DÉJÀ VU: Elmont Valedictorian, Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, Accepted Into 8 Ivy League Universities & MIT

For a second consecutive year, an Elmont Memorial High School senior has been accepted into each of the prestigious eight Ivy League Universities across the country, not to mention the world-renowned MIT. Just a year ago, Elmont’s Class of 2015 Salutatorian, Harold Ekeh, made a splash in local and national news headlines when he, too,Continue reading “DÉJÀ VU: Elmont Valedictorian, Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, Accepted Into 8 Ivy League Universities & MIT”

Elmont’s Principal John Capozzi is named Assistant Superintendent

Source: James Galloway, The Island Now The Sewanhaka Board of Education has chosen Elmont Memorial High School principal John Capozzi to succeed Denise Nystrom as the district’s assistant superintendent for personnel and business. Nystrom is retiring at the end of the year.  Capozzi, who became Elmont’s principal in 2005, has worked at Sewanhaka Central High SchoolContinue reading “Elmont’s Principal John Capozzi is named Assistant Superintendent”

Elmont’s Prestigious Model U.N. Team Shines Again

Source: Long Island Herald Ten students from Elmont Memorial High School Model United Nations program traveled to the Georgetown Model United Nations Conference in Washington, D.C., held from Feb. 11 to 15. The conference, hosted by Georgetown University, is the largest Model U.N. conference in North America. Elite students from all over the world participated.Continue reading “Elmont’s Prestigious Model U.N. Team Shines Again”

We Started Here: Njum

When she reflected on the transition from being at home with her family to independence Njum revealed, “It gets lonely at times, I miss my family, but it was time.” Her story like many others finds the one-time Brooklyn native whose family settled into Elmont when she was a teenager, now moving on and beginningContinue reading “We Started Here: Njum”