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Bulldogs ‘Tri’ Their Best

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Approximately 85 students of the Adelphi Physical Education class at Lindenhurst High School recently took part in the 13th annual Bulldog Triathlon. The race consisted of an eight-lap, half-mile swim, followed by a five-mile bike ride and a two-mile run.

Greyson Sladic and Veronica Szygalowicz were the first male and female competitors to cross the finish line, with their impressive respective times of 31.46 and 39.09.   

The first 10 students to complete the event overall were as follows:

Greyson Sladic – 31.46

Tyler Purdy – 36.43

Frank Orlando – 37.13

Matt Pedone – 37.28

Will Ruckert – 37.55

Veronica Szygalowicz – 39.03

Leo Cabrera – 39.08

Austin Martinez – 39.14

Mick Buckley – 39.37

Rob Wetter – 39. 52

Just Kids Scholarship Lottery Information

Just Kids, located at the Kellum Street School, is offering limited scholarships for general education children residing within the Lindenhurst School District to attend their preschool program beginning September 2019.

Three-year-old classes will meet either from 8:30-11 a.m. (morning session) or 12-2:30 p.m. (afternoon session). 

Four-year-old classes are only offered full-day and will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 

Please note that snacks/lunch will NOT be provided to the students and will be the responsibility of the parents. Parents must also provide transportation. Proof of residency must be provided to Just Kids upon acceptance into the program.Each class will consist of 18 students: nine general education and nine special education. One general education teacher and one special education teacher will co-teach classes, with an aide in each classroom.

The program utilizes the Creative Curriculum that emphasizes academic readiness skills and social skills.Students entering the program in September 2019 must reach the age(s) of 3 or 4 by Dec. 1, 2019. Parents must provide birth certificate and proof of residency, and all students need a physical exam prior to beginning the program.

A lottery will be held to select the students to be offered scholarships. If your child is receiving special education services, he/she is not eligible for this scholarship. The lottery is NOT conducted on a first come, first serve basis.

Applications may be obtained by clicking the links below, or at the McKenna Administration Building. 

Applications must be post marked NO LATER THAN Friday, May 24, 2019 to the address below:

Lisa M. Omeis, Ed.D

Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Curriculum and InstructionLindenhurst Union Free School District

350 Daniel St.Lindenhurst, New York 11757 

For questions, please call 631-867-3087.

​SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS:

3-Year-Old Preschool Scholarship Application

4-Year-Old Preschool Scholarship Application 

 

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Second Graders Study Sea Life

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Second grade students at West Gates Avenue Elementary School had the opportunity to experience marine life from the comfort of their classroom. Representatives from the Cornell Cooperative Extensions of Suffolk County brought the beach to the classroom through the Seashore Safari and Marine Reptiles and Their Land Buddies programs. Students were given hands on experience with local marine life and taught fun facts about each creature. Students explored seashore safari animals including hermit crabs, clams, mussels, oysters and a horseshoe crab, before switching classes to study a bearded dragon, leopard gecko, a diamond back terrapin and two snakes; a ball python and a corn snake.            

Students who enjoyed the experience could further their understanding of the subject by visiting the programs website at www.SeaExplorersMarineCamp.com.  

Middle School Students Make Mindful Portraits

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Seventh grade students in Sean Mcgevna’s art class at the Lindenhurst Middle School recently enjoyed a visit from portrait artist Gary Long. Long is a retired art teacher from NYC, who currently teaches and exhibits as a full-time professional artist on the east end.  During his visit he explored with students the mindfulness of portraiture and the ability to render a human face with a true "likeness." Long shared with students the “four valuable conceptual aids using the sight-size method of drawing/painting” which establish the foundation for accurate drawing. He encouraged students to train their sense organs to see things as they really are and shared examples of his work.            

“When you are emotionally energized by something, there is nothing stoping you,” said Long. “You are only held back by you.”

April MyLindy E-Newsletter

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SCOPE Pre-K Program Information

This is a reminder that registration for the SCOPE pre-k program which will be housed at EW Bower School starting this fall is currently open. Half day and extended day classes are available. For information, please contact SCOPE at 631-360-0800 or CLICK HERE.
May 24, 2019