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Nokomis Students Lead Service-Learning Project for Animals in Need

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Students at Nokomis Elementary School in Theresa Bellucci’s, Jennifer Lynn DeCarlo’s and Robyn Grieco’s classes recently attended a presentation from Last Chance Animal Rescue to learn about animal rescues as part of a service-learning project the students are completing.

Following the visit, students will be writing adoption ads from the perspective of dogs that are waiting to be adopted. The ads will be featured on social media with pictures of the dogs to help get them noticed and adopted. In addition, students will be selling bracelets with all proceeds benefiting Last Chance Animal Rescue.

Date Added: 5/23/2022

Sachem High School East Student-Artist Featured in Annual Heckscher Museum of Art Exhibit

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Sachem High School East students recently attended a field trip to the Heckscher Museum of Art in Huntington with art teacher Katrina Wrigley.

Following the trip, students had the opportunity to enter into a juried competition with the possibility of having their artwork exhibited in the museum fora month. High School East student Samantha Christian was accepted for the second year in a row to feature her art in the exhibit, and the museum also printed her piece from last year’s competition this year’s invitations.

Date Added: 5/23/2022

HS East Freshmen Class Trip is a Hole in One!

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On May 13, Sachem East held its first freshmen class field trip at Top Golf – right within the Sachem community! The class officers – Ibrahim Suleman, Arianna Schuman, Jacob Rubbo, Connor Henzel and Diego Gomes Sa Silva – came up with the idea and helped bring it to fruition. Nearly 200 students were in attendance and were excited to celebrate the end of their first year of high school together!

Date Added: 5/20/2022

Sachem Board of Education Recognizes Incredible High School Student-Athlete Accomplishments

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At the May 4 meeting of the Sachem Central School District Board of Education, the Board recognized several outstanding high school athletic teams for their tremendous accomplishments on the local, state and national levels.

The Board recognized the Sachem High School East Arrowettes who ranked first on Long Island in Small Varsity Jazz and Small Varsity Team Performance. Additionally, the Sachem High School East Cheerleading Team was recognized for its first-place finish this season in the Suffolk County Large Varsity Championship. Also honored was the Sachem High School North Arrowettes who won the National Dance Alliance National Championship in Small Varsity Dance. The Sachem High School North Varsity Cheerleading Team was also recognized for winning the Suffolk County Championship and finishing first in New York State in Small Varsity for Division 1.

Completing the recognitions were a plethora of athletes who earned All-County, All-Long Island, All-National and All-State recognition in their respective sports.

Date Added: 5/20/2022

Seneca Middle School Hosts Robotics Competition

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On Saturday, April 30, Seneca Middle School hosted a robotics competition between Seneca’s robotics team and Westhampton Beach Middle School’s robotics team.

Families, friends, faculty and students were all invited as spectators for the event.Each team worked all school year to complete the various modules on the field that correspond with this year’s FIRST Lego League theme, “Cargo Connect.”Seneca’s team edged out Westhampton Beach 1405-1385 in what was a tight match.

Coaches Heidi Michta and Michael Lundstrom couldn’t be prouder. “It was great to give these students a chance to demonstrate their efforts and teamwork in front of a crowd,” coach Michta said.

“We hope to be able to go to back to competing at the FIRST Lego League competition next year,”coach Lundstrom said. “We are grateful that we were able to host our own competition right here at Seneca this year.”

Date Added: 5/20/2022