Theresa Bianco, William Floyd High School art teacher and chairperson of the Fine Arts, William Floyd School District, was recently selected as the New York State Art Teachers Association (NYSATA) Region 10 (Suffolk County) Art Educator of the Year! Mrs. Bianco was selected for this prestigious honor for demonstrating commitment and dedication to the field of art education, and to NYSATA, and for practicing exemplary teaching, strong advocacy and for making a positive impact on those around her in her school, district, region and state.
The William Floyd School District Public Relations Office is responsible for communicating information of importance to residents of the local communities served by the William Floyd School District. Responsibilities include the promotion of student and staff achievements, unique and innovative programs, budgetary and scheduling information, photography of district events, crisis communications and much more. The Public Relations Office is also responsible for creating the annual budget brochure and the district calendar, which are printed and sent home to all residents in the community. The Public Relations Office is continually working to keep residents informed and get the message of the great things happening out to the public by keeping in regular contact with local and regional reporters and editors with ideas/potential stories of interest to feature. Please follow the district on social media – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and flickr – for the latest! If you have any stories that you believe might be of interest, please do not hesitate to email email@example.com.
The Floyd Academy recently raised $300 in a “Movember” fundraiser, an effort designed to support and bring awareness to men’s physical and mental health issues. To reach this goal, students in Ms. Marie Martin’s Introduction to Cooking class baked gingerbread and mustache-shaped cookies for purchase. Additionally, students, through weekly lessons, learned about topics related to men’s health including suicide prevention, prostate and testicular cancers. They culminated this effort with a pickleball tournament!
William Floyd High School senior Keira Amaris is the William Floyd “Artist of the Month!” Keira, who was named “One to Watch” by the Parrish Art Museum last year and recently had her artwork highlighted in the New York State Art Teachers Association’s NYSSBA Exhibit, was selected to have her artwork grace the cover of this year’s high school yearbook!
The William Floyd High School musical theatre class, under the direction of Mr. Berkeley Rousseau, recently had the amazing opportunity to sing in the ensemble for a special version of “Let It Go” live on Good Morning America!
Mark your calendars for the winter concerts and art shows! Hear and see William Floyd's student-musicians and student-artists showcase their talents!
Moriches Elementary School recently held their second annual coding night to kick off Computer Science Education Week and celebrate the Hour of Code! Computer Science Education Week is a yearly event designed to inspire K-12 students to become involved and learn about computer science! This year’s event, spearheaded and coordinated by fourth-grade teachers Leah Olivo and Carly Wickers, was open to all grade levels with the theme of “Coding and Cocoa.”