Glen Cove Students Selected for All-County


The Nassau Music Educators Association has designated 47 Glen Cove students as All-County musicians. These students have been selected based on last year’s New York State School Music Association scores and teacher recommendations. Performances will be held at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, Jan. 11 and on Friday, Jan. 16 through Sunday, Jan. 18. The Glen Cove Music Department and members of the administration congratulate these students on this prestigious musical achievement.

Glen Cove High School:
Chorus (Ed Norris)
Ryan Carmody
Diana Delgrosso
Samantha Filippone
Elizabeth Grieco
Kristin Ingegno
Erin Moore
Kevin Villatoro

Orchestra (James Guarini)
Grace Blinkoff
Amanda Ieraci
Samantha Smith

Band (Nick Carbuto)
John Dong

Click here for photos of the High School All-County Students

Finley Middle School:
Chorus (Joy Sullivan)
Julia Abbondanza
Angelina Beverwijk-Holden
Aidan Borahb
Elizabeth Ceriello
Grecia Cisneros
Ariana Garcia
Fran-Marie Hlatky-Rivera
Elijah James
Mia Martinez
Jessica Ninesling
Alexandria Sparks
Michael Suozzi
Isabelle Unger
Jenny Valle

Orchestra (Christopher Lippe)
Owen O’Regan
Judith Tuifel

Band (Brittney Frank Rifkind and Keith Schmidt)
Gabrielle Callahan
Shevon Rodrigo
Gregory Villafane

Click here for photos of the Middle School All-County Students

Connolly Elementary School:
Chorus (Sandra Vigliotti)
Maria Alverado
Graciana Bache
Christine Cleremont
Alexis Martone
Peter Reyes

Orchestra (James Guarini and JoAnn Criblez)
Amadea Cipriano

Band (Ed Smith)
Josiah Aschalew

Landing Elementary School:
Chorus (Sandra Vigliotti)
Valerie Derosiers
Angelina Iannacchino
Allaina James
Allyna James
Sofia Kern
Sofia Lorenti
Doris Serrano
Maya Taylor

Orchestra (James Guarini)
Evelyn Sullivan

Band (Ed Smith)
Miranda Weiser

Click here for photos of the Landing Elementary School All-County Students

Thanks-for-Giving Turkey Trot

Finley Middle School’s student council and the National Junior Honor Society hosted the first Thanks-for-Giving Turkey Trot Challenge on Nov. 20.

Students were asked to donate a canned or boxed food item in exchange for entrance into the Trot Challenge, which was held in the lower gym.

Upon arrival, students were surprised to find that they had been broken into teams and that the Trot Challenge was a series of obstacle relay races, including Hula Hoop Hoopla, Jump Rope Jungle and Scooter Scram. Teachers and administrators were thrilled to see the teamwork, camaraderie and excitement as the teams raced to the finish in each event. With the music pumping and faculty and parents watching, the Blue Team took first place overall in the challenges. 

All food donations were used to create Thanksgiving baskets for Glen Cove families in need.

Holiday Book Offers Language Lesson

Kristin Wolf’s first-grade class at Gribbin visited the library to share the story of “Gracias the Thanksgiving Turkey.” The book provided a wonderful opportunity to teach a bilingual lesson, as it incorporates many Spanish words. After sharing the story, the students selected a buddy and played a fun matching game using the vocabulary from the book. According to Mrs. Wolf, a great time was had by all.

Select Chorale Returns to CBS

Members of Glen Cove High School's Select Chorale have once again been invited to perform on the TV 10/55 Holiday Show with Richard Rose. The performance will air on TV 10/55 on Dec. 21. CBS will also run footage from the musical performance intermittently on Christmas Day.

Connolly Student-Musicians Selected for All-County

Seven students from Connolly School have been selected to perform at the Nassau Music Educators Association Division I All-County Music Festival on Jan. 11 at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts.

Josiah Aschawel will represent the school’s band on trumpet, while violinist Amadea Cipriano has been selected to represent the school’s orchestra.

Maria Alverado, Graciana Bache, Christine Cleremont, Alexis Martone and Peter Reyes are also set to perform as part of the All-County Chorus.

Students were selected for the NMEA All-County Festival based on last year’s New York State School Music Association scores and teacher recommendations. In all, 47 students from the Glen Cove School District were chosen to perform.

Congressman Israel Visits Connolly

Congressman Steven Israel visited students at Connolly School as a way to express his gratitude for their participation in Operation Caring Classroom.

The weeklong program, a National Education Initiative administered by the Armed Forces Foundation’s Families Serve Too Awareness Campaign in partnership with the NASCAR Foundation, partners a civilian school with a school that educates children of military personnel, encouraging them to write letters to families of the military. Connolly is the only civilian school in New York that participates in this program.

“I’m here because I’m really proud of you for caring about our military families and our veterans,” Congressman Israel said.

The “History of Military Aviation” is the theme for this year’s program, with teachers receiving workbooks and DVDs to guide instruction. In addition, students are encouraged to participate in a national essay contest and coloring contest. 

 “Every time I go to Iraq or Afghanistan, I ask the soldiers what I can do for them and they always say the same thing: make sure the people back home are caring for our families,” Congressman Israel said.  “I’m going to Washington, D.C., and I’m going to tell my colleagues that Connolly School is doing exactly what our military families need and doing exactly what our soldiers want.”

Superintendent of Schools Maria Rianna told students she was proud of their work on this special project.

 “The things that we do every single day are possible because our military has fought for those freedoms,” Rianna said. “These people have to leave their families to do this, so for you to reach out to them is a gift to me, to them and to the entire country.”

Fourth-grade teacher Erin O’Beirne is responsible for bringing Operation Caring Classroom to Connolly. She said it teaches students about the importance of Veterans Day and what it means to have a parent in the military.

“It really brings awareness to the children that they are all somehow connected to the military, whether it’s a parent, a sibling or a grandparent,” O’Beirne said. “Then they will go home and ask questions and make connections.”

Hudson Signs Letter of Intent

Glen Cove High School senior Taylah Hudson signed a Letter of Intent to play Division I basketball at Texas Southern University.

“I’ve been playing my whole life for this moment,” Hudson said. “I hope I can contribute to the team.”

Hudson received a full scholarship to Texas Southern and has been playing varsity basketball since seventh grade. She was named All-County Player twice by the coaches in Nassau County and Conference Player of the Year in 2013. She was also designated as an All-State Player by the Sportswriter’s Association of New York and named to the Basketball Coaches’ Association of New York Section 8 All-Star Team.

Varsity girls basketball coach Greg Mayerhoffer said Hudson reached a milestone in her career last season, when she became the all-time scoring leader in the history of the girls program at Glen Cove. Ultimately, she went on to surpass the 1,000-point total, an achievement accomplished by very few student-athletes in the sport.

Superintendent of Schools Maria Rianna, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Technology Dr. Michael Israel, Athletic Director Denise Kiernan, Glen Cove High School Interim Principal Roseann Cirnigliaro and guidance counselor Christine Mulhall offered their congratulations at a recent celebration held in Hudson’s honor.

“I’m so happy for her,” Mulhall said. “She has a great work ethic whether it’s at school or on the court and is a great role model for younger girls.”
Taylah’s father, Assistant Principal Allen Hudson, expressed his pride in his daughter’s success.

“Anyone who meets her knows how humble she is,” Allen Hudson said. “She always thinks about her teammates first.” 

Coach Mayerhoffer agreed, and said Hudson would always be regarded as one of the very best to ever play basketball in Nassau County and New York State. 

“I’ve coached so many good players over the years, but she’s the best,” he said. “I have no doubt she will be successful in the next stage of her life, but I’m sad to see her leave.”

New Student Council Officers Begin Terms

Finley’s Student Council officers were welcomed to their new positions this week with a luncheon hosted by Principal Iocolano.

The newly elected officers were given an opportunity to speak directly with Finley administrators regarding the concerns they find most pressing at the school. Students enjoyed an open discussion with Principal Iocolano and the school’s assistant principals about some of the issues they feel most directly impact the daily quality of student life at Finley.

The officers plan to work with the administration and members of the student body to tackle some of these challenges, as well as plan both school-wide and community-centered events throughout the school year.

Promise Kept

With letters and a Veteran's Day Skype interview with Deasy dad,  Lt. Commander Arkati, stationed in Djibouti, Mrs. Vaughan's and Mrs. Lynch's Kg classes make good on a promise to stay in touch they made when he visited in September, before shipping out.




Student Volunteers Beautify Their School

Members of Glen Cove High School’s Distributive Education Club of America went to school on Election Day to help beautify the grounds at the high school.

The student volunteers planted red and ivory tulips in the shape of the letters “G” and “C” in two circular plots in front of the high school building. The planting is part of a series of beautification projects made possible thanks to a collaborative effort between the Glen Cove High School PTSA and the Glen Cove Youth Bureau.

According to Assistant Principal Nadine Richards, Glen Cove High School PTSA President Anne Markoulis spearheaded the efforts, donating the 500 tulips the students planted. Richards said the volunteers showed great effort and spirit.

“It’s really something special when our students take the time to give back to their school community and demonstrate how much they care,” Richards said. “How fitting it is that these students demonstrated excellent citizenship and interpersonal skills on the day we elect officials to do the same.”

Glen Cove City Councilwoman Pam Panzenbeck and the Glen Cove Youth Bureau’s Jacki Yonick also participated in the effort, working side by side with students to determine the layout of the design, dig holes and plant bulbs.

“It’s important for the students to take pride in the community,” Yonick said.


Snapshots from Halloween

Gribbin Snapshots from Halloween

Superintendent’s Conference Day

District teachers and other professional staff members received training on a variety of topics at Superintendent’s Conference Day.

As part of the day’s events, teachers attended workshops, which focused on diverse subjects, including differentiated instruction and the development of parallel ELA and math questions to mirror state assessments.

Carol Varsalona, an independent ELA consultant and former director of language arts and testing in West Babylon School District, trained ELA teachers from grades 6-8 and social studies teachers from grade 8, in a workshop titled, “Close Reading Across the Disciplines.”
“My goal is to get the teachers more comfortable with the practices and protocol that are inherent in the Common Core so they can ratchet up instruction for students,” Varsalona said.

She added that ongoing professional development and collaboration between colleagues was vital to student success.

“Without support and collaboration, teachers will feel isolated from the message of the State Education Department to power up instruction, ” Varsalona said. “Today’s focus is on scaffolding instruction for all learners. I want them to bring passion to their instruction, to teach in the moment.”

District elementary teachers Mark Glaviano, Meryl Gordon, Jennifer Russo and Cyndi Van Ommeren led workshops on “Go Math,” providing their colleagues with essential information they garnered after attending a Nassau BOCES workshop on the math program.

“We focused on breaking into small groups and teaching to the level that each student needs,” Russo said. “We also discussed how to utilize all the components of the program to help provide successful instruction.”

Other training provided to teachers focused on writing, as well as word study and science. The district also offered workshops on “Nonviolent Crisis Intervention” and “How to Deal with Difficult People,” which was facilitated by Brad Withers of Skill Path.

Character Club Learns About Respect

Gribbin students in Collen Verity's afterschool Character Club learned about respecting others during their October meetings. Each month, students learn about a positive character trait and perform a short skit related to the club’s monthly theme.

As part of their October activities, the children acted out a play about the book “The Giving Tree” and read a poem using the letters in the word respect.  The play taught the children to be kind to others and spend time with their family and friends. In addition, the children were reminded to always smile at their friends and be generous. The Character Club theme for November is generosity.

A Lesson in Democracy


Connolly and Landing students exercised their right to vote during recent student council elections.

Both of the elections received support from local officials, with Glen Cove Deputy Mayor Barbara Peebles attending the Landing assembly, and Glen Cove Mayor Reginald Spinello joining the Connolly students. During his remarks, Mayor Spinello wished the candidates good luck, and encouraged students, teachers and parents in the audience to give the contenders their full attention because they were helping to make a better future.

“These students are running for office because they want to help make your school better, and that’s really a good thing because they’re looking out for you,” Mayor Spinello said.

Also in attendance at Connolly was Dr. Michael Israel, assistant superintendent for curriculum, instruction and technology, along with Superintendent of Schools Maria Rianna, who attended both events and reminded students that voting was an “honored privilege.”

 “We’re getting to do something students in other schools in parts of the country don’t get to do. It’s important because voting for someone allows us to understand what you want in your school, city, state and country,” Rianna said.

The superintendent also told students it was their job to help the candidates once they were elected. “We have to help them accomplish what they say they can do,” Rianna said. “We are stronger when we work together.”

Candidates from both schools took to the podium and gave heartfelt speeches explaining why he or she wanted to be elected to the student council, before students returned to their classrooms to vote.

Connolly Principal Rose Sekelsky and Landing Principal Dimitri Kyroneris wished all the candidates good luck and reminded student-voters to choose the contenders who would best represent their schools.   


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Pumpkin Activity Promotes Learning

First-grade students at Gribbin School enjoyed a different kind of math lesson when their teacher Antoinette Hatzopoulos incorporated the use of pumpkins to assist them with counting and adding up to 10.

The activity, which included students counting and adding pumpkin seeds, was inspired by their read aloud “How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?” The children worked in small groups, with different sized pumpkins. They also learned related vocabulary words, such as pulp, rind, blossoms and ribs.  

Lions Club Honors Students

Finley students Jennifer LaRocca, Madeliane Stark and Odalis Yanes were selected as winners in the Lions International Peace Poster Contest. The contest, which encourages children ages 11-13 to express creatively what peace means to them, promotes tolerance and understanding. The 2014-15 contest theme was “Peace, Love and Understanding.”  First place was awarded to Yanes, second place to LaRocca, with Starke placing third.

Costume Contest for a Good Cause

Members of the Glen Cove High School faculty embraced the Halloween spirit by participating in a fundraising costume contest, which provided assistance to a Glen Cove family.

Participants in the contest donated $5 to dress up for the friendly competition, with the winner deciding to donate the monies raised to the charity of their choice.

Main office faculty members, who dressed as characters from “Alice in Wonderland,” were selected as the winners. The team contributed the $235 raised to the family of Darian Ortega, who was tragically killed in a recent accident. Faculty and staff have collected more than $1,000 for the Ortega family since learning of the Glen Cove graduate’s passing.

Girls Varsity Tennis Takes Conference 3 Title

The girls varsity tennis team, led by coach Chris MacDonald, took a unique journey to their conference title. After a regular season record of 9-3, Glen Cove earned a first-round home playoff match vs. Plainedge. Glen Cove was able to defend their home field advantage and win 5-2, allowing them to advance to the conference semifinals, where they faced off against the undefeated East Meadow.

Competing against East Meadow’s regular season record of 12-0 seemed daunting; however, Glen Cove was able to win decisively, 5-2, advancing to the conference finals against rival Calhoun. Calhoun defeated Glen Cove twice during the regular season by a score of 4-3. Calhoun also had an undefeated record of 13-0 leading up to the final match. Glen Cove’s resilient group of girls knew that they could rise to the challenge, and although the match was a close grind, Glen Cove edged out Calhoun 4-3, taking home the Conference 3 title.

Below are the members of the team:
1st Singles: Trinity Chow
2nd Singles: Lauren Rizzo
3rd Singles:  Jenny Armstrong
1st Doubles: Alex Casale, Tristyn Hudson
2nd Doubles: Diana Delgrosso, Amanda Heavey
3rd Doubles: Elizabeth Kwiatek, Anastasia Chsileva
4th Doubles: Elena D’Ambrosio, Grace Brady

Varsity players:
Hanna Ali, Breana Mundell, Jasmine Rosario, Roselle Cacio

Red Ribbon Week at Finley

Students at Finley Middle School participated in a variety of activities when their school observed Red Ribbon Week during the month of October to raise awareness about drug prevention.

“Keep Calm and Stay Drug Free” was the school’s theme for the event, which began on Oct. 20 with students receiving red ribbons during their homeroom periods. The middle school children also created posters and had an opportunity to decorate ribbons during their health classes. In addition, they were encouraged to sign a banner and received wristbands for showing their commitment to staying drug-free.   

Other activities throughout the week included a Unity Day celebration to raise awareness about bullying and presentations by the Glen Cove Police Department that encouraged students to make healthy choices.

Halloween at Finley

Students and faculty at Finley Middle School provided fun activities for Deasy School students in grades K-2 when the elementary children visited the middle school on Halloween.

The festivities began with members of Finley’s National Junior Honor Society reading “spooky stories” to the younger students. The elementary children had an opportunity to make and decorate their own paper pumpkins, thanks to the assistance of Finley art teachers Amanda Rodriguez and Torie Pashkoff. Deasy Principal Nomi Rosen was also in attendance and led the students in singing Halloween songs. All of the children were given snacks, provided by Finley’s PTA.

In addition to the fun with Deasy students, the middle schoolers also participated in a grade-level costume contest during their lunch periods. Three winners were selected from each grade level, with victors receiving gift certificates courtesy of the PTA.

6th Grade Winners:
Isabelle Unger
Ariana Garcia
Joseph Nazianzeno

7th Grade Winners:
Ruby Morris
Melissa Patino
Carlos Freeman

8th Grade Winners:
Jakob Kern
Billy Graf
Mackenzie Edwards

Harvest Salad Pizza

Deasy School students recently enjoyed pizza topped with delicious herbs and vegetables grown in the school’s organic garden.

The garden, which is multipurpose according to Principal Nomi Rosen, reinforces the math and science curricula while supporting the school’s healthy eating initiative.    

“Our second-grade students are studying soil, so the soil and the plantings are integrated into the curriculum,” Rosen said. “We also plant seedlings with grow lights in the classroom and transplant them into the garden.”

Eggplant, tomatoes, basil, celery and kale were just some of the delicious toppings that garnished the harvest salad pizza, thanks to Hengameh Shirazi, a kindergarten mom who volunteered to harvest the garden so the vegetables and herbs could be utilized.    

“There’s nothing like growing your own food,” Rosen said. “I also think the students are more apt to try it because they grow it, and some of these things they may not try at home.”

Vegetables from the organic garden are also used to supplement the cafeteria salad bar at Deasy. Students will have additional opportunities to eat what they have grown throughout the school year.

Glen Cove Students Receive AP Honors


The College Board has recognized several Glen Cove High School students as Advanced Placement Scholars due to their outstanding success on Advanced Placement exams.

Students took AP exams in May 2014 after completing college-level courses in a variety of subjects.

According to the College Board’s website, the AP Program offers willing and academically prepared students the opportunity to take college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement or both for successful performance on the AP exams. The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on students’ performance on these exams.

Congratulations to the following students:

AP Scholar
(Granted to students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams)

Michael Burrell, Christopher Christodoulou, Elena D’Ambrosio, Charles Daniele, Diana Delgado, Christina Delgrosso, Madison Dratch, Gillian Farnan, Synella Gonzales, Dakota Herman, Taylah Hudson, Kristin Ingegno, Gregory Jones, Surina Joshi, Claudia Kolanovic, Nicholas Krisch, Maxine Lizaso, Jamie Mejia, Saleena Nasary, Diana Ramirez, Carlos Rivera, Alexis Slaughter, Angad Sodhi, Tianna Stephens, Sean Tan and Victoria Zumaeta.

AP Scholar with Honor
(Granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams)

Nicholas Garcia and Dylan Silas

AP Scholar with Distinction
(Granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams)

Hailey Aleman, Jenny Armstrong, Samantha DiPaola, Andrew Gerin, Jackelyn Hayduk, Beatriz Morales, Ali Raza, Hans Ring, Andrew Schuck, Samantha Smith, Daniel Wlodarczyk and Blake Woods.

National AP Scholar
(Granted to students who receive an average score of at least 4 on all AP exams taken and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams)

Andrew Schuck and Daniel Wlodarczyk

Pictured are several of the AP Students who were recently honored.

Unity Day at Finley

Students at Finley Middle School took a stand against bullying during Unity Day on Oct. 22. 

Unity Day was created to raise awareness about bullying and to provide students with options on how to respond if it occurs. As part of the event, students wore orange to show their support for classmates who have been victims of bullying. The middle school students also created posters and signed an anti-bullying banner that will hang in the school to show that Finley Middle School does not tolerate bullying.

Red Ribbon Week at Gribbin

Students from Gribbin School in Glen Cove joined students in the district and across the country in observing Red Ribbon Week. This year’s theme was “Love Yourself. Be Drug Free.” The staff and students participated in a variety of activities that promoted a healthy lifestyle.

The week kicked off with a Red Ribbon Assembly, which included a visit from two Glen Cove police officers, who spoke to students about making good choices and staying healthy. Students were also invited to wear red along with the staff to show support for the schools commitment to healthy and drug free students. Other activities included students wearing pajamas to show their promise to stay healthy and help future dreams come true, wearing their favorite hats, for “Hats off to a Drug Free Life Day” and wearing tie dye and peace signs for “Peace Out to Unhealthy Choices.”

A highlight of the week included a visit from members of Glen Cove High School’s Student Athlete Leadership Team (S.A.L.T.) program. The high school students paired up and visited classrooms throughout the building, speaking to students about making safe and healthy choices.

According to S.A.L.T. member Caitlin Brown, the group discussions focused on safety, the importance of getting the appropriate amount of sleep, exercise and sportsmanship.

“Meeting with the students while they are at such a young age is extremely important because we can maybe prevent them from developing unhealthy behaviors and habits,” Brown said. “We just want them to be safe and make good choices.”

Gribbin School Social Worker Kristin Brosnan organized the Red Ribbon Week activities and said having the S.A.L.T students visit, gives the children attending Gribbin a chance to hear from positive role models, who they are familiar with.

“These are young people they look up to. They see them playing sports in the community and to our children it’s almost as if they’re famous,” Brosnan said.


Connolly School Kiwanis Kids

Fifty new student-members were inducted in the Connolly School K Kids club, a service-based group affiliated with the North Shore Kiwanis Club, at a ceremony held on Oct. 22.  

As part of the induction, the students pledged to serve their neighborhood and school, to respect the environment, and to try to make the world a better place.

North Shore Kiwanis President Julia Salat attended the event and welcomed the new members into the Kiwanis family. Also in attendance was Kiwanis liaison and retired Connolly teacher Leslie McCarthy, who wished the club's members a successful year of service to others.  

In addition to inducting the new members, the club also installed its new officers at the meeting, which include:

Co-presidents: Lily Hoffman and Reina Lopez
Co-vice presidents: Anthony Gigliotti and Peter Reyes
Secretaries: Colleen Coehlo and Kylie Morace
Treasurers: Marlene Calderone and Samantha Conte
Archivists: Alexis Martone, Gianna Marconi, Kayla Perez and Josslyn Recinos  

Nancy Cox and Sandra Vigliotti serve as advisors to the Connolly School club. The club is planning many projects for the year, beginning with Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF and planting pink tulips for cancer awareness.

Marching Band Places Fifth at Columbus Day Parade

The Glen Cove High School Marching Band was awarded fifth place at the 70th annual New York City Columbus Day Parade Marching Band competition.

The student-performers, who competed against 18 other bands, were part of the parade’s first division, marching behind Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Harlem Globetrotters, in recognition of their fourth-place standing during their first trip to the parade in 2013.

According to band director Nick Carbuto, judges from the competition offered remarks based on the marching band’s performance, which included “excellent sounding group," “Your dynamics, tone and intonation are right on point" and “Great job with the flags.”

Student conductor Samantha Smith led the 92-member marching band during the competition. In addition, 16 kickline members and 18 varsity cheerleaders performed.

Glen Cove High School juniors Aaron Hall and Jeremy Zeineth from the Broadcast Journalism class also attended the parade and produced this report.

Parent Portal Gradebook Opens for the Middle School and High School

September 2014

To the Parents of all Secondary Students:
The Glen Cove School District is pleased to continue in its efforts to provide you with access to the Parent Portal. We began this initiative during the spring of 2014. We have expanded the use of the Parent Portal to include access to teacher gradebooks at the middle school and high school. As a result, you are now able to view your child’s progress in each subject area throughout the school year.  This will enable you to become more aware of your child’s achievement on tests, quizzes and homework assignments throughout the quarter.  We continue with our “Green Initiative” and extend the use of the Portal to enhance communication between school and home as well as reduce waste and costs by eliminating all mailed, paper reports. 

By January 2015, as we move into the second semester of the 2014 - 2015 school year, we will have eliminated the need for mid-quarter progress reports, as parents will be able to monitor their child’s progress on an ongoing basis through the Portal.  The same will occur for all report cards.  If you have not created an account already, please contact your child’s guidance counselor for instructions and personal account information.


Maria L. Rianna
Superintendent of Schools


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