Higher Heights: An Interview with High Jumper Alexander Bowen Jr.

Higher Heights. For us, the phrase isn’t just a hashtag or a tagline, but a powerful declaration. A call to action. An affirmation of excellence. An aspirational ideal rooted in a relentless work ethic and a commitment to always improving. We needn’t look any further for the physical embodiment of excellence than to behold Elmont’sContinue reading “Higher Heights: An Interview with High Jumper Alexander Bowen Jr.”

Elmont Graduate, Sophia Sunshine Vilceus, Becomes a Best-Selling Author

Sophia Sunshine Vilceus, an author from Elmont has released her first Christian book, “The Last Pew: Journeying Back to God’s Will After an Affair.” Sophia graduated from Elmont Memorial High School as her Class President in 2007. She went on to The CUNY City College of New York to pursue her undergraduate studies, then toContinue reading “Elmont Graduate, Sophia Sunshine Vilceus, Becomes a Best-Selling Author”

The Color of Brilliance: High Achieving Black Scholars at Elmont High School Say People Wonder If They’re Cheating

Source: Karin Chenoweth, Huffington Post The first time I visited Elmont Memorial High School in New York’s Nassau County almost eight years ago, then-principal Al Harper showed me the space where he had carved out the science research lab. It was crammed with myriad equipment. Just what I can’t remember, except that there was a cage andContinue reading “The Color of Brilliance: High Achieving Black Scholars at Elmont High School Say People Wonder If They’re Cheating”

A New Beginning at Green Acres Mall

[Long Island Herald] The Green Acres mall announced on July 10 [2014] that six retailers, featuring a mix of shops and restaurants, are making their way to town, with one already opened, according to a release. Popular eateries Panera Bread, Häagen-Dazs, Chipotle and Starbucks will join Justice, which opened in April, and Journeys Kids asContinue reading “A New Beginning at Green Acres Mall”