Auxiliary School Organizations
Relationships among these groups are essential for effective development of the child. These organizations welcome into their membership parents, teachers, administrators, and all interested citizens.
The Glen Cove Booster Club is a parental organization that supports the athletic program at Glen Cove High School. The Booster Club hosts awards ceremonies three times a year to honor athletes participating in the fall, winter and spring sports. In addition, the club sponsors many activities designed to promote school spirit and generate community involvement in the sports program. For information, contact President Robert Langone at (516) 656-3494.
Special Education Parent-Teacher Association (SEPTA)
SEPTA is an affiliate of the National PTA, supporting the same basic goals. In addition, SEPTA supports, strengthens and promotes a greater awareness and understanding of special education and the child with exceptional needs. SEPTA welcomes the membership of parents, teachers, administrators, and others. For information, contact President Denise Reynolds at 270-7175.
Community Scholarship Fund of Glen Cove, Inc.
This organization acts as a clearinghouse for scholarship donations from various individuals, businesses and organizations, within and outside of the community. Scholarship winners are selected on the basis of academic performance, school and community involvement, and financial need. Applications are due in the High School Guidance Department in January. A Scholarship Brunch is held annually in March to raise funds so that our deserving seniors can be awarded scholarships. For information, contact Glen Cove High School Principal (remove Dr. Joseph Hinton) at 801-7610 or Charlotte Lowey at (516) 759-0332.
Glen Cove Education Foundation
A not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of education for all students of the Glen Cove School District, the foundation raises money and seeks financial support from private donors, corporations, local businesses, and foundations in order to enhance the existing educational programs offered by our schools. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Glen Cove Youth Bureau
This organization offers young people, ages 11-20, participation in leisure-time activities, help in gaining and retaining employment, information on the many services available in the community, or simply a place to stop by for recreation and conversation. For more information, contact Executive Director Arlene O’Dell at 671-4600.
Substance-Abuse-Free Environment (SAFE)
This nonprofit drug and alcohol prevention program creates programs and activities to help people deal with potentially difficult life situations in a positive way. For information, contact Executive Director Sharon Harris at 676-2008.
Music Performing Arts Parents Association (MPAPA)
The Music Parents Association is a parental organization that supports the music programs at Glen Cove High School. The club sponsors activities designed to generate community involvement in the music programs. For information contact Maria Filippone at (516) 671-8997.
History of Glen Cove
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History of Glen Cove Glen Cove, like that of most other settlements on the North Shore of Long Island is closely associated with the history of its waterfront.