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Students Celebrating Dot Day
Uniondale Celebrates International Dot Day
Uniondale Union Free School District’s Walnut Street Elementary School and California Avenue Elementary School recently participated in International Dot Day. The global celebration focuses on creativity, bravery and self-expression while encouraging scholars to work together and collaborate with their peers. Scholars and staff dress in polka dot outfits to commemorate the occasion.
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Admins, teachers and community leaders at ribbon cutting ceremony
Uniondale Celebrates Expansions to Two Elementary Schools
Uniondale Union Free School District recently held two ribbon-cutting ceremonies to celebrate the completion of the newly constructed wings at Grand Avenue Elementary School and Smith Street Elementary School. The school board, central administration, principals, bond advisory committee, H2M Architects and Engineers, and Elite and Triton Construction companies cut the ribbons at each school and led a walkthrough of the new additions.
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MBK Picnic
Uniondale’s My Brother’s Keeper Holds Back-to-School Barbeque
Uniondale Union Free School District’s My Brother’s Keeper organization recently held a back-to-school barbeque celebration attended by returning and prospective new members.
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Dr. Akil with student
Uniondale Welcomes Scholars Back for the 2022-2023 School Year
On September 1, Uniondale Union Free School District welcomed all scholars and staff back for the 2022-2023 school year. With recent changes to COVID-19 protocols for schools across New York State now in effect, scholars were eager to rejoin their peers in a setting that will be closer to pre-pandemic learning.
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Uniondale Welcomes New Teachers to the District
Uniondale Union Free School District recently held a two-day orientation for new teachers. All new teachers met at Uniondale High School, where they learned the District’s procedures, policies, and mission and listened to workshops on the curriculum and instruction.
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Uniondale Welcomes New Assistant Superintendent
Matthew Ritter Joins District Central Admin Team as Assistant Superintendent for Data, Planning, Assessment and Accountability
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UHS Latina mentoring Program
Uniondale High School Partners with the New York State Mentoring Program
Uniondale Union Free School District is excited to announce the formation of the HS-Latina Mentoring Program in partnership with the New York State Mentoring Program (NYSMP). Two 90-minute sessions will take place every month on Saturday mornings, with the program running from October through May. The launch event for this initiative will take place on Thursday, October 13th at Uniondale High School.
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The Uniondale School District School Board Holds Reorganization Meeting
The Uniondale Union Free School District has held its first Board of Education meeting for the 2022-2023 school year, swearing in the new School Board. The Board of Education will remain under its trusted leadership for the new school year, with Dr. Mary Bediako returning as Board President and Board member Natalie Longsworth selected to serve as Vice President.
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Students and adults at summer music program
Uniondale School District Offers a Host of Enrichment Programs this Summer
Uniondale Union Free School District is reinventing summer school. This summer, for the first time since 2019, scholars have the opportunity to return to school for in-person educational opportunities in a completely overhauled summer school program. Enrichment programs are currently offered at both the elementary and middle school level, with a comprehensive spectrum of courses to choose from.
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Students and administrators with award at Northern Parkway School
Champion of Change Award at Northern Parkway
The New York State School Boards Association awarded Northern Parkway Elementary School with their Champion of Change award for their Blacks in Wax Museum exhibit. The school was presented with a banner by NYSSBA Area 11 director, B.A. Schoen.
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