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Syosset-Jericho Tribune - Schools

College News: August 1, 2013

Thursday, 01 August 2013 00:00

Eishdeep Cattry has been named to the spring 2013 Dean’s List at University of the Sciences. Selection for this award is based on completing and passing all assigned courses with no grade below a “C” and attaining an academic average of at least 3.4 for courses taken in the spring of 2013.

Cattry of Syosset is a doctor of pharmacy student.


 

Robert Seaman Fifth Grade Circus

Thursday, 01 August 2013 00:00

The tradition continues at Robert Seaman with the recently held fifth grade circus pulling into town.

There were stilt walkers who didn’t just take steps but walked on stilts over each other - the whole group did the devil sticks expertly with a finale of a giant roll.  Balancing acts with feathers that wiggle and move with every breath you take.

The diablos tossed and displayed fancy foot works with tricks, and the spinning of plates and salad holders wowed the audience.

 

Jericho Student Wins SkillsUSA Award

Thursday, 25 July 2013 00:00

Nassau BOCES District Superintendent Dr. Thomas Rogers, Nassau BOCES Barry Tech Automotive Technology Instructor John Gaare, and Nassau BOCES Board President Stephen B. Witt, recently congratulated SkillsUSA award winner Emily Witteck of Jericho, who was part of the Nassau BOCES Barry Tech team at this year’s SkillsUSA New York Leadership Conference and Skills Championship, held in Syracuse. The mission of SkillsUSA is to empower its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. Nassau BOCES Barry Tech is a state-of-the-art career and technical education center in Westbury.

 

Business Plans And Balancing Check Books At Seaman

Thursday, 18 July 2013 00:00

Fifth grade students at Robert Seaman Elementary School recently participated in a consumer lesson that involved creating a business plan, marketing their products and learning how to write out a check and balance a checkbook. Fifth grade teachers Ms. Gladd, Ms. Horowitz and Ms. Trieber facilitated the activity, that allowed students to shop in the other classrooms using funds that they earned during class time.

- Denise Nash

 

The Brain Show Visits Berry Hill PTA

Thursday, 18 July 2013 00:00
Berry Hill’s PTA recently culminated its year-long character education program, PRIDE, with a visit from The Brain Show. The Brain Show is an educational game show that invites teams of students to test their hand at answering questions on a range of topics. The show also included audience participation. Students worked together to play the game with PRIDE and really enjoyed the fun and interactive presentation.
 

Outstanding Student Award

Thursday, 11 July 2013 00:00

Long Island Lutheran Middle & High School recognized the achievements of its outstanding students at its Annual Honors Banquet held on June 11 at the Fox Hollow Caterers in Woodbury.  Among those honored was Woodbury resident Francesca Filandro, a LuHi Junior.

 

Lavine Applauds Jericho Student Osnowitz

Thursday, 11 July 2013 00:00

Assemblyman Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) joined Matthew Osnowitz, a junior at Jericho High School who organized a fun-filled day of tennis, basketball, sports and games for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) at Sportime in Syosset.  The event was crafted by Wendi Enright, Regional Director of Sportime.

 

Seaman’s Second Grade Visits Historical Milleridge Inn

Wednesday, 03 July 2013 10:16

Robert Seaman Elementary’s second grade classes went on a field trip to learn about the community of Jericho’s history. The trip started with a short bus ride to Jericho Public Library where the students sat attentively listening to an informative lecture about Jericho’s history. Afterwards the 2 classes paid a visit to Jericho’s landmark Milleridge Inn.  

Students were taken on a tour through the building and then through the outdoor village. After the tour was over the 2nd graders excitedly visited the shops and made a few purchases. “It was the best trip of the year!” many students said.

 

Robert Seaman Elementary School PTA Hosts Family Picnic

Wednesday, 03 July 2013 10:15

Robert Seaman’s PTA hosted its annual Family Picnic on its beautiful school grounds. Enjoying a break from the rain, the sun shone down on the Seaman families who gathered to enjoy an evening of fun and friendship.

Parents were able to relax and enjoy dinner while students munched on pretzels, pizza and watermelon. Some students played soccer, others played on the playground and all enjoyed dancing to music of the live DJ which was the perfect end to the evening.

 

Schess Victorious In Public Speaking Competition

Thursday, 27 June 2013 00:00

Jaclyn Schess, a 17-year-old junior at Syosset High School, was recently awarded first place in the 2013 Nassau County Public Speaking Competition.

Sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Association and The Friends of Sagamore Hill, Schess triumphed over nearly 50 students who competed.

“Having this recognition at the culmination of my junior year has really been meaningful to me as it represents all the hard work I have put in for the last three years,” Schess said.  

 

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