Uniondale Public Schools

Shooting hoops, strengthening bonds

Uniondale High School's coaching staff recently hosted a Girls Basketball Jamboree. Head Coach Nolan Dunkley, Assistant Coach Phil Williams and Junior Varsity Coach Nelson Umana hosted the three-hour basketball clinic for all girls in second through ninth grades in the Uniondale Union Free School District. Young athletes from every elementary and middle school in the District attended the event.

Uniondale Education

Cooking class—live from Africa

Uniondale Union Free School District's Turtle Hook Middle School scholars recently participated in a live virtual conference with Ghanaian chefs via Zoom.

Uniondale Public Schools

Smith Street School stands with Robb Elementary School

Uniondale Union Free School District's Smith Street School scholars and staff recently held a memorial service for the victims of the May 24 Robb Elementary School mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Each scholar designed a yellow rose of solidarity that was placed in a display case honoring the victims of the shooting.

INN benefits from a true “Drew-Gooder”

Todd Weinstein, the founder and administrator of the East Meadow Facebook page ‘Nice Things That Happen in East Meadow’ recently made his television debut. After his wife, Robin Weinstein, wrote into the Drew Barrymore talk show telling Barrymore all about the good that Todd does, he was picked out of the audience.

Op-Ed

Long Island students’ resources depend on race

A report just published by ERASE Racism explores how equitably educational resources are available across school districts on Long Island . . .

Randi Kreiss

Taking to the air is no flight of fancy

If you have fond memories of flying someplace for summer fun, well, you can just wipe that fantasy out of your head.

EDITORIAL

Suozzi is right choice for Long Island and New York

We don’t typically endorse at the primary level — or at the gubernatorial level. But then again, Tom Suozzi is not a typical candidate. Not only is he from Long Island; he’s also from Nassau County — an important distinction from Kathy Hochul and Jumaane Williams. He understands the needs of Long Island communities and wants to make sure those needs are not overlooked.

Op-Ed

Attorneys, how about teaching law school?

Calling all lawyers: We need you back in law school, now. We need you in classrooms and clinics, in person and on Zoom.