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WFMS Living Environment Teacher Published in Research Journal

Dr. Luisa McHugh, an eighth-grade living environment teacher at William Floyd Middle School, recently co-authored an article published in the October 2018 edition of the Journal of Science Teacher Education, titled “Professional Development for a Middle School Mathematics-Infused Scie
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Tangier Smith Elementary School holds pumpkins in the annual PTO Pumpkin Patch

Tangier Smith Elementary Students Enjoy Annual PTO Pumpkin Patch

In what has become an annual October tradition, Tangier Smith Elementary School students were overjoyed as they arrived at school to see that a pumpkin patch sprung up over night! No, it wasn’t the Great Pumpkin that provided this opportunity (he delivers toys), it was the Tangier Smi
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Girls’ Varsity Tennis Earns 16th Consecutive Playoff Berth/Wins First Playoff Match

Update as of 10/19: After a hard-fought battle, the Colonials fell to East Hampton 6-1. They won first doubles and lost second- and third-doubles in a tiebreaker. Congratulations on another nice season for Coach Pia and the girls! Update as of 10/18: The Colonials won their opening ro
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WFHS Interact Club Serves Pancakes for Scholarships

Members of the William Floyd High School Interact Club, a student offshoot of the Rotary Club of Shirley and the Mastics, recently volunteered at a pancake breakfast at Applebee’s in Shirley to help raise money for student scholarships. At the breakfast, club members assisted Rotary m
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WFHS Research Students Conduct eDNA Research at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Two groups of William Floyd High School science research students recently had the opportunity to visit the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) DNA Learning Center to conduct research on isolating environmental DNA (eDNA) from water samples taken from Moriches Bay. The first group is
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William Paca Builds Positive School Culture Starting with ‘Hello’

William Paca Middle School students kicked off the school year by making a difference in their hallways and classrooms with the implementation of the “Start with Hello” program, an effort to build positivity within their school community by students and staff greeting each other with
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BOE President Selected as Keynote at Veterans Appreciation Breakfast

Recently, William Floyd Board of Education President Robert Vecchio served as the keynote speaker at New York State Senator Tom Croci’s annual Military Appreciation Breakfast held at the Lakeland Fire Department in Ronkonkoma. This annual breakfast is designed to honor the dedicated m
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Five WFHS Students Honored at Brookhaven Town Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Five William Floyd High School students were recently recognized at the fifth annual Town of Brookhaven Advisory Board Hispanic Heritage Month celebration for their stellar academic performance by maintaining a grade point average of 3.7 or higher. The Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrat
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William Floyd Elementary Second Annual “Color Run” to Be Held 10/20

William Floyd Elementary School will be hosting their second annual “Color Run” event on Saturday, October 20, at 9 am, the event is rain or shine. WFE’s newest tradition, dubbed “Color Me WFE,” is a five kilometer untimed run in which participants or “Color Runners” are doused from h
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John S. Hobart Elementary students hold books donated by The Book Fairies.

Book Fairies Spread Joy of Literacy at John S. Hobart Elementary

John S. Hobart Elementary School recently received a special visit from The Book Fairies, a non-profit organization that donates books to children in less advantaged communities throughout the metropolitan New York area. At this event, each John S. Hobart Elementary School student had
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