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Glen Cove High School

School Hours:  7:30 a.m. – 2:06 p.m.

150 Dosoris Lane, Glen Cove, NY
11542
(516) 801-7600

 

 

Welcome to Our School

January 2020

Dear Parents / Guardians:

I want to first wish the entire Glen Cove community a wonderful and healthy 2020!  Not only are we entering a new decade, it’s hard to imagine that at the end of this month, we will officially be at the midpoint of the school year and already in the process of planning for the subsequent school year and graduation!

There arae a couple of important dates in January you should be mindful of: First, family guidance meetings for juniors begin January 13th, offering information relative to the college application process and life after high school.  This will be a great opportunity to get a head start and develop a plan moving forward.  In addition, the high school will be hosting our parent orientation for incoming freshmen on January 16th.   As always, we encourage parents and students to participate and take advantage of these opportunities to have questions answered by our staff.

The midyear also marks our winter testing week.  Please note that Regents and Midterm exams will be administered the week of Tuesday, January 21st, meaning there will be no school for students, except those taking exams.  During this testing week, students will be administered Regents exams where applicable, as well as midterms and finals for semester courses.  (Please note that some of these exams will be administered in class prior to the testing week.)   It should also be noted that all juniors will sit for the Common Core English Regents and are recommended to attend review after school.  In fact, I would encourage all of our students to attend review and extra help in preparation for our exams.  Both the testing and review schedules were mailed home and are available on our website.

The second quarter and first semester of the school year ends on Friday, January 24th.  Remember, success in school is directly related to not only great attendance, but on a student’s willingness to learn and participate on a daily basis.  Please contact the school should you have any questions and let’s continue working together to insure our student’s success.

It really is a pleasure and an honor serving the Glen Cove community as your High School Principal.  Should you ever have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me at 801-7610.

Sincerely,
Antonio Santana
Allen Hudson III
Katie Prudente


January Testing Information


Spring Drivers Ed Information

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED AND THE CLASSES ARE FULL. Information for Summer Drivers Ed will be posted in June 2020.


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Current News

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.
Friday, January 24, 2020
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