Schools

A warm community welcome in West Hempstead

The West Hempstead School District hosted a Community Welcome event outdoors at West Hempstead High School on Aug. 27. In collaboration between the district, PTA, PTSA, SEPTA and PARP organizations, …

'There's nothing else I could remember wanting to do'

The oldest of five sisters, Marjorie Monahan used to pretend to be a teacher as a child, checking if her siblings had their imaginary tests signed. “There’s nothing else I could remember wanting to do,” Monahan said of becoming an educator. After 20-plus years in the Malverne School District, Monahan, 65, retired on Oct. 15.

Chestnut Street students partake in program building 'persistence'

Students at Chestnut Street School in the West Hempstead Union Free School District enjoyed a day of fun and educational activities during its Habits of Mind program on Oct. 8.

School district, students honor Malverne board

Malverne Board of Education members were honored by students and school staff and administrators during an Oct. 12 board meeting, according to a statement released by the school district.

'There's nothing else I could remember wanting to do'

The oldest of five sisters, Marjorie Monahan used to pretend to be a teacher as a child, checking if her siblings had their imaginary tests signed. “There’s nothing else I could remember wanting to do,” Monahan said of becoming an educator. After 20-plus years in the Malverne School District, Monahan, 65, retired on Oct. 15.

Editorial

Reflecting on the Sept. 11 attacks 20 years later

The Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and in Shanksville, Pa., set off a cascade of worldwide catastrophes over the subsequent two decades . . .

Editorial

Get your teenagers vaccinated ASAP . . .

Some 87 percent of Nassau County’s adult population, ages 18 and up, has received at least a first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. Bravo, Nassau!