A Smooth Transition: Welcome, To New Elmont Principal, Kevin Dougherty

Written by Sophia Sunshine Vilceus This past summer, many of us became aware that John Capozzi was leaving Elmont Memorial High School as Principal to step into a new role as Assistant Superintendent of the Sewanhaka Central High School District. Many people of the Elmont Community, including me, an Alumna of Elmont Memorial, were understandablyContinue reading “A Smooth Transition: Welcome, To New Elmont Principal, Kevin Dougherty”

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”

Bipartisan agreements may improve Elmont’s quality of life

As of October 30, 2014 – the following agreements have been made by Republican and Democratic leadership in Nassau – to improve quality of life for taxpayers: * Creation of a new Felon Registry for Gun Crimes that requires all felons that are convicted of a gun crime, and those convicted of criminal possession ofContinue reading “Bipartisan agreements may improve Elmont’s quality of life”

We Started Here: Tammie

Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw once wrote, “Some see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.” Tammie asks, “why not?” We first learned of her impact and tireless work through a friend in Red Hook-Brooklyn who described to us a passionate young woman from ElmontContinue reading “We Started Here: Tammie”