To All Students and Families:
Please reference the important notices that are crucial for you to read and understand at the start of the school year and throughout the school year. All of the notices can be found by accessing the following link on the Google website:
FHS will be hosting its 4th annual Volunteer Fair for ALL students on Wednesday, November 28, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Commons. Why volunteer? The number 10 reason is that it's good for you. Volunteering provides physical and mental rewards. Please stop by to speak to representatives from various organizations to find out about volunteer oppotunities. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Jensen or Ms. Verre in Guidance.
SUPPORT OUR TROOPS WITH DONATIONS
We are collecting much needed items to show our support for our deployed soldiers.
There is a box in the Main Office. Thank you in advance.
Varsity Leaders Club & Italian Honor Society
Reservations for yearbooks are available online through the yearbookforever.com website beginning on October 1, 2018. The earlier you reserve, the better the deal you will receive. The initial sales drive offers the all-color yearbook and an engraved namestamp for the price of $140. Additionally, you can individualize your order with itag imprints to symbolize the activities the students has participated in - clubs, music, sports, etc. Other options are also available - be sure to scroll through the options and see what works for you before ordering.
This initial price will remain in effect until 11:59 p.m. on November 28, 2018. After this date, the price will increase to $150, and the namestamp option will come at an additional charge.
Parent ads to are available on the same site, and you do have the opportunity to choose several options. Prices are indicated with each option.
The Farmingdale High School Class of 1969 50th reunion will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Melville Marriott in Melville, Long Island New York. More info as we move the plan forward.
Please share and pass the word along to your FHS friends/classmates and SAVE the DATE!!!
We have partnered with REUNIONS UNLIMITED, so go to their web-site and register your interest to attend, tab ‘FHS Class of 1969’ and enter basic info.
Our event will be open to classmates from FHS 1967, 68 & 1970 that may be interested.
Sign up and stay tuned for more details.
Hope to see you all there, Chuck & Kathy Shields- Gosline, Bruce Biondi, Danny Guando, Trisha Hildebrand-Williamson & Bob Weis
FHS Class 69 RU committee
Five Farmingdale High School student-musicians performed at the prestigious Long Island String Festival—hosted by the Long Island String Festival Association (LISFA)—on November 16-17, 2018, at Wisdom Lane Middle School in Levittown. The students selected to perform include: Julianne Malanowski, Julia Sohl, Abigail Faber, Juliana Young, and Antonio Castano.
In late October, Superintendent Paul Defendini and Farmingdale High School Principal Dr. Samuel Thompson were invited to participate in a community conversation about Farmingdale’s response to the opioid epidemic.
To help student-artists navigate the steps necessary to advance their educational opportunities in the arts, the fine arts department of Farmingdale High School brought in admissions counselors from SUNY Farmingdale, Hartford Art School, and Adelphi University.
Farmingdale High School Senior Patrick Smyth has been named a News 12 Scholar Athlete for the 2018-2019 season. The weekly award program—which recognizes outstanding ability shown by Long Island high school seniors in athletics, academics, leadership and service to others—honors only thirty students in any given school year.
The Farmingdale Marching Band—along with the Dalerettes—performed in the 2018 Newsday Marching Band Festival on Thursday night, October 18, 2018. Held annually at the Mitchell Field Athletic Complex in Uniondale, the festival features bands from high schools throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.
Howitt Middle Schools’ gardening committee broke ground in early October on a sustainable schoolyard habitat. The committee—a mix of students, teachers, and administrators—gathered in the interior courtyard with gloves, rakes, shovels, and hoes to dig out all the non-native plants and prepare the area for fall planting.
Farmingdale High School hosted a presentation by the Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (LICADD) this past Wednesday for all its students. Principal Dr. Samuel Thompson made it a point to reference the increasing popularity of vaping, and the fact that little is known about its long-term effects.
Farmingdale’s 5th annual district-wide Pink-Out Day was held on Friday, October 12, 2018. The initiative, championed by Mia Smith—an 8th grader at Howitt Middle School—raised money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation by selling hot pink t-shirts via an online store.
7:00 PM PTA Council Meeting @ HMS
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM FHS Volunteer Fair - Commons
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Senior Citizens' Meeting @ Farmingdale Public Library
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Open Swim @ FHS