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Though the Lynbrook and East Rockaway school districts only recently began summer recess, school officials are already looking ahead to the return of school in the fall. more
By Visvajit Sriramrajan A statue of Thomas Jefferson, which has stood in front of Hofstra University’s David S. Mack Student Center for more than 20 years, has been relocated to Emily Lowe … more
Clapping and cheering could be heard from the bleachers filled with parents of graduates as the class of 2020 took their seats for the in-person graduation ceremony on Friday, June 26 at East … more
The pressure for schools to expand their curriculums on the subject of racial inequality, systemic bias and modern injustices continues to increase with the strengthening of the Black Lives Matter movement in the wake of George Floyd’s death. There is now a greater push than ever to widen kindergarten through 12th grade teachings in order to ensure that students learn about racism in modern times. more
The New York Elks Lodge No. 1 in Lynbrook recently permitted Our Lady of Peace School to use the facility to honor the graduating eighth grade class of 2020. more
Though the coronavirus and remote learning impacted their senior years, Lynbrook High School valedictorian Arpie Bakhshian and salutatorian Anna Rath said they were proud to represent their class and excited for the future.  more
As they look back on their four years at East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School and toward their futures, valedictorian Zackary Hirashima and salutatorian Gianna Wayar both remembered how the small class consistently came together to support one another. more
Sacred Heart Academy students Isabel Louie, Catalina Ramirez and Shadia Suha will spend part of their summer at a world-renowned research facility, the Brookhaven National Labs STEM-Prep Summer … more
Voters approved the East Rockaway School District's $41.2 million budget on Tuesday. The spending plan garnered 956 "yes" votes and 483 "no" votes. more
Lynbrook voters approved the district's 2020-21 budget and elected incumbent Ellen Marcus and newcomer Patrick Palleschi to the Board of Education.  The $91.4 million spending plan includes … more
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