Thursday, 23 May 2013 00:00
The fourth, fifth-and sixth-grade Math Enrichment students of the New Hyde Park-Garden City Park School District recently displayed their independent research projects at the Garden City Park School. Math Enrichment teacher Mrs. Fiorillo, had been working on their research projects since January with the students.
Tri-fold display boards showcased the students’ many talents and interests. Teachers from New Hyde Park Memorial High School joined NHP-GCP current and retired educators to examine the student projects and listen to individual oral presentations.
First Place: Stephen Bracco, Nathan Harvey,Christian Zamora- A Mathematical Adventure to Your Dream Home
Second Place: Hailey Mikowski- Math in Cooking
Third Place: Ved Trivedi- Juice Box Geometry
First Place tie: Megha Gopal- Math in Corn-Based Ethanol and Hybrids, Isablella Kong and Sabrina Wang- Popsicle Stick Bridges
Second Place: Mitchell Zatz- Miloz Restaurant
Third Place: Allison Marzano- Investing
First Place: Lindsay Lockwood- The Great Pyramid of Khufu
Second Place: Jaime Jacob, Nicole Joseph, & Aria Nair- Math & the Pyramids
Third Place: John Tagios- So You Want to Live in New Hyde Park?
Last Updated (Monday, 29 November 1999 19:00) Wednesday, 22 October 2014 00:00
Local school districts are reaffirming student hygiene standards in the wake of the non-polio enterovirus (EV- D68) that’s been found in the United States. A strain of the enterovirus was found in Southampton’s middle and high schools, but officials say it was not the virus that has caused the national EV-D68 outbreak.
The disease disproportionately affects infants, children and adolescents who lack immunity, according to the Center for Disease Control. School districts have been notified to follow New York State Health Department guidelines to combat possible infections.
Last Updated (Monday, 29 November 1999 19:00) Friday, 17 October 2014 00:00
New Hyde Park Village Mayor Robert Lofaro gave a local laundromat until Wednesday, Oct. 15 to appear in village court to address property issues, mainly appearance and a lack of signage, or face arrest.
A final letter was sent to the tenant, Lofaro said.
Thursday, 16 October 2014 00:00
Sewanhaka Indians Head football coach George Kasimatis told his team to expect a dogfight in this weeks game against the New Hyde Park Gladiators, and he was right after its 35-21 victory last week.
“All the kids know each other really well, it’s always competitive when we play each other,” he said.
Thursday, 09 October 2014 00:00
The Sewanhaka Indians relied heavily on its offense in the first two victories and head coach George Kasimatis relies on one player to set the tone for his group; senior, running back Brenton Mighty.
Mighty is versatile as a running back, as he possesses the ability to run hard between the tackles, lower his shoulder and run into the defender, or run to the outside and break one deep. He also has good hands and is utilized by quarterback Elijah Tracey, as a receiver out of the backfield.
“He makes such a difference in the run game,” said Kasimatis. “Teams have to respect that and it opens up the pass and the possibility for a lot of play action passes.”