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    Island Park Robotics Teams Advance to Long Island Championships

    On Jan. 25, Lincoln Orens Middle School students competed in the FIRST Lego League Qualifiers at Huntington High School. Two teams, Axleotls and the I.P. Boxes of Juice, have been working toward their goal of reaching the Long Island Championships. At the culmination of the six-hour event, where students faced off on the robotics tables against other schools and presented research to judges, both groups were successful in obtaining invitations to the March 1 Championship round at Longwood High School.

    Of the 26 teams competing at this event, The Axleotls and Boxes of Juice were among only six that were selected to move on. In addition to advancing to the next level and excelling at building and programming robots, both teams received awards for their work on their Innovation Projects. Axleotls members Diego Arce, Angelina Deik, Riley Fallon, Rachel Guzman, Kirsten Lilly, Brianna Pucci, Nico Thertus, Benjamin Torres, Alexandra Hernandez and John Weber received the Project Research Award for their research in filtering clean water with the use of flocculators and French drains.

    The I.P. Boxes of Juice, comprised of Valentina Boncina, Cillian Cantwell, Billy Doyle, Katelyn Howell, Allyana Marie Lucas, Sophia Stevenson, Cameron Straub, Xavier Straub, Emily Trainor and Matilda Zarcone, earned the Project Innovative Solution Award for finding five methods to prevent devastation from flooding. They highlighted floating houses, “thirsty” sidewalks, houses on stilts, seawalls, and wetlands.

    With guidance from teachers and Robotics Club advisors Robert Ferrante and Michael Giardino, students pushed themselves to complete various tasks during meetings and lunch and recess periods. In the week leading up to the Qualifier, many students took time after school each day to stay and work on their projects.

    Congratulations, and best of luck to the students of the Axleotls and I.P. Boxes of Juice as they prepare for the Long Island Championships!

    Lincoln Orens Middle School
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    Island Park Alum Earns QuestBridge Scholarships

    Anna Xiao, a graduate of the Island Park Public Schools and current senior at Long Beach High School, is among a select group of outstanding students across the nation who have earned prestigious QuestBridge National College Match scholarships. She was selected for the honor, which grants her a full four-year scholarship to Northwestern University, based on her academic success and completion of a rigorous application process.

    QuestBridge received 14,926 applications this year, from which 5,842 finalists were identified. A record number of 1,127 exceptional students went on to secure scholarship awards.

    Anna is an International Baccalaureate Diploma Program candidate, National Honor Society and World Language Honor Society member and active volunteer in the community. She participates in Long Beach High School’s Talented Writers Program and Fragments Literary Magazine, for which she serves as a senior editor. Last year, she won two Scholastic Art and Writing Program awards – a gold key and an honorable mention – for her poetry.

    In addition to being an accomplished writer, Anna is strongly skilled in the subject of mathematics. She is a member of the high school’s Math Club and plans to pursue collegiate studies in statistics or data science with long-term aspirations to become an actuary.

    Anna is a member of the Key Club, which focuses on community service initiatives. Outside of school, she participates in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters organization and volunteers at a church.

    The district is proud to congratulate Anna on this extraordinary achievement.

    Lincoln Orens Middle School
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    Holiday Harmonies from Island Park Musicians

    The Island Park Public Schools’ Francis X. Hegarty Elementary School and Lincoln Orens Middle School each held winter concerts in the month of December, featuring holiday songs and décor. Musicians at both schools provided festive ambiances for their audience members as they celebrated the season.

    At Hegarty, third- and fourth-grade chorus participants performed a number of holiday melodies under the direction of Music Department Coordinator Marie Bluebello-Sambolin, who accompanied them on the piano. The show, held on Dec. 12, also included dance choreography and special instrumentals. Among the tunes included in the program were “Happy Happy Holiday,” “Celebrating Hanukkah,” “On a Silent Night Long, Long Ago,” and “Be a Santa Claus.”

    Lincoln Orens Middle School’s fifth-and sixth-grade chorus, senior string orchestra, seventh- and eighth-grade chorus and concert band represented an assortment of holidays on Dec. 5. The groups performed tunes such as “Hanukkah Night,” “Jingle Bell Rock,” “Tue, Tue Ghanaian Folk Song,” “Last Christmas,” “It’s a Marshmallow World” and “All You Need is Love.” They continued their tradition of uniting for one culminating finale performance of, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” Special recognitions go to Ms. Sambolin for coordinating the event, as well as Orchestra Director Ryan Walter, Choral Director Kristen Papillo and Band Director Mario Blanco.

    Lincoln Orens Middle School
  • Spots Available Universal Pre-Kindergarten

    September 21, 2018

    Dear Parents and Community Members,

    One place is now available for parents interested in enrolling their eligible child in the District’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten for the 2018-19 school year.

    The program is a full-day, five days per week program for children turning four-years old by December 1, 2018. Children must also reside within the Island Park School District and meet all health and immunization requirements. Enrollment is limited so get your application in today and attend UPK registration!  

    UPK registration will be on October 4, by appointment only. Please call Francis X. Hegarty School 434-2670/71 between 8am-4pm for your registration packet and to schedule an appointment.

    The day of your appointment, please bring:

    • Child’s Birth Certificate confirming your child will be four years of age on or before December 1, 2018.
    • 3 Proofs of Residency confirming you are a full-time resident of Island Park (e.g., driver’s license, telephone bill, deed to home, bank statement, etc.).
    • Updated physical and immunization documents from your child’s pediatrician.

    If more applications are received than slots available, a special board meeting will be held at a later date. Please call (516) 434-2670 for additional information.

    Should other openings occur during the school year, those children not selected at the lottery will be notified in the order in which their name was selected.

    Thank you for your continued support of the Island Park Schools.

    Lincoln Orens Middle School

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Island Park Schools
New Point of Sale System – WebSMARTT 

  • Island Park UFSD has purchased a point-of-sale system for use in the cafeterias at FX Hegarty Elementary School and Lincoln Orens Middle School.
  • The POS system, called WebSMARTT, will eliminate the pencil to paper meal tracking, which will allow for processing of meal transactions to be completed quickly and efficiently.

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