Two Spartan basketball players join elite 1,000 Point Club

History was made twice during the winter season, as two Spartan hoopsters joined the school’s elite 1,000 point club. The first to join was senior guard Erika Straub. Erika hit a three-pointer from the left side against Sullivan West on Jan. 29, 2017. Erika ends her Seward career with 1,120 points. Junior guard John Guerra …

Seward Coffeehouse concert highlights student talent

S.S. Seward’s got talent, and it was showcased at the school’s annual Coffeehouse Concert. It’s a fun and popular event, but it’s also a terrific learning experience, said music teacher Mark Visconti. “I started the Coffeehouse Concerts about ten years ago to give students at Seward a stage, an outlet to express themselves, and most …

“Cooking with Gina” introduces Golden Hill students to healthy recipes, new tastes

Health News from Marlene Lysack, R.N. Golden Hill Elementary School Nurse Golden Hill students have learned how to cook some of their favorite foods in healthy, delicious ways in the “Cooking with Gina” club. Several of Golden Hill’s Junior Wellness Committee members expressed an interest in cooking classes. This interest was shared with Gina McAteer, …

Meet Lorine Van Put-Lamerand, Florida’s new Business Administrator

Lorine Van Put-Lamerand has joined the administrative staff of the Florida Union Free School District ,  bringing 26 years of experience in public school finance to the post. Prior to coming to Florida as the District’s new school business administrator, Ms. Van Put-Lamerand served as business administrator for the Liberty Central School District in Sullivan …

Tech Bits: Safety in a virtual world

Dana Castine, the District’s Director of Technology, Math, and Science, shares her advice and expertise each month in Tech Bits. Technology is a wonderful asset and an amazing educational tool. Never before have students had access to so much knowledge, inspiration, and data at the touch of their fingers. Devices such as smartphones and tablets …