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  • Students of the Month celebrated at Board of Education meeting

    At the February 12 Island Park Board of Education meeting, several students were recognized as January Students of the Month.

    The learner profile attribute for January was “principled,” which describes students who act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness and justice, and respect for the dignity and rights of people everywhere. They take responsibility for their actions and consequences.

    Students honored for this learner profile attribute were Pearl Polacco (kindergarten), Layla Rowan (grade 1), Lilliana Nunez (grade 2), Grayson Delmas (grade 3), Anthony Alonzo Contreras (grade 4), Logan Klinger (grade 5), Tessa Antonetti (grade 6), Ashley Sanchez (grade 7) and Steven Vela Alcca (grade 8).

    Following student recognitions, Superintendent of Schools Vincent Randazzo reported important district updates to the Board and the general public. Highlights of Mr. Randazzo’s presentation included a Mid-Year Instructional Initiatives Update and a Tax Levy CAP Calculation presentation. The presentation slides can be found on the Superintendent’s Corner page of the Island Park Union Free School District website following this URL: http://www.ips.k12.ny.us/superintendents_corner.

    To watch the full meeting, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vl6zpWHm49A

    Francis X. Hegarty Elementary
  • Island Park elementary students recognized for good traits

    Francis X. Hegarty Elementary School students recently gathered for a special assembly to celebrate fellow peers being recognized for having good character traits. Throughout the school year, Monthly Character Traits Awards will be presented to two students from each class for respect, perseverance, compassion, tolerance, honest, self-esteem, responsibility, loyalty, and good character.

    Francis X. Hegarty Elementary
  • Students of the Month celebrated at Board of Education meeting

    At the November 13 Island Park Board of Education meeting, several students were recognized as October Students of the Month.

    The learner profile attribute for October was “knowledgeable,” which describes students who develop and use conceptual understanding, exploring knowledge across a range of disciplines. These students engage with issues and ideas that have local and global significance.

    Students honored for this learner profile attribute were Jack Barnes (kindergarten), Parker Szachacz (grade 1), Everett Castell (grade 2), Catherine Rodahan (grade 3), Michal Skrine (grade 4), Sean Trahan (grade 5), Adan Rodriguez (grade 6), Andrew Ruiz (grade 7) and Ella Melle (grade 8).

    Following student recognitions, Superintendent of Schools Vincent Randazzo reported important district updates to the Board and the general public. A highlight of Mr. Randazzo’s presenation was student goal setting also known as “Wildly Important Goals” (WIG). The presentation slides can be found on the Superintendent’s Corner page of the Island Park Union Free School District website following this URL: http://www.ips.k12.ny.us/superintendents_corner.

    To watch the full meeting, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3fqEP7GxFA

    Francis X. Hegarty Elementary
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