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.
Over 400 Farmingdale High School seniors—dressed in their green and white graduation gowns—returned to their elementary schools for the Districts’ second annual Senior Walk. The nostalgic procession took place at all four Farmingdale elementary schools— Albany Avenue, Northside, Saltzman East Memorial, and Woodward Parkway.
When Farmingdale School District’s Instructional Coach for Digital Learning, Bonnie McClelland, was introduced to Flipgrid—a video discussion platform for students—she, well… flipped! She immediately saw its potential to grow student engagement and promptly reached out to its creators to develop new ways to use it at the district.
It was a busy week for Farmingdale High School senior George Frontino. He decided on a college, submitted his Eagle Scout paperwork—and on the day he turned eighteen—had the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the sensory garden he’s been working on since 2016 for his Eagle Scout Service Project.
Mrs. Leff’s fourth-grade class at Woodward Parkway Elementary School welcomed a new student this week. His name is Rufus and he’s a Diabetic Alert Dog who will be the companion of Emma Brussell, an elementary student with Type 1 diabetes.
The Farmingdale School District’s Woodward Parkway Elementary School recently organized an opportunity for students to stretch their imaginations by designing buildings from scratch using classroom materials.
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.