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Board of Education Installs Officers

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During the July 10 organizational meeting, the Lindenhurst Union Free School District Board of Education installed its officers for the 2019-2020 school year.

Sworn in were trustees Linda Aniello and Edward Langone, district treasurer Zachary Nyberg, District Clerk Donna Milone and Superintendent of Schools Daniel E. Giordano.

Donna Hochman was reinstalled as president of the board while Edward Langone was newly named vice president.

Welcome Dr. Brodie

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The district welcomes Dr. Candice Brodie to her new role as principal of Lindenhurst High School. Dr. Brodie comes to the district by way of Baldwin High School, where she was employed first as the Supervisor of Secondary Social Studies and went on to hold the position of Assistant Principal for Instruction.

“As Assistant Principal of Instruction at Baldwin High School, I have come to know the school community. Working collaboratively with the students, teachers and the rest of the administrative team gave me the ability to not only put into practice my values and vision, but to hone and craft them to match the needs of the school and seek to find ways to always be improving and moving forward.” Dr. Brodie’s career in education began in 1993 when she spent five years teaching U.S. History to seventh and eighth grade students and Global History I to ninth grade students at John Ericsson Middle School in Brooklyn. From there she spent nearly 20 years within the North Shore School District, where she continued to teach social studies at the secondary level before taking on the additional role as Coordinator for the North Shore High School’s International Baccalaureate Program.

“My goal for our students at Lindenhurst High School is for them to find what they love to do, where they find success and what motivates them,” Brodie said.  “I can’t wait to get to know them and be a part of their discovery."

A lover of learning, Dr. Brodie has earned a doctoral degree in administration and instructional leadership from St. John’s University and post-master’s advanced certificates in school building leadership and school district leadership from The College of Saint Rose, as well as a Master of Arts degree in secondary social studies education from Queens College. At University at Albany, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication and rhetoric with a minor in history.

The district extends its congratulations and is confident that Dr. Candice Brodie will excel in this leadership position as she has in others.

Class of 2019 Graduation Video

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A message from Bulldog Pat Benatar, Class of 1971

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A message from Bulldog Harold Haudenschild, class of 1939

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VIDEO: A Message to the Class of 2019 from the Class of 2031

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2019 Pride of Lindenhurst

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The Lindenhurst Board of Education Community Forum on June 12, held at the McKenna Administration Building was a busy evening. Amid the newly decorated student art displays in the building’s All-Purpose room, several awards and recognitions were presented.  

The Pride of Lindenhurst Award is presented annually in several categories by the members of the Board of Education in recognition of an outstanding contribution that inspires pride in the Lindenhurst Union Free School District. This year’s Pride of Lindenhurst in the community category was given to Mr. Gerard Sherlock who has spent over 20 years serving the children of Lindenhurst through the Lindenhurst National Little League Association.

Sue Gorman, Office Assistant in the district’s Special Education Department, was recognized as the staff recipient of the prestigious award for the over 20 years of hard work and dedication she has put forth on behalf of the district’s students.

Also recognized with a Pride of Lindenhurst Award, were the members of the Harding Avenue Book Cafe, who recently raised $1200 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

CLICK HERE to review a video of the students' 'Lemonade War' success.

During the meeting, the Miller family, of Restoration Kitchen and Cocktails in Lindenhurst was recognized with the Yale Award and Lindenhurst High School Teacher and Student Council Advisor Megan Scharf, received the Harvard Award.

Additionally, several teachers received tenure and approximately 85 Lindenhurst High School students were recognized for obtaining the New York State Seal of Biliteracy. The seal was established to recognize high school graduates who have attained a high level of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing in one or more languages, in addition to English.

VIDEO: Victorious Bulldogs

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SCOPE Pre-K Program Information

This is a reminder that registration for the SCOPE pre-k program which will be housed at EW Bower School starting this fall is currently open. Half day and extended day classes are available. For information, please contact SCOPE at 631-360-0800 orCLICK HERE.

 

CLICK HERE FOR SCOPE PRE-K PROGRAM INFORMATIONAL FLYER

July 19, 2019