Rotary Student Of The Month

From left are parents Owen and Lesley Mester, Evan Mester, guidance counselor Gail Kennedy and Rotary Club Co-President Deborah Zenir

From left are parents Owen and Lesley Mester, Evan Mester, guidance counselor Gail Kennedy and Rotary Club Co-President Deborah Zenir

The Roslyn Rotary Club honored Roslyn High School senior Evan Mester as the Student of the Month at its luncheon on Nov. 20. Mester’s community service has included working at Temple Sinai in the office providing administrative support, coordinating a bake sale for students and offering support in the classroom when needed. [Read more...]

Armchair Tour Of NY

Katz’s Delicatessen on the Lower East Side

Katz’s Delicatessen on the Lower East Side

Roslyn, Herricks and East Williston Adult Education are offering a fascinating course, Armchair Tour: Ethnic New York, on the evening of Thursday, Dec. 11.

Susan Zuckerman will take attendees on a tour of the many sites in New York City that trace the history of the Italians, Jews, Chinese and other ethnic groups that have given the city and surrounding area its unique character.

From Ellis Island where many of the area residents’ forebears disembarked upon arriving in America, to the neighborhoods of the Lower East Side, Chinatown, Little Italy and others where new immigrants lived, this tour of New York’s ethnic history will span centuries and large areas of the city, all from the comfort of an Adult Education classroom. This will be an entertaining evening of history and anecdotes told in words and pictures. [Read more...]

Challenge Day Program

When participants raise their hands in the air as they are doing in this photo, using the sign language sign for ‘I love you,’ they are expressing solidarity with fellow students and colleagues.

When participants raise their hands in the air as they are doing in this photo, using the sign language sign for ‘I love you,’ they are expressing solidarity with fellow students and colleagues.

Roslyn High School freshmen participated in the school’s second annual Challenge Day program on Nov. 18, 19 and 20. On each of the three days, one-third of the ninth-grade class was joined by two dozen teacher and staff volunteers, as well as a group of senior peer leaders.  [Read more...]

Board Presents Capital Projects

Eric Kaier, an architect at the firm, KG&D Architects, made a presentation on district wide capital projects at the Roslyn School Board meeting on last Thursday night. The presentation consisted of three important projects in the district at the East Hills School, Middle School and the Transportation and Maintenance Facility building. Kaier listed site work, architectural work and MEP (mechanical, electrical and plumbing) work for all three schools. [Read more...]

Opt Out Rates In Roslyn

Roslyn High School

Roslyn High School

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...]

Roslyn Test Scores Soar Globally

Roslyn High School

Roslyn High School

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...]

School Construction Services Approved

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...]

Pack A Backpack

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...]

Early Childhood Center Taking Students

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...]

Spirit Week In Roslyn

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.

Leading the cheers at the pep rally

Leading the cheers at the pep rally

Bulldogs footballers and the Bulldog mascot visit grade school students

Bulldogs footballers and the Bulldog mascot visit grade school students

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