Elmont’s Model U.N. Team Excels At Yale, Honored by Assemblywoman Solages

Source: Long Island Exchange On Thursday, February 4, 2016, the Elmont Memorial High School Model United Nations (MUN) team and Intel Science Talent Search Finalist were honored by Assemblywoman Solages (Elmont-D) for their achievements. The Elmont Memorial High School MUN team attended the Yale University Conference in New Haven, Connecticut, from January 21, 2016 to … Continue reading Elmont’s Model U.N. Team Excels At Yale, Honored by Assemblywoman Solages

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 understandably … Continue reading A Smooth Transition: Welcome, To New Elmont Principal, Kevin Dougherty

Good Luck and Hard Work to Everyone Headed Back to School

Best of luck, hard work and perseverance from The Elmont Excelsior to everyone who is beginning a new chapter in their academic journey. You all have worked very hard to reach this point. Keep it up and continue to make your families, your school and your community proud! Most importantly, do it for you! Challenge … Continue reading Good Luck and Hard Work to Everyone Headed Back to School

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 to … Continue 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 with … Continue reading We Started Here: Michaëlle

Senator Dean G. Skelos Indicted by a Grand Jury

Source: The New York Times Roughly three weeks after their arrest in a federal corruption case, Dean G. Skelos, the former majority leader of the New York Senate, and his son were indicted by a grand jury on Thursday on charges of extortion, wire fraud, conspiracy and bribe solicitation. The accusations in the six-count indictment handed … Continue reading Senator Dean G. Skelos Indicted by a Grand Jury

Elmont Senior, Harold Ekeh, Accepted Into All Eight Ivy League Schools and MIT

Source: James Galloway and Bryan Ahrens, The Island Now Sewanhaka senior Harold Ekeh has a tantalizing decision facing him: Yale or Harvard? Or maybe MIT? Or, if he decides he wants still more options, he can always fall back on Princeton, Columbia, Dartmouth, Brown, the University of Pennsylvania or Cornell. Ekeh, the Elmont Memorial High … Continue reading Elmont Senior, Harold Ekeh, Accepted Into All Eight Ivy League Schools and MIT

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

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