Letter to the Editor: A Spartan Family Legacy

Words by Sharlee Banatte I believe this is an amazing story if you are interested. My parents have been homeowners in Elmont since 1994. My twin sister, older brother, and I, all three graduated from Gotham Avenue Elementary School and Elmont Memorial H.S. When my twin sister had a son we knew his day wouldContinue reading “Letter to the Editor: A Spartan Family Legacy”

Elmont grad, Aaron Dennis, signs with Arizona United SC

  SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (August 5, 2015) – Today, Arizona United SC announced the signing of forward Aaron Dennis. The Elmont, NY, native last played with Villanova where he was named second-team All Big East following his senior season in 2014. “I’m excited to have the opportunity to play with United,” Dennis said. “I’m ready toContinue reading “Elmont grad, Aaron Dennis, signs with Arizona United SC”

We Started Here: Michaëlle

All good things must come to an end. For the past several months, We Started Here, an original series by The Elmont Excelsior Inc., has celebrated the achievements of a handful of young adults whose journey toward success began in Elmont. We asked them to offer insight about their work ethic, hardships & experiences withContinue reading “We Started Here: Michaëlle”

Chiazam Nwankwo is ‘Omnipresent’ For Elmont Spartans

Source: Newsday Chiazam Nwankwo is known by coaches, teammates and Elmont fans as Chaz, as in jazz. His game was harmonious Saturday, a melodious combination of smooth shooting (a trio of long-range three-pointers) blended with the steady drumbeat of strong drives that produced layups and drew fouls. Nwankwo, a 6-3 senior swing man, scored 29Continue reading “Chiazam Nwankwo is ‘Omnipresent’ For Elmont Spartans”

Elmont Memorial High School to get new elevator, synthetic field and other improvements

  [Via The Island Now] Words of Ralph Ferrie, Ed.D., Superintendent of Sewhanaka School District: “As we approach the upcoming school year, we will be celebrating the 86th year of instruction in the Sewanhaka Central High School District.  Before our students arrive in September, our professional staff will return on August 27th and 28th forContinue reading “Elmont Memorial High School to get new elevator, synthetic field and other improvements”