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Superintendent’s Commission on 3-8 Assessment Reform.
Superintendent’s Commission on 3-8 Assessment Reform.
03/23/2017
In the spring of 2016, Dr. Lonergan created the Superintendent’s Commission on 3-8 Assessment Reform to provide recommendations to the New York State Department of Education as it moves forward with the development of new learning standards and assessments of student performance.
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Longwood and Suffolk Police to Discuss 'The Ugly Truth' of Drug Addiction.
Longwood and Suffolk Police to Present 'The Ugly Truth' of Drug Addiction
03/22/2017
Longwood Schools and the Suffolk County Police Department invite community members to “The Ugly Truth,” a heroin and prescription drug education and awareness program.
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Alumna Presents Military Flag to HS LAP Program
Alumna Presents Military Flag to HS LAP Program
03/16/2017
After completing her third tour of duty in the Air Force Reserves, Longwood Class of 2009 alumna Kelsey Desz stopped by the high school to thank students for a special package she received during her most recent tour of duty in Afghanistan.
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Elementary Students Work Collaboratively Beyond Classroom Walls
Elementary Students Work Collaboratively Beyond Classroom Walls
03/14/2017
Third and fourth graders from Charles E. Walters, Coram, Ridge, and West Middle Island Elementary Schools have been working collaboratively, without ever leaving their classrooms, to create a gallery of interactive web-based research.
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Longwood Security Guard Authors Children’s Book Series
Longwood Security Guard Authors Children’s Book Series
03/13/2017
Middle School students recently enjoyed a special visit from a familiar face around the District, children’s book author and Longwood School District Security Guard Joseph Costa.
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Board of Education Appoints  Lillian Pizzolo as District Clerk
Board of Education Appoints Lillian Pizzolo as District Clerk
03/10/2017
The Longwood Central School District is pleased to announce that Lillian Pizzolo has been appointed to the position of District Clerk, replacing Judith Rice who recently retired.
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District to Engage Parents With Climate Survey
District to Engage Parents With Climate Survey
03/06/2017
Longwood remains committed to hearing from our school community as we strive to ensure ideal learning environments for our students. The District is launching a School Climate Survey that seeks parent feedback on goals, educational opportunities, instructional culture and more.
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WMI Elementary Students Turn Bottle Caps Into Art
WMI Elementary Students Turn Bottle Caps Into Art
03/01/2017
Students at West Middle Island (WMI) Elementary School are proudly displaying a unique and colorful mural made from recycled bottle caps.
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Elementary Students “Start with Hello”
Elementary Students “Start with Hello”
02/24/2017
Longwood Elementary School students joined hundreds of schools and youth organizations across the United States during the week of February 6 – 10 to participate in Start with Hello.
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Kindergarten Registration - March 13, 14 and 15
Kindergarten Registration - March 13, 14 and 15
02/20/2017
Kindergarten registration for Longwood School District is scheduled for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, March 13, 14 and 15 for children who will be five (5) years of age on or before December 1, 2017.
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Students and District Officials Advocate for Public Education at  13th Annual Legislative Breakfast
Students and District Officials Advocate for Public Education
02/15/2017
On Saturday, February 4, more than 300 representatives from 34 school districts united as one voice to advocate for public education.
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New Assistant Principal Appointed at CEW Elementary School
New Assistant Principal Appointed at CEW Elementary School
02/13/2017
After serving as a K-12 ESL teacher for the past 15 years at Huntington School District, Brian Foster has been named the new assistant principal at Charles E. Walters Elementary School.
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Middle School Jr. Robotics Team  Qualifies for Championship
Middle School Jr. Robotics Team Qualifies for Championship
02/02/2017
The Middle School Junior Robotics Team #2182 Dakers was recently named the winner of the Robot Design Award and Mechanical Design Award at the SBPLI-FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Lego League Qualifier.
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Forty-Six StudentsAttend Inauguration
Forty-Six Students Attend Inauguration
01/23/2017
Forty-six Longwood High School juniors and seniors learned valuable lessons in citizenship and democracy as they stood in the nation’s capital to witness history.
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Applications for September 2017  Universal Pre-K Available
Applications for September 2017 Universal Pre-K Available
01/13/2017
Longwood participates in the grant-funded New York State Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program. All children who will be four years old on or before December 1, 2017, are eligible to apply for the program
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Therapy Dog Brings Smiles to Charles E. Walters Students
Therapy Dog Brings Smiles to Charles E. Walters Students
01/11/2017
Wearing her bright red Therapy Dogs International bandana, eight-year-old Stella listened attentively as students at CEW quietly read their favorite books.
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Olympic Champion Returns to Longwood
Olympic Champion Returns to Longwood
01/09/2017
Class of 1992 Longwood alumnus Kerry R. McCoy, two-time Olympian, four-time World Cup Championship, three-time NCAA All-American, and National Wrestling Hall of Fame inductee, recently returned home to Longwood.
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Seniors Named Suffolk Zone Winners
Seniors Named Suffolk Zone Winners
12/21/2016
High School students Victoria Staker and Skyler Lattuca, have been selected as recipients of The New York State Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NYSAHPERD) Suffolk Zone award.
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Student Helps Make Wishes Come True
Student Helps Make Wishes Come True
12/13/2016
It’s been a very successful season of giving for one Longwood student, who for three years has been doing his part to ensure that more children's wishes are granted by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
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Seasons Greetings! Middle Island Teachers Association to Host New Book Giveaway
12/09/2016
Just in time for the holiday season! Once again, the Middle Island Teachers Association (MITA) in conjunction with First Book will provide brand new, free books.
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Junior High School Student Honored  for Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest
Junior High School Student Honored for Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest
12/09/2016
Junior High School eighth grade student Zoe Smidt has been named a runner-up from the Altice Connects student essay contest.
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Students Participate in NY Islanders Future Goals Program
Students Participate in NY Islanders Future Goals Program
12/05/2016
Middle School sixth-grade students recently attended an in-season practice of the New York Islanders as part of a web-based Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program.
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Ridge Elementary Students Attend Disability Awareness Day
Ridge Elementary Students Attend Disability Awareness Day
12/02/2016
Ridge students recently participated in a special assembly to foster positive attitudes about people living with disabilities.
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High School Student-Athletes Sign NCAA Letter of Intent
High School Student-Athletes Sign NCAA Letter of Intent
11/17/2016
Two LHS student-athletes have officially committed to play sports at the college level by signing their NCAA National Letter of Intent.
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No Homework or Extra Recess?
No Homework or Extra Recess?
11/09/2016
While community residents and parents were gearing up for the presidential elections, elementary students researching the various branches of government, examining the issues and reviewing the debate process in preparation for their own elections.
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Students Stand for the Silent
Students Stand for the Silent
10/25/2016
As part of the middle school’s anti-bullying initiative, fifth and sixth-grade students welcomed back featured speaker Kirk Smalley from Stand for the Silent.
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Safe Halloween Returns to Longwood High School
Safe Halloween Returns to Longwood High School
10/18/2016
The LAP is hosting their annual Safe Halloween event for preschool through elementary school-aged children on Thursday, October 27 from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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West Middle Island Elementary School Students Take High Honors in New York State Poster Contest
WMI Students Take High Honors in NYS Poster Contest
10/14/2016
Two West Middle Island Elementary School students have been named New York State winners in the 2016 #STOP ON RED! New York Association for Pupil Transportation (NYAPT) Poster Contest.
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The Board of Education invites community residents to participate in their bi-annual School/Community Forum to be held Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 7:00PM at LHS. The Board will also present Mr. William K. Miller with the Carl Verdi Community Pride Award.
Board of Education to Host Community Forum
10/13/2016
The Board of Education invites community residents to participate in their bi-annual School/Community Forum to be held Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 7:00PM at LHS. The Board will also present Mr. William K. Miller with the Carl Verdi Community Pride Award.
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Longwood Announces National Merit Semifinalist and  Five Commended Students
District Announces National Merit Semifinalist and Five Commended Students
09/29/2016
Longwood School District is pleased to announce that high school senior Maciej Wlodek has been named a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.
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Students Explore the Life of the Carmans River
Students Explore the Life of the Carmans River
09/28/2016
Forty-two Longwood High School AP Environmental students and 35 sixth grade middle school students recently visited waterfront locations along the Carmans River to engage in hands-on science exploration with local scientists.
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Musicians Selected for NYSSMA  All-State Music Conference.
Musicians Selected for NYSSMA All-State Music Conference
09/27/2016
Three students have been recognized for musical excellence and have been selected to attend the New York State School Music Association All-State Conference. Additionally, two students have been selected as alternates should an All-State student be unable to participate.
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Students Named All-County Musicians
Students Named All-County Musicians
09/26/2016
The District is proud to announce that nine student musicians have been chosen to perform in the NYSCAME All-County Concert.
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New Assistant Principal Appointed at Middle School
New Assistant Principal Appointed at Middle School
09/15/2016
At the September 8, 2016 meeting, the Board of Education appointed Carlos Falcón as the new assistant principal at Longwood Middle School.
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Longwood Celebrates Grand Opening of Career Center
Longwood Celebrates Grand Opening of ALP Career Center
09/08/2016
The Longwood Board of Education, Central Administration, students and staff attended a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of a new state-of-the art facility that will provide a simulated work environment for high school students in the Alternate Learning Program (ALP).
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Interim Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Named for Longwood School District
Interim Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Named for Longwood School District
09/01/2016
Richard A. Kollar has been appointed as the new Interim Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources, effective August 23, 2016.
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Dr. Tracy Adams Named Principal of Middle School
Dr. Tracy Adams Named Principal of Middle School
08/24/2016
The District is pleased to announce that Dr. Tracy Adams has been appointed as principal of the middle school, effective August 1, 2016. Dr. Adams replaces Lisa Mato who was named Longwood’s Director of Special Programs & Data Reporting.
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Welcome to the 2016-2017 School Year.
School starts for students on Tuesday, September 6, 2016
08/17/2016
Our back to school issue of Longwood Life contains information to help prepare you and your child for the start of the new school year.
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The 2016-2017 School Calendar and Parent Guide is now available
2016-2017 School Calendar and Parent Guide
08/08/2016
The calendar contains information about school events, board of education meetings, district information and more. A printed version will arrive in mailboxes the week of August 8.
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Dates Available for Longwood School District  Athletic Physicals
Dates Available for Longwood School District Athletic Physicals
07/25/2016
New York State law requires that all students participating in athletics receive a physical. Physicals for Longwood student-athletes entering grades 7 - 12 are available by appointment only.
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Board Holds Annual Reorganization Meeting
Board Holds Annual Reorganization Meeting
07/06/2016
At their annual reorganization meeting for the 2016-2017 school year, the Longwood Board of Education elected Daniel Tomaszewski as president. Mr. Tomaszewski is beginning his 14th year of service on the board and sixth year as president. Frank Muraca will serve as vice president for the second consecutive year.
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Summer Food Service Program Offered at Longwood Middle School
Summer Food Service Program Offered at Longwood Middle School
06/10/2016
The Longwood School District announces its participation in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Meals will be provided to all children 18 years and under without charge.
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