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End-of Year Activities June 2020

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Seniors Learn Importance of Voting

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On May 28 seniors virtually met with NYS Assemblyman Charles Levine to discuss voting, its history, the government and the importance of the 2020 Presidential Election. The event was organized by the social studies department because the 2020 election will be the first time voting for many seniors. Meeting with Assemblyman Levine provided students with an outlet to discuss their concerns about the government with a focus on social, economic, and political aspects. Students who attended also gained knowledge of the history behind casting a vote, its privilege, how the government functions and how it adapts in the face of challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, Assemblyman Levine stressed to the students the impact of voting in local and special elections within their community.

The meeting gave students the opportunity to d the importance of the 2020 election and understand the complexities of the 2020 election due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For many seniors the 2020 Presidential Election will be their first time voting and the meeting gave them the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the United States government, knowing the history behind casting a vote will allow for students to have a better understanding of their government and how the government will change in the face of adversity.

National Merit Scholarship Winner

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High School senior Nicole Khaimov was named a $2,500 scholarship winner in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Nicole was chosen among more than 15,000 talented finalists from each state, who were judged based on their skills, accomplishments and potential for success in future college and university studies. Nicole was selected through a committee of college admissions officers and high school counselors based on her academic record, the level of difficulty of courses studied and grades earned, scores from two standardized tests, contributions and leadership in school and the community, a finalist essay and a high school official recommendation.

Nicole is the Class of 2020 valedictorian, the district’s first Regeneron Scholar, National Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction and is enrolled in the district’s AP Capstone program. She is the president for the Mu Alpha Theta honor society, treasurer for the Rho Kappa honor society and is a member of the National Honor Society. Nicole is also the president of the Mock Trial team and Mathletes vice president. In addition to her academic accomplishments and activities, she is the co-captain of the varsity tennis team.

Nicole plans on pursuing a degree in computer science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Congratulations to Nicole on this wonderful accomplishment!

Digital Thank You Cards for Essential Workers

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During the week of April 13, the High School and Middle School teamed up to embark on a Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Instructional Week. Throughout the week, students from both schools participated in daily lessons and activities focused on social-emotional learning, mindfulness, mental health, and self-reflection. As part of the activities, students were asked to create digital thank you cards to show gratitude to first responders and essential workers within the Glen Cove community. These cards were sent digitally to the local post office, police and fire departments, hospital, and grocery stores to spread cheer and thanks during this difficult time.

Senior Parent Letter

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