Congratulations to Hills West's Gioianna DiGiorgio (Theater) and Hana Draskin (Music), and Hills East's Amina Rhamatzada (Media Arts), Sophia Lerebours (Music) and Jeanna Boltz (Visual Arts), on being honored by the Long Island Arts Alliance with Awards of Merit in the Scholar-Artist Awards program!
Students and their families had a wonderful time getting together, dancing, eating and playing at their annual Welcome Back Picnic, hosted by the Signal Hill PTA!
This year's Welcome Back Picnic hosted by the Otsego PTA was big hit, as students and their families had a great time gathering for some fun, food and even a BMX Bike Show!
Congratulations to our Hills East students who have been named Semifinalists in the prestigious 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program academic competition!
Half Hollow Hills is excited to welcome back all of our students for a fun, safe and successful 2021-2022 school year!
Our new students in the Half Hollow Hills Class of 2034 had a great time visiting their new elementary schools with their families for Kindergarten Orientation, where they met their teachers and got acclimated with their buildings.
Incoming freshman at Hills East and West were welcomed into their buildings this past week during their 9th grade orientation programs.
The Rising Stars Academy held their annual kick-off activities this week for their new 6th grade class!
Incoming 6th graders and their families were welcomed into Candlewood and West Hollow middle schools for their new student open houses last week, where they learned about the buildings so that they are ready for the first day of school on September 9!
A big welcome to all of the new teachers joining the Half Hollow Hills faculty this year!
Best of luck to all of our high school student athletes who have begun their tryouts for fall 2021-2022 sports!
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!
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