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 Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School fourth graders created a variety of clicker games
February 5, 2024

Excitement at Jack Abrams STEM Innovation Lab

Innovation and creativity abound at Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School where solutions and inventions are part of daily classroom life for students spread across grades four, five and six. One of the youngsters’ favorite places in the building is the Innovation Lab.

 Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School actors at this week's dress rehearsal. (Darin Reed photo)
February 2, 2024

The Little Mermaid, Jr. on Stage this Weekend

Three days of spectacular performances await crowds this weekend as actors and stagehands from Woodhull Intermediate School and Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School take the stage for “The Little Mermaid, Jr.” musical at Huntington High School

  Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School boasts a very popular computer club
January 18, 2024

STEM Computer Club Popularity Off the Charts

The Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School’s computer club has something to offer every students. Seventh year faculty advisor and fifth grade teacher Emily Lohse has been striving to develop a program that meets the needs of all three grade levels in the building.

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December 15, 2023

Trustees Approve Overnight Trip to Frost Valley

Huntington School Board members approved a multi-day overnight field trip to Frost Valley YMCA environmental education center in Claryville for Woodhull Intermediate School and Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School sixth graders in March.

 The displays at the first annual STEM Cultural Expo were sensational
December 6, 2023

Students Shine at First Annual STEM Cultural Expo

Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School students shined at last week’s First Annual STEM Cultural Expo, displaying their creativity and hard work.

 Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School on Lowndes Avenue in Huntington Station. (Darin Reed photo)
November 14, 2023

Jack Abrams STEM SDM Committee Sets Goals

The Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School Shared Decision Making Committee adopted three school based team goals for the 2023/24 school year.

 Liva Camarata sings while accompanied by Mike Zigon.
October 24, 2023

An Amazing Acoustic Night as Vocalists Shine

The Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School auditorium came to life last Friday as some of the most spectacular vocalists at Huntington High School made the choral program’s Acoustic Night an evening to remember even if the weather did prevent the show from being held in the enchanting outdoor amphitheater.

 Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School students had fun during the hydroponics unit
October 11, 2023

Fourth Graders Study Hydroponics at Jack Abrams STEM

There’s always something exciting happening at Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School. This year, every fourth grade class in the building was given a hydroponic system for their room.

 The Woodhull and STEM School drama club will hold auditions for The Little Mermaid, Jr
October 11, 2023

Woodhull & STEM Drama Club Announces Musical Auditions

The Woodhull Intermediate School and Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School drama club has announced auditions for this year’s musical, “The Little Mermaid Jr.” Dozens of students from both schools are expected to join in the fun.

 It's going to be a great year at Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School.
September 19, 2023

Fun & Games for Jack Abrams School Fourth Graders at Social

The Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School’s PTA threw a welcoming party for fourth graders new to the building and their families late last week. A crowd of more than 150 turned out for the social, which was well received by everyone.

 Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School is enjoying a great start to the new school year. (Darin Reed photo
September 13, 2023

Student Leadership at Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School

The concept and practice of student leadership is already taking on new heights at Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School.

 Huntington School Board members have appointed faculty club advisors for four schools
September 12, 2023

Huntington UFSD Club Program Gets Underway

The new school year is only days old, but the after school club program at Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School, Woodhull Intermediate School, J. Taylor Finley Middle School and Huntington High School is stirring and quietly preparing to get underway.

 Exciting team building experiences are on the horizon for Huntington sixth graders.
September 11, 2023

Team Building for Huntington Sixth Graders

Huntington sixth graders are starting the new school year in fashion. The youngsters will be participating in a team building trip to the Nassau BOCES’ outdoor education program facility in Brookville.

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About Jack Abrams STEM Magnet

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We Imagine. We Create. We Learn.

The Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School welcomes and respects all students and their families as members of the Huntington community of learners. It will prepare students for life-long learning by developing their confidence and abilities as learners and problem-solvers. The school is committed to the use of innovative, inquiry-based, student-centered, interdisciplinary methods that embraces creativity as expressed through multiple intelligences and multiculturalism.

S.T.E.M. Principles Guide Education

Over the course of their education, Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School students will become scientifically, technologically and mathematically literate. They will use scientific, technological, and mathematical principles in real-life applications such as design engineering and service projects that will contribute to the community. They will use what they know to create new ideas and products. Students will celebrate and embrace diversity. They will learn to work with others respectfully and collaboratively.

Important Foundations

  •  Students, staff, families and the community deserve respect.
  • Students can reach their full potential by maintaining consistently high academic expectations and by building their sense of responsibility for learning and caring for each other.
  • Students should recognize that many problems have multiple solutions.
  • Learning is an active process.
  • Learning is most effective when it is real, purposeful, and useful to the student.
  • Curricula should guide students in mastering key information, ideas and skills that are essential to the methodologies of the disciplines.
  • Curricula should be rooted in discovery, the manipulation of ideas, and the integration of subjects.
  • Schools prepare students for the future by teaching them how to successfully address present-day issues. 

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Jack Abrams STEM Magnet Leadership

Dr. Donna  Moro

Donna Moro


Donna Moro has been principal of Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School since August 2016. She had been serving as the district’s STEM coach and elementary science coordinator for two years at the time of her appointment.

A member of the J. Taylor Finley Middle School faculty for many years, Ms. Moro taught Earth Science from 2005 through June 2014. She also spent time during the 2013/14 school year working as an instructional coach in the science department, including facilitating staff development, making a presentation on Huntington’s teacher leadership coaching model at a state conference, presenting to the Board of Regents on the structure and sustainability of the district’s teacher leadership coaching model and representing New York State in a leadership summit in Washington, DC.

Ms. Moro obtained a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Hartford and Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in education degrees at Long Island University-C.W. Post. She obtained an advanced graduate certificate in school administration at Stony Brook University.

As the district’s STEM coach and elementary science coordinator for two years, Ms. Moro modeled inquiry based hands-on lessons for teachers in grades K-8, designed interdisciplinary curriculum to engage students in innovative activities geared toward inspiring the next generation of STEM leaders, coordinated all aspects of an after school STEM enrichment program, developed a summer STEM enrichment program in collaboration with Farmingdale State College.

Prior to embarking on a career as an educator, Ms. Moro was employed by Publishers Clearing House from 1986-2004. She worked as a program analyst, studying direct marketing initiatives; as director of customer service, managing a staff of 200 in three locations; as merchandising director of the UK division, overseeing a program budget in excess of $5 million.

Ms. Moro holds state certificates in Earth Science (grades 7-12) and educational administration/school building leader. She completed Harvard’s new and aspiring leadership program in March 2015.

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Little Mermaid, Jr.

Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School Drama Club presents 'Little Mermaid Jr.' February 3, 2024

6th Grade Parent Night

6th Grade Parent Night Guidance Presentation Workshop: 1/19/24

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2022-23 School Year

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Little Mermaid Jr. Drama Club Presentation

February 2024

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Woodhull - JAS 6th Grade Holiday Concert 

December 2023

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