NHP Gladiator Gazette

Volume 1, Issue 7 - Week of December 21, 2015

A busy time of the year here at New Hyde Park Memorial!

As we approach the last few days before the Holiday Recess, I am sure the students and staff will tell you that it is a busy time of the year here at New Hyde Park Memorial. A lot has been happening in the past few weeks and we are proud to highlight some of these events below. As you can see from the many photos and write-ups, the students have been not only winning awards for their outstanding academic and athletic accomplishments, but they also spend a lot of time giving back to the community. I could not be more proud to be their Principal!

The holiday season is a wonderful time to stop and thank others for the impact that they have on our lives. I would like to use this opportunity to thank students, parents, and staff for the dedication, support, and commitment in making New Hyde Park Memorial High School a school of excellence and a New York State Reward School.

I am very thankful that I work with such a dedicated staff, students that work hard and exhibit wonderful character, and supportive parents who encourage their child’s success.

On behalf of the entire New Hyde Park Memorial staff, we wish each family a wonderful holiday season and all the best in 2016.

Have an enjoyable week!
Dr. Faccio


New Hyde Park Memorial High School

HOLIDAY RECESS - December 24th through January 1st - HAVE A WONDERFUL HOLIDAY AND BREAK!

New Hyde Park Memorial Model UN Team Competes at Rutgers

The weekend of December 3rd through the 6th the New Hyde Park Memorial Model United Nations team competed at the Rutgers University Model UN competition held in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The conference brought together over 1000 students from all over the country to debate such important topics as gender equality, the rights of refugees, child trafficking, and combatting the international drug trade. New Hyde Park represented the nations of Turkey and India. Led by seniors Visruth Girish, Vinay Madula, and Greg Kothesakis, the team worked hard and truly lived up to the tenet of eat/sleep/mun. A special congratulations to the following delegates who received awards for excellence in their committee:

Greg Kothesakis and Eleni Kothesakis in the Commission of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Mackenzie Griffin and Danielle Schwartz in the Special Political and Decolinization committee.

Vinay Maddula and Billy Zois in the Commission on Science and Technology for development

Mollie Zimmerman and Nick Donatelli in the Historic Session of the General Assembly.

The New Hyde Park Model UN team is advised by New Hyde Park social studies teachers Renee Madigan and Bernard Laugen. Their next conference is the Ivy League Model United Nations conference at UPENN at the end of January.

Information for Parents of Juniors regarding the PSAT Scores

We have been informed by College Board that students will be able to access their PSAT Scores and AP Potential information on January 7, 2016 at studentscores.collegeboard.org

We have been assured that this new delivery schedule will not affect students' eligibility for the National Merit Scholarship program.

New Hyde Park Memorial High school Key Club Donates to Senator Jack Martins Toy Drive

Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) and students from New Hyde Park Memorial High School recently partnered to bring some extra holiday cheer to children in need. The students collected toys for Senator Martins’ annual holiday toy drive to benefit children in Winthrop-University Hospital. Senator Martins visited the school on Monday, December 21st to pick-up the toys and personally thank the students for their efforts.

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Girls Varsity Soccer Players Win Nassau County Awards

On Monday November 30, 2015 six girls from the New Hyde Park Memorial Varsity Soccer team won Nassau County Awards.

In the below photo are: (from left to right)

Coach Kimberly Teemsma

Joanna Mauceri, defense, Grade 9 - Won All Class Award

Mackenzie Griffin, Midfielder, Grade 10 - Won All Class Award

Tiffany Velin, Midfielder, Grade 11 - Won All County Award

Logan Ward, Defense, Grade 10 - Won All Conference Award

Julia Aronov, Forward, Grade 9 - Won All Class Award

Coach Lorin Wirth-Eckl

Not pictured - Chiara Bushati - Goalie, Grade 12 - All County Award

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Click here to access all of New Hyde Park Memorials Athletic Schedules

11th Grade Parents Meeting - MOVED TO JANUARY 20, 2016

Wednesday, Jan. 20th 2016 at 7pm

Cafeteria A

Updating your Parent/Emergency Contact Information - In case you haven't done so already!

If you have not done so already, this will pop up when you are accessing your child's progress report on Friday. We are committed to having the most up-to-date contact information for parents and students. It is very important for us here at New Hyde Park Memorial. The Sewanhaka Central High School District requires a record of emergency contact information for parents/guardians or other persons designated by a parent or in the event of an emergency involving their child. The District is asking parents and guardians to annually review accurate and timely information about those designated to be contacted in the event of an emergency. To make this process easy for you, the next time you log into the Parent Portal you will be automatically prompted to update your emergency contact information. (The below button will take you directly to the Parent Portal Log in screen!) YOU MUST CLICK VERIFY TO BE MOVED ON TO ANY PARENT PORTAL INFORMATION! Once you have done so, you will not be asked to do this again. Thank you in advance for your participation in updating these records!

P.S. If you are having any issues with this, please do not hesitate to contact the Guidance office at 488-9552

Parent Portal Login

Please click on the above button to access the Parent Portal Log In screen.

Two NHP Baseball Players Commit to Colleges on Early Signing Day!

December 2015 Issue of the NHP Chariot Newspaper

Click on this button to access the December 2015 Issue of the NHP Chariot Newspaper

New Hyde Park Memorial Key Club Ringing the Bells for the Salvation Army

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New Hyde Park Memorial Softball team raises money for the Make a Wish Foundation

The New Hyde Park Memorial softball team raised money for the Make a Wish Foundation. The softball team had students from New Hyde Park Memorial write letters to Santa. For Each letter, Macy's donated $2.00 to the organization. So far the varsity softball team raised $760.00 for the organization. Once we raise $1,000.00 a wish will be granted for a child.

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The Life Skills classes at New Hyde Park Memorial created cards for US Soldiers recovering at Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington DC. The classes took a walking trip to the Post Office to mail their cards.

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Monday December 14, 2015, two New Hyde Park Memorial students received the Nassau zone outstanding senior physical education award. Our recipients were, Victoria Mooney and James Massina. Congratulations to Victoria and James!

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