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Showing Love for Vets on Valentine's Day

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As Valentine’s Day approaches, members of the student council at Santapogue Elementary School in the West Babylon School District participated in a Valentine’s Day card collection for servicemen and women overseas, as well as veterans in their community. “This is such a great opportunity to show the importance of appreciating the brave men and women who serve our country every day, not just on Veterans Day,” said Santapogue Elementary School Principal Jennifer Carere. “We love to bridge the gap between children in our communities and active military along with our veterans.”

Notice of District-Wide Safety Plan Public Hearing Video/Teleconference - January 26


Notice of Regular Board Meeting - January 26


Making Cultural Connections

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Students in Mrs. Mercardante and Mr. Galletta’s third grade class at John F. Kennedy Elementary School recently explored their family culture. The students shared where their ancestors came from, family traditions, holidays and family recipes. Ms. Haritha, class paraprofessional, also presented her Indian culture. The students loved hearing firsthand about her culture, and Mrs. Mercardante had the chance to wear the sari. 

STEM-Inspired Marshmallow Structures

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Junior High School students were recently challenged to a STEM project during their library classes. Using their construction skills, the students were tasked with designing, planning and building a tall and two-dimensional structure using 20 marshmallows and 25 toothpicks.