The Farmingdale School District and greater local community came together to participate in Farmingdale’s 9th annual St. Baldrick’s Day event—held at The Nutty Irishmen on Sunday, March 18th. Every year, the event raises money to fund pediatric cancer research and provide care for kids going through cancer treatment. It was an extraordinary day, with wonderful, giving people shedding their locks for a great cause.
Educators from throughout Long Island visit Howitt Middle School for a day of Innovative Learning
This past weekend, the Farmingdale High School Playcrafters put on a student performance of The Matchmaker. It’s the story of a merchant who uses a matchmaker to find himself a wife, and is the play version of the musical, Hello Dolly.
Three teams of students from Farmingdale High School competed in the Nassau East Division C Science Olympiad Regionals 2018—held at Wantagh High School on February 3, 2018.
The unexpected snowstorm delayed St. Patrick’s Day celebrations at Howitt Middle School this past week, but Irish eyes were smiling for everyone who made it down for the rescheduled two-day student-hosted Annual St. Patrick’s Day Tea.
The library staff at Howitt Middle School hosted its first-ever Genre Con for the eighth-grade class. It was a celebration of books and reading, where students learned about a variety of genres and created reading wish-lists. QR Codes were hung throughout the school library, giving students quick and easy access to book lists and fun websites.
Six theater students from Farmingdale High School participated in the Nassau Community College Honors Program’s Monologue Competition on March 23, 2018. Tenth-grader John Doty was awarded second place in the 9th-10th grade division. He performed a monologue from The Matchmaker, very recently performed at the high school.
Noah Kramer and Andrew DiVittorio, students in Ms. Nicholas Advanced Placement Art program at Farmingdale High School, were selected to receive Silver Key Awards from the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.
The Farmingdale Special Education PTA (SEPTA) sponsored a district-wide initiative on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 to bring unity and acceptance of all disabilities by inviting faculty, staff, and students, to wear green for the day.
Quaker Jack, the mascot for the Long Island Ducks, sent students at Albany Avenue Elementary School home this week with high-fives and a white-gloved wave. The visit was planned to get children excited about their upcoming school sponsored game night at the ballpark, scheduled for May 4, 2018.
6:00 PM AAE Parent Safety Meeting
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Open Swim @ FHS
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM FHS Junior Prom
1:30 PM FBLI Parade Day - Howitt
7:00 PM PTA Council Meeting @ HMS