth the Cardinals went to their closer, fifth-grader Amy Ballin. Behind some great defense from Stacey Derkatch, Alyssa Kornstein, Jessica Chamish, Nicole Aversa, Lindsay Resnick and Carly Rosenberg, the Cardinals were able to hold on to the win 16-15.
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