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Senator Visit

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Fifth-grade students at Davison Avenue were visited by NYS Senator Todd Kaminsky. Sen. Kaminsky discussed civics, as well as the parts of government within the state (executive, legislative and judicial), how they function and how it can affect the people who live here. At the end of the session, Sen. Kaminsky answered questions from the students, such as “how to improve our parks” and “how public services are funded and provided for in NYS.”

Veterans Honored

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Davison Avenue Intermediate School hosted its 24th annual Veterans Day Assembly on Thursday, Nov. 9. Students gathered to honor and thank special guest veterans for their service to our country. Thank you to all who have served.

Alex Berry is a senior at Malverne High School.

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He is a well-rounded student athlete, currently ranked in the top 10% of his class. Alex is involved in numerous clubs and is the quarterback of the Varsity Football team.

Fall Festival

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On November 1st, SEPTA hosted its first annual Fall Festival at Crossroads Farm. After enjoying a pizza dinner, parents and children were treated to a hayride in the dark. Participants painted their very own pumpkins and gathered around the campfire for roasted marshmallows and s’mores. The weather couldn’t have been more perfect for a wonderful evening of fun and laughter. Check out the calendar for all upcoming SEPTA events and workshops.

Band Places Third

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The Pride of Malverne Marching Band competed in the New York State Field Band Conference at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse on Oct. 29. The band achieved its highest score to date and finished the weekend with the 8th highest overall score out of the 52 competing bands; which earned them 3rd place in the Small School 1 Division. Their show was called “Unto the Breach,” which is based on Shakespeare’s “Henry V.” The band is directed by Glen Johnson.

 

Homecoming Video

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Click here to view the 2017 Homecoming video.

Halloween Fun

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Each of our schools are celebrating in fun and festive ways!

Making a Difference

Making a Difference Award
Congratulations to Board of Education President Josephine Bottitta for receiving the Lakeview Democratic Club’s Making a Difference Award.  She was honored at their annual dinner on Oct. 12 for her contributions to education and the community. Ms. Bottitta has been a member of Malverne’s Board of Education since July 2012.

Alumna Speaks On Wellness

Alumna Speaks on Wellness
Dr. Michelle Reed, a 1986 graduate of the district who now runs her own medical practice, spoke with students at Howard T. Herber Middle School about a book she recently published. In “Mentally Fit Physically Strong: The Fit Doc's Guide to Real Life - Real Fitness - Real Health,” Dr. Reed shared simple tips for students to remain healthy, strong and focused. “You should connect with food in ways that nourishes the body, mind, spirit and emotions,” she explained. “Engage with your surroundings to practice total wellness and schedule success in daily routines and meal planning.”

Poetry Contest Winner

Poetry Contest Winner
Congratulations to Malverne High School student Halle Akaeze who placed second in the 2017 Long Island Arts Council at Freeport Poetry Writing Contest. Halle was honored for her poem titled “She Asked Me.”

Homecoming & Field Dedication Ceremony

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Team Leaders

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The Captains Club is just a small way for student-athletes in Malverne to explore the different roles, responsibilities and expectations of what it takes to be a team leader. It doesn’t matter if you’re a captain, a bench player or anything in between. Be ready to enhance your leadership skills, because being a part of this is a step towards getting better, not only as an athlete, but as a student.

Pep in Their Step

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Malverne High School Varsity Football and Cheerleading Teams visited Davison Avenue Intermediate School and Downing Primary School for a Homecoming Pep Rally.  Homecoming game is this Saturday at 2pm, with the field dedication taking place at halftime.
  

Board Recognition Video

Greentree Teachers

Greentree Teachers Selected
Two teachers were accepted into the 2017 Greentree Foundation Teachers’ Ecology Workshop. In July 2017, Anita Heinz and Karina Blackstone participated in the 10-day professional development course designed to immerse teachers in Long Island’s natural world and encourage teaching outdoors, while providing connections to Next Generation Science Standards.  Both teachers will be implementing what they learned into their classrooms at Malverne High School and Howard T. Herber Middle School.

Commended Student

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Endy Beltran, senior at Malverne High School, has been named a Commended Student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, was presented by the superintendent, principal, and guidance counselors to this scholastically talented senior. In addition to this accomplishment, Endy has also been selected by The College Board as a National Hispanic Scholar. He scored in the top 2.5% among Hispanic and Latino PSAT/NMSQT test takers in the region.

The NED Show

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Students at Davison Avenue participated in a special character education program. The NED Show featured a loveable cartoon character whose name is an acronym for Never give up, Encourage others, and Do your best. The interactive program reinforced the character traits of focus, persistence, kindness, diligence and excellence.

Fourth Quarter Honor Roll Students from HTH

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Blue Star Streak

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For the eighth consecutive year, Malverne High School has been named a Blue Star School by the W!SE organization, the company that runs the financial literacy program. This award is given to schools in which 85 percent or more of the students in the financial literacy program have proven to be financially literate via the financial literacy exam. The Blue Star School banner, which will hang in the school’s main lobby, will be presented to the district during the Money POWER Conference for Financial Literacy in New York City in November.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017