Roslyn Student Places At Skills Competition

NYRoslyn resident Francis Carcamo Ramirez was one of the 22 students from Nassau BOCES Barry Tech who took top honors at the New York State Regional SkillsUSA conference.

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One Last Budget Hearing

fundAs voters in the Roslyn School District were set to go to the polls on May 19, the Roslyn Board of Education had their final budget hearing on Thursday, May 7. The meeting was an overview of every aspect of the budget process. [Read more…]

Novick Receives Outstanding Student Award

Outstanding_052015ARoslyn High School student Max Novick received a 2015 George Farber Outstanding Student Award at the April 30 awards ceremony at Nassau BOCES’s Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) campus.

According to the Roslyn High School English chairperson Joshua Cabat, Novick has been focusing on his work as a filmmaker there, and the excellence of that work, which also helped him get into New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, was celebrated by the LIHSA faculty and staff.

Novick has been praised by the staff as being “an exceptionally intelligent, resourceful student and self-motivated young man.”

Cabat agreed and said, “I can only add that in my 15 years of working with the film program here, Max is probably the most gifted student filmmaker this school has produced in all that time.”

 

Budget, Referendums All Pass

The proposed 2015-16 school budget has been approved by district residents by a vote of 741 to 207. The budget for the Bryant Library and three other ballot propositions were also approved. [Read more…]

Winning Seasons Come To An End

Roundup_052015AAll year long, both the Roslyn High School girls’ softball team and the boys’ tennis team played winning ball. Both advanced to the playoffs with high hopes. Unfortunately, for both teams, defeats in the playoffs brought their exciting seasons to an end. [Read more…]

Honors For Albertson Firemen

Firemen_04315ALast month, North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Councilman Peter Zuckerman and Receiver of Taxes Charles Berman all honored a dozen members of the Albertson Hook and Ladder Company at their 105th annual Installation Dinner. The event was held at The Royalton in Roslyn Heights. [Read more…]

Special Passover Celebration

Sinai_04815AThis year, Temple Sinai added yet another way to embrace Passover. In this case, the event is called “Passover with Pals.” The temple hosted a seder for special needs children. Although this was the first year, it was clear that a new tradition has begun. In the words of one of the parents, “Thank you for such an engaging and interactive seder for the Chazak children. It was a great evening and the kids were really involved. The food was delicious too!” [Read more…]

In The Heights Next Week

Top row, from left: Adam Heitner, Arielle Popick, Daniel Golden, Carly Heitner, Josh Fried and Ryan Gomez. Bottom row, from left: Trevor Cox, Daveen Rim and Casey Landman

Top row, from left: Adam Heitner, Arielle Popick, Daniel Golden, Carly Heitner, Josh Fried and Ryan Gomez. Bottom row, from left: Trevor Cox, Daveen Rim and Casey Landman

Get ready to dance in your seats. The Royal Crown Players of Roslyn High School brings the energetic, Spanish-infused Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights to the Roslyn High School Auditorium on Thursday, March 26, Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28. [Read more…]

Feb. Rotary Student

From left, are Rotary co-president Cathy Mealing, English teacher Matt Vogt, Aansh Shah, Rotary co-president Deborah Zenir, and Usha Shah.

From left, are Rotary co-president Cathy Mealing, English teacher Matt Vogt, Aansh Shah, Rotary co-president Deborah Zenir, and Usha Shah.

The Roslyn Rotary Club honored Aansh Shah as the February Rotary Student at its luncheon on Feb. 26. Shah’s community service has included serving as a Research Buddy in the Independent Study Research Program, assisting students in research design, statistical analysis, and study presentation. He was co-founder of the not-for-profit organization GameCraftCharity; a volunteer in the Nephrology Research Institute at LIJ-North Shore, and coordinated “Skintelligence, ” a Skin Cancer Awareness Program.

 

Celebrating Dr. Seuss

Reading_031815AThe March 2 birthday of Dr. Seuss was the inspiration for many fun reading activities in the Roslyn elementary schools. This observance comes at the same time of year in which the schools celebrate PARP (Parents as Reading Partners) Week, a statewide program, which encourages reading by sharing excitement about books. [Read more…]