Gjonlekaj Scores A Big Year

Mark_022515AWhile his old team, Roslyn High School, is busy making its way through the highly-competitive Conference A-II playoffs, former Bulldog star Mark Gjonlekaj, now a sophomore for the Old Westbury Panthers, said farewell to the 2014-15 regular season with a monster game of his own. [Read more…]

Grant For CAPS Program

From left: Ellen Feldman, CAPS supervisor for education and training; Alane Fagin, Dale Cole,  community affairs project manager, Newsday and Paul Fleishman, vice president, public affairs, Newsday.

From left: Ellen Feldman, CAPS supervisor for education and training; Alane Fagin, Dale Cole,
community affairs project manager, Newsday and Paul Fleishman, vice president, public affairs, Newsday.

The Roslyn-based Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS) was recently awarded $20,000 through Newsday charities. The grant, said Alane Fagin, CAPS executive director, will support the Keeping Kids and Families Safe program. [Read more…]

Celebrating The Lunar New Year

Kaps_021815BMembers of the Korean American Parent Society (KAPS) of Roslyn visited the Roslyn elementary schools recently to share their Korean heritage and to talk about the customs surrounding Lunar New Year. Dressed in their traditional native clothing, the parents made presentations at Heights, East Hills and Harbor Hill elementary schools. [Read more…]

Bulldogs Advance To Second Round

Roslyn AthleticsThe Roslyn Bulldogs basketball season continues. Last Friday night, the Bulldogs traveled to Locust Valley to play in what amounted to a road game against Friends Academy at the Friends’ gym. And in a thrilling come-from-behind victory, the Bulldogs topped Friends, 54-52 to advance to the next round. This Friday, Feb. 20, Roslyn will once again hit the road, traveling to Roosevelt to take on number three-seeded Roosevelt High School in a 6 p.m. matchup. [Read more…]

School Snow Make Up Days

snowBecause of the two weather-related school closings earlier this month, in the Roslyn School District, the two scheduled snow makeup days will now be regular days of school including Thursday, April 2 and Friday, May 22. There will be no additional change in the calendar as a result of the third weather-related closing on Monday, Feb. 9. [Read more…]

All Kids Fair Returns

kidsFair_021215CThe popular All Kids Fair, founded by East Hills resident Barbara Kaplan, will return to the Melville Marriott for the fifth straight year on Sunday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  [Read more…]

Winter Charity At Temple

Sholom_021215AThe sixth grade students at Temple Beth Sholom Religious School packaged warm gloves, hats and scarves for those less fortunate on Long Island. These good deeds of helping others and giving back to the community were lessons the students connected with.

Mitzvah Project Benefits Hospice

From left: Sommer Allen, HCN’s manager of volunteers, Chris Court, HCN’s director of Special Events, Justin Kalman, Justin Hertz, Drew Halpern, Jordan Kahn and Mayra Engel and Pin-Ying La Natra, both HCN’s coordinator of volunteers.

From left: Sommer Allen, HCN’s manager of volunteers, Chris Court, HCN’s director of Special Events, Justin Kalman, Justin Hertz, Drew Halpern, Jordan Kahn and Mayra Engel and Pin-Ying La Natra, both HCN’s coordinator of volunteers.

Four seventh grade boys from Roslyn Middle School—Jordan Kahn, Justin Hertz, Justin Kalman and Drew Halpern—recently worked together on a Mitzvah Project for their upcoming Bar Mitzvahs at Temple Sinai in Roslyn. [Read more…]

Snow Days All Used Up

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESThe Roslyn School District, like many in Nassau County, only receives two snow days during the course of a school year. Needless to say, both of those days have been used up and so, if the winter weather continues to bring more snow falls and cancellations, the Roslyn School Board of Education will decide how to make up the days.  [Read more…]

Benefit Fashion Show At RHS

danceRoslyn High School students raised $29,000 at the annual Benefit Fashion Show held last month. Juniors and seniors put on a great show, which included the modeling of clothing, six groups of dancers, singing and piano performances, and skits. Students raised money by selling advertisements to stores in the community, as well as to family and friends. [Read more…]