To All Students and Families:
ATTENTION SENIORS - Please refer to the Senior Class 2019 folder of information regarding all senior events. You can access this folder and other important information at the link listed below.
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:
Registration for the Summer 2019 Drivers' Education Program begins on March 11 and ends May 10, 2019. Applications are available in the Student Activities Office. You must be 16 years of age and have a Learner's Permit to register. The cost for the program is $475. Classes begin on Monday, July 1st and classes will end on Wednesday, August 14th. Click here for registration application.
Message for all “senior” Parents…..
Reservations for yearbooks are still available online through the yearbookforever.com website up until April 30, 2019.
We invite you to take out a parent ad to honor your senior student in this year’s Hi-Life.
(See attached information letter.)
The following activities will take place after school on Wednesday, April 17th: Pizza Wednesday in the Commons.
P.O.W.E.R. Time is canceled for Wednesday, April 17th.
The U.S. History Regents Review scheduled for Wednesday, April 17th has been rescheduled to Monday, June 10th. All other review dates remain as scheduled.
On Wednesday, April 17th during lunch periods in the Commons, the R.E.A.L. Harmony Club will be hosting its first annual Multicultural Showcase. Wear something to represent your heritage and join them in celebrating Farmingdale's diversity.
To all students: There is a weekly competition to support our Regents Review using Castle Learning. Each week a "KING and QUEEN of the Castle" will be named for the user who logs the most time on task with Castle Learning. You can access important documents to help you log in and use Castle Learning. The links to log in are listed on the morning annoucements in the Commons and outside the Main Office. This is also a great resource for those of you preparing for Regents exams. Best of luck as we look to crown a "KING abd QUEEN of the Castle" each week on Friday!
Attention Seniors: If you did not order your graduation cap and gown, the next opportunity to do so, without paying a late fee, will be on Wednesday, April 17th. Jostens will be in the Commons from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Information regarding graduation, including the Jostens flyer detailing the graduation gown packages to purchase, and events related to seniors can be found on the google link https://bit.ly/2vPyGuj in the Class of 2019 folder.
Orders for class rings will be accepted on Wednesday, April 17th in the Commons from 10:45 am to 12:45 pm. You must purchase a ring in order to participate in the Junior Class Ring Ceremony in the fall of next year. Please see Ms. Reyes or Ms. Verre in Guidance if you have any questions. Don't miss out on this opportunity. Ring packets are available in the Main Office and in the Guidance Office.
Regents Review has begun. Please see the schedule on the high school website or ask your teachers for information.
Signups for the Wednesday, May 1st VLC sponsored Blood Drive will be on Monday, April 29th and Tuesday, April 30th in the Commons. The drive is open to students 16 years and older; all 16 and 17-year old students must have a parental permission slip See Mrs. Dreyfus in Room 160 with any questions.
Clean out your closets and help pay it forward! Donations of "like new" condition or gently worn boys and girls clothing are being accepted in the Main Lobby of the high school for St. Kilian's. All clothes must be freshly washed, free of stains and holes, and folded in shopping bags. Currently donations of winter clothes are being accepted.
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
Twenty-one Farmingdale High School students—along with hundreds of students from across Long Island— participated in the Spark! Challenge—a Northwell Health initiative, created to introduce students to the diverse range of career paths in the healthcare industry.
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) has announced that it will be inducting two Farmingdale High School alumni— Ronnie Heller and Paul Lankford—into the Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame this September. Heller and Lankford are among 34 individuals being honored for their significant contributions to high school athletics in Nassau County.
Farmingdale High School art students recently participated in Cultural Arts Day— sponsored by the Women’s Club of Farmingdale and the Junior League Club. Our talented art students were represented in many categories including: watercolor, acrylic, pen and ink, charcoal, digital illustration, photography, ceramics, and sculpture.
Farmingdale High School alum and newly sworn Assemblyman, Michael LiPetri visited various senior government classes on Monday, April 15, 2019. He screened a short video tour of the NYS Capitol in Albany, explained how a bill becomes a law, and answered questions about his agenda for the 9th District. This visit complements the district’s initiative to connect active civic participation to education.
The Photographic Federation of Long Island (PFLI) recently held its 10th annual Youth Showcase. Fourteen Long Island High Schools participated, and five Farmingdale High School students placed in various categories. All first-place winners were awarded fifty dollars.
Farmingdale High School’s fourth annual S.M.I.L.E. Day, hosted by the S.M.I.L.E. Club, took place on Friday, April 12, 2019. S.M.I.L.E. stands for Something More In Life’s Experiences. The club—made up of nearly seventy 9th-12th grade students—meets twice a month to participate in activities like Twister, basketball, and karaoke.
The 10th annual American Sign Language Honor Society Induction Ceremony was held at Farmingdale High School this past Thursday, April 11th. Forty-four new members from grades 9th-12th were inducted! “It’s an honor to teach American Sign Language at Farmingdale High School. We are not just a class, we are a family!” said teacher Gilda Logan.
Seven Farmingdale High School students from the Interact Club—along with advisors, Ms. Haniquet and Ms. McDonough— spent Friday, March 29, 2019 working on a Habitat for Humanity house in Bellport. Geared in protective clothing and masks, they taped down every seam of insulation in a five-room house. They also painted a boiler room, broke up cement and concrete pavers, and learned how to make a home more energy efficient.
On Friday, March 22, 2019, twenty-eight Farmingdale High School art students from Mrs. Steffen’s and Ms. Capasso’s classes participated in the Long Island Media Arts Fair at Five Towns College. Students exhibited their digital photography, computer graphics, and films to be adjudicated. The Farmingdale students received twenty "Best in Show" awards!
A dozen student artists from Farmingdale High School attended the 2019 All-County Art Exhibition—held recently at Farmingdale State College. The exhibit honored more than 1,200 K-12 students who demonstrated excellence in a variety of two-dimensional visual art forms including drawing, painting, printmaking, computer graphics, and photography.
7:00 PM PTA Council Meeting @ HMS
7:30 PM FYC Meeting @ Howitt BOE Room
7:30 AM - 2:05 PM FHS Blood Drive - South Gym
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Senior Citizens' Meeting @ Library