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Locust Valley Middle/High School
99 Horse Hollow Road
Locust Valley, NY 11560
516-277-5200
Fax 516-277-5208

 

Directions to Locust Valley Middle/High School
COMING FROM THE WEST
LIE to exit 39 north (Glen Cove Road) to the end (watch for a fork in road, take the left fork, continuation of Glen Cove Road); at the Glen Cove Fire Dept. (end of road) turn right onto Brewster Street.  Road quickly changes names to Forest Avenue, go just over 2 miles to Birch Hill Road in Locust Valley.  Landmark - at the intersection there will be a Marquis Liquors on the right.  Turn left onto Birch Hill Road.  At the yellow blinking light bear left.  Go one block to the traffic light.  Turn right onto Horse Hollow Road (which is also the end of the road).  The Middle/High School will be ¼ of a mile down on the left.  Use second driveway.

COMING FROM THE EAST

Route 106 north towards Oyster Bay.  Turn left at the Hess gas station on Lexington Avenue; at end of road turn left onto Main Street.  Pass 2 lights and bear right onto Shore Road.  At first light, turn left onto Cleft Road.  Cross-over water, road changes names to Feeks Lane.  At the end turn right onto Bayville Road.  At next traffic light (at the end of the road) turn left onto Horse Hollow Road.  The Middle/High School will be about ¼ mile down on the right.


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Bird Feeders, Not Just for Birds

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Both birds and people are benefiting from bird feeders that the students in the middle school Life Skills program are installing throughout the district. While the decorative feeders are helping birds find food during the cold, winter months, they are also helping people enjoy nature right from their offices.

Recently, three students installed a bird feeder outside of the office of Interim Superintendent Thomas P. Dolan, Ed.D. He had seen the bird feeder in a window at the high school and loved the idea. “This is a wonderful way for the students to feel good about something they are doing and a chance to observe nature from my office,” he said.

The students have installed bird feeders outside of offices at the middle school and high school in addition to the one at the administration building. 

Life Skills teacher Jessica Garrison said it is important for the students to successfully integrate into the Locust Valley school community. “Through various activities, such as sharing and stocking the bird feeders and preparing for and hosting different holiday events, the students have had valuable community experiences,” she said. “Communication with others, navigation of the campus and socialization with peers and adults have all improved greatly since the program’s inception. We are so grateful to be a part of such a supportive and welcoming community.”

National Junior Honor Society Inducts Newest Members

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With nearly 80 Locust Valley Middle School students earning the right to join the exclusive National Junior Honor Society, the school’s auditorium was filled with proud family members for the formal induction ceremony.

Kieran Moran, the president of the Locust Valley chapter, opened the ceremony with the grace and professionalism of a seasoned speaker. He welcomed the inductees and guests and led the traditional candle lighting ceremony with fellow officers Vice President Carly Wolfe, Secretary Catherine Blackman, Treasurer Christopher Cooney and Service Officer Bela Castellanos.

Assistant Principal Michael LoGerfo said the students being inducted and the current members have all persevered. “Perseverance is a word that means we are going to keep on going no matter what the obstacles may be,” he said. He explained that there was so much pride for this group because they have proven that they can do just that.

Board of Education President Jennifer Maselli, whose daughter was one of the inductees, thanked the students for embracing the five pillars of the National Junior Honor Society, which are scholarship, service, leadership, character and citizenship.  Ms. Maselli said she searched the internet for famous members of National Honor Society, and some that stood out to her were the founders of YouTube. 

“They took a chance on an idea, they invested all of their time into solving a problem and they knew they risked failure,” she said. She emphasized that success has no formula, but rather often comes from taking risks.

Interim Superintendent of Schools Thomas P. Dolan, Ed.D., said, “We know that you will exceed our expectations as you have done here tonight.” He said the inductees were on a path to showing us that their contribution to society will be far greater than anyone has imagined.

National Junior Honor Society advisers Kelley Grassi and Jennifer Tichy offered guidance to ensure the event ran smoothly.

Congratulations to all of the inductees!

 

County Recognition For Paula Dragone

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Paula Dragone, senior account clerk in the athletic office, has been awarded the Bondene Westring Award by the Nassau County Chapter of the New York State Athletic Administrators Association. This award is given to the administrative assistant who displays devotion to duty, commitment to excellence and a love of children. 
 
“We all know that Paula is the backbone of the athletic department,” said Dr. Danielle Turner, LVCSD Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics. “I am thrilled that she is being recognized at the county level for the hard work she does in Locust Valley. Her efforts are often recognized by coaches and players, and now a wider audience will understand her value to our program.”
 
Ms. Dragone will be given her award and recognized at a luncheon given by the Nassau Chapter of the NYSAAA on June 12.