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East Rockaway Jr./Sr. High School

443 Ocean Avenue
East Rockaway, NY 11518
(516) 887-8300

Main Office: Ext. 444
Attendance: Ext. 436
Nurse: Ext. 432





Administrative Team

  • Principal - Mr. Schaffer: Ext. 423
  • Assistant Principal - Dr. Krauz (Grades 10-12): Ext. 437
  • Assistant Principal - Ms. Terranova (Grades 7-9): Ext. 471
  • Director of Guidance - Ms. Janna Bonacorsi: Ext. 452 & 453
  • Athletic Director - Mr. Gary Gregory: Ext. 472
  • Asst. Director, Pupil Personnel Services - Mr. Robert Kennedy: Ext. 438
  • Dean of Students - Mr. Russell Pajer: Ext. 458

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Current News

Awarded for Mastery

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Congratulations to senior Stephen Cooney who was awarded the Outstanding Student Award for Audio Production at this year’s BarryTech Graduation. Each year only one student is selected for each program for demonstrating mastery of their CTE program, high academic achievement, and leadership qualities. He was also a member of the National Tech Honor Society, named Student of the Quarter and served as a Student Ambassador.

Date Added: 6/29/2022

Congratulations Class of 2022!

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Congratulations Graduates of the Class of 2022. The district wishes you the very best in all of your future endeavors.

Added On: 6/25/22

Gamers Club

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Members of the Gamers Club at wrapped up its first year with a finale trip to the Museum of Moving Images in Astoria, Queens. Students linked their preference for video games and board games with an extensive tour of the MOMI's film and television exhibits, historic video game arcade, animation section, and future careers in the field. Star Wars' original Chewbacca mask was just one of the iconic creations on display. Hands-on tutorials for matching audio sound production to movies, as well as creating one's own mini film were also provided. Gamers Club will resume in the fall under staff members Maureen Schutta and Karin Cooney.

Date Added: 6/24/2022

Bullying Ambassador Program

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Seventh grader Keith Halstead and eighth Ava Quaranto were recognized for their participation in Northwell's Cohen Strong Middle School Bullying Ambassador Program during the school year. They graduated from the program on June 2 and received their certificates.

The two East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School students met virtually once a month to discuss key messages they wanted to share with their schools about bullying. They also worked with the district's bullying ambassadors, including school social worker Amy Weissman Canale, Dr. Vera Feuer, Michelle Raider and Kayla Altoonian.

Throughout the course of their work, Halstead and Quaranto created posters with powerful, inspiring, and colorful messages that will be displayed around the building during October's 2022 National Bullying Prevention Month. The messages that the students wrote were designed to inspire their peers to be kind, choose their words carefully, and empower them with the necessary tools to be upstanders.

The goal of the program is to improve bullying outcomes in local schools.

Date Added: 6/23/2022

Algebra I Review

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On the evening of Wednesday, June 15, 2022, the Algebra I team hosted 77 students for a live Algebra I review with Kirk Weiler from eMATH instruction. During the session, students reviewed essential topics and concepts in Algebra I and the test-taking strategies needed to succeed on the Algebra I Regents exam.

Date Added: 6/21/2022