Last spring, Farmingdale High School French students held a small electronics recycling drive to support gorilla conservation efforts in the Congo. They wound up collecting 170 old cell phones, iPods, iPads, tablets, and MP3 players, which were sent to ECO-CELL, a leading electronics recycler.
Albany Avenue Elementary School has concluded another successful Extended Summer School (ESS) program. It ran for six weeks/five days a week/three hours per day, with a K-12 curriculum devoted exclusively to approximately 125 students with special needs.
Emily Fortunato (Farmingdale High School Class of 2003) was one of four athletic trainers on the USA staff for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup that saw the United States take home their 4th championship this summer in France!
Knock on any door of the Farmingdale School District, and you’re going to find a success story. This one was shared by Farmingdale High School Special Education teacher Stephani Jones about freshman student Michaela Ellington. Michaela has Cerebral Palsy (CP), which affects her ability to move, speak, and maintain her balance and posture.
Saltzman East Memorial Elementary School has just completed a successful inaugural Summer Literacy Camp! Beginning in July, the five-week literacy camp was offered to select Saltzman elementary students (4 days a week/3 hours per day), designed to increase language skills and prevent the summer slide that many children experience during the months when school is out of session. Over eighty children—grades one through five—participated in what can best be described as a hands-on, engaging learning experience for all!
Farmingdale School District's Fall 2019 Adult & Continuing Education brochure is on the way to your mailbox!
The Farmingdale Board of Education is seeking a volunteer to fill a vacant position on the Audit Committee.
Students in the Farmingdale Youth Council Summer Program performed an instrumental music concert last Thursday at Weldon E. Howitt Middle. The performances were given by students in grades 5-12 who are currently enrolled in the Farmingdale Music Program, and who attended a three-week music program at the middle school preceding the concert.
On this last official day of school, we want to share a video with you that we never got the chance to post because Mother Nature didn't give us any snow days this year. If it HAD snowed... this is how you would have found out there was no school. Enjoy. And Happy Summer!