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Glen Cove Record Pilot • Schools

Cove-er Times Recognized For Excellence

Friday, 03 May 2013 00:00

Several Glen Cove High School student reporters with the school’s newspaper, The Cove-er Times, were honored at Adelphi University’s Press Day 2013, an event designed to recognize the best among area high school journalists. Approximately 330 students were in attendance representing over 33 high schools from Nassau and Suffolk counties. Out of the six categories that Glen Cove entered, The Cove-er Times staff received awards in four categories: Best Opinion Piece: Silver/second place: Matt Kolbert; Best Arts Review -- Silver/second place: Natasha Miller; Best Photo -- Silver/second place: Konrad Backiel; Best Online Newspaper -- Honorable Mention: Co-editors-in-chief Matt Kolbert and Yaqarah LeTellier


North Shore Key Club Receives Top Awards

Friday, 26 April 2013 00:00

The North Shore Key Club, received many New York State accomplishments for the 2012-2013 Key Club Year. The awards were presented to the club at the 65th Annual Leadership Training Conference that took place March 22-24 in Albany. There are currently 230 clubs eligible to compete for awards in New York State.


Club recognitions included: Diamond Level Achievement Report 2012-2013 Key Club Year: 4561 hours of service and $7,865 raised for charity, First Place: Single Serve Project, The Title: “North Shore Lends a Hand & Takes a Stand on Bullying.” This project was judged the best Key Club Project in New York State First Place: Major Emphasis Program The Theme: “Safety For All,” First Place: Scrapbook Contest, 2nd Place: Public Relations, and 2nd Place: Digital Poster Contest. 


Students Tour Wastewater Plant

Friday, 26 April 2013 00:00

Students from North Shore High School recently paid a visit to the Great Neck Water Pollution Control District (GNWPCD), toured the facility, learned facts about the district and closely observed the  Biofuel station and equipment. 


“Our ongoing commitment and dedication to community outreach and education are reflected through the many tours we hold for local students and organizations,” explained Great Neck Water Pollution Control District Superintendent Christopher Murphy. Superintendent Murphy guided visitors through the wastewater treatment process and equipment on-site, including the ultraviolet disinfection system and recently completed oxidation ditch that will decrease the GNWPCD’s environmental impact. For more information or to schedule a tour, please contact the Great Neck Water Pollution Control District at 516-482-0238 or visit 


Students Perform At Disney

Friday, 19 April 2013 00:00

The Friends Academy Middle School jazz band traded a few blistery days in New York for the hot sounds of Disney Magic Music Days, as they performed for the first time on a Disney stage and participated in a special Jazz workshop. 


Recognized At Media Show

Friday, 12 April 2013 00:00

Two Glen Cove High School students were recognized for their videos at the Long Island Media Art Show, which was held March 19 at Five Towns College. Juniors Danny Casale and Shalyn Cabaroy were awarded with best in show for their pieces “Five Dwellers” and “The Bodies Still Fell,” respectively. Danny worked on his project on his own time and Shalyn completed her piece as part of the TV Production 4 Independent Study class. Both students spent about four weeks writing, filming and producing their works from start to finish and their videos are eligible be screened at an upcoming professional film festival sponsored by the Suffolk County Film Commission this spring. 


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