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South Side High School’s girls’ soccer coaching saga took yet another turn on Monday when the Board of Education accepted the resignation of the team’s new coach, Jude Massillon, after just one week. In his resignation letter to the board, Massillon, who is Black, said he received numerous anonymous phone calls, many of which were “racially derogatory.” more
Rockville Centre School District officials recently announced that all students will be required to wear masks indoors and on buses at the start of the school year — a decision that has been met with mixed reactions from parents. more
Rockville Centre Superintendent June Chang announced his resignation on Tuesday, though he will not leave the position for nine months. more
Nine Nassau County students, including four from Valley Stream, one from Elmont and one from Freeport, took part in this year’s Hofstra University High School Summer Journalism Institute, learning firsthand the ins and outs of the media industry. more
Chants of "Why were the coaches let go? We don't know" could be heard throughout Shepherd Street and Long Beach Road in Rockville Centre on Wednesday as nearly 100 residents took part in a vocal protest in support of two girls' soccer coaches who were not brought back for the 2021-22 season. more
After an extensive search, Dr. Michelle Piskulich was selected to the position of provost and vice president of academic affairs at Molloy College and will begin her appointment on Aug. 23. Piskulich was previously a senior associate provost at Oakland University, and the college’s search committee was assisted by the Storbeck Search firm, in selecting her out of nearly 100 applicants. more
In her two decades in the Rockville Centre School District, the goal for Noreen Leahy was always simple: prioritize the children. more
Joseph Amnawah said that for as long as he can remember, he has wanted to help people. It was that drive that led him to becoming a psychiatric nurse practitioner, and to him becoming a 2021–23 national Jonas Scholar at Adelphi University. more
Rockville Centre resident LaTonja Lee is the first Black female athletic trainer at Molloy College, but being a trailblazer isn’t enough for her. She said her goal is to help youth in underserved areas by teaching them what it’s like to be an athletic trainer and educating them about healthy living. more
Several South Side High School student-athletes are headed to college to play sports this fall after graduating. more
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