Music ensembles gain recognition at NYSSMA Major Festival

Ana Espinoza, Assistant News Editor

June 7, 2012

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The Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Symphonic Orchestra recently had the chance to perform for NYSSMA adjudicators. During the week of May 21, the ensembles traveled to Hofstra University to receive evaluation at the NYSSMA...

Club hosts burrito sale

Kelly To, Assistant News Editor

June 7, 2012

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Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) broke the conventions of traditional bake sales to raise money. On May 22, the club hosted its first Moe’s burrito sale after school. Profits, however did not match the expectations...

Port Washington voters pass budget for next school year

Ana Espinoza, Staff Writer

May 24, 2012

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After a season of budgetary debates and decisions, local voters passed the budget for the 2012-2013 school year. The proposed budget, which consists of nearly $133.5 million, passed with 2,547 votes in favor of approval and 845...

Superintendent Dr. Geoffrey Gordon plans to retire in July

Hannah Fagen, News Editor

May 24, 2012

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When the Board of Education came together to announce the results of next year’s budget vote, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Geoffrey Gordon had an entirely different message on his agenda. On the evening of May 15, Dr. Gordon...

Treehuggers sponsor water tasting

Rachel Cho and Lena Kogan, Lena Kogan, and Rachel Cho

May 24, 2012

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In order to promote environmentally friendly water-drinking habits among students, the Treehuggers Environmental Club held a “Tap Water Challenge” last month. “The goal of the Tap Water Challenge was to show people that...

Science Honor Society fundraiser

Michaela Gawley, Contributing Writer

May 24, 2012

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To help promote environmental awareness, the Science Honor Society held a fundraiser for Sustainable Long Island. Between April 30 and May 2, members of the club set up a table in the lobby, at which students and teachers paid...

Spanish class travels to performance

Sophia Kim, Staff Writer

May 24, 2012

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As a follow-up to the quarter-long unit spent on the play La Casa de Bernarda Alba, AP and 4H Spanish students recently attended a live performance at the Repertorio Español in Manhattan. On April 25, Honors Spanish teacher Ms....