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Anyone Can Save a Life
Anyone Can Save a Life
Posted on 05/31/2016
East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School student-athletes received training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillators on May 17.  READ MORE...
East Rockaway Students Make a Musical Connection
Posted on 05/26/2016
Students at East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School once again created rap music with elementary students from River East Elementary School thanks to a collaboration led by Fine Arts Chairperson Thomas Schloen.   READ MORE...
Water Restored
Posted on 05/25/2016
Sharing the Gift of Music
Posted on 05/25/2016
Centre and Rhame Avenue bands performed for residents at the Charles H. Formont Senior Center on May 20.  READ MORE...
Postponement of Junior High Sports Night
Posted on 05/25/2016
East Rockaway Students Clean Up Bay Park Beach
East Rockaway Students Clean Up Bay Park Beach
Posted on 05/23/2016
Students in grades 3-6 from Centre and Rhame Avenue schools joined with Captain Al from Operation SPLASH to clean up garbage and debris from the shoreline in Bay Park on May 14.  READ MORE...
Eighth-Graders Visit Washington, D.C.
Posted on 05/18/2016
Eighth-graders at East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School recently took a two-day trip to the nation’s capital.  READ MORE...
We would like to thank the East Rockaway community for passing our budget!
Posted on 05/17/2016
Student Driver Award for East Rockaway Sophomore
Posted on 05/16/2016
East Rockaway sophomore Cassandra Araujo was named the AAA Outstanding Driver Education Student for the spring semester.  READ MORE...
Students Visit Statue of Liberty
Posted on 05/10/2016
The English as a New Language Department in East Rockaway took ENL students in grades K-12, along with their parents, on a trip to the Statue of Liberty.  READ MORE...
Student Achievement Takes Center Stage at April BOE Meeting
Student Achievement Takes Center Stage at April BOE Meeting
Posted on 05/09/2016
Members of the East Rockaway School District’s Board of Education recognized the outstanding achievements of the district’s students at its April 19 board meeting.  READ MORE...
Lady Rocks Basketball Team Named Scholar Athletes
Posted on 05/02/2016
East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School’s varsity girls basketball team received the New York State Team Scholar Athlete Award, which is given to a varsity team who has maintained a 90 percent GPA or above throughout the season. Congratulations girls!  READ MORE...
Reflections Honors for East Rockaway Students
Posted on 05/02/2016
Congratulations to Centre Avenue sixth-grader Sean Sommer and Rhame Avenue second-grader Megan Acuti for being honored in the Nassau County PTA Reflections competition.  READ MORE...
Skills and Achievement Students Dance the Night Away
Posted on 04/29/2016
East Rockaway High School students in the Skills & Achievement Program and student volunteers enjoyed an evening of socialization when they were invited to attend the Lynbrook High School Owls Dance on April 15.   READ MORE...
Author’s Visit Focuses on Drug Addiction
Author’s Visit Focuses on Drug Addiction
Posted on 04/28/2016
East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School students participated in an assembly given by author Larry Glenz on April 20.  READ MORE...
East Rockaway Names Top Two Seniors
East Rockaway Names Top Two Seniors
Posted on 04/21/2016
East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School is pleased to announce Sarina Gonzalez as the Class of 2016’s valedictorian and Bianca Fulgencio as salutatorian.  READ MORE...
Student Council Hosts Blood Drive
Posted on 04/20/2016
Student Council members at East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School, under the direction of adviser Carol Sanders, orchestrated a blood drive with Long Island Blood Services on April 18.  READ MORE...
Students Help Out Kiwanis Club
Posted on 04/20/2016
Members of East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School’s Key Club and Builders Club pitched in at the East Rockaway Kiwanis Club’s annual pancake breakfast on April 3 at St. Raymond School.  READ MORE...
Business Program Acceptance for East Rockaway Juniors
Posted on 04/19/2016
East Rockaway High School juniors Conor Irvine and James Tierney have earned a spot in Mercy College’s Business Leadership Academy.   READ MORE...
Enterprise Students Get Educated on Financial Literacy
Posted on 04/15/2016
East Rockaway’s fifth- and sixth-grade Enterprise students were visited by Delores Rubin of Deutsche Bank on April 12.   READ MORE...
Superintendent Hosts Local Realtors
Posted on 04/15/2016
Local realtors learned more about the East Rockaway School District when Superintendent Lisa Ruiz hosted a breakfast at Rhame Avenue School library on April 12.  READ MORE...
Making Every Minute Count for a Bright Future
Posted on 04/13/2016
East Rockaway School District’s parents and students in grades 6-8 had an opportunity to take part in an informative evening when they attended the 7 Million Minutes- Part 2 event on April 7 at the East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School. Seven Million Minutes represents each moment in a students’ journey from kindergarten to their senior year in high school.  READ MORE...
Light It Up Blue
Posted on 04/08/2016
East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School’s National Honor Society, Dignity Club, and teacher and student volunteers sponsored Light It Up Blue on April 1 to raise awareness of children with autism.  READ MORE...
East Rockaway’s Music Education Program Receives National Recognition
Posted on 04/06/2016
The National Association of Music Merchants Foundation has recognized the East Rockaway School District as one of 476 Best Communities for Music Education out of 13,515 school districts across the nation.   READ MORE...
Artwork of District Students Displayed
Posted on 04/06/2016
Nine East Rockaway School District students had their works of art selected for inclusion in the Art Supervisors Association’s 12th annual Nassau All-County Art Exhibition on March 20 at Farmingdale State College.  READ MORE...
NYS Assessments Bell Schedule
Posted on 04/01/2016
Please note that due to NYS assessment administration, East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School will be following a reverse bell schedule on April 6, April 13 and April 15.  READ MORE...
Lady Rocks Receive Basketball Honors
Posted on 03/28/2016
East Rockaway girls basketball players Brooke DeGiulio, Alessia Drevnyak and Caitlin O'Mara were honored at the Nassau County Girls Basketball Dinner at the Crest Hollow Country Club on March 22.  READ MORE...
Recognition for Board Members
Posted on 03/28/2016
East Rockaway Board of Education President Kristin Ochtera and trustees Keith Gamache and John Giannotti Jr. were honored with New York State School Boards Association awards at the March 22 Board meeting.  READ MORE...
East Rockaway Celebrates Pi Day
East Rockaway Celebrates Pi Day
Posted on 03/24/2016
East Rockaway's middle school students celebrated Pi Day in their math classes on March 14.  READ MORE...
Rock Rivalry 80 Years and Going Strong
Posted on 03/22/2016
The upperclassmen at East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School brought their extraordinary creative talents to the stage for the school’s 80th annual Rock Rivalry on March 17 and 18.  READ MORE...
Local Artist Visits East Rockaway
Posted on 03/21/2016
Art enrichment students in grades four through six took part in a two-day art workshop at Centre Avenue School with Baldwin artist Terry Chase.  READ MORE...
Basketball Athletes Honored at Nassau County Coaches Dinner
Basketball Athletes Honored at Nassau County Coaches Dinner
Posted on 03/18/2016
Several basketball players from East Rockaway High School were honored at the Nassau County Coaches Dinner on March 16.  READ MORE...
Math Students Raise Money for St. Jude
Math Students Raise Money for St. Jude
Posted on 03/16/2016
East Rockaway seventh-grade math students, led by teachers Leslie Klein and Brigid Mulvaney, participated in the St. Jude Math-A-Thon during the month of February.   READ MORE...
Focus on Careers Week
Focus on Careers Week
Posted on 03/14/2016
East Rockaway students learned about different careers when the district held Focus on Careers Week from Feb. 29 to March 4.  READ MORE...
Founders’ Day
Posted on 03/04/2016
East Rockaway School District’s PTA units honored educators and volunteers at the 2016 PTA Founders’ Day celebration.   READ MORE...
Girls Basketball Team Named Class C Long Island Champions
Posted on 03/02/2016
Congratulations to the East Rockaway girls varsity basketball team on their big win against Pierson/Bridgehampton on March 1.   READ MORE...
East Rockaway Hosts Robotics Competition
Posted on 02/26/2016
East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School is hosting a VEX Robotics qualifying event on Feb. 27, where the top two finalists and an Excellence Award winner will qualify for the state competition in Glen Cove on March 5.   READ MORE...
Board Recognizes Student Achievements
Posted on 02/25/2016
The East Rockaway Board of Education and members of the district’s administration honored senior varsity basketball athlete Danny Fusco and National PTA Reflections contest winners during the Board of Education meeting on Feb. 23.  READ MORE...
Pearl Harbor Essay Winners
Posted on 02/17/2016
As a follow-up to their participation in the Pearl Harbor Day ceremony led by East Rockaway American Legion Post 958, eighth-grade students at East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School took part in an American Legion-sponsored essay contest.  READ MORE...
No One Eats Alone Day
Posted on 02/17/2016
East Rockaway School District students participated in No One Eats Alone Day during the week of Feb. 8.  READ MORE...
Middle School Robotics Team Competes
Posted on 02/11/2016
The East Rockaway Middle School Robotics Team recently participated in the FIRST Lego League Robotics Competition on Jan. 30 at Mineola High School.   READ MORE...
Senior Basketball Athletes Honored
Posted on 02/11/2016
East Rockaway seniors and girls varsity basketball players Erica Acampora, Emma Nicoletti and Caitlin O’Mara were honored as part of Senior Day on Feb. 4.  READ MORE...
Human Relations Day at East Rockaway
Posted on 02/10/2016
East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School students took part in the school’s first-ever Human Relations Day on Feb. 8.   READ MORE...
Students Astound in ‘Mary Poppins’
Posted on 02/09/2016
Not even the early morning snow could dampen the excitement of East Rockaway students as they took the stage for their production of “Mary Poppins” on Feb. 5.   READ MORE...
‘Mary Poppins’ Comes to East Rockaway
Posted on 02/03/2016
The East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School’s musical production of “Mary Poppins” will take the stage on Feb. 5-6.  READ MORE...
Board Honors Man of the Year and Stern Essay Winners
Posted on 01/25/2016
East Rockaway’s Board of Education and members of the district’s administration honored students and a longtime educator at the most recent Board meeti  READ MORE...
Title I Presentation
Posted on 01/22/2016
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Fusco breaks East Rockaway scoring record set in 1987 - Newsday Article
Posted on 01/19/2016
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Programming Meeting and Curriculum Fair
Posted on 01/19/2016
East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School students and their families were educated on course offerings, elective options, Advanced Placement courses and graduation requirements at a Program Meeting and Curriculum Fair on Jan. 14.  READ MORE...
Fusco Breaks East Rockaway Record
Posted on 01/14/2016
The district is pleased to announce that East Rockaway High School senior Danny Fusco is now the school’s all-time leading scorer in basketball.  READ MORE...
Winter Fest Fun for Twilight Students
Posted on 01/13/2016
The Nassau BOCES Twilight program at East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School held a WinterFest program on Dec. 22.  READ MORE...
Families Get Informed at Financial Aid Night
Posted on 01/11/2016
The East Rockaway Guidance Department welcomed Dan Tramuta, vice president for Enrollment Management at SUNY Fredonia, on the evening of Jan. 6 to speak to families about the college financial aid process.   READ MORE...
Title One Breakfast and Workshop
Posted on 01/07/2016
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East Rockaway High School Guidance Department Presents: Financial Aid Information
Posted on 12/30/2015
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Students Share the Holiday Spirit
Posted on 12/28/2015
The Life Skills and Achievement class from East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School, along with Rhame Avenue School’s student council, visited residents at the Oceanside Care Center on Dec. 21.   READ MORE...
Tenure and Recognition at Board Meeting
Posted on 12/21/2015
The East Rockaway Board of Education granted tenure to four district professionals and celebrated the achievements of high school student-athletes at its meeting on Dec. 15.   READ MORE...
Please Vote to Help Basketball Athletes Win Contest
Posted on 12/18/2015
The community service efforts of East Rockaway basketball players have earned the district a spot in the final round of the LI Holiday Sports Heroes Video Challenge, which would result in a grant for the district if the project wins. Please take a moment to vote for East Rockaway by going to this website: http://teamup4community.org/li-holiday-sports-heroes-video-challenge-2015-open.  READ MORE...
East Rockaway Students Receive Physical Education Awards
East Rockaway Students Receive Physical Education Awards
Six East Rockaway students received Outstanding Physical Education Student awards from the Nassau Zone of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance at a ceremony held at Roslyn High School on May 12. Congratulations to East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School students Samantha Marx and Anthony Romano, who were honored in the middle school category. Centre Avenue students Theresa Lynch and Anthony DeSano and Rhame Avenue students Mimi Bilardello and John Trum were recognized in the elementary school category.  READ MORE...
Girls Varsity Basketball Team Honored by Village Officials
Girls Varsity Basketball Team Honored by Village Officials
East Rockaway’s girls varsity basketball team was celebrated by East Rockaway Village Mayor Bruno Romano and members of the executive board during a special presentation on May 9 at Village Hall. The team was honored for capturing the Long Island Class C Championship title.  READ MORE...
East Rockaway’s Outstanding Driver Recognized
The American Automobile Association awarded East Rockaway junior John Croce its Driver Education Award on April 5.  READ MORE...
Students Enjoy an Egg-cellent Egg Drop
East Rockaway’s Enterprise students in grades 3-6 participated in the Cradle of Aviation’s Egg Drop Competition on March 9.   READ MORE...
Nassau County Educational Heroin Summit & Rally Information
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Every Student Succeeds Act Comes to Fruition
The East Rockaway School District is pleased to announce that the U.S. Senate joined the U.S. House in passing the Every Student Succeeds Act on Dec. 9.  READ MORE...
East Rockaway Students Collect Food for Those in Need
The Rhame Avenue PTA, along with the help of the school’s social workers, organized a Thanksgiving food drive for local families in need.   READ MORE...
District Students Hit the Right Notes
The East Rockaway School District is pleased to announce that 20 district students have been selected to participate in the Nassau Music Educators Association’s All-County Festival concerts at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts in January.  READ MORE...
Board Approves Five-Year Strategic Plan
The East Rockaway Board of Education approved a comprehensive strategic plan to help guide the district’s actions over the next five years at their Nov. 16 meeting.   READ MORE...
Elementary Teachers Learn Online Literacy Program
The East Rockaway School District has adopted Achieve 3000, an online literacy program for grades 3-6.  READ MORE...
East Rockaway School Hosts Substance Abuse Forum
East Rockaway School District’s Prevention Task Force and Assemblyman Todd Kaminski will present a forum on substance abuse treatment and prevention in the band room at East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School on Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m.  READ MORE...
AHERA Letter to Parents - October 26, 2015
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Students and Board Members Celebrated at BOE Meeting
Members of the Board of Education were celebrated for their service on behalf of the district’s students during their October meeting.  READ MORE...
NYSED Common Core Learning Standards Survey
The state Education Department officially launched a survey on Wednesday, October 21 asking teachers, parents, students and community members to weigh in on the Common Core learning standards.  READ MORE...
AIS Training for Teachers
East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School Principal Joe Spero and Director of Curriculum and Technology John Piccarella recently provided teachers with training on the district’s instructional model for academic intervention services.  READ MORE...
Pay it Forward to South Carolina
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Eight East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School students recited their own original poetry in front of the school’s student body as part of the school’s annual Poetry Madness competition on April
Middle School students from East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School, who had winning entries in the school’s science fair, took their projects on the road to compete in the Long Island Science Congress junior division at St. Anthony’s High School on April 12.
Centre Avenue sixth-graders Brianna Halstead, Rowena Poorajah and Isabella Schaefer took on extra responsibility and created a special Cooperation Tree for Wayne Smyle's physical education class.
Centre Avenue first-graders explored the topic of magnets when an educator from the Long Island Center for Arts and Sciences visited the school in April.
Sixth-graders at Centre Avenue demonstrated their knowledge of the scientific method during the school’s annual Sixth-Grade Science Fair on May 5.
As part of the school’s monthlong Pick A Reading Partner celebration, students at Rhame Avenue celebrated Flashback Friday on May 6.
Rhame Avenue’s K-Kids took advantage of the nice weather on May 9 and wrote motivational quotes on the blacktop during recess.
Students at Rhame Avenue School enjoyed a visit from author David A. Adler thanks to a grant awarded by the East Rockaway Education Foundation.