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William Floyd to Honor 2014 Distinguished Alumni Recipients

The William Floyd School District, in collaboration with the William Floyd Alumni Association, is set to honor its sixth class of distinguished alumni for their great contributions to society in their chosen careers. This year’s class, hailing from the fields of education, law enforce
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William Floyd Elementary School Reporters Interview Olympic Gold Medalist

William Floyd Elementary school students and Kidsday reporters Kevin Coleman, Justin Cooke, Natalia Furchel and Alexia Luna from Donna Haakonson’s and Valari Wiemer’s fourth-grade class recently had the unique opportunity to sit down and interview gymnast Jordyn Wieber, a member of th
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William Floyd Science Students Participate in International Physics Masterclass

In a partnership with area high schools and Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), William Floyd AP Physics students recently had the opportunity to participate in an International Physics Masterclass, where they searched for the elusive Higgs boson particle (a particle that gives mass
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William Floyd Mock Trial Wins 5th Consecutive Suffolk Championship

The William Floyd Mock Trial team has won its fifth consecutive Suffolk County Regional Championship by defeating Half Hollow Hills West High School at the Federal Courthouse in Central Islip, NY, in late March. The team, which survived four preliminary and four knockout rounds to get
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Tangier Smith Announces Science Expo Winners

Students at Tangier Smith Elementary School in the William Floyd School District recently participated in the annual school-wide science expo with winners earning the opportunity to have their projects entered into the Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) Elementary Science Fair this
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WFHS Student Accepted to US Coast Guard Academy Scholars Program

William Floyd High School senior and NJROTC cadet D’azia Enriquez just had a lifelong dream fulfilled – she has been accepted to the US Coast Guard Academy Scholars Program (CGAS), a highly competitive one-year preparatory program leading to a full appointment to the Academy’s class o
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Famed Author, Novelist and Scriptwriter Visits John S. Hobart Elementary School

Students at John S. Hobart Elementary School in the William Floyd School District recently welcomed author and scriptwriter Michael Anthony Steele for a visit to learn about his career as an author and the many options that are available for a writer. Steele has written or co-written
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SCMEA Names 45 William Floyd Students to All-County Festival

Forty five student musicians from William Floyd High School, William Floyd Middle School and William Paca Middle School were selected to perform in the Suffolk County Music Educators Association (SCMEA) All-County Festivals for the 2013-2014 school year, an honor reserved for students
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William Floyd Youth and Government Dominates in Albany

The William Floyd High School Youth & Government Club has once again flexed its muscles at the 78th annual New York State YMCA Youth & Government annual conference held earlier this month in Albany where, for the second consecutive year, William Floyd took eight of the 12 pres
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Paca Grow the Future Corps Sends Care Packs to Troops Overseas

The William Paca Middle School “Grow the Future Corps” (GTFC), a group of civic-minded sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students and teachers who gather monthly throughout the year for community service projects, recently put together care packages of “hot chocolate ice cream cones”
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