Colleen Henke’s and Janelle Lugo’s fourth grade classes decorated trays for the Dominican Sisters Family Health Service’s annual Thanksgiving meals outreach. The students made the trays as a way to give thanks and with the knowledge that more than 150 local homebound senior citizens would be receiving hot gourmet meals prepared by the Suffolk County Community College Culinary Institute for the holiday.
On Monday, November 21, the school hosted a Family and Friends Luncheon, during which students enjoyed sharing their lunch periods with their loved ones before the Thanksgiving break.
Violinists Julia Kepczynska and Sebastian Pereira were accepted into the 2016 All-State String Orchestra and will be traveling to Rochester in December for three days of intensive rehearsals. The event will culminate in a performance at Kodak Hall at the esteemed Eastman School of Music. Julia and Sebastian were selected from students across New York State based on their NYSSMA score of Level 6-100 and teacher recommendation.
On Friday, November 18, a group of juniors and seniors attended a National Hispanic College Fair at Molloy College to make contact with colleges and learn more about the college admission process.
Sophie Rhind has been named the Lions Student of the Month for October. She serves as president of Key Club and secretary of the Yearbook Club and is a member of the National Honor Society. In her spare time, she enjoys working with children, spending time with her family and friends, and volunteering within her community. Her future plans include pursuing a degree in early childhood education with a minor in psychology or studio Art. Sophie is the daughter of Cynthia Rhind.