The Glen Cove High School Music Department announced that eight students have been selected to participate as All-State musicians in the 78th Annual New York State School Music Association Winter Conference in Rochester, on Dec. 5-8. Additionally, one student has been named to the All-National Choir, the first student at Glen Cove High School to achieve this honor.
On Nov. 4, seventh-graders got a special treat when guest speaker Captain Wile, a pilot with Southwest Airlines (and a father in the community) visited North Shore Middle School to teach about the Physics of Flight.
As part of the forces unit in science, the students eagerly listened to Captain Wile as he explained how airplanes fly by utilizing the Four Forces of Flight including lift, gravity, thrust, and drag. Captain Wile discussed Bernoulli’s Principle and
Newton’s Law in relation to flying Boeing 737 airplanes.
Last month, the Career Exploration program at the Glen Cove After 3 Middle School took a tour of the Glen Cove High School and met with Assistant Principal Allen Hudson and high school junior Caitlin Brown to discuss high school from a student’s perspective. Brown, a past employee of the Youth Bureau’s SYEP program, is a Teens As Teachers (T.A.T.) member, a varsity athlete since her freshman year, and very active in the music department.
JuliAnna Patino, a senior at North Shore High School, was recently accepted to the highly competitive photography program called ‘Teen Academy Imagemakers’ at the International Center of Photography in Manhattan. Her teacher Lynn Johnson said, “This is a great accomplishment and a unique opportunity for her to challenge herself and grow as a photographer.”
The Glen Cove community celebrated Homecoming 2013 amidst the traditional fanfare and spirited salutes that make the weekend so special. Leading up to Saturday’s main event, individual schools held respective activities, with students and faculty dressing up in sport-wear or following themes of the day to tie into this festive time of the year.
Students and faculty at Glen Cove High School led off the weekend celebration with the annual pep rally in the school gymnasium. On Saturday, students, parents and staff from different schools and school-based organizations participated in the annual Homecoming Parade of floats along Walnut Rd.
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