Twenty-one Farmingdale High School students—along with hundreds of students from across Long Island— participated in the Spark! Challenge—a Northwell Health initiative, created to introduce students to the diverse range of career paths in the healthcare industry.
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) has announced that it will be inducting two Farmingdale High School alumni— Ronnie Heller and Paul Lankford—into the Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame this September. Heller and Lankford are among 34 individuals being honored for their significant contributions to high school athletics in Nassau County.
Farmingdale High School art students recently participated in Cultural Arts Day— sponsored by the Women’s Club of Farmingdale and the Junior League Club. Our talented art students were represented in many categories including: watercolor, acrylic, pen and ink, charcoal, digital illustration, photography, ceramics, and sculpture.
Farmingdale High School alum and newly sworn Assemblyman, Michael LiPetri visited various senior government classes on Monday, April 15, 2019. He screened a short video tour of the NYS Capitol in Albany, explained how a bill becomes a law, and answered questions about his agenda for the 9th District. This visit complements the district’s initiative to connect active civic participation to education.
The Photographic Federation of Long Island (PFLI) recently held its 10th annual Youth Showcase. Fourteen Long Island High Schools participated, and five Farmingdale High School students placed in various categories. All first-place winners were awarded fifty dollars.
The Saltzman East Memorial Elementary School Drama Club staged two performances of The Wizard of Oz on Tuesday, April 16th. Younger grades were treated to a morning performance, and the older grades—plus parents—were invited to an afternoon show.
Farmingdale High School’s fourth annual S.M.I.L.E. Day, hosted by the S.M.I.L.E. Club, took place on Friday, April 12, 2019. S.M.I.L.E. stands for Something More In Life’s Experiences. The club—made up of nearly seventy 9th-12th grade students—meets twice a month to participate in activities like Twister, basketball, and karaoke.
The 10th annual American Sign Language Honor Society Induction Ceremony was held at Farmingdale High School this past Thursday, April 11th. Forty-four new members from grades 9th-12th were inducted! “It’s an honor to teach American Sign Language at Farmingdale High School. We are not just a class, we are a family!” said teacher Gilda Logan.
Joshua Marino, a third-grade student at Albany Avenue Elementary School was presented with his National School Bus Safety Week Poster Award at the New York Association for Pupil Transportation’s (NYAPT) annual joint meeting—held Thursday, April 11, 2019 at the Hofstra University Club in Hempstead.
7:00 PM PTA Council Meeting @ HMS
7:30 PM FYC Meeting @ Howitt BOE Room
7:30 AM - 2:05 PM FHS Blood Drive - South Gym
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Senior Citizens' Meeting @ Library