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Looking to raise spirits among its students and staff during this time of uncertainty, all four of Valley Stream District 13’s elementary schools hosted their own virtual spirit week. Each day … more
To slow the outbreak of the COVID-19 strain of coronavirus, which as of Tuesday afternoon had killed two and infected 139 people in Nassau County, Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered the closure of all public … more
School is out across the state through April 1, according to an executive order signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Monday night.  At that time, state officials will consider whether to extend the … more
As the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, spreads across Long Island, Northwell Health’s Dr. David Rosenthal, an allergist and clinical immunologist, sat down this week for a nine-minute … more
All Nassau County schools will be closed for two weeks as of Monday, by order of Nassau County Executive Laura Curran. Curran made the announcement Sunday morning as health and school officials … more
District 13 announced that it will close its schools Monday and Tuesday as a precautionary measure to allow time for the thorough sanitizing of district facilities beyond what is mandated by … more
Two months after a car barreled through the fence at Willow Road Elementary School and into its playground on a school day — only minutes before children were supposed to be outside for recess … more
A staff member at Valley Stream Memorial Junior High School reported she has tested positive for coronavirus, and following state Department of Health guidelines, all Central High School District schools will close Friday, according to a letter sent to parents by Schools Superintendent Dr. Bill Heidenreich. more
The spouse of a faculty member at Shaw Avenue Elementary School has been placed in a 14-day, self-isolation with flu-like symptoms and is awaiting coronavirus testing results District 30 Schools … more
Hofstra University has canceled in-person classes "out of an abundance of caution" for the upcoming week after a student reported to the school's health center Sunday with "flu-like" symptoms. The … more
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