Finn Says Hello To Herricks

Christine Finn

Christine Finn

Christine Finn, the Carle Place School District’s Assistant Superintendent for Instruction and Personnel, left her post Dec. 31, for the same position in the Herricks School District. She succeed the retiring Dr. Deidre Hayes. [Read more...]

Arrests In Flower Hill Burglary

Tomas Rios

Tomas Rios

The Third Squad has reported two arrests for burglary on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 12:20 p.m. According to detectives, on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2014 at 5 p.m., a male victim, 22, arrived at his North Clover Drive, Great Neck Estates home and observed David Jimenez of Flushing standing at his front door. The victim, detectives added, was able to see Tomas Rios in the kitchen of his home. The victim yelled at which time both defendants ran from the home. [Read more...]

From The Desk Of Elaine Kanas

East Williston School Superintendent Elaine Kanas

East Williston School Superintendent Elaine Kanas

Academic Vocabulary
Last year, the East Williston School District undertook an academic vocabulary effort across the three buildings. Steering Towards Success is a program being implemented at the Willets Road School that supports the academic vocabulary initiative in our middle school. The goal of the program is to not only introduce children to academic vocabulary, but to also encourage and inspire each student to incorporate the new words into their own daily language. The Willets Road staff collaborates on this project school-wide, eager to make expanding one’s vocabulary contagious throughout the building. [Read more...]

Class Gets Kids Ready for Primetime

Chris Brogan

Chris Brogan

At Herricks High School, you might be surprised to know that students are getting a taste of the glitz and glamour—not to mention the behind-the-scenes drudgery as well— of the television and film industry, developing unique skills that will serve them in both in college and the entertainment industry as well. [Read more...]

Teachers Report On Business Trips

nclc-full-pageThe world of college admissions and the teaching of the Chinese language were topics of discussion at the first Roslyn School District Board of Education meeting of the new year.  [Read more...]

Bosworth Seeks Second Term

Judi Bosworth

Judi Bosworth

With just a year under her belt as Town of North Hempstead Supervisor, Judi Bosworth knows one thing: she will be seeking a second term.

Bosworth announced her intentions for the first time publicly while being interviewed by the Roslyn News. She was elected to her current two-year term in November 2013, and took office in January 2014. [Read more...]

Roslyn Student Named Intel Finalist

Roslyn High School’s Intel Semifinalists: Rachel Mintz, David Jaslow, Jordan Rosen and Tiffany Sun with Roslyn’s Coordinator of Secondary Research Dr. Allyson Weseley

Roslyn High School’s Intel Semifinalists: Rachel Mintz, David Jaslow, Jordan Rosen and Intel Finalist Tiffany Sun with Roslyn’s Coordinator of Secondary Research Dr. Allyson Weseley

Roslyn High School student Tiffany Sun was named on of 40 Intel Science Talent Search Finalists today and one of five on Long Island.  Sun will compete on March 5-11 in Washington, D.C. for first-place awards of $150,000. She earned $1,000 for earning semifinal status in early January. [Read more...]

Best Yet To Come From Bulldogs

Keandre Augustine

Keandre Augustine

The Roslyn High School boys’ varsity team is headed to the home stretch of the 2014-15 season with a winning record and hopes for a big winning streak that can give them momentum into the playoff season. [Read more...]

Roslyn Basketball On Top Of The Heap

Roslyn BulldogThe Holiday season is over and the Roslyn High School boys’ basketball team continues to play winning basketball. After the two-week layoff, the Bulldogs, on Jan. 6, defeated Glen Cove in a 78-71road win. Three days later, Roslyn traveled to Levittown to top Division High School, 77-56. [Read more...]

Sunday Afternoon Concert

The Karkowska Sisters

The Karkowska Sisters

The Shelter Rock Library will feature a concert, “From Gershwin to Yankee Doodle” with the Karkowska Sisters on Sunday, Jan. 25 at 3 p.m. Join the library for this program featuring sister duo Katarzyna Karkowska on piano and Anna Karkowska on violin. [Read more...]