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  1. Love Yourself, Be Drug-FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Patch.com

    As part of Red Ribbon Week activities, students in Amanda DiPietro's Port Jefferson Middle School health class designed posters based on the theme "Love yourself, be drug-free." The seventh-graders' posters focused on positive slogans and messages, such as "Hugs, not drugs."


  2. Port Jeff Student Running in Memory of Uncle Wins first placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Patch.com

    Earl L. Vandermeulen High school senior James Burke, a member of the Port Jefferson track and field and cross-country track teams, finished first in the annual New York City Tunnel to Towers run on Sept. 28. Burke completed the 5K - which spanned from the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to Lower Manhattan - with a time of 17:56.5, putting him ahead of all male runners.


  3. Port Jeff Middle School Musicians Perform at DanfordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Patch.com

    With the sounds of their strings, four Port Jefferson Middle School musicians entertained attendees at the New York School Bus Contractors Association's 60th annual convention on Oct. 17 at Danfords Hotel and Marina. The student musicians, Hyun jin Lee, Mayu Takeuchi, Annalisa Welinder and Lucas Welinder, who call themselves, "The Sound Strings," performed a number of Classical selections during the evening.


  4. Port Jeff Middle Students Named LI Scholars of MathematicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Institute of Creative Problem Solving for Gifted and Talented Students at SUNY Old Westbury has named Port Jefferson Middle School students Mayu Takeuchi and Peggy Yin as Long Island Scholars of Mathematics. Takeuchi and Yin are among 84 students across Long Island to receive the prestigious opportunity this year.


  5. Royals Show Port Pride at HomecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Patch.com

    School spirit was on full display at the Port Jefferson School District's annual homecoming parade and football game on Saturday, Oct. 18. Spirit Week kicked off the festivities beginning Oct. 14, followed by a parade down Barnum Avenue and Main Street on Oct. 18. The parade featured cheerleaders, junior football players, the middle school band, the homecoming court and class floats designed around the theme of Dr. Seuss's "Oh, the Places You'll Go." The seniors' float depicted the Leaning Tower of Pisa; the juniors, a "royal paradise"; the sophomores, New York City; and the freshmen, an igloo.


  6. Local Resident Honored for Support of the HomelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Patch.com

    Community Housing Innovations, Inc., Long Island's largest provider of housing for the homeless, is honoring Anthony Marino, Jr. or Port Jefferson and Judge Gregory J. Blass of Jamesport at its upcoming Harvest for the Homeless Luncheon. "These are two remarkable individuals who have dedicated their professional and personal lives to providing those who are less fortunate with respect, dignity and a clean and safe place to live," said Alexander Roberts, executive director of CHI.


  7. Port Jeff Students Perform for Unsung HeroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Patch.com

    During the Welcome Inn's 25th anniversary celebration, members of the Earl L. Vandermeulen High School's chamber ensemble performed, paying tribute to 135 active volunteers who've given their time to help fellow neighbors in need. The Port Jefferson ensemble performed a number of classical pieces at the event, which was held at Lombardi's on the Sound on Oct. 17. The performers included Edward Finkelstein, Danielle Goldstein, Ibuki Iwasaki, Dunia Karzai, Margo Martin-Deprez, Adam Nieves and Anita Rescia.


  8. Open Houses in Port Jefferson This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Patch.com

    Riders on the Hudson Line got some sheep thrills this morning when a wayward ungulate strayed onto the train tracks. "How big is this going to get?" Mick Dingman wondered after his son shot a 12-point albino trophy buck.


  9. Help Rebuild RocketShip ParkRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Como Brothers Band is performing a fundraising concert at Theatre Three on 10/29 that will help raise money to renovate Port Jefferson's Rocket Ship Park. Matt and Andrew Como of The Como Brothers Band have very fond memories of playing in the park as kids.


  10. Sundial Dedicated in Memory of Royal Foundation Founder Sheldon KatzRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Patch.com

    With the help of the Edna Louise Spear Elementary School's Green Team, the Port Jefferson School District dedicated a sundial in memory of Sheldon Katz, a long-time Port Jefferson resident and the founding member of the Royal Education Foundation , at a ceremony on Oct. 15 in the school's new courtyard garden. "My hope and the hope of the board is that the sundial will teach and inform our children for many years, just as Shelly has done," said Scott Zamek, the chair of the Royal Educational Foundation.


  11. Research Projects Earn Port Jeff Students DistinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Patch.com

    Ten Earl L. Vandermeulen High School students were recognized by the Board of Education for research projects they completed during the summer. Those honored were Caroline Biondo, Ryan Burke, Carly Cherches, Noah Davis, Aliza Doyle, Ju Mi Ha, Dunia Karzai, Julia Kharzeev, Donal McSweeney and Natalia Zaliznyak.


  12. Watch for Fireballs in the Sky: Orionids Meteor Shower Peak 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Patch.com

    If you like a good meteor shower, give some thanks to Halley's Comet , which is about to produce the 2014 Orionids meteor shower peak . On Tuesday, Oct. 21, Earth will pass through a stream of debris from Halley's Comet, which should make visible up to 15 meteors an hour in the wee hours of the morning.


  13. Police: Miller Place Woman Struck, Killed in Hit-and-RunRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | Patch.com

    A Miller Place woman walking along North Country Road late Saturday night in Miller Place was fatally struck by a truck that then fled the scene, police said. According to police, Tracy Mangino, 40, was walking east on North Country Road, east of Block Island Drive, when she was hit by an eastbound commercial, box-type truck.


  14. Origami Project Teaches Port Jeff Students About ExtinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Patch.com

    To mark the centennial anniversary of the passenger pigeon's extinction, Stacy Schuman's art class at the Port Jefferson Middle School made more than 500 origami birds that symbolically represent the great flock from 100 years ago. The pigeon project was organized by Schuman in collaboration with the Lost Bird Project, which aims to assemble a virtual flock of the 1 million passenger pigeons that once accounted for up to 40 percent of all land birds in North America.


  15. Edna Louise Spear Elementary Students Get Creative With CardboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Patch.com

    Edna Louise Spear Elementary fourth-graders in Ms. Kari Costanzo's class used their imaginations and tactile skills to create Halloween-themed projects using recycled cardboard and other items during a lesson on Oct. 8. Working in teams, the Port Jefferson School District students were tasked with designing and building a life-size structure that represents a certain "smart," according to Howard Gardiner's 8 types of smart, which include word, logic, picture, body, music, nature, people and self.


  16. Port Jeff Students Treated to Concert at Staller CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Patch.com

    Orchestra students from the Port Jefferson School District and their families were entertained by a cello/piano concert at Stony Brook University's Staller Center on Oct. 1. The concert, which featured master musicians Colin Carr and Thomas Sauer, was made possible through the Staller Center Outreach Endowment and its Coordinator Paul Newland. During the concert, music students were able to observe various techniques while also enjoy the sounds produced by the renowned duo, who performed classical, contemporary and romantic pieces, including Mendelssohn Sonata No.


  17. Elementary School Students Learn Journalism SkillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Patch.com

    As part of a yearlong lesson on current event writing, third-grade students in Ms. Nancy Winkler-Brogan's class at Port Jefferson's Edna Louise Spear Elementary School had the opportunity to interview a reporter, via Skype, about news writing and reporting.


  18. Port Jefferson Tennis Players Raise Money for Breast Cancer CharityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Patch.com

    Port Jefferson High School Girls varsity tennis players recently helped raise $840 for a local breast cancer charity event, which was coordinated by Suffolk County Junior Tennis League President Joe Arias and golf pro Bruce Moodnik of the Hamlet Golf & Country Club in Commack. Students Rachel Collins, Danielle Goldstein and Rebekah London were among 54 varsity players from across Suffolk who participated in the Play for Pink Tournament, held on Sept.


  19. Anne Angeles Elected to Friends of Karen Board of DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Patch.com

    Ms. Angeles is a marketing executive who has developed and implemented brand-building initiatives at major firms in the U.S. and abroad, including American Express, Prudential Financial, McCann-Erickson, and American International Group. She's also active in helping not-for-profits as a pro bono marketing consultant with Taproot Foundation New York.


  20. Dignity and Respect Reinforced in Port Jefferson SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Patch.com

    In an effort to spread a message of kindness, Port Jefferson Middle School and Earl L. Vandermeulen High School recently welcomed motivational speaker David Flood. During the program, which focused heavily on dignity and respect for others and one's self, Flood captured the students attention, identified the issues they are dealing with on a daily basis and guided them through ways to address the situation, whether its for themselves or to assist another.


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