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After a tumultuous few months for the Lawrence Woodmere Academy, brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, Head of School Brian O’Connell said he was optimistic about the Woodmere school’s future. more
The Brandeis School's welcome back celebration might not have had the all together crowd it usually attracts, but there was no shortage of magic as Woodmere native Eric Wilzig, a magician, wowed the audience who arrived and departed in shifts to comply with social distancing guidelines during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. more
The Jewish holiday of Shavout, which celebrates when the Jews were given the Torah on Mount Sinai, begins on Sunday, May and ends Tuesday, May 18 next year. That Tuesday is also the scheduled day of … more
Lawrence High School administrators collected health forms and checked in students as vehicles rolled past the front of the building on the first day of in-person instruction on Sept. 8. more
As schools reopen during the coronavirus pandemic, the building environment will  look very different from the typical appearance of a room full of students sitting relatively close in busy-looking classrooms, teachers engaging the children one-on-one and crowded hallways.  more
To learn better techniques to address students’ social and emotional needs, teachers from the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach in Woodmere are taking part in program stretching over several months in conjunction with Hidden Sparks, a nonprofit that aims to train teachers and provide them with the tools to help students in Jewish day schools who need support. more
The vehicles drove in and out, the power jacks pulled the boxes full of food from the trucks and in the middle of all the kosher food distribution at the Lawrence School District’s Broadway Campus in Lawrence,  was Rep. Kathleen Rice, a Democrat who represents the Five Towns, appeared on Aug. 26. more
A half dozen tables full of books were arranged on the landing outside of the Broadway Campus in Lawrence as the Freeport-based Book Fairies held a book fair for two hours on Aug. 26. The nonprofit organization donates books and holds its mission to connect new and little-used books with libraries, schools and groups across the New York metropolitan area. more
Updated Aug. 21 at 10:35 a.m. Leaders of the two Five Towns public school district’s teachers associations are in on the reopening plans, however they stopped short of total endorsement as both see problems ahead. more
With the school year set to get under way next month, the Hewlett-Woodmere School District laid out more in-depth details for its reopening plan in-person in the Hewlett High School auditorium at the Aug. 18 Board of Education meeting, with an accompanied livestream. more
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