Tag: high school

Long Island’s High School Seniors Gear Up For Graduations

Graduates across Long Island in June are sure to share sentiments of overcoming adversity, celebrating accomplishments, and simply being grateful to be together.

Islip Terrace 17-year-old Appears on Time Magazine Cover

A Long Island high school student posed as the face of millions of young Americans’ “lost year” for the cover of Time magazine’s April 12 issue.

Advocates Want More Time for High Schoolers ‘Aging Out’ to Graduate...

Over 100 advocacy groups are urging New York state to allow high school seniors struggling to graduate and are at risk of aging out this school year, a chance to earn their degree in the 2021-22 school year, according to a letter sent to New York State Department of Education officials earlier this month.

How a Long Island High School Student is Helping Small Businesses

While residents can support a business by being customers, one Long Island high school student is doing more — raising funds.

New York’s High School Graduation Rates Rose in 2020, SED Reports

High school graduation rates in New York State rose slightly last year, new data released on Jan. 14 by the State Education Department shows. 

Long Island High School Students Face Off At Inaugural NSPC Health...

More than 300 students from 38 high schools across Long Island competed for $80,000 Thursday at the inaugural NSPC Health Science Competition competition that aims to promote interest in the fields.