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Teen Court Is In Session

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The Teen Court program recently had its first trial of the year at Glen Cove City Hall. The program serves as an educational experience for students and is operated in conjunction with Judge Richard McCord and Glen Cove City Court. Through the course, students learn about public speaking and the judicial process. In their first trial, Glen Cove High School students Yaire Tolentino, Nicolai Glouchkov, Antonio De Luca and Colin Gallagher served as prosecuting attorneys representing the people of the State of New York while Axelle Labaw, Elijah James and Elana Greim served as defense attorneys for a teen defendant. Sophomore Allyna James acted as judge, and the remaining Teen Court students served as jury members.  Teen Court will have one more trial in January before preparations begin for their second half trials, which will take place in May and June.

Students Recognized for Excellence in Physical Education

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The Glen Cove School District is proud to announce that High School seniors Brianna Guillen and Yunior Velazquez were recipients of the outstanding Physical Education Awards from the Nassau Zone of New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Nassau Zone selects one male and one female from each school district who demonstrate New York State learning standards for health and physical education. These standards include living a physically active lifestyle, high level of fitness during testing and exceptional achievement within physical education class. These two students have also shown tremendous leadership, sportsmanship, character and lifelong learning throughout their careers at Glen Cove. The district congratulates both students on this amazing achievement.

Top Ten Students for the Class of 2020

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The Glen Cove City School District is proud to announce the top ten students for the Class of 2020. These top graduates have worked hard through their years of education to earn this prestigious distinction.

Congratulations to: Valedictorian Nicole Khaimov, Salutatorian Megan Fahey, Honorarium Caitriona Green, Nicole Valensisi, Axelle LaBaw, Sara Garcia, Abigail Weiser, Alex Beckhard-Suozzi, Elijah James and Emma Spoto.

At the December 18th Board of Education meeting, the top ten students were honored by the Board of Education, High School Principal Antonio Santana, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maria Rianna, and Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Technology Dr. Michael Isreal.

High School Students Give the Gift of Music

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On December 12th the GCHS Student Senate led by Mrs. Susan Poulos and the Select Chorale leaders led by Mr. Edward Norris paired up with the North Shore Lions club to spread holiday cheer for the children at AHRC in Brookville. There special visit from Santa Clause who distributed gifts to the children who reside and are schooled at the Brookville Center and the high school students sang festive holiday songs for all to enjoy. The residents were happy to share in the joy of the holiday season with the Glen Cove students.

Students Head to Hamilton

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Glen Cove High School’s United States History & Government students recently participated in the Hamilton Education Program. The program, which aims to improve teaching and learning of American history, asked the students to integrate Alexander Hamilton and the Founding Era into regular classroom studies and then 65 students were invited to see the Broadway hit in New York City.

Junior, Casey Hill was selected to showcase her work from the classroom portion of the program on stage where she performed an original song, “Dear John” to the audience. All participating students then had a Q&A with the cast members of the show, followed by viewing the entire Hamilton musical.