Half Hollow Hills Athletic Director Deb Ferry was recently presented with her plaque as NYS Athletic Director of the Year for Section XI in the 2019-20 year, which had been delayed due to the pandemic.
Congratulations to Hills East's Andrew Arloro on receiving Honorable Mention in the Long Island Composers Alliance’s 'Music For and By Students' competition!
At the July 13th Board of Education Meeting, David Kaston was elected as President of the Board and Diana Acampora was elected as Vice President. Our two re-elected board members, Stephanie Gurin and Adam Kleinberg, were sworn in for their new terms. Thank you to the entire Board for their continued service, and in a special way to Eric Geringswald for his 7 years of service as the Board President!
Thank you to the faculty and staff members of Half Hollow Hills who are retiring this year, for their years of hard work and the many positive and direct impacts they have had on our students! Congratulations on a job well done and a retirement well deserved.
Congratulations to the members of our Half Hollow Hills educational community who were recently honored with 2021 SCOPE Awards for demonstrating outstanding service to our district: Eric Geringswald for School Board Service, Mary Byrnes for Teacher Service, Deb Ferry for Administrator Service, Victor DeRosa for Support Staff Service and Roseann Miceli for Community Service!
Congratulations to all of the students from Hills East in their Class of 2021! Our graduates celebrated commencement in LaValle Stadium at Stony Brook University with their families and friends. We wish the Class of 2021 best of luck in the next stage of their lives; the world needs you, and so does our community!
Happy graduation to our Signal Hill 5th Grade Class of 2021, as they completed elementary school and are ready to move up to West Hollow Middle School!
Our Paumanok 5th graders and their families didn't let some rain get in the way of them enjoying their moving up ceremonies. Congratulations to our Paumanok Class of 2021 and best wishes in middle school!
Congratulations to the Hills West Class of 2021 on their high school graduation! This year, our graduates and their families celebrated commencement in LaValle Stadium at Stony Brook University. Class of 2021 – you have accomplished great things and are on your way to even more!
Our 8th graders from West Hollow have officially finished their time as middle school students and are moving up to Hills East!
Congratulations to our Otsego 5th graders on finishing their time in elementary school and moving up to Candlewood Middle School!
Congratulations to Candlewood's Mrs. Holzman who was honored at Suffolk County Legislator Jason Richberg’s Annual Teacher Appreciation Awards Night!
Congratulations to our students who have won 2021 Dellecave Awards, honoring the top male and female high school senior scholar-athletes from our district: Hills West's Dakota Asuncion and Jenna Jacinto, and Hills East's Obiri-Yeboah Boadu and Soledad Jean!
The Butch Dellecave Award for the overall female athlete of Suffolk County for 2021 was Hills East Track Athlete and High Jump State Champion Soledad Jean!
Congratulations to the athletes on the Hills West girls track & field team for their amazing performances at the Suffolk County Championships! Ashley Brule won the county championship in Pole Vault and Dakota Wang placed 2nd in the High Jump.
Congratulations to our 8th graders from Candlewood on officially moving up to high school. Good luck at Hills West next year!
Congratulations to Hills West senior Zyaire Haywood who was selected as a featured artist in the first ever NYSUT Virtual Arts Showcase, “Inside/Outside: Students of the Arts Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic.”
Congratulations to Hills West's Devan McCarthy on being recognized in the 11th Annual Hunting-Tony Awards as the Best Male Actor & Best Male Vocalist!
The staff at Otsego recycled the broken crayons collected after the 2020 shutdown to create a mosaic for the students which represented the perseverance shown by all during the 2020-2021 school year.
Congratulations to our four high school seniors who have received 2021 Newsday First Team All-Long Island status! West's Jordan Colby (basketball) and Francesco Posillico (soccer), and East's Remi Sisselman (basketball) and Leisaan Hibbert (football).
Congratulations to the members of the Hills West girls golf team who performed amazingly in the heat at the Suffolk County Championships held at Smithtown Landing CC! Two members of the team made it onto the New York State Team with their scores at counties.
Congratulations to the Half Hollow Hills girls badminton team on winning the Girls Suffolk County Badminton Team Championships with a victory over Ward Melville!
The 5th graders at Vanderbilt had a great time at their Moving Up Ceremonies, and are prepared for middle school next year!
Congratulations to Sunquam's 5th grade class of 2021 on finishing their elementary education and officially moving up to middle school!
Hills East celebrated being named by the ADL as a 2020-2021 No Place For Hate School with an idea proposed by senior Kaitlyn Jedreicich to paint a mural to help spread the program's important message of promoting diversity, inclusion and allyship.
Varsity Athletic Teams
Curbside grab-n-go breakfasts and lunches handed out during the
COVID-19 pandemic school closure from mid-March through the end of June 2020
2019-2020 All-State Musicians
New York State Master Teachers