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As the debate over masking students in schools rages on, Lynbrook officials recently reinstated the remote learning option for those who must quarantine, at the urging of Lynbrook High School seniors … more
If there was anything he could do to keep youth safe and engaged in their community, longtime East Rockaway Recreation Director Jerry Chapel did it. At various times, he took on the role of coach, umpire, referee, recreation director and organizer for various sports leagues, carving a lasting legacy in his community. more
The debate over masking children in schools has intensified in Lynbrook and East Rockaway after County Executive Bruce Blakeman held a news conference on Jan. 3, at which he announced that he signed executive orders directing local boards of education to vote later this month on whether their district should mandate mask use. more
An overnight snowstorm dropped three to six inches of snow across Long Island, including in Lynbrook and East Rockaway, which both had school closures on Friday. more
The Lynbrook and East Rockaway school districts announced Thursday that their buildings will be closed on Friday  ahead of the expected winter storm.  "Due to the impending weather … more
With an eye toward its future, the East Rockaway School District will soon reunite its Strategic Planning Committee to outline and assess the district’s goals for the future. more
Whether it’s in the classroom, surfing, snowboarding, biking or playing beach volleyball, Spanish teacher William Luzzi knows how to energize every activity he gets involved in, say those who know him best. For his efforts for and his impact on Lynbrook High School, Luzzi was recently named 2021 Lynbrook Teacher of the Year by the Chamber of Commerce. more
East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School has pivoted to a remote learning format for the next week after a "high number of positive Covid-19 cases" were present at the school, according to a letter from Superintendent Lisa Ruiz. Both elementary schools will remain in-person. more
After developing and seeing through a five-year strategic plan to make improvements, helping to generate project ideas for a bond that was approved by voters to upgrade facilities and seeing the East Rockaway School District through the Covid-19 pandemic, Superintendent Lisa Ruiz announced at the Nov. 16 Board of Education meeting that she would retire at the end of the school year. more
Voters in the East Rockaway School District on Monday approved an update to projects covered by the $27.7 million bond that passed in November 2019. The plans, which will bring no additional cost to taxpayers, were accepted, 117 “yes” votes to 50 “no” selections. more
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