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Bulldogs ‘Tri’ Their Best

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Approximately 85 students of the Adelphi Physical Education class at Lindenhurst High School recently took part in the 13th annual Bulldog Triathlon. The race consisted of an eight-lap, half-mile swim, followed by a five-mile bike ride and a two-mile run.

Greyson Sladic and Veronica Szygalowicz were the first male and female competitors to cross the finish line, with their impressive respective times of 31.46 and 39.09.   

The first 10 students to complete the event overall were as follows:

Greyson Sladic – 31.46

Tyler Purdy – 36.43

Frank Orlando – 37.13

Matt Pedone – 37.28

Will Ruckert – 37.55

Veronica Szygalowicz – 39.03

Leo Cabrera – 39.08

Austin Martinez – 39.14

Mick Buckley – 39.37

Rob Wetter – 39. 52

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Second Graders Study Sea Life

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Second grade students at West Gates Avenue Elementary School had the opportunity to experience marine life from the comfort of their classroom. Representatives from the Cornell Cooperative Extensions of Suffolk County brought the beach to the classroom through the Seashore Safari and Marine Reptiles and Their Land Buddies programs. Students were given hands on experience with local marine life and taught fun facts about each creature. Students explored seashore safari animals including hermit crabs, clams, mussels, oysters and a horseshoe crab, before switching classes to study a bearded dragon, leopard gecko, a diamond back terrapin and two snakes; a ball python and a corn snake.            

Students who enjoyed the experience could further their understanding of the subject by visiting the programs website at www.SeaExplorersMarineCamp.com.  

Middle School Students Make Mindful Portraits

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Seventh grade students in Sean Mcgevna’s art class at the Lindenhurst Middle School recently enjoyed a visit from portrait artist Gary Long. Long is a retired art teacher from NYC, who currently teaches and exhibits as a full-time professional artist on the east end.  During his visit he explored with students the mindfulness of portraiture and the ability to render a human face with a true "likeness." Long shared with students the “four valuable conceptual aids using the sight-size method of drawing/painting” which establish the foundation for accurate drawing. He encouraged students to train their sense organs to see things as they really are and shared examples of his work.            

“When you are emotionally energized by something, there is nothing stoping you,” said Long. “You are only held back by you.”

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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 or CLICK HERE.
May 26, 2019