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Board of Education Recognized

The district’s Board of Education was recently honored by the district’s administration for their dedication and commitment to the students of Lindenhurst. Each board member was presented with a certificate of appreciation for their hard work.

The nine Lindenhurst School District Board members voluntarily devote many hours of service to the district and are constantly striving for improvement and excellence in the district.

Thank you to Board President Donna Hochman, Vice President Edward Langone and board trustees Linda Aniello, Mary Ellen Cunningham, Michael DiGiuseppe, Kevin Garbe, Jaquelyn Herig, Josephine Martino and Valerie McKenna.

AP Scholars Recognized

Several students from Lindenhurst High School have earned Advanced Placement Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams. The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on students’ performance on these exams.

The following students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP exams with scores of 3 or higher: Adrian Bak (’21), Grace Barbara (’21), Ivan Betsko (’21), Connor Colford (’21), Robert Hager (’21), Andrew Ingles (’21), Dina McGinley (’21), Julia Orzechowska (’21), Brooklyn Ratel (’21), Nicole Stango (’21), Matthew Aydin (’20), Kaya Baldyga (’20), Kaylie Barrett (’20), Emily Bridglall (’20), Eric Dattalo (’20), Rachel Hanna (’20), Vanessa Igras (’20), Hope Li (’20), Alexander Mendez (’20), Dominic Merchelski (’20), Joseph Meyer (’20), Nathalia Rodriguez (’20), Noah Sherman (’20), Gianna Valela (’20), Taryn Zdenek(’20), Lily Barbara (’19), Michael Bradley (’19), Michael Cagigas (’19), Christina Columbo (’19), Dylan Craker (’19), Jonathan Crawford (’19), Yordano Gallipoli (’19), Kevin Gao (’19), Alex Garofalo (’19), Paige Gorman (’19), Katarina Henselder (’19), Aleah Irizarry (’19), Zain Jamil (’19), Maria John (’19), Joseph Leone (’19), Sandra Lesniewski (’19), Arianna Liebowitz (’19), Olivia Martone (’19), Darian Nusser (’19), Lilly O’Doherty (’19), Frank Orlando (’19), Monika Orzelowski (’19), Gizem Ozturk (’19), Kyra Pontecorvo (’19), Kayla Probst (’19), Joseph Rossiello (’19), Kayla Schmidt (’19), Novneet Singh (’19), Kasia Smolinski (’19), Dana Storm (’19), Danielle Swinick (’19), John Walter (’19), Marta Wiszowata (’19) and Karina Zavala (’19).

These students qualified for the Advanced Placement Scholar with Honors Award by earning an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams: London Emmerich (’20), Evan Fierro (’20), Sara Jablonska (’20), Jenna Johnson (’20), Naomi Layne (’20), Gabrielle Prevetti (’20), Luke Savinetti (’20), Nicolette Vita (’20), Emeli Argueta Martinez (’19), Arissa Chang (’19), Julia DiOrio (’19), Bohdan Fostakovskyy (’19), Jack Frischkorn (’19), Paul Henselder (’19), Cassandra Kulish (’19), Aaron Liebowitz (’19), Kimmarie Mccrann (’19) and Nicole Zielinski (’19).

Peter Danaher (’20), John Ertle (’20), Stanley Guo (’20), Anthony Lindemann (’20), Forrest McMann (’20), Patryk Pszeniczny (’20), Jacob Santha (’20), Veronica Szygalowicz (’20), Victoria Boczon (’19), Kiernan Boettcher (’19), Cesar Bravo (’19), Timothy Cotroneo (’19), Lauren Dawnkaski (’19), Robert Fischer (’19), Nicholas Fleury (’19), Kayla Gretes (’19), Joseph Grogan (’19), Nicholas Hager (’19), Nicole Hayden (’19), Jenna Hoogervorst (’19), Shimiao Huang (’19), Jacqueline Kalish (’19), Efrain Laguna-Lopez (’19), Sabrina Lound (’19), Samantha Lound (’19), Mark McHugh (’19), Connor Miller (’19), Ethan Peralta (’19), Eric Pisowacki (’19), Adam Quintanilla (’19), Michael Rivera (’19), Ryan Stempel (’19), Hisham Tadfie (’19), Robert Tringone (’19) have qualified for the Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction Award for earning an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.

Joseph Grogan (’19), Nicholas Hager (’19), Shimiao Huang (’19), Samantha Lound (’19), Hisham Tadfie (’19) have qualified as National AP Scholars by receiving an average score of at least 4 on all AP exams taken and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams.

The district congratulates all of these talented students.


Join SEPTA for its Family Movie Night on Friday, Nov. 1. CLICK HERE for more information.

Wreaths Across America Deadline 11/15

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The Lindenhurst High School National Art Honor Society is raising funds for Wreaths Across America. A wreath can be sponsored for $15 and will be designated to a fallen soldier.  


All orders can be made through . The following ID numbers are required on each order so that the wreaths will be delivered to the Long Island National Cemetery on Wellwood Avenue. The Location ID number is NYLINC and the Group ID number is NY008P. Orders will be taken until Nov. 15.             

On Dec.14, National Wreaths Across America Day, the members of the class will place the sponsored wreaths on the graves of the fallen soldiers, as will numerous volunteers throughout the country. In honor of Veterans Day, everyone is encouraged to sponsor at least one wreath so as to demonstrate their gratitude to the fallen heroes.This is the fifth year that Lindenhurst High School students have supported the cause. Last year, 220 wreaths were sponsored. This year they are hoping to surpass that impressive number. All are encouraged to show their support. 

CLICK HERE to sponsor a wreath.

Community Comes Together

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District athletic teams, coaches, administrators and community members, along with local and state politicians, joined members of the Renna family at the 13th annual Christina Renna Foundation Walk-A-Thon and Blood Drive held at Lindenhurst Middle School.

Christina, a former student of the Lindenhurst School District, was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of cancer, and passed away in 2007. The walk supports the Christina Renna Foundation goal of  “supporting children's cancer research and increasing the levels of awareness and education through the support of cancer groups and outreach programs for the direct support of those in need,” as stated on the website, All money raised will benefit children’s cancer research at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

October 21, 2019