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Middle School Play Cancelled

The Manhasset Middle School production of Peter Pan and Wendy Friday (Feb. 5) night production has been cancelled.

The Manhasset Public School closed schools due to the hazardous conditions created by snow storm Lexi. The storm originally forecast for 1-3 inches of slush has changed it’s trajectory the area will receive 4 to 8 inches of heavy snow until 1 p.m. this afternoon.

More details of the rescheduling possibly for Sunday to follow

CASA Youth Club In Action

Members of the Manhasset CASA Youth Club exCASA_011316Aplore ways to help their peers learn more about the dangers of underage drinking. [Read more…]

Upcoming Civil Service Exam

Martins_091914ASenator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) is informing residents that the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision has announced an exam to hire new Correction Officers. [Read more…]

Greek Crisis

StoryPicManhasset’s High School’s Hellenic Club hosted Dr. Thanos Catsambas (right), an economist, who will speak about the current state of affairs of Greece. [Read more…]

Santa Visit Adventures

AILSanta_011416AClad in red with his snowy white beard, Santa Claus made a special visit to Adventures in Learning’s annual Holiday Party. [Read more…]

Free Music Class

All special needs children ages 4 years old and up are invited to join in the Music Celebration parties held by Manhasset SEPTA this January. There are two events for various ages both held at Bach2Rock Music Studios in Port Washington. [Read more…]

Kindergarten Registration

Public Schools 2016
Kindergarten Registration

Parents of children who will be 5 years old on or before December 1, 2016, and who live within the boundaries of the Manhasset Public Schools may register their children, by appointment only at both Munsey Park and Shelter Rock Elementary Schools on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 4 to
6 p.m.
Call the respective school, Munsey Park Elementary School at 516-267-7405, or Shelter Rock Elementary School at 516-267-7450, in order to make an appointment to register your child on one of these dates.
Additionally, prior to the date of your appointment, pick up a Manhasset Public Schools Registration Packet at the main office of the school that your child will attend.
Please refer to the Manhasset School Board Policies listed below for important information on registration requirements and attendance zone boundaries by visiting our website at www.manhassetschools
• Manhasset School Board Policy 5151, Admission of Resident Students and Regulation
• School Board Policy 5151R, Admission of Resident Students, Regulation
• Manhasset School Board Policy 5120, Attendance Boundaries
It is very important for placement that all kindergarten registration is processed on the above-mentioned dates so that the school district may get an accurate estimate of the enrollment for the incoming kindergarten classes.

After Jonas No Train Service

DSCN1190In the wake of winter storm Jonas, who dropped more than two feet on Manhasset this weekend, schools and rails screeched to a halt. The Port Washington branch which was scheduled to resume service at 7 a.m. [Read more…]

Manhasset Schools Closed Monday

snowDue to the historic snow fall totals, Manhasset Public Schools are closed. An district wide automated message given by Dr. Ambrosio was issued to all families enrolled at 6:48 p.m. Private, Parochial and Special Needs school transportation and ALL afternoon and evening activities will be cancelled.

Students, however, were aware of the fact before the public school announcement call went out to households because it was televised.  Students notified their friends via Facebook, Snapchat and other social media hours before school notification and advised their parents accordingly.

Nearby school districts of Great Neck and Port Washington are also closed.

Outstanding Athletes

Manhasset High School seniors Alexandra Pidejian and Joseph Tripodoro were recognized as Outstanding Physical Education students at the recent Nassau Zone of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance’s Awards dinner. Held at the Crest Hollow Country Club, this annual event honors one female and one male student from each high school in Nassau County.
Award recipients are selected each year based on their demonstration of the New York State Learning Standards for Health and Physical Education. The athletes must exhibit a physically active lifestyle in and outside of school, exemplify qualities of good sportsmanship and responsible behavior, act as positive leaders among peers, value healthy lifestyles, display exceptional achievement in physical education classes and perform at high levels on a fitness test.SportsNews_010616A