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As Covid-19 cases recently began to rise across the Lynbrook School District, Lynbrook North Middle and West End Elementary schools switched to full remote learning for two weeks, starting Monday. District officials were recently notified of cases in both schools and the high school, with a total of 14 cases confirmed since the school year began. more
Former Lynbrook Athletic Director Joanna Commander has long been passionate about helping student-athletes, and her dedication and drive earned her a spot in the Nassau County High School Sports Hall of Fame’s class of 2020. more
Lynbrook parents said at the Oct. 14 Board of Education meeting that they were angry that students could no longer return to in-person classes if they wanted, after spending the first quarter online. District officials had previously told parents that students would be given that option at the end of the first marking period, which will end Nov. 13. more
Lynbrook Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Melissa Burak announced on Tuesday that two Lynbrook High School students tested positive for Covid-19, but the school will remain open.  more
Classes were back in session at East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School on Monday after district officials shut the building down for three days when a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus. more
In what was a very different return to school than past years amid the coronavirus pandemic, students and staff in Lynbrook and East Rockaway attended school in person on Sept. 8 for the first time in six months, wearing masks and keeping their distance from one another. more
Just a week after opening its doors for a return to classes for the first time in six months, East Rockaway school officials announced that the Junior-Senior High School will switch to an all-remote model at least through Friday after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19. Rhame and Centre Avenue elementary schools will continue with normal operations. more
With the Nassau County Council of School Superintendents unanimously voting to delay the start of high school sports until January, many Lynbrook and East Rockaway athletes, coaches and families expressed their disappointment. more
After completing an abbreviated summer camp with no coronavirus cases, Rolling River Day Camp Executive Director Marissa Goodman Allaben said she believed the facility set an example for what a safe transition back to school could be like. more
A group of Lynbrook High School alumni has united to further the cause in their community, specifically the school district, which they said could make improvements in teaching anti-racism principles and incorporating di-verse teaching methods into the curriculum. more
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