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William Floyd High School Fourth Annual 'Taste of the Town' a Success

WFHS Culinary Arts Students Sharpen Hospitality Skills, Connect with Industry Professionals at community event.

Cops: Patrols at 2 schools after social media threat  Newsday

Suffolk police on Friday sent extra patrols to the high school and middle school in the William Floyd school district in Mastic Beach after an anonymous threat ...

These 10 girls just made history at one LI school  Newsday

Beyoncé asked this question on her 2011 album “4”: “Who run the world?” The answer — girls — also describes the top 10 students in the Class of 2018 at ...

No large buses for start of LI district's school year  Newsday

On the district's website, Superintendent Kevin Coster advises parents to make alternate plans to get students to class next week, as only minibuses will be ...

District short 70 bus drivers as first day nears  Newsday

William Floyd School District may be short nearly one-third of its bus drivers when the new school year begins as not all of their former drivers are switching to ...

Kids Kept Home After Social Media Threat Get Illegal Absences

Kids Kept Home After Social Media Threat Penalized - Shirley-Mastic, NY - Do you think kids should get an unexcused absence if parents keep them home due ...

Young William Floyd Scientists Continue To Wow

MASTIC BEACH, NY — William Floyd High School science research students, under the direction of dedicated science research teacher Victoria Hernandez, ...

Long Island school district details plans amid school bus dispute  WABC-TV

One of Long Island's largest school districts is making plans for its students to get to school on Wednesday amid a severe shortage of bus drivers. Mastic Beach's ...

William Floyd Varsity Football Tops State and Long Island Rankings

Nick Silva #23 barrels through for a long gain against Sachem East. He leads the Colonials in rushing with 43 carries, 382 yards and 6 touchdowns through four ...

William Floyd High School Culinary Arts Grad Becomes Restaurateur

Brandon Cahill, William Floyd High School Class of 2015, is gearing up for his second year operating a small business.

Making ‘Her’story: Long Island High School’s Top 10 Graduates All Girls  CBS New York

LONG ISLAND, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Proving girl power goes a long way, a group of students is setting a record at one high school on Long Island. As CBS2's ...

High School Cosmetology Program Gets Model Recognition

High School Cosmetology Program Gets Nod - Shirley-Mastic, NY - The program has helped teens explore career paths, develop passions and talents, ...

William Floyd Girls and Boys Varsity Soccer Teams Seek Playoff Berths

Girls' varsity currently holds a 4-2 league record (5-3 overall). Boys' varsity currently has a 4-5 league record (4-5 overall).

William Floyd High School Girls' Soccer Player Earns 'Goalkeeper of the Year' Honors

Senior Makayla Willets recently finished an outstanding high school career which included 28-career shutouts.

District BOE Holds Meeting To Award New Bus Contract

New Bus Contract To Be Awarded - Shirley-Mastic, NY - BREAKING: The William Floyd Board of Education is holding an emergency meeting tonight to approve ...

William Floyd Cheerleaders Raise $1000 for SBU Lung Cancer Center in Annual Charity Game

The annual charity game is about teaching the girls to give to others, spread kindness and give back.

3 Teens Injured In Bagel Store Brawl: Cops

3 Teens Injured In Bagel Store Brawl: Cops - Shirley-Mastic, NY - The fight took place near William Floyd High School, according to authorities.

William Floyd 11th Athletic Hall of Fame 11th Class Enshrined

Inductees were enshrined at a ceremony attended by more than 140 people – among the largest events in its history.

Cops probe videotaped brawl after LI graduation  Newsday

Police are investigating a brawl after graduation ceremonies at William Floyd High School that was captured on video and posted on social media.Suffolk ...

60 William Floyd Students Named to SCMEA All-County

Students who are selected for SCMEA are considered among the best musicians or vocalists in their grade levels in all of Suffolk County.

William Floyd High School to Induct 11th Class of Athletic Hall of Fame Honorees

This year's list of inductees includes five individual athletes, a coaching award recipient and the 1982 varsity football team.

Brawl captured on video after William Floyd HS graduation  News 12 Long Island

The chaos was captured on video after the graduation ceremony.

Student Wins Poetry Out Loud Competition

Student Wins 'Poetry Out Loud' Competition - Shirley-Mastic, NY - Next, she'll compete against other young poets at the Long Island Regional Poetry Out Loud ...

LI’s most costly library rejected by voters  Newsday

The $33.5 million bond referendum, in addition to $5 million in cash reserves, would have paid for the energy-efficient building,

District Celebrates 283rd Birthday of William Floyd

District Celebrates 283rd Birthday of WFSD - Shirley-Mastic, NY - The school district recently celebrated the 283rd birthday of William Floyd one of 56 men to ...

Students Accepted On The Spot At College Admissions Day

Students Accepted On The Spot At College Day - Shirley-Mastic, NY - Four private schools said they would award nearly $305000 in scholarships to students ...

Local Graduate Finds Success With Food Truck

Local Graduate Finds Success With Food Truck - Shirley-Mastic, NY - He received the food truck as a high school graduation gift from his parents.

Beloved Local Barber Chosen To Coif U.S. Open Players

Local Barber Tapped To Coif U.S. Open Players - Shirley-Mastic, NY - Anthony Montanez, who teaches at William Floyd and has a shop in Moriches, will be the ...

William Floyd High School Homecoming Celebration a Great Success

Mastic Beach, NY - October 25, 2017 - William Floyd held its annual homecoming celebrations on Friday, October 20 and Saturday, October 21, with festivities ...

William Floyd School District, Alumni Association Induct 10th Class of Distinguished Alumni

Members of the Class of 2018 Distinguished Alumni (l-r) Caragh DeLuca, Matthew Klein, Lynn (Dorfer) Green, Steven Januskiewicz and Gregory Williams.

WFHS Varsity Football Concludes Undefeated Regular Season, Playoffs Start Saturday 11/3

They are also the No. 1 ranked large school team in New York State, according to the New York State Sportswriters Association.

Residents comment on new library proposal  Newsday

About 150 residents attended a meeting with Mastic-Moriches-Shirley Community Library officials Thursday about a $33.5 million bond proposal to construct a ...

Suffolk, Nassau teams win county mock trial contests  Newsday

Teams from Huntington and Massapequa high schools are this year's mock trial champions for Suffolk and Nassau counties, respectively.Huntington's team ...

William Floyd High School Girls Winter Track Off to Fast Start

Team gives strong performances at the Jim Mitchell Invitational in Manhattan, the Ocean Breeze Holiday Festival in Staten Island and the North Shore ...

Long Island Filmmaker Crowdfunding Feature Film Debut; Looks To Turn Mastic Beach Into Home of New Film Production Company

"Bait and Tackle" represents James Evans' first feature-length film; young writer/director seeking donations to fund locally-based production.

Proposed $38.5M library project draws support, criticism  Long Island Advance

Next month, residents in the tri-hamlet area will be asked to vote on a $33.5 million bond proposal to construct a new library facility.

William Floyd High School Chemistry Teacher to Receive SBU “40 Under Forty” Award

William Floyd High School chemistry teacher Martin Palermo has been selected as a member of Stony Brook University's third annual class of “40 Under Forty” ...

William Floyd High School Cheerleaders Win $3000 Grant in Team Up 4 Community Challenge

The William Floyd High School cheerleaders have just earned first place and a $3000 grant in the Team Up 4 Community Long Island Holiday Sports Heroes ...

Petition seeks to cancel $33.5M library bond vote  Newsday

A Mastic civic leader has filed a petition with the New York State Department of Education to cancel a $33.5 million bond referendum to construct a new library, ...

Brother stands in for LI homecoming king  Newsday

What happens when your brother is homecoming king, is in the middle of a big game for the football team and just isn't available for the halftime ceremony?

William Floyd NJROTC Aces Annual Military Inspection, Pass-in-Review

The William Floyd High School NJROTC received the “Distinguished Unit” Award for NJROTC Area 4 twice in the last three years.

A student voice at NY State School Boards conference  Newsday

A Mastic Beach teenager has been named student speaker of a prestigious state conference.A.G. Chancellor IV, a senior at William Floyd High School, will ...

Driver pleads guilty in double-fatal dirt bike case  Newsday

The Mastic Beach man who drove a minivan into two men riding a dirt bike he believed they had stolen pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree ...

WFHS Students Conduct Research at Brookhaven National Laboratory & Various Community Locations

The students had the opportunity to attempt to solve the unknown structure of a protein.

Officials on vote: Village taxes may rise 400%  Newsday

Residents of Mastic Beach may see their property taxes increase up to 400 percent if voters decide to remain as an incorporated village, officials said.

William Floyd Unified Sports Completes Successful Inaugural Season

The Colonials finished the season 5-2 and fell just short of winning the championship.

Ex-stepfather of L.I. man cuffed in Japanese woman's murder surprised 'he would do something like this' - NY D  New York Daily News

The former stepfather of an accused Long Island killer says he was stunned to learn that the man is suspected of murdering and dismembering a woman in ...

William Floyd student arrested in stabbing  Newsday

A William Floyd High School student has been arrested in the Tuesday stabbing of another student in Mastic Beach, the school and Suffolk County police said.

Top students in Heckscher Museum contest  Newsday

Valley Stream and Northport students took the top spots in a local art contest that received a record number of entries for the fifth consecutive year.Ricky Vargas ...

Paul Casciano to retire as William Floyd schools superintendent  Newsday

Paul Casciano, who became superintendent of the William Floyd school district eight years ago at one of the most tumultuous times in its 181-year history, ...

William Floyd School District Celebrates Sixth Annual Unity Week

To cap off the William Floyd School District's sixth annual Unity Week, a celebration of unity, peace and diversity designed to promote tolerance, understanding ...

William Floyd Boys Varsity Soccer Poised to Make Noise in Playoffs

Sitting in third place in League I with a 9-3-1 overall record, the Colonials have a tremendous group of starters coupled with a deep and talented bench.

35 William Floyd Students Selected for SCMEA All-County Festivals

Thirty five student musicians from William Paca Middle School, William Floyd Middle School and William Floyd High school were chosen to perform in the Suffolk ...

Top 11 Students of the William Floyd High School Class of 2014

William Floyd High School Principal Barbara Butler recently conferred the Principal's Award upon the top 11 students from this year's graduating class – a fine ...

William Floyd High School Student Accepted to US Coast Guard Academy Scholars Program

William Floyd High School senior and NJROTC cadet D'azia Enriquez just had a lifelong dream fulfilled – she has been accepted to the US Coast Guard ...

South Country school district  Newsday

VOTING7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Bellport Middle School.THE BUDGETThe district proposes a $132158005 budget for 2018-19, a 1.98 percent increase from ...

WFHS FBLA Students Nab 19 Top Four Awards at LI Regional Competition

18 William Floyd students competing placed in the top four in their respective competitions at the FBLA District 1N/1S spring meeting at Hofstra University.

Family: LI grad fatally shot in Rhode Island  Newsday

A former William Floyd High School basketball player was shot and killed early Saturday as he walked home from a nightclub in Providence, Rhode Island, ...

33 students win in Long Island History Day contest  Newsday

Thirty-three Long Island students were first-place winners last month in a regional contest that asked them to explore local, state, national and world history.

William Floyd High School Junior Wins Third Place in Suffolk County Women in the Courts Essay Contest

Dabney Villasenor recently took home third place for her essay on the topic, “Why I Can't Wait to Vote.”

Wm. Floyd student sues district for $10M after beating  Newsday

A William Floyd High School student beaten at the school, allegedly by two men who yelled anti-gay slurs, is suing the district for $10 million, according to a ...

William Floyd High School Science Teacher Receives Empire State Excellence in Teaching Program Award

Kristen Drury, a William Floyd High School chemistry teacher, has been selected to receive the Empire State Excellence in Teaching Program award.

Two fatalities and one arrest in Bellport crash  Long Island Advance

On the morning of Thursday, June 22, just before local high school graduations commenced, a crash occurred in North Bellport that killed two men, one a high ...

Taxes to rise as village dissolves  Newsday

The average Mastic Beach homeowner is expected to pay an additional 22 percent in property taxes — roughly $45 — once the village returns to the jurisdiction ...

William Floyd High School Welcomes Holocaust Survivor Werner Reich

William Floyd High School students enrolled in AP World History and Global History & Geography recently welcomed Holocaust survivor Werner Reich as a ...

L.I. High School To House Drug Rehab Clinic  CBS New York

MASTIC BEACH, NY (WCBS 880) – A groundbreaking program will house a rehab clinic in a high school on Long Island. Audio Player.'s November 2018 Family Fun Guide: Turkey Trots, Fall Festivals, Thanksgiving Dinners & More!

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Ex-Mastic Beach Mayor Paul Breschard dead  Newsday

Paul Breschard, who led the charge to Mastic Beach forming as a village before briefly becoming its inaugural mayor, has died. He was 66.Mayor Maura Spery ...

William Floyd High School homecoming dance  Newsday

William Floyd High School in Mastic Beach held its homecoming dance on Oct. 4, crowning a homecoming king and queen in the process.

Serrano boosts Amityville in Suffolk ABCD final  Newsday

Josh Serrano had 31 points and eight assists to lead Amityville to a 75-60 victory over Center Moriches in the Suffolk ABCD boys basketball final Monday night ...

Michele Gode Takes Helm at William Paca Middle School

The William Floyd School District recently appointed Michele Gode, Ed.D., as the new principal of William Paca Middle School in Mastic Beach, NY, a school that ...

Man sentenced to prison for killing 2 on dirt bike  Newsday

A Mastic Beach man who chased down, hit and killed two men riding a dirt bike he believed they'd stolen has a "serious moral flaw," a Suffolk judge said ...

Residents discuss price for dissolving village  Newsday

If Mastic Beach residents vote to unincorporate their village next month and return to Brookhaven Town, New York State would provide the town with an annual ...

William Floyd senior Wesley Sullivan turns adversity into advantage  Newsday

Nothing can stop Wesley Sullivan from being a teenage version of a Renaissance Man. He thinks positive when you think negative. He's up when you're down.

Public hearing held for Mastic peninsula railroad crossings  Long Island Advance

A several-decades-long fight is being brought to Brookhaven Town's attention regarding the need for additional at-grade railroad crossings in the tri-hamlet area ...

Mom of Long Island van crash victim: 'I've got to bury my son, over a dirt bike?'  WABC-TV

The driver of a minivan that crashed into a dirt bike in North Bellport, killing two, was arraigned on a reckless endangerment charge in court in Central Islip Friday ...

Honor for teen trombonist  Newsday

A Mastic teenager was the only high school student in the nation recognized in a prestigious competition for trombone players. Zachary Neikens, a William Floyd ...

Ward Melville H.S. team wins court competition  Newsday

The mock trial team from Ward Melville High School in East Setauket took the top spot in this year's Long Island Mentor Moot Court Competition. The foursome of ...

Name (Joe Smith Jr.) and Day Job (Laborer) Are Ordinary. The Boxer Isn’t.  The New York Times

Inside the ring, Joe Smith Jr. is what boxing people describe as a bricklayer: heavy-handed, with knockout power in either fist. The designation is appropriate in ...

Report: NY ranks 7th in U.S. for AP exam  Newsday

New York placed seventh nationally in the percentage of public high school graduates succeeding on Advanced Placement exams in 2016, moving up from ...

William Floyd NJROTC Cadets Honed Skills at Summer Training

Five William Floyd Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) cadets spent part of the summer honing their leadership skills and abilities.

William Floyd Cheerleaders Raise $1500 for NY Cancer and Blood Specialists

Student athletes raised $1500 for the organization in honor of those who have fought, survived and been taken from breast cancer.

William Floyd High School Hosts 7th Annual Gown Giveaway

William Floyd High School recently held their 7th annual Gown Giveaway giving students the opportunity to choose new and gently used gowns and accessories ...

William Paca Middle School Students Empowered through Youth Triathlon

Student-athletes participated in a curriculum affirming the positive character traits of respect, responsibility, teamwork and dedication.

William Floyd High School Business Academy Named NYS Region I Department of the Year

For the second consecutive year and the fifth time overall, the William Floyd High School Business Academy has been selected as the New York State Region I ...

Fears Anew in an Area Rife With Sex Offenders  New York Times

With more than two dozen registered sex offenders living in one Long Island school district, fear and frustration are growing among parents.

Watch LI record holder carve fire truck in ice  Newsday

Mastic Beach man has been a cut above since college, starting an ice-sculpting business and performing demonstrations and competitions.

Long Island Special Needs Student Has One Incredible Basketball Story To Tell  CBS Local

MASTIC BEACH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A special student on Long Island is still feeling like a king. His basketball coach put him in a game for the first time and ...

Versace USA Visits William Floyd High School Fashion Marketing Students

William Floyd High School Fashion Marketing students in Korin Cloghessy and Jacqueline Giacalone's classes recently had the unique opportunity to meet with ...

William Floyd High School College-Bound Student-Athletes Inspire District's Fifth Graders

As part of Spirit Week, William Floyd held its ninth annual College-Bound Athletics Assembly for fifth graders from the district's five elementary schools – John S.

11 William Floyd High School Students Selected For Nyscame All-county Honors Festival

Eleven William Floyd High School students have been selected for the NYSCAME All-County Music Festival, an honors festival for students who have ...

County unveils plans for new Smith Point span  Newsday

The aging Smith Point bridge, which has carried millions of beachgoers to Suffolk County's largest oceanfront park since opening in 1959, will be replaced with a ...

William Paca Sixth Grader wins Prestigious Music Scholarship

Kassidy Chamberlain has won the Joel Ratner Suffolk County Music Educators Association Scholarship for 2018.

Shirley student accepted at all 8 Ivy League schools  Newsday

Seventeen-year-old Kwasi Enin of Shirley took a shot at -- and won -- what amounts to an academic royal flush: He applied to and was accepted at all eight Ivy ...

William Floyd mock trial team wins second straight state competition  Newsday

The 13 members of William Floyd High School's mock trial team wore their traditional colors as they entered an Albany courtroom for the final round of New York ...

Five WFHS Student-Musicians Selected for NYSSMA All-State

Each spring, thousands of high school students from across New York State compete for a limited number of positions available in the eight NYSSMA All-State ...

SEE PHOTOS Way to Go kids  Newsday

A look at Long Island kids who have been featured in Newsday's Way to Go feature in LI Life.

Student Athletes Working Hard at William Floyd Tennis Camp

For the 12th consecutive year, William Floyd varsity head coach Dave Pia is overseeing an eight-week summer tennis camp for girls and boys.

Long Island former principal, basketball coach pleads guilty to receiving child pornography  New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

A former school principal pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography Wednesday afternoon.

William Floyd High School Interact Club Collects 250 Jeans for Homeless LI Teens

The William Floyd High School Interact Club, a youth division of the Rotary Club of Shirley and the Mastics, collected 250 pairs of new and gently used jeans to ...

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