News and Announcements
This past Saturday, we were proud to welcome close to 400 public education leaders, representing almost three-quarters of the school districts from Suffolk County, to advocate for our students, schools, and communities at the Longwood Legislative Breakfast.
“Extra! Extra!” Don't miss the fantastic cast, crew, and pit orchestra in the Longwood High School musical production of Newsies!
Our teachers are leaders, and we are so proud!
Two of our District's Instructional Coaches for Technology, Ms. Brandi and Ms. Walczk, were recently chosen to present at the National Future of Educational Technology Conference in New Orleans. The educational conference is known as the best place to engage with pioneers leading the charge in classrooms, schools, and entire districts.
Senior Wallace Wilson was named the winner of the New York State High School Football Coaches Association (NYSHSFCA) 12th Man Award!
As participants arrived at the Coram Firehouse for last weekend's Unity Walk, they were greeted by a beautiful, oversized mural created by our students.
In honor and observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the District's Community Connections Committee hosted a Unity Walk on Saturday, January 14, focusing on service learning, civil rights, and solidarity!
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is administering a digital equity survey that will provide information on student access to devices and the internet in their places of residence.
As part of our ongoing goal to continually improve and streamline communication with our school community, the district will be launching a new cutting-edge GPS technology bus application called, WheresTheBus, early next month
The tax rate, originally projected to be .06, has decreased to a negative .032 percent (-.032), providing some much-needed financial relief to our taxpayers.
A letter has been sent to Governor Hochul on behalf of the Longwood Board of Education and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lance Lohman in support of all of our students, staff, and families.
Congratulations to the sevent student-athletes who recently signed their National Letter of Intent to continue their athletic careers in college.
The Longwood Junior High School Principal's Breakfast celebrates academic success.
This past weekend, the Longwood Central School District's award-winning music department received the prestigious 2022 New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Award of Excellence. The award honors districts for the well-rounded music programs that serve as models for music education programs throughout New York State.
Longwood Board of Education Vice President Victoria Molloy was recently honored by New York State Assemblyman Joe DeStefano as a Woman of Distinction for her outstanding service to the Longwood community and the Third Assembly District.
The Longwood Central School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Tomasi as assistant principal at Longwood Middle School.
Before the start of the November 10 meeting, the Board of Education and Central Administration recognized and celebrated 33 newly-tenured teachers.
Register today for the School Monitor/Teacher Aide Traning Course!
Longwood Central School District extends our thanks to all veterans on this Veterans Day! We are grateful for your service and sacrifice and honor you today and every day.
The Longwood Central School District has named Corrine Unterstein as the new assistant principal at Longwood Junior High School. Ms.Unterstein replaces Ken O'Neill, who was appointed as assistant principal at Longwood High School.
The New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) has selected four Longwood High School students to participate in the 2022 All-State Conference based on their exemplary musical excellence.
Don't miss this weekend's amazing high school production of The Tempest! Performances will be held on Saturday, October 29 at 7:00 pm and on Sunday, October 30 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm.
As part of the Longwood High School Seal of Civic Readiness Program and College and Career Pathways, local representatives, representing all levels of government, visited with students recently to share the importance of civic engagement as well as possible future career opportunities.
Congratulations to seniors Bergre Escorbores and Mya Faraone for being named Commended Students in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Longwood High School seniors Michael Gallagher, bassoon, and Michael Varacchi, saxophone, have been selected to perform alongside top-performing high school musicians across the nation in the 2022 National Association for Music Education (NAfME) All-National Concert Band. The students are among only 41 selected from New York State and only 12 from Suffolk County.
Students and staff at Charles E. Walters Elementary School celebrate Unity Day, held on October 31, 2022.
The Longwood High School girls' varsity volleyball team defeated Patchogue Medford in five sets and made history as Suffolk County League Champions for the first time since 1999. The Lady Lions ended their season with a 9-1 record, and move on to the playoffs next week.
In honor of Board of Education Recognition Week, held the week of October 17-21, 2022, we celebrate our Board of Education members for their time and dedication to ensuring that all students have the best opportunities for success. Our schools help build and sustain our strong community, and our Board members devote countless hours to our school community.
At the October 13 meeting, the Longwood Board of Education recognized four dedicated K-4 staff members for their commitment to our students and staff and for demonstrating the leadership principles of our school community.
There is a great lineup of homecoming traditions this year!
This morning, the district was saddened to learn of a hit-and-run accident that occurred last night involving two students who were previous members of our school community.
Join us for the Longwood Board of Education School Community Forum on Tuesday, October 25.
Longwood School District's award-winning music department receives Award of Excellence from the New York State School Music Association.
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The District is pleased to welcome Liza M. Carfora as the new assistant principal at West Middle Island Elementary School.
Last June, Longwood High School student Angad Bindra was awarded the Rensselaer Medal for Excellence in Science and Mathematics.
For more than 90 years, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in conjunction with high schools around the world, has awarded the Rensselaer Medal and scholarship to promising high school juniors who represent the next generation of leaders, scientists, innovators, artists, scholars, game designers, architects, humanitarians, and entrepreneurs.
On Friday, September 16, the Longwood Central School District launched a brand new website. Through feedback from our community, the district's Technology Committee, and members of our Board of Education, the new site improves usability and accessibility, streamline navigation, and revitalizes information and resources for our community.
Two Longwood High School seniors, Sophia Porras and Michael Ho, have been named Scholar-Artists by the Long Island Arts Alliance for their achievements in the arts and their academic studies.
The New York State Education Department, in partnership with the New York State Middle School Association and the Statewide Network of Middle-Level Liaisons, named Longwood Junior High School as one of 16 statewide Essential Elements: Schools to Watch. The Junior High School previously received the honor in 2012, 2016, and 2018.
Twenty-one Longwood High School seniors have earned academic honors from the College Board National Recognition Program awards.
Five high school students recently participated in the Summer Leadership Symposium, receiving leadership, musicianship, and advocacy training from nationally-recognized presenters at Ball State University.
The Longwood Central School District is pleased to share that Sam Ahmed, Ed.D. has been appointed as the next principal of Longwood High School.
Dr. Ahmed has been serving the Longwood School community, as a valued member of the District’s leadership team, since 2016, when he was appointed assistant principal at Longwood High School. Most recently, Dr. Ahmed has been serving as the Director of Special Programs and Data Reporting.
The 2022-2023 Longwood Central School District Calendar and Parent Guide is now available online with printed copies arriving in mailboxes shortly!
The Longwood Board of Education has appointed Scott Schuster as the District’s Director of College and Career Pathways, effective July 1, 2022. Since 2015, Mr. Schuster has served as the principal of Longwood High School.
In his new role, Mr. Schuster will advance community and business partnerships that support and improve student outcomes, seek out new grant opportunities, collaborate with leadership teams, and expand career pathways for immediate and future workforce needs.
The District is pleased to announce the appointment of Kimberly Longo as principal of Coram Elementary School, effective July 1, 2022.
Senior Shelby Spillet was recently named the 2022 winner of the Congressional Art Competition for the First Congressional District.
Shelby's oil pastel drawing, By the Seaside, will be displayed in the United States Capitol for one year. In addition, Shelby has been invited to Washington, DC, to attend a reception for this year's first-place winners from each congressional district throughout the country.
For the third consecutive year, the Longwood High School Mock Trial Team won the title of champions at the Annual Moot Court One-On-One Civil Law Day Tournament, hosted by Northport High School.
Congratulations to the 123 graduating seniors recently recognized for earning the New York State Seal of Biliteracy, with several earning the Seal in two languages!
Longwood Central School District is proud to announce this year's valedictorian and salutatorian for the Longwood High School Class of 2022, Laura Alt and Adrian Morel.
Longwood Central School District has been honored, for the 14th consecutive year, as one of the nation’s best communities for music education by The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for an outstanding commitment to music education.
The Longwood Central School District Board of Education, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lohman, and Central Administration recently recognized three members of its school community at the SCOPE 21st Annual “Shining Above the Rest" Awards Dinner for outstanding service to education and the school district community.
On Tuesday, May 10, 12 Longwood High School students graduated from Stony Brook's innovative Health Occupations Partnership for Excellence (HOPE) Program.