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Herricks, New Hyde Park Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

Herricks, New Hyde Park Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

They are among about 16,000 selected nationally from about 1.4 million entrants.
Sewanhaka's Extended School Year Program Fosters Independence

Sewanhaka's Extended School Year Program Fosters Independence

The program helps students with special needs develop life and vocational skills, in addition to providing academic support.
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.
Denton Avenue Celebrates Earth Day

Denton Avenue Celebrates Earth Day

The celebration took place Thursday.
Report: Herricks Among Nation's Top 500 High Schools

Report: Herricks Among Nation's Top 500 High Schools

The findings are according to an annual list by U.S. News & World Report.
New Hyde Park High School Wins Top Prize in Challenge

New Hyde Park High School Wins Top Prize in Challenge

Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School takes second and third place.
Herricks Middle School Library Has Grand Opening

Herricks Middle School Library Has Grand Opening

The library offers new technology and traditional books.
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.
New Hyde Park and Herricks Schools Closed Wednesday Due to Snow

New Hyde Park and Herricks Schools Closed Wednesday Due to Snow

Heavy snow storm closes schools for January 22.