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Levittown Tribune - Schools

School Brief

Thursday, 17 October 2013 00:00

PTA Fundraiser

The Salk/MacArthur PTSA will hold their annual fundraiser, An Evening With Renowned Psychic Medium Josephine Ghiringhelli on Thursday, Oct. 24 in the Salk Little Theater, at 3359 Old Jerusalem Road. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Group reading begin at 7 p.m. For adult audience only, no exceptions. Seating is limited. Tickets are $35 per person, or two for $60. Due to anticipated sellout, no reservations will be taken without payment. Make checks payable to: Salk/MacArthur PTSA. Mail to: Kathleen Vaughan Ware, 824 Pineneck Road, Seaford, NY 11783 or send in to your school building main office in sealed envelope marked “PTSA Psychic Fundraiser.”For information, call Kathleen at 516-520-8774 or Colleen at 516-428-5830.

 

Division Avenue Homecoming

Thursday, 10 October 2013 00:00
The students at Division Avenue High School recently celebrated Homecoming in true Levittown fashion on Sept. 28.
 

Students Promote International Peace

Thursday, 03 October 2013 00:00

Fourth and fifth graders at Lee Road Elementary School participated in the International Day of Peace, an observance of the ideals of peace adopted by the United Nations and observed for the first time on Sept. 21, 1982.

 

During the week, the students discussed ways to bring about peace and read books on the topic, including Lauren Murphy Payne’s We Can All Get Along: A Child’s Book of Choices and Katherine Scholes’ Peace Begins with You. 

 

The students also decorated pinwheels for peace and wrote pledges to bring peace to their school and the world on dove-shaped paper. The doves and pinwheels were hung in the hallway. Also on display was a large dove cutout on which students signed their names to symbolize their pledge to further the cause of peace in the world. 

 

Levittown Lauds Scholars

Thursday, 03 October 2013 00:00

The College Board has recognized Levittown School District students from both Division Avenue and MacArthur high schools as Advanced Placement Scholars for exceptional achievement on the May 2013 national exams. 

 

—104 students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by receiving a 3 or higher on three or more exams.

 

Levittown Schools Citizens Budget Advisory Committee

Thursday, 26 September 2013 00:00

 

The Levittown Board of Education is again inviting residents to participate on the Citizens 2014-15 Budget Advisory Committee. The work of the committee will focus on a variety of budget issues as determined by the board. Meetings will begin after formal appointment by the board at the Wednesday, Oct. 9 board meeting. Interested residents should submit their name in writing to the Office of the District Clerk, Levittown Public Schools, 150 Abbey Lane, Levittown, NY 11756. Letters must be received no later than Tuesday, Oct. 1.

 

Mercury Club Scholarship Winners

Thursday, 26 September 2013 00:00

The Mercury Club, parent booster club for the Cross Country, Winter and Spring Track and Field teams at MacArthur High School, gives two $500 scholarship awards to one boy and one girl track student each year. This year’s winners were Shannon Murphy and Eric Russo. Murphy will attend the University of Kentucky studying Pre-Veterinarian with Animal Sciences and Russo will be attending the University of Albany studying business. 

Submitted by Cheryl Clifford


 

Island Trees Students Back To School

Written by Christy Hinko Thursday, 12 September 2013 00:00

On Wednesday, Sept. 4 the students of the Island Trees School District in Levittown returned to school. Many of the kids were excited to return to see old friends, some arriving for the first time to make new friends. Overall, all four schools’ openings went off without a hitch.


 

Island Trees Students Back To School

Written by Christy Hinko Thursday, 12 September 2013 00:00

On Wednesday, Sept. 4 the students of the Island Trees School District in Levittown returned to school. Many of the kids were excited to return to see old friends, some arriving for the first time to make new friends. Overall, all four schools’ openings went off without a hitch.


 

Island Trees Students Back To School

Written by Christy Hinko Thursday, 12 September 2013 00:00

On Wednesday, Sept. 4 the students of the Island Trees School District in Levittown returned to school. Many of the kids were excited to return to see old friends, some arriving for the first time to make new friends. Overall, all four schools’ openings went off without a hitch.


 

Island Trees' Top Ten Heading To College

Thursday, 29 August 2013 00:00

The Island Trees High School’s Top Ten students for 2013 are heading off to college this week.  Back row, standing: #3, Chris Stubenrauch, Stony Brook; #10 Brendan Beiersdorfer, Fredonia; #1 Andres Perez, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); #8 David Mannlein, CW Post-LIU; #2 Ryan Goepfert, Stony Brook. Front row, sitting: #7 Amber Vertizen, Molloy; #6 Kristin Dunthie, Quinnipiac; #5 Jenna Morlock, Stony Brook; #4 Katherine Gundersen, Harvard; #9 Brittany Wilson, Hofstra. 


 

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