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January 31, 2023

Talented Casts Set for Annie Jr. on Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Weeks of rehearsals are nearing an end as the combined Woodhull Intermediate School and Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School drama club is set to stage a production of “Annie Jr.” on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Huntington High School auditorium.

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January 24, 2023

Sixth Grade Parents Attend Informational Night at Finley

J. Taylor Finley Middle School hosted parents of Woodhull Intermediate School and Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School sixth graders for an informational presentation about the programs and classes that await the group as seventh graders next fall.

 Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School boasts a very popular computer club (1)
January 11, 2023

STEM Computer Club Offers Something for Everyone

The Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School’s computer club has something to offer every students. Sixth year faculty advisor and fifth grade teacher Emily Lohse has been working hard to develop a program that meets the needs of all three grade levels in the building.

 Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School is enjoying a great start to 2023. (Darin Reed photo
January 6, 2023

Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School Kicks into High Gear

These are exciting weeks at Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School, which bounded into 2023 with a full agenda of fun educational items and initiatives for the fourth, fifth and sixth graders studying in the building’s classrooms.

 STEM fourth graders working on a Project Lead The Way computer science initiative (2)
December 28, 2022

STEM Fourth Graders Embrace Computer Science Project

Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School fourth graders have been participating in the first Project Lead The Way computer science project during the first four months of the 2022/23 school year.

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October 28, 2022

New Mentoring Program Set at Jack Abrams STEM

Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School students sure do know how to have fun. The fourth, fifth and sixth graders celebrated Halloween a few days early.

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September 7, 2022

New Mentoring Program Set at Jack Abrams STEM

A new mentoring program is set to get underway at Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School. Principal Donna Moro said one of its benefits is expected to be stronger connections and relationships between students and staff.

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August 31, 2022

Innovation Lab Set to Open at Jack Abrams STEM School

Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School’s new Innovation Lab is expected to be a “happening place” as the 2022/23 gets underway on Tuesday, September 6. Huntington UFSD trustees approved the new program last June and a new teacher and curriculum are in place.


Important Information

About Jack Abrams STEM Magnet

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We Imagine. We Create. We Learn.

The Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School welcomes and respects all students and their families as members of the Huntington community of learners. It will prepare students for life-long learning by developing their confidence and abilities as learners and problem-solvers. The school is committed to the use of innovative, inquiry-based, student-centered, interdisciplinary methods that embraces creativity as expressed through multiple intelligences and multiculturalism.

S.T.E.M. Principles Guide Education

Over the course of their education, Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School students will become scientifically, technologically and mathematically literate. They will use scientific, technological, and mathematical principles in real-life applications such as design engineering and service projects that will contribute to the community. They will use what they know to create new ideas and products. Students will celebrate and embrace diversity. They will learn to work with others respectfully and collaboratively.

Important Foundations

  •  Students, staff, families and the community deserve respect.
  • Students can reach their full potential by maintaining consistently high academic expectations and by building their sense of responsibility for learning and caring for each other.
  • Students should recognize that many problems have multiple solutions.
  • Learning is an active process.
  • Learning is most effective when it is real, purposeful, and useful to the student.
  • Curricula should guide students in mastering key information, ideas and skills that are essential to the methodologies of the disciplines.
  • Curricula should be rooted in discovery, the manipulation of ideas, and the integration of subjects.
  • Schools prepare students for the future by teaching them how to successfully address present-day issues. 

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Jack Abrams STEM Magnet Leadership

Dr. Donna  Moro

Donna Moro

Principal

Donna Moro has been principal of Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School since August 2016. She had been serving as the district’s STEM coach and elementary science coordinator for two years at the time of her appointment.

A member of the J. Taylor Finley Middle School faculty for many years, Ms. Moro taught Earth Science from 2005 through June 2014. She also spent time during the 2013/14 school year working as an instructional coach in the science department, including facilitating staff development, making a presentation on Huntington’s teacher leadership coaching model at a state conference, presenting to the Board of Regents on the structure and sustainability of the district’s teacher leadership coaching model and representing New York State in a leadership summit in Washington, DC.

Ms. Moro obtained a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Hartford and Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in education degrees at Long Island University-C.W. Post. She obtained an advanced graduate certificate in school administration at Stony Brook University.

As the district’s STEM coach and elementary science coordinator for two years, Ms. Moro modeled inquiry based hands-on lessons for teachers in grades K-8, designed interdisciplinary curriculum to engage students in innovative activities geared toward inspiring the next generation of STEM leaders, coordinated all aspects of an after school STEM enrichment program, developed a summer STEM enrichment program in collaboration with Farmingdale State College.

Prior to embarking on a career as an educator, Ms. Moro was employed by Publishers Clearing House from 1986-2004. She worked as a program analyst, studying direct marketing initiatives; as director of customer service, managing a staff of 200 in three locations; as merchandising director of the UK division, overseeing a program budget in excess of $5 million.

Ms. Moro holds state certificates in Earth Science (grades 7-12) and educational administration/school building leader. She completed Harvard’s new and aspiring leadership program in March 2015.

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HHS National Honor Society Induction Ceremony 2021

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HHS National Honor Society Induction Ceremony 2021

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School Hours

8:45 AM - 3:05 PM

Established

2013

Grades

4-6

Mascot

Ospreys

Attendance

1-631-673-2060

Attendance Voicemail

1-631-673-2060

Attendance Email

1-631673-2139

Nurse Hotline

1-631-673-2061

Nurse FAX

1-631-421-7178