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Even during the coronavirus pandemic, The Brandeis School class of 2020 had the opportunity to celebrate together as the eighth-graders their diplomas and officially marked the end of their years at the Jewish Day School in Lawrence. more
POCatHewlett, with POC standing for people of color, has begun adding its voice to the growing sentiment that there must be an end to racial inequality. Calling themselves a team and spearheaded by two young women, POCatHewlett has a petition on actionnetwork.org and created a list of demands that they would like the Hewlett-Woodmere School District and Board of Education to address. more
After Gov. Andrew Cuomo said at a June 2 news conference that summer day camps across the state could open June 29, the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence announced that they would be holding a socially distanced middle school summer learning program for children in grades six to eight.  more
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, large gatherings remained banned. As is the case with districts across Long Island, the Lawrence School District is marking graduations with car parades and virtual ceremonies. more
Sacred Heart Academy students Isabel Louie, Catalina Ramirez and Shadia Suha will spend part of their summer at a world-renowned research facility, the Brookhaven National Labs STEM-Prep Summer … more
Administrators and teachers at Hewlett-Woodmere School District’s Franklin Early Childhood Center held a car parade for its first grade graduates on June 12. more
Updated June 17 at 7:15 a.m. In what is considered the most unprecedented school election; voting by mail-in ballots because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Lawrence School District budget was approved by a count of 3,906 to 1,461, after hand counting the ballots began at 5 p.m., on Tuesday. more
Richner Communications, publishers of Herald Community Newspapers, is now accepting nominations for the Herald 2020 Senior Superlatives. Nominations are currently open through Instagram (see … more
With the coronavirus pandemic placing a damper on the traditional celebrations and ceremonies associated with the end of high school, the Hewlett-Woodmere Business Association, along with the Hewlett-Woodmere PTS and the Hewlett High School Principal Dr. William Galati and staff organized a vehicle caravan that began at Hewlett Elementary School and followed the same route as Homecoming down Broadway to the high school campus on June 5. more
Saying “No New Yorker should have to choose between their health and their right to vote,” N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered mail-in ballots in local school elections to be counted if received by June 16. more
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