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Class of 2024 News

Jack Ruthkowski Garners $5,000 Lions Club Scholarship

The Huntington Lions Club is sure that Jack Ruthkowski is headed for an exceptional and altogether successful experience at college; during his professional career and in life in general.

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Class of 2024 News

Friends of the Library Presents Award to Damaris Mani-Munoz

The Friends of the Huntington Public Library has presented Huntington High School Class of 2024 member Damaris Mani-Munoz with a $750 scholarship. She plans to study public health with a concentration in biology and a minor in music at SUNY Geneseo.

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High School News

H-ton Sophomore Wins Federal Court Institute Honors

Huntington sophomore Alexandra Boeckmann is quickly developing into one of the high school’s brightest stars. The teenager recently completed the Eastern District of New York Justice Institute at which her three man team won the mock trial competition and she captured the “Top Gun Award for Best Lawyer Overall Performance.”

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Spring Sports News

Huntington Baseball Builds for Future Success

Everyone associated with the Huntington High School baseball program knew that 2024 would be all about developing a strong foundation for the sport in the district, not only for current players, but for future team members still in elementary school.

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Senior Duo Shares National School Development Award

July 19 2024

Mary Marinello and Carlos Gutierrez Castro are two of the most remarkable members of Huntington High School’s Class of 2024. The exceptional duo has been named this year’s recipients of the National School Development Council Awards for Academic Growth and Student Leadership in Learning.

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NYS School Business Officials Award Presented to Sophie Lange

July 19 2024

The Association of School Business Officials of New York has awarded Huntington High School Class of 2024 member Sophie Lange with a $500 scholarship in recognition of her exceptional achievements and future potential in the field of business.

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Final Forms is Coming to Huntington UFSD

July 19 2024

Huntington UFSD is partnering with Final Forms (stylized as FinalForms), an innovative online forms and data management service that promises to revolutionize the current athletic program form submission process during each sport season at J. Taylor Finley Middle School and Huntington High School.

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Top Blue Devil Varsity Badminton Players Honored

July 19 2024

The top seniors on the Huntington High School varsity boys’ and girls’ badminton teams were recognized at the 56th annual Blue Devils senior athletic awards ceremony. Head coach Alexander Nelson presented handsome plaques to six members of the Class of 2024.

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Benjamin Edgar-McNerney Presented Robert Buchanan Award

July 17 2024

Huntington Class of 2024 salutatorian Benjamin Edgar McNerney is this year’s recipient of the Robert Buchanan Award. He plans to study computer engineering at Binghamton University.

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Katherine Estrada-Morales Garners Appliance World Scholarship

July 17 2024

Four-time Huntington High School Class of 2024 President Katherine Estrada-Morales is determined to pursue a career in computer science and she plans to start down the path toward accomplishing all of her goals at Farmingdale State College. The teenager is this year’s recipient of the Appliance World scholarship.

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AP Capstone Achievement Awards Presented to Seniors

July 17 2024

Eleven Huntington High School graduating seniors were presented with Advanced Placement Capstone Achievement Awards by the district’s Chairman of Humanities Joseph Leavy and English teacher Michael Schwendemann. The teenagers completed a pair of rigorous full year courses.

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Seniors Capture Kellog & Samodi Theatre Awards

July 17 2024

Layna Abraham, William Berry, Sophia Tine and Jack Semelsberger captured this year’s John F. Kellog Theatre Awards and Zaida Correal, Landry Flynn, Ariana James and Lily Tierney garnered the Joseph Samodi Theatre Arts Awards as the Huntington High School drama club capped off another successful campaign.

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Kimberly Panameno Garners Palacios Family Scholarship

July 15 2024

Huntington Class of 2024 member Kimberly Panameno plans to pursue her dream of becoming a Spanish teacher at St. Joseph’s University in Patchogue. The teenager is this year’s recipient of the Palacios Family Scholarship, which carries a $2,500 stipend.

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Kurt Schaefer Scholarship Awarded to Caterin Andrade

July 15 2024

Caterin Andrade is a kind and considerate young woman who has been striving to accomplish each of her goals, one by one. She has been studying in Wilson Tech’s medical assistant program, learning how to become a member of a health care team, including working in physician offices and clinics.

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Kimberly Musial Appointed Director of Fine & Performing Arts

July 15 2024

Huntington School Board members have appointed veteran educator Kimberly Musial as district director of fine and performing arts effective Wednesday, July 10. She immediately dived into her new position and the work that comes with it.

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Dianna Cazzalino Named H-ton Varsity Bowling Coach

July 15 2024

Huntington High School has a new varsity bowling team coach in Dianna Cazzalino. The longtime English teacher was a four-time All-State bowler with the Bellmore-Merrick district team while attending Mepham High School. She went on to captain the Adelphi University team and capture numerous college honors.

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H-ton Seniors Garner bELIeve Project Scholarships

July 12 2024

Eli Mollineaux will never be forgotten around Huntington High School’s hallways and classrooms or in the community. The exceptional young man was an inspiration to his teachers, classmates and family, assuming a myriad of challenges with notable determination and a cheerful hopefulness.

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Brenden Cusack Appointed Assistant Superintendent

July 12 2024

Brenden Cusack is joining Huntington UFSD’s central administration team after Huntington School Board members appointed the veteran high school principal as assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction. A search will commence immediately for his successor as principal.

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Lily Tierney Claims Thomas Karolyi Scholarship

July 12 2024

Thomas Karolyi was a trendsetting orchestra teacher and director and an exceptional musician in his own right. One of J. Taylor Finley Junior High School’s founding faculty members in 1965, he instructed, encouraged and guided thousands of musicians during his storied career.

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Harry Baliber Captures Huntington Fire Department Award

July 12 2024

Former Huntington Fire Department Chief Neil Getter presented the Bill Harris Sr. Award for Baseball to Class of 2024 member Harry Baliber. The award is named for the father of former Blue Devil varsity coach Billy Harris. It carries with it a $500 stipend.

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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.

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