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Points of Pride

 

At Amityville Memorial High School:

  • A senior was nominated by Congressman Peter King and was accepted to the United States Military Academy.
  • Students were recognized by the College Board as Advanced Placement Scholars.
  • Seniors were featured in Newsday’s Students to Watch section.
  • Students participated in the Smart Scholars Early College High School program, which provides students with the ability to take college-level courses and earn college credit at Farmingdale State College.
  • Students took college courses through the Syracuse University Project Advance program.
  • Students were named Amityville Rotary Club Honorees.
  • Nearly $1.8 million in scholarships were awarded to high school seniors last year.
  • Students, in partnership with Stony Brook University, participated in the H-CARE program.
  • Students participated in the school’s first annual Alumni Career Day.
  • Students invited veterans to the school for a program and luncheon to honor their service to our country.
  • Students participated in programs at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and Stony Brook University as part of their science studies and as part of the Independent Science Research program.


At Edmund W. Miles Middle School:

  • More than 26 percent of the student body achieved honor roll or high honor roll status in each quarter.
  • Members of the Student Council actively participated in community service projects, including support to the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island.
  • Students participated in a LEGO Robotics program.
  • Students earned first place at the STEM Diversity Summit at Farmingdale State College for their “Smart House, Renewable Energy” project.
  • Students had the opportunity to learn about a wide range of occupations from professionals across Long Island during the school’s annual Career Fair.
  • Teachers and students successfully implemented a Chromebooks/Google Classroom program.
  • Students were recognized as “Warriors of the Month” for exemplifying the school’s core virtues.
  • Members of the National Junior Honor Society engaged in a variety of school and community service projects.
  • Students invited veterans to the school for a program and luncheon to honor their service to our country.
  • Students participated in programs at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Brookhaven National Lab, and Stony Brook University as part of their science studies and as part of the Independent Science Research program.
  • Students created an interactive museum to celebrate Black History Month.


At our Elementary Schools:

  • All elementary schools held anti- bullying programs and character education assemblies.
  • Each of the three elementary buildings participated in Hispanic Heritage and Black History Month activities.
  • Northeast students and their families helped create handmade crafts to include in care packages to help U.S. troops in Afghanistan celebrate the holidays.
  • Northwest students developed and improved their writing abilities through the school’s writing workshop program.
  • PAMES fifth-grade students participated in a full-day field trip to Commerce Plaza, a simulated business community that promotes understanding of the world of business and economics.
  • Students and parents participated in monthly literacy workshops

 

On our Athletic Fields:

  • The boys’ varsity soccer team was named New York State Champions and were honored by the Town of Babylon.
  • A student-athlete placed first in the 200-meter race and earned second place in the 100-meter race at the 2015 International Sports Federation for Persons with Intellectual Disability Global Games held in Quito, Ecuador.
  • Student-athletes earned prestigious All-County, All-League, All- Conference, All-Long Island and All-State titles.
  • A student-athlete on the boys wrestling team was named an All- League Player, Sophomore All- American, League 6 Champion, Section XI Runner Up and was a state and national qualifier.

Thursday, April 27, 2017