News and Announcements
Congratulations to the fivestudent-athletes who recently signed their National Letter of Intent to continue their athletic careers in college.
Under the guidance of teachers Mrs. MacKenzie, Mrs. O’Connor, and Mrs. Thomas, fifth-grade students collected nearly 250 pounds of Halloween candy, as well as new toiletries and snacks, which were organized into 60 festive holiday stockings to be distributed to our local veterans through Stockings for Soldiers.
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.
Before the start of the November 9 meeting, the Board of Education and Central Administration recognized and celebrated 30 newly-tenured administrators and teachers.
Congratulations to senior Eva Zheberlyaeva for being selected as a Semifinalist in the 2024 Coca-Cola Scholars Program.
Third and fourth-grade students at Ridge Elementary School participated in a special event to increase their knowledge about disabilities and foster positive attitudes about people who are different. As part of Differently-Abled Assembly Day, students learned about visual, physical, and hearing impairments, learning disabilities, autism, and ADHD.
Save the date for an important K-12 MBK/MSK Parent Empowerment Workshop highlighting resources for our school community, including district community, building wealth, and student growth.
Congratulations to seniors Bergre Escorbores and Mya Faraone for being named Commended Students in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Once again, the Late Afternoon Program (LAP) at the high school hosted Safe Halloween, transforming hallways into a fun, interactive Halloween adventure for children in our community.
Longwood Middle School is pleased to announce the success of a recent science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) event in collaboration with BASF Corporation, where fifth-grade students participated in exciting laboratory activities designed to ignite their passion for STEAM and STEAM-related careers.
Longwood High School is pleased to share that senior Gregory Cohen has been named a semifinalist for the 2024 National Merit Scholarship program.
As part of the Longwood High School Seal of Civic Readiness Program and College and Career Pathways, local representatives from civics and all levels of government visited with students to share the importance of community engagement as well as provide valuable information on future career opportunities.
At today's Suffolk County Legislative meeting, Ridge Elementary School fourth-grader Juliana Gianmugnai was recognized for being named the June 2023 first-place winner not only at the Brookhaven National Laboratory Elementary Science Fair but also at the New York State Science Fair for her experiment, Which One is the Best Filter Feeder: Oysters or Clams?
Coram Elementary School hosts signing day highlighting teamwork and cooperation.
The Longwood Central School District is pleased to announce two administrative appointments, Katherine Saint Louis, Assistant Principal at Longwood High School, and Shemaiah Villani-Lowe, Coordinator of Special Education for Pre K-6.
Longwood High School is pleased to share that senior Gregory Cohen earned a perfect score on a college-level Advanced Placement® (AP) Computer Science Principles Exam from May 2023.
The International Day of Peace was recognized on September 23, with elementary students participating in community-building activities, decorating peace rocks and doves, forming peace signs, and sharing poems focused on kindness, compassion, and the meaning of peace.
Twenty-four Longwood High School students have been selected College Board National Recognition Program awardees. College Board is a nonprofit organization that expands access to higher education by connecting students to college readiness programs.
Congratulations to the Class of 2023 Longwood Athletics Hall of Fame inductees! On Saturday, September 23, we were proud to honor these individuals who have significantly contributed to Longwood's athletic history.
The Longwood Board of Education is seeking members of the community to participate on school board and district committees for the 2023-2024 school year.
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lohman recently spoke at a press conference as part of a school bus safety initiative, reminding motorists to take extra precautions as they begin sharing the roads with school buses.
On Friday, September 1, the Board of Education, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lohman, central office, administrators, faculty, and staff gathered for Superintendent's Conference Day to celebrate the start of an exciting school year, recognize milestones, and learn about the goals and vision for the year ahead.
The 2023-2024 school year is underway for our newest teachers, who participated in three days of professional development during New Teacher Orientation, held on August 29, 30, and 31.
The 2023-2024 Back to School edition of Longwood Life is now available!
On Tuesday, August 22, Longwood High School celebrated 18 students who completed the requirements to earn their high school diplomas, joining their classmates from the Class of 2023 as the newest Longwood alumni.
The Longwood Central School District is pleased to announce the following administrative appointments for the 2023-2024 school year. Please join us in welcoming our administrators who are taking on new roles, along with new administrators, to our Longwood family.
We're pleased to share that the 2023-2024 Longwood Central School District Calendar and Parent Guide is now available online, with printed copies arriving in mailboxes the week of Monday, August 21, 2023.
The Longwood Board of Education recently held its annual reorganization meeting, where newly elected members and the slate of officers and administrators were administered the Oath of Office.
As per Commissioner Regulation Part 155.17, school districts are required to develop districtwide school safety plans in alignment with building-level emergency response plans. A Districtwide School Safety Team has been appointed and charged with plan development.
The Longwood High School Class of 2023 was conferred as the 60th graduating class on Friday, June 23, in an outdoor evening ceremony, with 700 graduates receiving their diplomas and celebrating their milestones and achievements with family and friends.
Congratulations to our 2022-23 LCSD retirees! As part of our end-of-the-year Superintendent's Conference Day tradition, we celebrated our retiring administrators, teachers, and faculty. This year, 36 employees with a combined service of 846.5 years were honored after dedicating decades of their careers to serving our students, schools, and our community.
Congratulations to our senior athlete graduates that have committed to continue their athletic careers at their respective colleges and universities.
Earlier this spring, the athletic department hosted a spring signing day ceremony to celebrate the accomplishments of our student-athletes!
Ridge Elementary School third-grade student Juliana earned first place at the Brookhaven National Laboratory Elementary Science Fair for her experiment, Who is the Better Filter Feeders: Oysters or Clams?
West Middle Island Elementary School is giving back, with students collecting hundreds of toiletry items including shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrushes, and soap to donate to Branches Long Island as part of their school-wide "Week of Giving."
While every student's graduation is unique, Longwood High School senior Bryan Diaz now holds the notable designation as the first student in Longwood history and one of the select few of the State University of New York (SUNY) system to earn his associate degree before graduating high school!
Longwood "Shining Stars" Honored by SCOPE Education Services! Congratulations to Deborah Lang, Longwood Junior High School Technology Teacher and Elrich Bowlay-Williams for being honored for outstanding service to education and the school district community!
Longwood Central School District proudly announces this year’s valedictorian and salutatorian for the Longwood High School Class of 2023, Ryan Styron and Michael Ho.
The Longwood Central School District has appointed Dr. Desiree Williams Wells as the Director of Curriculum for Math and Science.
The Junior High School hosted Career Awareness Day, providing opportunities for our students to learn about various potential career paths.
Twelve Longwood High School students recently attended a Manufacturing Day career exploration event to learn about manufacturing, chemistry, and microbiology opportunities.
Students K-12 and teachers presented and demonstrated more than 80 interactive instructional technologies, including coding, FIRST LEGO initiatives focused on alternative energy, Esports, Book Creator, the new STEAM lab, college and career-based technology pathways in networking, automotive mechanics, drones, competition-level high school robotics, and more!
After more than a decade of advocating for equitable funding, we are pleased that New York State is fulfilling the promise to fully fund the Foundation Aid formula enabling the District to offer the second-lowest levy increase to our community in more than a decade, less than one percent.
Congratulations to the Longwood High School FBLA Chapter for another outstanding competition at the New York State Leadership Conference and Competition in Rochester, NY.
Join us Monday, May 1, at 7:00 pm at Longwood Middle School for Meet the Candidate Night!
We are proud to announce that Longwood Central School District has been honored, for the 15th consecutive year, as one of the nation’s best communities for music education by The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.
Longwood High School senior Grace Sutherland was recently honored by Suffolk County Police Department Commissioner Rodney Harrison.
Join us for an evening of technology on Tuesday, April 25 from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at Longwood Middle School, where our students and teachers will highlight the new and exciting instructional technologies being implemented throughout the District.
We are excited to announce that starting today, parents and guardians can utilize the new WheresTheBus application to securely track the arrival of their child's bus. This new app provides an enhanced and convenient school bus experience that delivers real-time tracking of bus locations via email and push notification alerts to assist our families in best managing their daily school bus experience.
Longwood High School Robotics Team 564 received the prestigious Team Spirit Award at this weekend's FIRST Robotics Regional Competition at Hofstra University.
This year's LEGO Showcase challenged student engineers throughout the District to work in teams to address the need for sustainable energy sources, storage systems, and efficiency.
Three Longwood High School teachers, Ms. Guisti, Mr. Tapia, and Mr. Ross (not in photo), have been recognized by the Harvard Club of Long Island for their contributions to our students, schools, and community.
Starting Wednesday, March 1, community residents interested in running for the Longwood Board of Education are welcome to pick up candidate packets from 8:30 am - 3:00 pm at the Office of the District Clerk, 35 Yaphank Middle Island Road, Middle Island.
Close to 200 Longwood High School students recently participated in the Second Annual Hack-a-Thon!
Congratulations to the varsity girls and boys' bowling teams for sweeping the Section XI County Championships recently, marking back-to-back County Championships for the girls' bowling program since winning their first county title in 1989.
In celebration of Black History Month, the Junior High School established a Gallery Walk, highlighting the achievements of African Americans and Afro-Latinos.
The lottery for the 2023-2024 Universal Pre-Kindergarten program is open!
The 2023-24 single-page calendar is now available!
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Longwood Central School District extends our thanks to all veterans on this Veterans Day!
The Longwood Central School District has named Corrine Unterstein as the new assistant principal at Longwood Junior 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In accordance with the Safe Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) mandate from the NYSED, important information is available regarding school safety.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.