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Kennedy Teacher Earns National Recognition

Kennedy High School English teacher Christy Rochford has achieved National Board certification. Rochford is the first teacher in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District to earn National Board recognition since 2002 and the only teacher presently on staff to have the
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MAMS Music Student Pens Song with Robbie Rosen

Samantha Horowitz, an eighth-grader at Merrick Avenue Middle School  has been singing her heart out since she was four years old and her mother, Tara Notrica, has always been her biggest fan. When Notrica recently became seriously ill, Horowitz turned to

Residents Vote to Sell School

The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District will sell the Jerusalem Avenue Middle School to Nassau BOCES, its occupant of 19 years, after residents passed a referendum vote on December 5, with 759 votes for (73%) and 278 votes (27%) against. Nassau

Sardo Celebrates 25 Years as Music Teacher, Calhoun Choral Director

His music is the language of exhaltations – Sanford Sardo, music director at Calhoun High School who has furthered the Calhoun Choral Program to gain a national reputation, was feted for his accomplishments at an after-concert celebration last week that included

School Food Pantry Reaches Out to Keep Families Whole

DOUGLAS FINLAY It began organically enough. For years students at the Central High School District’s Meadowbrook Alternative Program High School were ensconced in assisting members of the Rock and Wrap It Up Foundation in Cedarhurst during the Holiday seasons to recover
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Kennedy Students Raise $3200 for Puerto Rican Relief

Students at Kennedy High School were ready to dance as the Culture Club and Key Club jointly hosted a Zumba fundraiser for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico. Jessica Chilton, the Kennedy Key Club adviser, assisted with Zumba moves at the Zumba