With schools across the state and country ordered to close to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Huntington UFSD has implemented a distance learning plan to help address the needs of more than 4,500 students enrolled in eight separate buildings across grades K-12.
Faced with the unprecedented situation posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Huntington UFSD has implemented a distance learning plan for its 4,500 students during the period schools are closed for regular classes.
Huntington’s National History Day local competition will be held on Wednesday, January 29 from 6:30-9 p.m. at the high school. The top finishers in each of the categories will advance to the Long Island regional finals in March at Hofstra University.
Huntington UFSD is collaborating with SCOPE Education Services on an after school STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) enrichment program for students in grades K-5.
Current Huntington School District third grade parents are being asked to select either Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School or Woodhull Intermediate School as the school they want their child to attend next September when the students will be in fourth grade.
A group of Huntington UFSD students is having a blast participating in Girl Scout Troop No. 49. The young ladies recently bridged to the Cadette level, but not before they all earned their Bronze Award.
Washington School Principal Michelle Richards wants every student to read, read and read. She began a Principal’s Book of the Month initiative to encourage more reading and discussion in the building’s classrooms.
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The J. Taylor Finley Middle School’s “blue zone” has a new face this year. The school store has been relocated to elsewhere in the building and the four foot tall winding cement block wall that ran down the center of the space has been dismantled. A large “L” shaped high desk has also been removed.
The Huntington Blue Devil marching band enjoyed a sensational weekend. The band performed at halftime of the Huntington football team’s game against visiting Smithtown East. The group then traveled to an evening competition at Sachem, where the band finished in first place with a score of 80.050.
Huntington UFSD recognized 16 faculty members who recently achieved the milestone of receiving tenure appointments. A small reception and ceremony was held in the rotunda at Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School prior to a regular meeting of the Huntington School Board this past Monday evening.
The Huntington Blue Devil marching band will participate in its first New York State Field Band Conference competition on Sunday at Brentwood.
Some call it “Meet the Teacher Night” while others refer to it as “Back to School Night.” The bottom line is that parents of Huntington School District students are invited to attend sessions in each of the district’s eight buildings beginning Thursday, September 12. The evening programs will provide parents with an opportunity to meet teachers and learn more about school policies, course curriculum, educational resources and classroom philosophies.
The opening day school bell rang out on Wednesday morning as thousands of Huntington School District students headed back for the start of classes. Classrooms buzzed with electricity all day as teachers reviewed their policies and procedures and taught their first lessons.
The summer vacation is officially over. Students, faculty and staff are returning to classrooms with renewed enthusiasm as the Huntington School District swings back into action with high hopes for its best year ever.
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The Huntington Fire Department presented Huntington High School Class of 2019 member Arashdeep Singh with its Honorary Chief Ray Mazoyer Award for Economics. It carries a $500 stipend.
Sophie Dellecave is this year’s recipient of Huntington High School’s Outstanding Achievement in Ceramics and Sculpture Award, which carries a stipend of $150.
“Recognizing the strengths of our district’s traditions, its history of community support, the diversity of our population and our commitment to educational excellence, the mission of the Huntington Union Free School District is to educate students by effectively teaching an enriched body of knowledge through the active participation of all students, building upon their unique talents and abilities to produce creative, self-assured, responsible citizens who are capable of critical thought and action.”
The Huntington School District’s technology infrastructure and equipment is maintained by a team of technicians. The district-wide computer network along with thousands of individual desktops, laptops, iPads, printers, scanners, SMART Boards, projectors and the hardware and software that drives each of the pieces has been installed and tested by this skilled group of professionals.
Huntington prides itself on providing teachers and students will cutting edge technology that enhances classroom instruction. The district’s commitment has led to annual improvements in all eight school buildings
The district complements its own staff of technicians with outside contractors and consultants as needed to keep its extensive system of equipment operating effectively to benefit faculty members and students on every grade level.