As the school year raced to its conclusion last week, several Huntington students had an opportunity to serve as Principal for a Day in their respective school. It was a thrilling experience for the youngsters and one that none of them will forget anytime soon.
The folks who operate the Huntington School District’s website and social media platforms would like to acknowledge important behind-the-scenes assistance they have received this year. As a result of this help, four new stories, additional postings and photos have been able to appear each morning of every school day since September.
Washington Primary School student leadership team members recently collected hundreds of non-perishable food items to benefit the Helping Hand Rescue Mission in Huntington Station. The items were used to help create over 200 baskets that were distributed to families with children between the ages of 3-12 during a celebration at the Mission.
Jefferson Primary School students are a creative bunch. The youngster simply love weekly art classes and the work they produce is exceptional.
Current Huntington School District third and fourth grade parents are being asked to select either Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School or Woodhull Intermediate School as the school they want their child to attend next September when the students will be in fourth or fifth grade.
Jefferson Primary School’s PTA Reflections contest participants are a talented group. The students vied in half-a-dozen categories and submitted sensational pieces.
Jefferson Primary School recently honored its Featured Artists of the Month for December. The artwork of the spectacular students is now on display in the school’s main hallway. Art teacher Maria Mazzola recently posed for a photo with the talented youngsters.
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Huntington High School Class of 2016 valedictorian Rachel Carpenter has really hit her stride at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She’s studying in the honors college, conducting research in a prestigious lab and even hosting a weekly radio show.
Jefferson Primary School is filled with creative artists. In collaboration with art teacher Maria Mazzola, the artwork of one student from each Jefferson classroom is featured each month. The pieces are hung in the hallway and the students are formally acknowledged with a medal. The group is gathered together for a commemorative photo, too.
It has become easy to follow all the happenings across the Huntington School District from wherever you happen to be at any given time. You could be halfway around the world or right across the street. It doesn’t matter. You have access to the same up-to-date information.
Reaching families in the community and bringing them fully into the educational life of the children studying in the Huntington School District is one of the goals of a new initiative that includes the hiring of two neighborhood aides.
Classes are back in session in the Huntington School District’s eight individual buildings. The opening bell rang early Wednesday morning as principals welcomed more than 4,500 students for the 2017/18 school year. Classrooms were buzzing all day as teachers reviewed their policies and procedures and taught their first lessons.
The Huntington School District is maintaining a steadfast focus on its mission, as teachers and students kicked off the 2017/18 school year in fine fashion. The official mission statement was adopted more than two decades ago during Superintendent Richard B. Stock’s tenure, but school officials say it remains just as relevant today as it was then.
The new school year is inching ever closer in Huntington. More than 4,500 students are expected to flood into eight buildings on Wednesday, September 6 after a typically hectic summer for the district.
The new school year will see the Huntington School District continuing to offer students and parents an interactive calendar filled with important event listings. There’s even a mobile app for the calendar.
“Recognizing the strengths of our district’s traditions, its history of community support, the diversity of our population and our commitment to educational excellence, the mission of the Huntington Union Free School District is to educate students by effectively teaching an enriched body of knowledge through the active participation of all students, building upon their unique talents and abilities to produce creative, self-assured, responsible citizens who are capable of critical thought and action.”
The Huntington School District’s technology infrastructure and equipment is maintained by a team of technicians. The district-wide computer network along with thousands of individual desktops, laptops, iPads, printers, scanners, SMART Boards, projectors and the hardware and software that drives each of the pieces has been installed and tested by this skilled group of professionals.
Huntington prides itself on providing teachers and students will cutting edge technology that enhances classroom instruction. The district’s commitment has led to annual improvements in all eight school buildings
The district complements its own staff of technicians with outside contractors and consultants as needed to keep its extensive system of equipment operating effectively to benefit faculty members and students on every grade level.