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The Freeport Baldwin Leader. (Freeport, N.Y.) 1987-current, August 24, 1989, Image 1

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■ ' i SPEC/AL BACK TO SCHOOL fSSUE) Freeport • Baldwin 55ih Year, No, 34 Freeport, N.Y. 11520 OfTtcial newspaper o f the Village of Fretport*Frcepoct and Baldwin School Districts Thursday, August 24.1989 25«' ; I * . ' Freeport offers variety of programs ohoao tnr M«uhe* PoT9t A FREEPORT EUCTRIC UnUTlES craw works at SmWi Straat and Sooth Ocean Avenua as part of a project to upgrade tiw village ^ a c tridty eystam from 6,000 to 16.000 w a tudtat aeeordiftg to G e n a ^ Manager wnnam Comlnoa, win mean greater efficlartcy. last maintenance and diminish high vohage surges to home circuit breakers. Crew otfinesupervisor dohn CapoxzoU and firat d aaa Oriaman John M^loy. Michael Robin­ son arid Joaaph CapoooU are shown replacing the five kOovoH cutouts with 16KV cutouts. T h ^ are also repiadrtgutaity poles, where necessary. by Ira J. Schiidkraut The Frecpon School District o(fm caitfuhy pUnned tduca- tionsl programs, from Pre- Kinder^ttCQ to Adult Cootiau- ing Edtication. to meet student and community needs. F r e t ^ n ^ Early Childhood Education Programat Columbus A>'cnue School includa Pre- Kindergarten and Kindergarten students, providing learning opportunities for the district’s four- and fivo* year-olds. AUsillagcschools utiliica var­ iety of methods designed to foster maximum educational groa-th by meeting individual learning needs. Effective teaching methods are supplemented by computer-assisted instruction to provide individualized lessons in the area of Reading. Mathemat­ ics. and many other subject areas. The Grade S-6 Center includes a fully equipped science labora­ tory, and. as pan of the Grade 5 program, all students take part in the innovative “Vo>agc of the Mimi“ pfoject, involving science, math, and technology. Freeport schools to open September 7 Freeport School District Hours for 1989-90 School Year Grade School Tima AM Pr»-lGnddrgando and Kindergarton Colunr^us Early Childhood Education Cantar Laorva Arnold. Dkador 825 a.m. to 10-55 a.m. PM Pra-Kindargartan and Kindargartan Columbus Early ChSdhood Education Canlar Ms, Laona Arnold, Diractof 11:55 a.m. to 2 2 5 p.m. 1 Grades 1-4 Archar Straat School Thomas Halay. Principal 935 a.m. to 335 p.m. Grades 1-4 Lao F. GWyn School slamea Cannon, Prirtcipa] 935 a.m. to 3 3 5 p.m. Grades 1-4 Bayviaw Avanua School Arshotty OvdsamaL Priropal 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1 Grada 5 CaroGna G. Atidnson School GaorgaCoupa. Principal 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Grada 6 CaroGnaG. Atidnson School Gaorga Cocjpa, Principal 8 : » am. to 225 p m. Grades 7-8 John W. Dodd Junbr High School Haring Morgan. P r in c ^ 750 am. to 2:10 p.m Gradas9-12 Fraaport High School David A Church. Phnopal 7 30 am to 2'07 p m Variety o f c o u raw • The secondary schools offer a full compVemetit of academic courses, including such options as Advanced Placement, college level courses, independent study, and elective courses. For students interested in science or math research, the Galileo Institute at Freeport High School'prosides training in research methods and assistance with project development In order to meet the new requirements under the Regents Action Plan, significant restruc­ turing of course offerings and course levels has been .imple­ mented in the secondary schools. All sequences necessary for stu­ dents to meet the new require­ ments arc provided in varying levels to meet student needs. Student involvement Extra-curricular activities at the junior and senior high schools provide for a great range of inter­ ests. Organized (cam sports for both sexes include badminton, basketball, bowling, football, gymnastics, lacrosse, riflery. soccer, tennis, track, and volley­ ball. The swimming teams at Freeport High School also have the added advantage of the facili­ ties of the Freeport Recreation Center, where they can practice and hou visiting teamv Clubs and ofpnizations dem­ onstrate the wide-ranpng inter­ ests of Freeport students At Dodd, these include a multi­ faceted student governmem. yearbook, newspaper, literary magazine, and specialized clubs in academic as well as special interest areas. The school newspaper, literary magazine and math research journal at FHS are all written by students. Other students partici­ pate in Odyssey of the Mind, Future Problem Solving and maihlete competitive teams. Still others are active members of clubs dealing with electronics, photography, cheerleaders and dramatic groups. All Freeport schools feature music intruction and choruses, bands and orchestras, and the schools schedule concerts dunng the school year for students and parents. Tl« performing groups also perform frequently in parades and competitions, both within our community and throughout the county and state AUerrtattve edueatiotv Recognizing the existence of a drug and.alcohol problem in our society, the Freeport School Dis­ trict also has a comprehensive subsunce abuse education and counseling program. The pro­ gram. which is under the supervi­ sion of a fuli-(ime coordinator who works primarily at the high school, is also provided to stu­ dents at Dodd and the elemen­ tary schools. At the Secondary level, the dis­ trict features several alternative educational plans. The Alterna­ tive Learning Center Program, designed for younpters under 16 who have difficulty funaioning \n a traditional curriculum, is coupled with counseling which continues until the pupil,is pre- (cororueC on mqo 4) New staff in Baldwin district by Janet Seiman. Administrairve Assistant, and Jocn Delaney When the Baldwin schools open on September 6. two new elemeotary principals, a new dis­ trict director of music and fine arts and eleven other new certi­ fied staff members wtU welcome an estimated 4.400 students, including approximately 142 new enroUees. The twoeleincnury principals, though new to their positions, have both previously served as adminatntort in the Baldwin schools. Nancy M cEltoy. whose appointment as pnnapal of Brookside School was an­ nounced last spnng. has been a Baldwin sufT member since 1966 and wa* named lo her present position after serving as director of reading for the district. She will be reptadog outgoing pnoci- pal Robert Babb. Gary Griggs, recently appointed as principal of Lenox SebooL moves to his new posi­ tion from tbe assistant principal- ship at Baldwin Senior High School. Mr. Griggs was chosen from a field of 82 applicants, eight of whom were interviewed by the Lenox Principal Reaction Committee Three fmalisu were then interviewed by Superintend­ ent Gene Lanzaro. Assistant Supenmcodcnti Phyilu Alme- noff. Lee Chapman and Peter Lynch, and Willum Gordon, who retired as principal of Lenox in June The Music and Fine \:w Department will no» be under the leadership of Dr Alfred Townsend, who comes to BaW- !carv«j*e on Mg* 'C

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