District News

A photo of the principal reading to students in the library

William Floyd Elementary recently held its sixth annual Reading Fair hosted by first-grade teachers Jen Milleisen and Jackie Sciacca featuring a fun night of camping-themed literacy activities designed for students and their families to enjoy together.

A photo of a graduation tassel and cap that reads "2020"

Although graduation is still months away, it is time to start planning now. We begin our preparations for this ceremony with the ordering of the cap, gown, and tassel that will be worn during the commencement exercises on June 27.

William Paca Middle School mathematics teachers earned their National Board certification.

Two William Paca Middle School seventh-grade mathematics teachers – Melissa DiDonato and Ann Posiak – recently completed the rigorous requirements to become National Board Certified Teachers, a voluntary certification process from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards...

collage of high school and middle school music students

Sixteen William Floyd students were selected to perform in the Long Island String Festival Association (LISFA) this month...11 from William Floyd High School, three from William Floyd Middle School and two from William Paca Middle School – were selected by a panel of Suffolk County music educators based on their superior scores at the annual New York State School Music Association solo adjudications.

Photo of Cassidy Samuelson playing basketball.

From the moment she arrived at William Floyd High School, Cassidy Samuelson (Class of 2020) was viewed by her teachers, coaches and peers as a role model. Described as relentless, Cassidy’s devotion to both her academics and athletics has forged a memorable William Floyd career. She is a scholar-athlete with an 87.5 GPA and multiple accolades in both volleyball and basketball, who has made a tremendous impact during her time at William Floyd.

Photos of the nine essay winners holding up their certificates

The William Floyd School District recently celebrated the 285th birthday of William Floyd, the district namesake and one of only 56 men to sign the Declaration of Independence. In what has become an annual tradition over the past 10 years, students and staff from all across the school district celebrate and commemorate the life and legacy of Mr. Floyd with special events and activities focused on this year's theme of helping others and serving the community.

A photo of athletic hall of fame members and staff members

The William Floyd School District, in partnership with the William Floyd Alumni Association, recently inducted its 13th class of Hall of Fame honorees who were selected for their high school athletic accomplishments at a ceremony held last month in the William Floyd High School library.