Southampton School News, November 6


Southampton School District

A Community Science Night will be held on Wednesday, November 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Southampton High School. Planetarium shows will be presented at 6:10, 6:45 and 7:20 p.m. and the science wing hallways will be lined with hands-on science activities for all ages.

Southampton High School

Seniors Isaiah Johnson, Nasies Fulford and Zachary Cummings competed in the fifth annual Alzheimer’s All-Star Basketball Classic held in Brookville on Sunday, October 12. This event raises funds for the Alzheimer’s Association of Long Island and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America through a competition between the best high school all-star boys and girls players in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Johnson, Fulford and Cummings tried out, were selected and played on the Suffolk County team, which was victorious over the Nassau County team with a score of 89-80.

Southampton Intermediate School

To help kick off Red Ribbon Week, Claire Weinberg of the Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition visited with Amy Lester’s fifth-grade science classes to create awareness about potentially toxic chemicals in their environment and the choices the students can make to avoid them with her “Be Smart About Your Health” presentation. The students learned about safe and unsafe plastics and how to identify each kind, alternatives to toxic chemicals they can use for cleaning, and other ways they can reduce their toxic exposure.

Southampton Elementary School

Several students were honored with certificates by librarian Lisa Bowen at the first and second grade Morning Program for their participation in the 2014 Summer Reading Challenge. Those honored included Luis Mendez, Anabella Fischette, Ella Liebnitzky, Leilani Escobar, Valentina Rivera, Emma Owen, Ana Lucia Ochoa, Bella Duque, Cooper Tracy, Kathryn Blackmore, Riley Panza, Ava Dobrowolski, McKenzie Osborne, Isabella Lesta and Collins Bovio.

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