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…]

Roslyn Psychology Fair Winners

Fair_031815AAt the March 10 Town of North Hempstead meeting, four Roslyn High School students were recently honored by Supervisor Judi Bosworth and the town board for winning high honors at the Long Island Psychology Fair held in January at Roslyn High School. [Read more…]

Superintendent Column: Budgets

East Williston School Superintendent Elaine Kanas

East Williston School Superintendent Elaine Kanas

-By Elaine Kanas

Last month, the first of the Board of Education budget workshops was held. Each budget session focuses on a different component of the budget with the last session being the time when the board holds their final deliberations and adopts a budget for the community to vote on at the budget and school board candidates vote on Tuesday, May 19 in the Wheatley Gymnasium, from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.  [Read more…]

Presidential Scholar Candidates

From left: Guidance counselor Jason Geller, Rosen and Principal Dr. Scott Andrews.

From left: Guidance counselor Jason Geller, Rosen and Principal Dr. Scott Andrews.

Roslyn High School senior Jordan Rosen has been selected as a candidate for the United States Presidential Scholars Program. Students are chosen on the basis of their academic and artistic success, leadership and involvement in school and the community. [Read more…]

Rotary Student Of The Month

From left: Rotary Copresident Cathy Mealing, parents Jane Hodge and George Cox, Trevor Cox, Rotary Co-President Deborah Zenir and guidance counselor, Bill Caruso

From left: Rotary Copresident Cathy Mealing, parents Jane Hodge and George Cox, Trevor Cox, Rotary Co-President Deborah Zenir and guidance counselor, Bill Caruso

Trevor Cox was recently honored by the Roslyn Rotary Club as its January Student of the Month. Cox’s community service has included his Eagle Scout Project of a library refurbishment where he led a team of volunteers to paint and repair bookcases, walls, closets, chairs, and raised funds to have a carpet professionally installed. [Read more…]

Looking Back At A Great Season

BBCapCThe Roslyn Bulldogs, under head coach Craig Murphy, are quietly building a winning tradition in varsity basketball. For the second time in three years, the Bulldogs made it to the Final Four in Nassau County tournament action. The Bulldogs’ goal is to win a country title and that day keeps drawing nearer. [Read more…]