2020-04-17

2020-04-17 E-Edition

John F. Kennedy Middle School foreign language teacher Kristin Jaklitsch is taking her seventh grade French students on a virtual field trip to visit some of France’s most historic sites. Pictured is her class on a recent trip to Quebec, Canada, connecting their language lessons with the French culture. Photo courtesy of the Bethpage Union Free School District

Bethpage students virtually tour historic French sites

Foreign language teacher Kristin Jaklitsch from John F. Kennedy Middle School in the Bethpage School District is taking her seventh grade French students on a virtual field trip to visit some of France’s most historic sites. Following an early March trip to Quebec, Canada, Ms. Jaklitsch’s class was eager to continue the cultural activities that connect them further with the […]

The Bethpage School District was honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Pictured is Coordinator of Music for the district Dr. Eric Kay leading Bethpage High School’s chamber orchestra. Photos courtesy of the Bethpage Union Free School District

Bethpage music education program receives national recognition

The Bethpage School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. The Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. To qualify for the Best Communities designation, the […]

Town asks state for tax deadline extension

Town of Oyster Bay officials have asked New York State to extend the deadline for the collection of school taxes, due in approximately 30 days. With the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic having a negative effect on residents throughout the state, most local governments have restricted or fully suspended in-person interactions at their facilities. Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino and […]

Alexandra Midgette, a senior at Bethpage High School, received appointments to three of the United States service academies: the Military Academy at West Point, the Naval Academy in Annapolis and the Coast Guard Academy in New London. Photo courtesy of the Bethpage Union Free School District

Bethpage senior appointed to three service academies

Alexandra Midgette, a senior at Bethpage High School, received appointments to three of the United States service academies: the Military Academy at West Point, the Naval Academy in Annapolis and the Coast Guard Academy in New London. She has chosen to accept the appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. Dedication and perseverance run in Alexandra’s family, which bolstered her desire and […]

Nassau County Police are continuing to seek information in a fatal hit-and-run crash that killed a Westbury woman on March 3rd. According to police detectives, while crossing West John Street at the intersection of Kuhl Avenue, Gladis Bonilla, 54, of Westbury was struck by a 2018-20 model year Toyota Camry that left the scene in an unknown direction. Bonilla suffered multiple […]

New real estate salesperson

Jennifer Sneag of Plainview, has joined Homes By Mara Realty of Syosset. “I like the ‘hometown’ feel of a smaller boutique real estate firm,” comments Sneag. “This environment gives clients more personalized service where they can easily reach all sales agents as well as its Owner and President, Mara Navaretta, whenever needed.” Sneag began her career working as an account […]