It’s been quite the year for Zariel Macchia, an eighth-grade student-athlete from William Floyd Middle School, who runs for the high school girls varsity cross country team. In a three-week span, Zariel won the Suffolk County Division I girls cross country championship, the Suffolk County Class A girls cross country championship and was named the Suffolk County Female Runner of the Year!
Our Department provides interscholastic athletic opportunities for male and female students in grades 7 through 12. The athletic program fields 64 teams in 18 different sports. More than 1,000 students participate in the program at the middle and high school levels. Our Athletic Program supports the academic mission of our school district. It is not a diversion but rather an extension of our educational program. Through our Athletic Program students will Learn teamwork, sportsmanship, winning and losing, and hard work. Learn self-discipline, build self-confidence and develop skills to handle competitive situations and Acquire the skills and knowledge to live healthy lifestyles through their continued sports participation. There are three sport seasons (Fall, Winter and Spring) in which student-athletes can compete. Equal opportunities for participation are available for both male and female athletes during each of the seasons.
William Floyd High School varsity girls tennis team finished another banner year – second place in the division, a 9-2 overall record, a top eight seed in Suffolk County and outstanding performances in the Division and County tournaments!