The debate over New York State Common Core standards continues with students from the Roslyn School District showing a mild resistance to the exams. According to the New York State Allies for Public Education, 176 Roslyn students opted out of the English Language Arts (ELA) exam, while all of the students in the district took the math exam. [Read more...]
The Roslyn School District just put its stamp on education after scores were released from a major international test this week. Roslyn students ranked number one among the nations of the world on the reading portion of the PISA (Program for International Student Assessment) exam. Results in math and science were also among the highest in the world, and far ahead of the mean scores of other students in the United States. [Read more...]
The Roslyn School Board recommended the approval of payments to the firm, Park East Construction Corporation at Thursday night’s board meeting at Roslyn High School. The payments were for construction management services and reimbursements rendered to the district pertaining to various projects. [Read more...]
My family and I, who are Roslyn residents, have volunteered at The Interfaith Nutrition (INN) for many years. The INN has shelters and soup kitchens around Long Island that assist those who are hungry and homeless. [Read more...]
The school year is underway and smiles are everywhere at the Early Childhood Center of Temple Beth Sholom of Roslyn. The children are becoming familiar with their routine; they are making new friends, learning so many things and are taking full advantage of the fall weather, playing on a big playground. [Read more...]
One of the many way in which students throughout the Roslyn School District showed their spirit last week was at the pep rallies led by high school students at each of the other schools. Members of the marching band, football team, student leaders and of course the Roslyn
Bulldog mascot generated a lot of excitement for Homecoming weekend, which took place this past Saturday, Sept. 20.
The annual Roslyn High School Homecoming celebration will take place on Saturday, Sept. 20.
The community is invited to enjoy the Homecoming Parade beginning at 12:20 p.m. in front of Roslyn High School. The parade will go through the Village of Roslyn and conclude at the high school.
Participating in the parade are the Roslyn fire departments, students, staff, parents, clubs and teams.
Principal Dr. Scott Andrews encourages the community to carry their enthusiasm and spirit from the parade into the football game scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. and cheer on the Roslyn Bulldogs against Great Neck North.
Opening ceremonies begin at 1:30 p.m. before the game. The Marching Bulldogs, Roslyn High School’s award-winning marching band, will perform during halftime.
Teenagers are now returning to school. Although many teens feel that summer just started last week, it has come to an end. The memories of a, hopefully, great 2014 summer vacation will be missed as teens now have to shift their focus towards meeting new teachers and completing endless amounts of assignments for the next nine months. Since this can be awfully stressful, especially for teens entering their junior year of high school, it is important for every teen to have a safe and healthy method of coping with the stress. [Read more...]
The weather cooperated beautifully and another large crowd turned out as the second annual “Go Long for Luke” fundraiser was held last Sunday at The Park At East Hills.
Up to 300 people attended and as last year, the playing field at The Park was full of youngsters divided into age groups, all playing intense games of flag football. [Read more...]
Roslyn students were among the musicians recently performing at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall as part of the Music Institute of Long Island’s annual gala concert.
Roslyn residents Aaron Chu, William Borges, Bianca Rabbie, Justin Leu, Kiddest Wolde and Rekik Wolde were among more than 80 performers who took the stage.
Performances included solos, duos and octets, as well as various combinations of chamber music ensembles, violin, cello, guitar, voice and flute groups.
Three MILI graduates who are pursuing degrees in Music Performance at prestigious colleges also performed.
Entering its 25th year, the Music Institute of Long Island provides music education to young children through advanced performers, with instrumental lessons from age 3 and voice lessons from age 5 through pre-college conservatory training. [Read more...]