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Common Core Math Scores Rise, English Scores Fall on Long Island

Common Core Math Scores Rise, English Scores Fall on Long Island

State Education Department releases 2014 Common Core testing scores.
Head Start Program Helps Kindergarteners Practice Skills Early

Head Start Program Helps Kindergarteners Practice Skills Early

The two-week summer program teaches nonnative English speakers with the vocabulary and structure they will need during the school year.
Mineola Summer Showcase is Friday

Mineola Summer Showcase is Friday

Alumni and students will take to the stage, showcasing their talents.
Spring Commencement at Farmingdale State is Saturday

Spring Commencement at Farmingdale State is Saturday

Randi Shubin Dresner, president and CEO of Island Harvest, is this year’s keynote speaker.
Family Math Day is April 5

Family Math Day is April 5

The program draws from nearby school districts.
Social Worker, Parents Blast 'God-Awful' Common Core

Social Worker, Parents Blast 'God-Awful' Common Core

Speakers at the forum said hope could be coming from Albany and urged parents to join forces and opt out of controversial testing.
Mineola Class of 2013 Members Return for Alumni Day

Mineola Class of 2013 Members Return for Alumni Day

More than 50 graduates return to answer questions about post-grad experiences.
Jackson Avenue Students Make Movies for MLK Jr. Day

Jackson Avenue Students Make Movies for MLK Jr. Day

Third graders use iPads to make movies in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Meadow Drive School Hosts Third Annual Hockey Tournament

Meadow Drive School Hosts Third Annual Hockey Tournament

Schoolwide tournament involves all students and staff to compete for hockey title.
Snow Day for Mineola Schools on Wednesday

Snow Day for Mineola Schools on Wednesday

Both public schools and Chaminade closed due to snow storm.
Mineola High School 2014 Jazz Night is Feb. 5

Mineola High School 2014 Jazz Night is Feb. 5

Free admission to annual musical night.
Chaminade Senior 2013-14 First Trimester Honor Roll

Chaminade Senior 2013-14 First Trimester Honor Roll

230 members of the Class of 2014 named to honor roll.
Long Island's 15 Most Obese School Districts

Long Island's 15 Most Obese School Districts

Most far exceed state average, according to health department data.