Tamara Goonetilleke is a student at Davison Avenue Intermediate School

Tamara Goonetilleke is a student at Davison Avenue Intermediate School. She is an outstanding student who has been on the high honor roll all year. Tamara was a member of the Literary Lions and Science Olympiad and has been featured as a Peacemaker of the Month.

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Camp Read-A-Lot


Grant Received

At the July Board of Education meeting, Assemblywoman Earlene Hooper presented the district with a $50,000 grant. The grant was made possible through the children’s advocacy of Hazel “Scottie” Coads and will support the creation of co-curricular clubs and activities for all the district’s students next year.

Trustee Honored

Board of Education trustee Josephine Bottitta, J.D, MSW, was honored by the American College of Health Care Administrators for her dedication to the health care industry. She was recognized with the President’s Award at the 18th annual ACHCA reception on June 12 in Great Neck.

Congratulations Class of 2014


Moving Up at HTH

On June 24, Howard T. Herber hosted its annual Moving Up Ceremony. Pictured are some highlights from the program. Congratulations to all of the students on Learning Well, Staying Safe, Participating and Graduating!


MWD Moving Up

Second graders at Maurice W. Downing Primary School formally moved up in a ceremony at HTH’s auditorium on Wednesday, June 25. Congratulations to all students.


Davison Promotion Ceremony

Fifth graders from Davison Avenue Intermediate School were officially declared as sixth graders in the school’s annual Promotion Ceremony on Wednesday, June 25. Congratulations to all students and their families.


HTH Val & Sal

Congratulations to Howard T. Herber Middle School’s Valedictorian Jason Thompson and Salutatorian Olivia Valentino. They will lead the way at the school’s Moving Up Ceremony on Tuesday, June 24.

Academic Excellence Honored

At the June 10 Board of Education meeting, the following student achievement was recognized: video competition award winner, science award honorees, scholar athletes, athletic achievements, select choir recognition, Relay for Life Donation of $35,000, MEFF mini-grant presentations, eighth-grade valedictorian and salutatorian recognition, eighth-grade science research gift to the environment presentation and Class of 2014 academic leader awards. View the slideshow to see all the highlights.



Academic Leaders


Climbing to New Heights

Fourth and fifth grade students at Davison visited Island Rock to reinforce team building and physical fitness. The event also served as a nice culmination to the school year. Pictured are some highlights from the trip.

Senior Award Winners



Notable Music Scholarship

Senior Megan Malone was presented with one of the top honors at the district's annual music awards evening. She received a $500 scholarship from the Class of 1956 in honor of former music directors Lewis Benzon and Walter Ehret. The scholarship is given to a student who plans to enter the field of music education.

Successful Select Choir

The 32-member select choir of Malverne High School traveled to Busch Gardens to compete in a festival from May 30 to June 1. Under the direction of Ken Zagare, the choir performed “Lullaby” by Daniel Elder and “John the Revelator” by Caldwell and Ivory. With a score of 94, the group placed first in the mixed chorus category, receiving a rating of “superior,” and took home the Esprit de Corps Award for professionalism, good character and their moving musical performance.

Pinelake Preserve

Science research students in Ginny DeLeo's class at Howard T. Herber held a special ribbon cutting for the completion of their cleanup and work at the Pinelake Preserve. Over the course of the year, each student completed a "gift" for the preserve – a bench or wildlife fact board, among others. On Saturday, May 31 the students unveiled the completed work with Board members and administrators present.



Celebrating Memorial Day

First- and second-grade students at Maurice W. Downing gathered to commemorate Memorial Day through song at a special Peacemakers Assembly on Friday, May 23. In the presence of local veterans and parents, students sang patriotic songs and shared the meaning of Memorial Day.

College Bulletin Board - Updated

Check out our updated "College Bulletin Board". As the acceptance letters pour in, the board keeps filling up. Congratulations MHS class of 2014!

Malverne UFSD is proud to announce that our seniors have been receiving their College acceptance letters in the mail. We have already been
selected to attend 98 prestigious colleges and universities, and the letters keep coming in daily. Check out our "College Bulletin Board" to see where our MHS graduates of 2014 will be going. We will keep you posted as we add new schools to our board of acceptance. Congratulations to all those who have already been accepted!

Adelphi University, Albright College, Alfred State (SUNY), Alfred University, Anna Maria College, Arcadia University, Baruch College (CUNY),  Berkeley College, Binghamton University (SUNY), Boston University, Briarcliffe College, Brooklyn College (CUNY), Buffalo State (SUNY), City College (CUNY), Clark Atlanta University, Clark University, Cobleskill (SUNY), College of New Rochelle, College of St. Rose, Cornell University, Cortland (SUNY), Delhi (SUNY), Drexel University, Duke University, Farmingdale State College (SUNY), Fordham University, Gadsden State CC , Genesee Community College, Hampton University, Hartwick College, Hofstra University, Howard University, Hunter College (CUNY), Johns Hopkins University, Johnson & Wales University, Lehigh University, Lehman College, Liberty University, LIU -Brooklyn, LIU-Post, Loyola University Maryland, Manhattan College, Medgar Evers College (CUNY), Mercy College, Merrimack College, Molloy College, Monroe College, Monroe CC, Morrisville State College (SUNY), Mount St. Mary College, Nassau Community College, New York Institute of Technology, Nichols College, Northeastern University , New York University (NYU), NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, Ohio State University, Old Westbury (SUNY), Oneonta (SUNY), Onondaga Community College, Oswego (SUNY), Pace University, Parsons The New School For Design, Penn State- University Park Campus, Point Park University, Purchase (SUNY), Queens College (CUNY), Quinnipiac University, Rochester
Institute of Technology (RIT), Rowan University, Sienna College, Spelman College, St. Francis College, St. John's University, Stony Brook University (SUNY), Syracuse University, Temple University, Towson University, University at Albany (SUNY), University of Bridgeport, University of California- Santa Cruz, University of Connecticut, University of Hartford, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, University of New Haven, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburgh, University of Rochester, University of Scranton, University of Virginia, Virginia State University, Virginia Union University, Wagner College, Winston-Salem University, Wittenberg University , Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), York College (CUNY), York College of Pennsylvania

Meet Our Top 20

1 Nia Pollard
2 Steven Gandolfo
3 Amelia Bennett
4 Suzanna Egan
5 Chenell McBean
6 Chigoziri Konkwo
7 Tiffany Nagasawa
8 Kelly Mejia
9 Erin Foley
10 Elizabeth Rojas
11 Sigourney Ann Hessic
12 Quiana Stowe
13 Jonathan Caban
14 Brandon Daley
15 Maria G
16 Nia Pierre
17 Tyler Zimmerman
18 John O'Reilly
19 Ulrick Mitton
20 Courtney Brown


Wednesday, August 20, 2014