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Glen Cove High School

School Hours:  7:30 a.m. – 2:06 p.m.

150 Dosoris Lane, Glen Cove, NY
(516) 801-7600



Welcome to Our School

October 2019

Dear Parents / Guardians:

We are happy to report that the school year is off to a great start.  Students and staff have acclimated well to the new school year and we are looking forward to many great things ahead.  During the month of September, meetings were held with each grade level, school administrators and support staff that addressed students not just on our expectations in terms of student decorum, but on all the resources available to help make their high school careers successful.  We also hosted our first PTSA meeting and are hoping for the continued involvement of our parents and community members. 

October is an extremely busy month for students and staff alike.  Progress reports will be issued, we will be hosting several college fairs and senior meetings with guidance counselors have already been scheduled.  We are also hosting several College Board examinations.  The ACT will be administered at the high school on Saturday, October 26th. (Please note that the school calendar contains the registration dates for all of these exams and seniors should be mindful of college application deadlines. Information is available in the guidance office as well as on our website.)  Unlike the other College Board exams, the PSAT will be administered to all sophomores and juniors on Wednesday, October 16th, and school will be closed for our freshman and seniors.  Please note that sophomores and juniors will have a modified day and details will be forwarded to parents as the date approaches.  Should you have any questions about any of the aforementioned information, please contact your child’s guidance counselor.

Glen Cove High School is hosting its Open School Night on Thursday, October 3rdfrom 7-9 p.m.  The night provides an excellent opportunity for parents and guardians to meet their child’s respective teachers and gain familiarity with course expectations for the year.  Aside from academic programs, we are also hosting our PTSA sponsored Movie Night on October 24th and the National Honor Society’s “Trick-or-Trick Street” on Wednesday, October 30th.  The Halloween inspired night provides the community’s children with an opportunity to dress up in costumes and participate in fun activities in a safe setting. 

Fall sports are underway and our student athletes have been hard at work.  The high school’s pep rally is scheduled for Friday, October 11th, followed by the Homecoming parade and game on Saturday, October 12th.  The PTSA is also sponsoring a carnival for children of all ages with a variety of activities available for the younger members of our community.  Through the efforts of the athletic department and the Booster Club, Glen Cove will be bringing back the “Big Red Army”.  The Big Army is a display of school spirit during athletic events in which everyone wears red. Big Red Army T-Shirts will be available for sale at the high school and during the game.  Glen Cove will be facing Lawrence High School and we will be showing our Glen Cove Pride, so please come out to support our student athletes and display our Glen Cove Pride! 

Finally, we would like to remind you that on Tuesday, October 22nd, residents will have an opportunity to vote on a Bond Referendum with two propositions to repair and renovate all of the district’s schools.  An approved bond would support major repairs to address mandated building code compliance issues, safety and security issues, infrastructure repairs and improvements to instructional spaces and athletic facilities.  It is important to ensure the future health and safety of our children. We ask that you please save the date and remember to vote.

Your involvement in our various events and organizations is very important to our school.  Thanks again for your continued support and it really is a pleasure serving the Glen Cove community. 


Antonio Santana
Allen Hudson III
Katie Prudente



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Important Links

  • Instructions on the Parent Portal and PowerSchool App (English) (Spanish)
  • Student must bring: Birth certificate/state issued photo ID, completed application form with parent/guardian signature and a recent physical (less then 1 year old).

Glen Cove High School Newspaper

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Current News

Perfectly Proud at Homecoming

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With perfect sunny weather providing just the right backdrop, the Glen Cove school community enjoyed a proud homecoming celebration on Oct. 12. Led by the marching band, resplendent in their new uniforms, students from Glen Cove High School, Robert M. Finley Middle School, and Connolly, Deasy, Gribbin and Landing elementary schools marched with families and administrators to J. Cameron Malden Field.

In the varsity football game, the Big Red team put up a tough fight but lost to Lawrence, 50-26.

During halftime, alongside rousing performances by the cheerleaders, kickline, drumline and marching band, Megan Fahey and Greg Villafane were named homecoming queen and king. The court was rounded out by Steven Bailey, Mikael Barajas, Adriana Gigliotti, Caitriona Greene, Elijah James and Julia Perfetti.

Power of Kindness

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Ninth grade social studies students at GCHS were visited by Helen Turner, the director of the Youth Education-Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County, who presented “Understanding Impact: Deconstruction Symbols of Hate.” Ms. Turner spent the entire day at Glen Cove High School discussing the power of kindness and making informed decisions that are not bias or discriminatory. The presentation empowered students to become upstanders and understand that their actions and decisions should be based on morals and values that will encourage and support openness and diversity.

GCHS International Photo Winner Featured on PSA Website

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Glen Cove High School senior Michel Quezada-Cordova placed first last spring in the Photographic Society of America’s international youth photography competition’s portrait category. 

Michel’s portrait of classmate Michelle Bratcher was a recreation of Vermeer’s “Girl with the Pearl Earring.” The photographer and model executed the striking portrait that can now be seen at

Michel has had several photography wins throughout her high school career, all of which her family and photography teacher Melissa Johnides are incredibly proud of.   

Glen Cove Athlete Featured in Newsday

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Glen Cove High School’s football quarterback Devon Christopher was featured in Newsday’s Sept. 1 issue as one of the top players to follow in Nassau County Conference III football. Congratulations to Devon and best of luck this year!

Glen Cove Senior Named National Merit Semifinalist

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Nicole Khaimov, a senior at Glen Cove High School, has been selected as a semifinalist in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. 

Every year, more than 1.5 million high school students across the nation enter this academic competition by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying

Test, and approximately 16,000 of them are identified as semifinalists. Those who achieve this level of distinction represent the highest-scoring entrants in each state and have the opportunity to advance to finalist status, with the prospect of winning scholarship awards. Congratulations, Nicole!