Forty new students were inducted into the Farmingdale Chapter of the New York State Business & Marketing Honor Society. The ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Farmingdale High School.
On Saturday, May 11th, kindergarten students from Ms. Lauren McKnight’s class at Northside Elementary School and third graders from Mrs. Kathleen Sokolowski’s class at Saltzman East Memorial Elementary School traveled to Sagamore Hill in Oyster Bay to write, sketch, and explore nature.
The Farmingdale School District’s annual District Art Show was held May 14, 2019 at Weldon E. Howitt Middle School. Open to the public, it featured artwork from all six schools in a variety of mediums, including: oil, sculpture, mixed media, drawing, watercolor, fashion, and photography.
The Farmingdale High School French Honor Society Induction and Senior Recognition Ceremony was held Tuesday, May 7th at Farmingdale High School. Twenty-eight new members (grades 9-12) were inducted, and twenty-eight seniors who have tackled the challenge of French 5— a college level course—were presented with the French Honor Society blue-white-red tassel.
For the 30th consecutive season—marking ten years— all Farmingdale High School varsity teams have achieved scholar athlete status! The spring teams include 321 students, participating in the sports of: boys lacrosse, girls lacrosse, baseball, softball, boys spring track, girls spring track, boys tennis, and badminton.
It's spring concert season at Farmingdale School District. Click here to see the concert schedule for every school—now through June 6, 2019
Click here to read the Newsday feature story about our new Athletic Field Complex at Howitt Middle School.
A new academic wall for valedictorian and salutatorian photographs was unveiled on Friday, May 3, 2019 at Farmingdale High School. Class of 2019 Valedictorian Kunj Patel and Salutatorian Jessica Finkel performed the ribbon cutting during a small ceremony attended by Superintendent Paul Defendini, Principal Dr. Samuel Thompson, Assistant Principals Jed Herman and Arlene Martinez, and guidance counselors Jacqueline Verre and Cara-Lynn Molina.
The Farmingdale High School Robotics Team wrapped up its 2018-2019 season of playing the game Turning Point with an impressive showing at the VEX World Championship in Louisville, Kentucky. The international championship was attended by approximately 600 teams from 30 countries. Playing 11 matches over three days, Farmingdale ended the tournament with a 7-4 record, placing them at about position 200 out of 24,000 teams worldwide!
Farmingdale High School students Madison Outing and Heaven Diaz have each earned the Triple C Award, bestowed by the New York State Attorney General to students who have demonstrated the three C’s of Courage, Commitment, and Character. he certificates—signed by newly elected NYS Attorney General Letitia James— were presented to the young women by Superintendent Paul Defendini and Assistant Principal Jed Herman during an intimate ceremony with family members on April 29, 2019.
7:00 PM FHS Concert
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION - Howitt West Gym
7:30 PM FYC Meeting - Howitt BOE Room
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Senior Citizens' Meeting @ Farmingdale Public Library