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A History of College Admissions Schemes, From Encoded Pencils to Paid Stand-Ins  The New York Times

College admissions scandals have run the gamut through the years. In one, expert test takers in New York memorized the answers and phoned them to people ...



Security breach at North High School sparks worries, reviews  The Island Now

An unnamed Great Neck graduate and a YouTuber were able to trespass in North High School, according to a YouTube video and a letter from administrators ...



Great Neck schools get $125K grant for security cameras  The Island Now

The Great Neck schools accepted a $125,000 grant from the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York last week that will go toward the purchase and ...



Great Neck North alum returning home with the Spizzwinks  The Island Now

The world's oldest underclassman a cappella group will perform in Great Neck on Jan. 12, one of its Great Neck native members said, and he hopes to help ...



North High choir attends a South High alumni production  The Island Now

Members of the Great Neck North High School Choir attended a final dress rehearsal of “Dear Erich,” a jazz opera that will be performed as a world premier at ...



Great Neck North High School Employee Diagnosed With Meningococcal Disease: Officials  NBC New York

An employee at a Long Island high school has been diagnosed with meningococcal disease, a contagious bloodstream infection that could potentially be lethal, ...



Officials: Meningococcal diagnosis at high school  Newsday

An employee of Great Neck North High School has been diagnosed with meningococcal disease and the school district has alerted members of the school ...



Great Neck North students walkout to rally for gun reform  The Island Now

Dozens of Great Neck North High students walked out of school on a rainy Thursday afternoon to push for more gun control measures, young people to take ...



Alice Ann Inglis  Palisadian Post

Alice Ann Inglis, a resident of Pacific Palisades for 46 years, passed away at home on February 13 surrounded by loved ones. Alice lived a full life, raising a ...



Great Neck high school employee diagnosed with bacterial meningitis: report  PIX11 New York

GREAT NECK, N.Y. — A high school community on Long Island is on alert after an employee was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis, a potentially deadly ...



Social media posts prompt security boost at North High  The Island Now

An Instagram post referring to the start of spring sports season at Great Neck North High School on March 5 prompted an investigation last week, with some ...



Student walkouts expected at Great Neck North and South High  The Island Now

When Adi Sragovich, a senior at Great Neck North High School, saw students her own age on the news protesting and confronting officials for gun reform ...



Great Neck North and South graduates take home awards  The Island Now

The Class of 2018 valedictorians and salutatorians for John L. Miller-Great Neck North High School and William A. Shine-Great Neck South High School are ...



A Problem for High Schools: More Cars, and Nowhere to Park Them  The New York Times

In wealthy Long Island communities, luxury cars have become a standard gift for teenagers. But most schools do not have the space to accommodate them.



Great Neck Student Aid Fund continues quest to help graduating students  The Island Now

When Michael Weinstock was growing up in Great Neck, he said he dealt with an alcoholic mother, an absent father, and even temporary homelessness.



Cost per student in Great Neck not as high as some think, school officials say  The Island Now

If you were to divide the Great Neck Public Schools' proposed $227.8 million budget by its projected enrollment of 6,637 students, you would get a cost of ...



Great Neck Students Named National Merit Scholarship Winners  Great Neck, NY Patch

Great Neck Students Named National Merit Scholars - Great Neck, NY - Winners will receive a $2500 scholarship from the National Merit Scholar organization.



Great Neck North High School to present Twelve Angry Jurors  The Island Now

Great Neck North High School Junior Players will present Twelve Angry Jurors, a courtroom drama written by Reginald Rose that was originally named Twelve ...



Three North Shore high schools among top 200 in the nation: report  The Island Now

Three North Shore high schools are among the top 200 – or top 1 percent – in the country, according to newly released rankings from U.S. News and World ...



Meet North High School’s Valedictorian and Salutatorian  The Island Now

Zachary Lee, 17, may be the valedictorian for North High School, but academics was not the only thing that captured his heart. “As much as I've loved the ...



North High School Junior Players directing plays  The Island Now

North High School Junior Players will present their annual Thespian Show, titled “Coming to Terms” and consisting of one-act plays directed by twelfth-grade ...



Fire companies tame Miller house fire in Great Neck, rescue cats  The Island Now

Seven of the 15 cats residing in the historic John L. Miller home in Great Neck died in a fire that drew at least 50 firefighters on Tuesday evening, with no human ...



18 students from area schools named Regeneron scholars  The Island Now

Eighteen students from area schools were named semifinalists and scholars in the Regeneron Science Talent Search last week, with projects ranging from ...



Table Tennis Tournament At North High  Great Neck Record

Great Neck North High School will be hosting its second annual Table Tennis Tournament on Sunday, March 26. School teams will start playing at 9 a.m. and ...



Great Neck South Named No. 3 Best Public High School in New York in 2017  Patch.com

Great Neck School Rankings. - Great Neck, NY - Great Neck South is No. 3 in New York but No. 1 on Long Island. Great Neck High School North also made the ...



Opinion | First-World Problem: Student Parking in an Affluent Suburb  The New York Times

Why are 17-year-olds being given luxury cars as birthday presents?” a reader asks. Two others also weigh in.



A change of sport for homecoming at Great Neck  The Island Now

Christina Keys, a science teacher and Kilties kickline team coach, could not recall a time when students played any sport but football at homecoming. But this ...



North High students present at psychology fair, win awards  The Island Now

Eight Great Neck North High School students were invited to participate in the Long Island Psychology Fair at Roslyn High School on Jan. 11. The students ...



State rating of schools and districts  Newsday

Effort to measure student achievement and growth.



18 take Intel science, engineering prizes  Newsday

Eighteen Long Island students won awards in May at this year's Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh. The fair, a program of the Society ...



On the Great Neck Peninsula, a Rich Blend of Many Cultures  The New York Times

Proximity to Manhattan and a picturesque setting draw residents to this area on the North Shore of Long Island.



Long Island students in 2019 science competition - NMGDB  Newsday

Long Island is home to five finalists, among 40 in the nation, in the Regeneron Science Talent Search.



Shireinu Choir seeks to strengthen community through song  The Island Now

Dozens of members of the Shireinu Choir of Long Island gathered in a classroom at Temple Israel of Great Neck to rehearse songs verse by verse and ...



7 Arrested For Alleged SAT Cheating Ring At Great Neck North High School  CBS New York

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Seven former and current students of a prestigious Long Island high school were arrested Tuesday in an alleged SAT ...



House fire in Great Neck leaves four families homeless  The Island Now

A house fire on Brokaw Lane near Great Neck North High School left four families homeless on Wednesday night, claiming no lives but all of their possessions.



Kensington passes laws to fight short term rentals  The Island Now

Kensington village trustees adopted a pair of laws to curtail short-term rentals on Thursday night, describing it as a way to protect residents in a small village ...



John L. Miller Great Neck North High School graduates 249  Newsday

Principal Bernie Kaplan walked onstage with an acoustic guitar, ready to address the family, friends and graduating students of John L. Miller Great Neck North ...



6 LI high schools among U.S. News’ top 200  Newsday

Six Long Island public high schools are among the nation's top 200 in U.S. News & World Report's annual list of “Best High Schools,” released early Wednesday.



North High actors nominated for Roger Rees Awards  The Island Now

The Broadway Education Alliance has announced three North High students as 2017-2018 student nominees for the title of Best Actor and Best Actress at The ...



22 Great Neck Students Named National Merit Semifinalists  Patch.com

GN Students Named National Merit Semifinalists - Great Neck, NY - These semifinalists represent less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors.



World War II vet Mort Zimmerman reflects on service and Great Neck  The Island Now

In more than 50 years in Great Neck, 95-year-old Mort Zimmerman said, he has always made it to the annual Memorial Day parade to honor the sacrifice and ...



53 LI students honored as Regeneron Scholars  Newsday

Seniors from 23 high schools are named in the first round of the prestigious high school research contest, and Jericho High School ties for second place ...



From corporate office to North Shore surgical waiting room  The Island Now

For countless Fridays and a handful of holidays since her retirement from the corporate world in 2002, Irene Redleaf, has made it a point to volunteer in another ...



Four Great Neck students receive outstanding physical education awards  The Island Now

Four students from the Great Neck Public Schools have received the Outstanding Physical Education Award from the Nassau Zone of the New York State ...



27 Great Neck Students Named National Merit Semifinalists  Patch.com

Twenty-seven Great Neck seniors are among 16,000 students across the country who have been named semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit ...



Students Exhibit Creations At The Art Guild  Great Neck Record

Great Neck North High senior Malka Lohmann (center) poses in front of her mixed-media self-portrait “Good Hair Day” with (from left): her mother Dina Miller, ...



7 North Shore schools top U.S. News state rankings  The Island Now

Seven North Shore high schools are among the 200 best in the state, according to rankings by U.S. News & World Report released Tuesday. Great Neck North ...



Great Neck student wins music contest  Newsday

A Great Neck student earned first-place honors for his cello performance in an international music competition.Jeremy Bernstein, a sophomore at Great Neck ...



Great Neck ed board OKs $1.9M construction management contract  The Island Now

By Samuel Glasser. The Great Neck school board on Monday approved a $1.9 million contract for a construction management firm to oversee the district's $77.8 ...



Siemens Science Competition Winners  Great Neck Record

North High School Siemens Semifinalist Luhan (Ophelia) Chen (center) is joined by (from left): science research teachers Maya Lerner, Jessica Schust ...



Niche ranks 3 North Shore districts among N.Y.’s top 10  The Island Now

Three North Shore school districts are among the top 10 in the state and the top 100 nationwide on Niche.com's annual ranking. The Great Neck, East Williston ...



North Shore Action marks a year of action  The Island Now

North Shore Action, a Great Neck-based political activist group, began with a handful of women coming together around a table following the election of ...



Regeneron Scholars Named  Great Neck Record

North High School Regeneron Scholar Patrick Gao is flanked by (from left): science research teachers Takoa Lawson, Jessica Schust (science department ...



Readers Write: Hillary Clinton’s message to girls  The Island Now

And there she was. One of the most powerful, admired, and famous women in the world. A would-be first female President of the United States. Secretary Hillary ...



On Long Island, SAT Cheating Was Hardly a Secret  New York Times

Charges that 20 students took SAT or ACT tests for others, or paid a test-taker, reflect the college admissions rat race.



LI salutatorians 2018: Hauppauge to Patchogue-Medford  Newsday

Meet Long Island's 2018 salutatorians, arranged in alphabetical order by school from Hauppauge to Patchogue-Medford.



When The Beatles Came To Great Neck  Great Neck Record

And no one knew about it! The Great Neck North High School Class of 1967 was fortunate to be in that cohort of students whose high school years were ...



Siemens Semifinalists Honored At Town Hall  Great Neck Record

North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth welcomed the semifinalists of this year's Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology to town hall ...



Which LI schools made U.S. News' top 200 list for 2017?  Newsday

Seven Long Island public high schools are ranked among the nation's top 200 in U.S. News & World Report's annual list of “Best High Schools,” ...



Historical Society To Review Significant Buildings  Great Neck Record

Great Neck's Korean United Methodist Church on Northern Boulevard will receive the Historical Society's second annual Outstanding Restoration Award.



North Shore students named Regeneron science scholars  The Island Now

Fourteen North Shore students have been named Regeneron Science Talent Search scholars, with projects ranging from creating touch screens to help visually ...



If you want to buy in Great Neck  Newsday

Pedram Bral, the Village of Great Neck's new mayor, is working on the revitalization of a district along Middle Neck and Steamboat roads. He says he is studying ...



District makes Lunar New Year school holiday  Newsday

The Great Neck school district is declaring Lunar New Year an official school holiday in response to requests from Asian-American residents who are a ...



Great Neck schools touts new superintendent’s history  The Island Now

An educator since 1987, newly appointed Great Neck School District Superintendent Teresa Prendergast has worked in many different schools in many ...



I think, therefore I code  MIT News

Jessy Lin, an MIT senior double-majoring in computer science and electrical engineering and in philosophy, is programming for social good.



Report: Markle's ex, an LI native, to wed again  Newsday

"Luckiest guy I know! Get ready to party!" Trevor Engelson captioned an Instagram photo of himself and his fiancee, according to Us Weekly.



Nominees Announced for 2018 Roger Rees Awards, Celebrating New York High School Musical Performances  Playbill.com

The Roger Rees Awards have selected 50 high school nominees (plus four alternates) who will take part in the 2018 competition. The students hail from 27 high ...



'Cheating' pupils at Great Neck North High School 'hired university students for SATs'  Daily Mail

The seniors at John L. Miller - Great Neck North High School in Long Island, New York, allegedly hired a third party to take their exams and improve their college ...



Suozzi Lends Support To Student Activists  Great Neck Record

Four student activists from ONE, an organization that aims to eliminate extreme poverty in foreign nations, particularly Africa, had the opportunity to meet with ...



Woman's Club Of GN Awarded Scholarships  Great Neck Record

From left: Julia Rietbroek, Matthew Collins, Aurora Collins, Woman's Club of Great Neck President Marcia Muller, Bettilou Feaster, Elizabeth Contino and ...



Markle’s 1st marriage, to an LIer, detailed in book  Newsday

New book alleges that the future royal's decision to end marriage with LI's Trevor Engelson came “out of the blue.”



Meghan Markle’s 1st husband born, raised on LI  Newsday

TV and film producer Trevor Engelson was born and raised in Great Neck, where he graduated from Great Neck North High School. After moving to California ...



46 LI students are named Regeneron Scholars  Newsday

Forty-six Long Island students in public and private schools are among 300 high school seniors nationwide named scholars Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in the ...



Southampton High School Ranked Best In State  Patch.com

SOUTHAMPTON, NY — Niche.com has released its list of the best public high schools in the nation and New York for 2018 — and Southampton High School ...



Prolific Long Island civic leader dead at 99  Newsday

Nancy Meade, who grew up on a Kings Point estate as the daughter of a caretaker and became an influential community leader in Great Neck as the wife of a ...



3 Villages To Hold Elections On June 20  Great Neck Record

The Villages of Great Neck, Kings Point and Lake Success will hold elections on Tuesday, June 20. Candidates were invited to submit a bio detailing their ...



GNPS staff raise awareness and funds for men's health - School News  The Island Now

Staff at the John F. Kennedy School and Great Neck North High School joined the Movember movement to raise awareness and funds for men's health issues.



Fundraiser For Ray Plakstis Doubles Goal  Great Neck Record

Great Neck North High School students Daniela Vazquez and Carly Campbell hosted a fundraiser, Laps for Ray, sponsored by Coaches vs. Cancer, at the Great ...



As Great Neck changes, Republicans see an opportunity  Newsday

At Elaine's Asian Bistro and Grill in Great Neck last April, Democrats chatted with a group of Asian-Americans, members of the peninsula's fastest-growing ...



Hewlett High School Named One Of Best In State  Patch.com

Niche.com has released its list of the best public high schools in the nation and New York for 2018, and George W. Hewlett High School was high up on the list.



Metropolitan Commercial features Great Neck students in new art series  The Island Now

Metropolitan Commercial Bank kicked off its Bank on Art community showcase series on Jan. 20 with an opening night gala that featured artwork from various ...



'The Outskirts', starring Victoria Justice, filming in Great Neck, NY  On Location Vacations

A couple of weeks ago Victoria Justice quietly began filming her upcoming movie, The Outskirts, in Great Neck, NY. Most of the shoot is taking place at the Great ...



Jury finds Great Neck HS baseball coach negligent  Newsday

The varsity baseball coach at Great Neck North High School failed to follow sound coaching practices, and that negligence was a significant factor in a hand ...



North High Student Joins NSHSS  Great Neck Record

David Erfanian, who will be entering 11th grade at Great Neck North High School this fall, became a member of The National Society of High School Scholars ...



North Salem School Ranked Among NYs Best Group of Teachers in 2016  Patch.com

Southeast-Brewster, NY - The folks at reviews site Niche.com have come out with a ranking of which public high schools in the state have the best teachers.



7 students take top honors in psychology fair  Newsday

Seven Nassau students were named best-in-category winners for their presentations at the 2017-18 Long Island High School Psychology Fair.This year's event ...



Long Islands Best Public High Schools in 2017  Patch.com

Long Island's Best Public High Schools in 2017 - Northport, NY - About 35 schools from Long Island made Niche.com's 100 best public high schools in New York ...



Running For Gold In The Rio Paralympics  Great Neck Record

His Facebook page is filled with photos from graduation, the beach and friends like any ordinary teenager, but Mikey Brannigan is far from ordinary. In 2015, the ...



Voters to pick 1 of 7 for Great Neck school board seat  The Island Now

Voters will go to the polls Tuesday to decide which of seven candidates will replace former Trustee Monique Bloom on the Great Neck Board of Education.



Report: 21 LI high schools among nation’s top 500  Newsday

Twenty-one Long Island high schools are among the nation's top 500 public high schools ranked by Newsweek magazine in its annual list, released Thursday.



Garden City High School Named One Of The Best In The State  Patch.com

Garden City HS Named One Of The Best In The State - Garden City, NY - About 35 schools from Long Island made Niche.com's 100 best public high schools in ...



Robots and 'green energy' win the day at Intel ISEF  Science News for Students

The top three awards — each worth $50000 to $75000 — went for a window-washing robot, low-cost big batteries and 'green' capacitors.



David Anton's Hugs And Knishes To Air Thursday And Sunday  Great Neck Record

Great Neck native and 1977 Great Neck North High School graduate David Anton produced and directed Hugs and Knishes: A Celebration of Our Jewish Foods ...



Iranian Americans gain political clout on LI  Newsday

When Jewish Iranian refugees started arriving on the Great Neck peninsula 36 years ago, community leaders welcomed their new neighbors by holding voter ...



Long Island students in 2018 science competition - NMGDB  Newsday

Long Island is home to 46 of the 300 high school students nationwide who reached the scholars level of the Regeneron Science Talent Search for 2018.



Bral may not attend Great Neck mayoral forum  The Island Now

North Shore Action hoped to host a mayoral forum with Great Neck Village Mayor Pedram Bral and challenger Rebecca Gilliar on Wednesday, June 14, at the ...



Faces of high school football week 9  Newsday

Through the use of portrait photography, Newsday presents a look at the final game of the season for Great Neck North and North Shore -- the players, the ...



NYC High Schoolers Get Acknowledged as Roger Rees Awards Announces 2017-18 Nominees!  Broadway World

The Broadway Education Alliance just announced nominees for the Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance, taking place Saturday, May 19 ...



'The Godfather’s' LI roots, 45 years later  Newsday

“The Godfather” on Tuesday, March 27, celebrates the 45th anniversary of its triumph at the 1973 Academy Awards, when it went in with 11 nominations and ...



More Students Charged in Long Island SAT Cheating Case  New York Times

What began as rumors at a Long Island high school has resulted in charges against 20 students and calls for widespread test reform.



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