Three Farmingdale students who placed in the top three of their division of the Nassau County Chapter of the New York Association for Pupil Transportation’s (NYAPT) School Bus Safety Poster Contest have advanced to win at the state level.
This fall marks the beginning of a new chapter in Paul Defendini’s life as he assumes John Lorentz’s position of Superintendent of Schools. The Farmingdale Observer sent Defendini a questionnaire about his goals for the future of the school district as he takes on his new role.
New Superintendent of Schools Paul Defendini kicked-off the start of 2018-19 school year with Superintendent’s Conference Day—held Tuesday, September 4th at Farmingdale High School.
Twenty-four backpacks were donated to Woodward Parkway Elementary School by the Credentialing Department of CareCentrix’s in Melville. Principal Patrick Klocek was delighted to meet with the team members who contributed to the school supply drive and was thrilled to receive the donation on behalf of his students.
Approximately two thousand new Chromebooks are in the process of being distributed to select grades in the Farmingdale School District for the 2018-19 school year. Grades 10-12 were given the opportunity to pick up their computers prior to the start of classes, and all elementary students (grades 3-4) will receive their Chromebooks during the first week of school.
Farmingdale School District has two more doctors in the house. Jennifer DeHayes—Assistant Principal at Woodward Parkway Elementary School— and Christopher Peterson—Assistant Principal of Northside Elementary School—have both received their Doctorate Degrees of Education in Administrative and Instructional Leadership from St. John’s University. After two-and-a-half years of coursework, and many months spent writing their dissertations, they received their diplomas during the graduation ceremony, held May 15, 2018.
Nine students from Farmingdale School District placed in the top three in three divisions of the Nassau County Chapter of the New York Association for Pupil Transportation’s (NYAPT) School Bus Safety Poster Contest.
Farmingdale’s four elementary schools—Albany Avenue, Northside, Saltzman East Memorial, and Woodward Parkway—all held moving up ceremonies for their fifth-grade class during the last week of the 2017-2018 school year.
It was a big week for the fifth-grade students at Farmingdale’s four elementary schools. Albany Avenue, Northside, Saltzman East Memorial, and Woodward Parkway all hosted their annual 5th grade award ceremonies to acknowledge students who excelled in academics, sports, music, art, and community service during the 2017-2018 school year.
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM FYC 1st Session Gymnastic Registration @ WP
7:30 PM FYC Meeting @ Howitt BOE Room
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Senior Citizens' Meeting @ Library
7:00 PM PAL Unit Meeting @ Clubhouse
7:00 PM SEPTA Meet & Greet @ NS
8:00 PM FBLI Meeting @ Allen Park