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Wednesday, May 28, 2014, high school sophomore Esteban Ortiz was
honored as the first place winner in the 26th annual World Food Day
Essay Contest. The contest, sponsored by Stop World Hunger, Inc., . . .
City High School Junior Nicholas Alfaya was honored at an Awards
Assembly on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at the United Nations International
School for his winning entry in the 2014 Student Haiku Contest, . . .
are in store for ninth-grade French student Steffy Jeswin (center,
left) and tenth- grade French student Ariella Izzo for their placement
on the prestigious “Le Grand Concours,” The National French Contest. The
winners are pictured here with, . . .
to William Mennicken, pictured here at the May 20th Board of Education
meeting with (left to right) Board President Barbara Trapasso, high
school German teacher Erin Mich, and Superintendent of Schools Dr.
Robert Feirsen, for being named the recipient of the Outstanding High
School Senior in German Award by the American Association of Teachers of
German (AATG), . . .
to Garden City High School freshmen Max Zebrowski and Andrea Choi,
pictured here with English teacher Catherine Oriani, as placing among
the 176 highest scoring ninth-graders (of 13,189) in the nation in the
fourth WordWright competition held during the school year, . . .
May 22nd, 61 Garden City High School underclassmen were inducted into
the 79th Annual National Honor Society (NHS) Induction Ceremony hosted
by Patrick Dolan, President, and Jon Toto, Vice President, of the
school’s NHS, . . .
is the culmination of a year’s work,” explained Garden City High School
science research teacher Dr. Steven Gordon, pictured here with a few of
the seniors presenting their findings at the May 27th Science
Symposium, . . .
Garden City Teacher Named Master Teacher
– student, parent, or colleague – who has been in the company of Garden
City High School science teacher Michael Stano for even five minutes,
knows there is something special about this teacher. Mr. Stano, pictured
here being congratulated for his achievement with Dr. Teresa
Prendergast, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction
(left) and Board of Education President Barbara Trapasso, . . .
Inkspots, Garden City High School’s literary magazine, was awarded the
rank of “Excellent” in the 2013 National Council of Teachers of English
(NCTE) Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines, . .
City High School science teacher Kathy Dubuke, pictured here with 6-12
science coordinator Dr. Elena Cascio (right) and Mr. Jason Horowitz,
President of Nassau Science Teacher Association of New York State
(STANYS), was awarded Nassau STANYS Outstanding Teacher Award for her
significant contributions, . . .
to eleven students in Ms. Donna Getchall’s math classes at Garden City
High School for achieving medals at this year’s Long Island Math Fair
held at Hofstra University on May 2nd. Pictured here are, . . .
to twelve outstanding students for being selected by their teachers as
the high school’s 2014 Spring “Champions.” The twelve students were
selected from a large number of nominations by teachers in the various
departments. Each department then chose only one student to be its
“Champion” – a student who modeled citizenship and embodied dedication
to the content area, . . .
Class of 2014 Valedictorian and Salutatorian
to Garden City High School’s Class of 2014 Valedictorian Steven Menelly
and Salutatorian Katherine McGannon, pictured here with Principal
Nanine McLaughlin (left) and Director of Guidance, Gina Christel, . . .
"Best in Town" Photography
Photography students of Claire Ellerman (center), Garden City High
School senior Amy Messina (left) and freshman Shannon Kelly were among
28 nominated students, . . .
Presidential Volunteer Service Award
here with Principal Nanine McLaughlin and guidance counselor Patrick
Doyle, Robert Clarke (center, left) and Timothy Alford recently received
the President’s Volunteer Service Award, . . .
High School Students Excel in Science Competition
to Garden City High School sophomores Dessie DiMino and Robert Brosnan,
pictured here with science coordinator Dr. Elena Cascio and science
research teacher Dr. Steven Gordon, . . .
March 6th, in a down-to-the-wire turnover victory, Garden City High
School crowned its 2014 Intramural Quiz Bowl champions. Teacher Diane
Dolan’s team – Brian Shulman, Tim Josephs and Jon Toto – walked away
with the victory, . . .
National Merit Scholarship Finalist
to Garden City High School senior Druscilla Falco for being elevated
from a Semifinalist to a Finalist in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship
Competition. “Dru” becomes the high school’s 18th Finalist to be so
named since 2009, . . .
City’s newest honoree carries an unweighted GPA of 96.98. Kelly also
scored a perfect 800 on the writing section of the SATs. She is pictured
here prior to her News 12 video interview with, . . .
City High School junior Katie Roscoe, a student of photography teacher
Mr. Jason Karp, won the under-18 division of the 2014 Thames21
Photography Competition: “London Waterways.” The contest, which gleaned
over 1,000 entries, . . .