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Points of Pride

 

  • Prior to its regular business meeting on Jan. 25, the Board of Education hosted honored the accomplishments of 27 outstanding students throughout the District who stood out amongst their peers.

  • At the 2016 DECA Regional Competition, nine members of the Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School DECA Club received first-place.

  • Mikaiya Moore, a senior at Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School and captain of the girls’ varsity basketball team, joined an elite group of seven female athletes who have scored 1,000 points or more while on the Copiague girls’ varsity basketball team.

  • Thirty-three student-musicians were selected for the 2016 Suffolk County Music Educators’ Association All-County Music Festival.

  • Jeanie Mullins, a third-grade teacher at Great Neck Road Elementary was among 14 educators honored by the Association of Suffolk Supervisors for Educational Technology.

  • Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School students continue to achieve academic excellence in the classroom and on exams while enrolled in the district’s most challenging courses of study. As a result of this commitment, the College Board recognized 48 current students and Class of 2015 graduates as Advanced Placement Scholars.

  • Class of 2016 Top 10: Dawn Gioia, Valedictorian; Karla Lopez, Salutatorian; Adrian Chochorek, Third; Marcus Weeks, Fourth; Kasandra Hanson, Fifth; Maegan Tosun, Sixth; Patricia Estevez, Seventh; Ethan Taveras, Eighth; Axel Pineda-Portillo, Ninth; and Joshua Mohan, Tenth.

  • Eleven students from Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School have been selected to perform in the New York State Council of Administrators of Music Education’s annual All-County concert.

  • Three talented Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School student-musicians were selected to perform in the prestigious New York State School Music Association All-State concerts, with three additional students chosen as alternates.

  • Nataly Almanzar, a ninth-grade student at Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School, has been awarded the state prize in the 12-14 age group for her poster submission into the Knights of Columbus-sponsored Alcohol and Drug Abuse Awareness Poster Contest.

  • Walter G. O’Connell High School seniors Dawn Gioia and Steven Szabo were presented with the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Suffolk Zone Physical Education Leadership Award.

  • Great Neck Road Elementary School and Susan E. Wiley Elementary School hosted individual Veteran’s Day Celebrations to honor local veterans. During the events, veterans were treated to special musical performances, viewed video presentations and listened to original student poems and writing pieces.

  • Students throughout the district participate in various community service projects and activities such as toy, clothing and food drives, hosting special presentations for local veterans, write cards and create decorations for local medical centers and create care packages for troops overseas.


Points of Pride

 

  • Six Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School students received Honorable Mention in the Photographer’s Forum Contest, an international photo contest sponsored annually by Photographer’s Forum Magazine and Nikon.

  • Four students were deemed winners in the annual Knights of Columbus Substance Abuse Art Poster Contest.

  • Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School sophomore Messiah Reid made school history by becoming the first Copiague Key Club member to be elected Division 2 Lieutenant Governor.

  • At the DECA State Competition, one student earned third-pace, one student received fourth-place and four students were awarded gold medals.

  • Skylah McBean-Adams, a senior at Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School, received the Venettes Cultural Workshop Youth Leadership Award and the Mothers Club of Wheatley Heights Youth Leadership Award.

  • Copiague Middle School students Kiara Bennett and Nicole Hernandez presented their mathematics research at the Al Kalfus Long Island Math Fair at Suffolk County Community College.

  • Prior to its regular business meeting on Jan. 25, the Board of Education hosted honored the accomplishments of 27 outstanding students throughout the District who stood out amongst their peers.

  • At the 2016 DECA Regional Competition, nine members of the Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School DECA Club received first-place.

  • Mikaiya Moore, a senior at Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School and captain of the girls’ varsity basketball team, joined an elite group of seven female athletes who have scored 1,000 points or more while on the Copiague girls’ varsity basketball team.

  • Thirty-three student-musicians were selected for the 2016 Suffolk County Music Educators’ Association All-County Music Festival.

  • Jeanie Mullins, a third-grade teacher at Great Neck Road Elementary was among 14 educators honored by the Association of Suffolk Supervisors for Educational Technology.

  • Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School students continue to achieve academic excellence in the classroom and on exams while enrolled in the district’s most challenging courses of study. As a result of this commitment, the College Board recognized 48 current students and Class of 2015 graduates as Advanced Placement Scholars.

  • Class of 2016 Top 10: Dawn Gioia, Valedictorian; Karla Lopez, Salutatorian; Adrian Chochorek, Third; Marcus Weeks, Fourth; Kasandra Hanson, Fifth; Maegan Tosun, Sixth; Patricia Estevez, Seventh; Ethan Taveras, Eighth; Axel Pineda-Portillo, Ninth; and Joshua Mohan, Tenth.

  • Eleven students from Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School have been selected to perform in the New York State Council of Administrators of Music Education’s annual All-County concert.

  • Three talented Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School student-musicians were selected to perform in the prestigious New York State School Music Association All-State concerts, with three additional students chosen as alternates.

  • Nataly Almanzar, a ninth-grade student at Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School, has been awarded the state prize in the 12-14 age group for her poster submission into the Knights of Columbus-sponsored Alcohol and Drug Abuse Awareness Poster Contest.

  • Walter G. O’Connell High School seniors Dawn Gioia and Steven Szabo were presented with the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Suffolk Zone Physical Education Leadership Award.

  • Great Neck Road Elementary School and Susan E. Wiley Elementary School hosted individual Veteran’s Day Celebrations to honor local veterans. During the events, veterans were treated to special musical performances, viewed video presentations and listened to original student poems and writing pieces.

  • Students throughout the district participate in various community service projects and activities such as toy, clothing and food drives, hosting special presentations for local veterans, write cards and create decorations for local medical centers and create care packages for troops overseas.