Farmingdale High School freshman Mia Smith welcomed former Islander hockey player Steve Webb to the high school last Wednesday to sign a team jersey and hockey puck and present them to the winners of her Make “Cents” out of Breast Cancer raffle fundraiser. Weldon E. Howitt Middle School art teacher Audra Donroe was the winner of the jersey, and Weldon E. Howitt Middle School guidance counselor Pablo Lizana won the puck. A handful of students—all big Islander fans—were invited to attend the presentation,
Two Farmingdale High School robotics teams qualified this past weekend for the opportunity to compete in the 2020 Southern New York State Championship Tournament! On November 16, 2019, The Long Island School for the Gifted hosted the VEX "Tower Takeover" Qualifying Tournament. Farmingdale team VEXistential Crisis finished in first place against eighteen other teams in qualifying matches and— partnered with the Harvey School—defeated all challengers to become the tournament champions!
The Farmingdale High School Playcrafters will perform the musical Hairspray Friday, November 22 and Saturday, November 23 at 7:00 pm in the high school auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and can be purchased at the door.
Students from Farmingdale High School were among the many talented musicians who performed at the Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHOF) Holiday Concert—held Sunday, November 17, 2019 at The Space at Westbury Theatre. “What an amazing performance and wonderful experience it was to see our symphony orchestra and jazz choir perform at the Long Island Music Hall of Fame Holiday Concert!” said FHS Principal Dr. Samuel Thompson. The family-friendly concert featured performances from the 2019 inductees and
At the end of October, 8th grade students in Ms. Caracappa’s Spanish class celebrated the Day of the Dead—a Mexican holiday set aside to honor loved ones who have passed away. Students learned about traditional foods and wrote poetry in honor of family members, famous Hispanics, and pets who have passed on. The lesson included a trip to The Chocolate Duck, where they made traditional chocolate skulls, followed by lunch at Caracara Mexican Grill. “This is the third year we’ve been running this trip
Farmingdale High School Principal Dr. Samuel Thompson announced yesterday that identical twin sisters are the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2020. Gianna Morales achieved the highest cumulative GPA out of 508 students, earning herself the top spot of valedictorian. Sister Rebecca Morales achieved the rank of salutatorian. “This is an outstanding accomplishment for these two students and puts us in awe of their commitment to learning,” said Dr. Thompson. “Congratulations to both Rebecca
Long Island Regents Prep Announces 2019 Regents, AP, SAT, and ACT Review Classes Farmingdale, New York (February 25, 2019): Long Island Regents Prep, a local tutoring and test prep company that is owned and operated by Long Island high school teachers, is celebrating its tenth year in business this spring. Founded in 2009, Long Island Regents Prep offers affordable Regents, Advanced Placement, SAT, and ACT review classes at Farmingdale State College. In addition, Long Island Regents Prep hires only