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School Notebook: Long Island students collect winter clothing

School Notebook: Long Island students collect winter clothing
Long Island students have helped thousands of local families stay warm this winter through collections of everything from socks to scarves. One sock-collecting initiative, called Socktober, saw more t

Roslyn High School senior Andrew Defrin was one of four winners statewide — and the only one from Long Island — in the New York State Theatre Education Association's 2021 Student Playwriting Competition." Mathew Guerrero of Bellport High School, Deborah An of Commack High School and Michael Schwamb of the Eastern Long Island Academy of Applied Technology at the Gary D.Bixhorn Technical Center in Bellport placed first, second and third, respectively, last month in the 2021 Suffolk County High School Art Exhibition at Suffolk County Community College.Presidential Scholar nominees Four Long Island students — Britney Bennett of Elmont Memorial High School, Alexandra Clougher of William Floyd High School in Mastic Beach, Zavier Foster of Baldwin High School, and Joseph Mathew of Hauppauge High School — were among 25 high school seniors statewide named nominees for the 2022 U.

i pShare Tweet Email Long Island students have helped thousands of local families stay warm this winter through collections of everything from socks to scarves.One sock-collecting initiative, called Socktober, saw more than 1,500 new pairs collected by students at Seneca Middle School in Holbrook — including a whopping 1,200 pairs by eighth-grader Nicholas Golding — to benefit the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless.

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