• Herricks Student a Winner in Playwriting Contest

    An award-winning playwright has been discovered at Herricks High School. Sophomore Joylynne Hoang’s “Bittersweet” was one of 100 plays selected as part of the 2018 Gi60 One Minute Play contest. Her play, scheduled to be performed in the United Kingdom, tells the story of a girl and a sleeping stranger she meets on the train who reminds her of a lost love, with a surprising and poignant ending.

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  • Herricks Middle School Supports Ride for Life

    On May 10, Herricks Middle School students welcomed Chris Pendergast and his Ride for Life Team. Since 2013, the team has been making an annual stop at the Middle School while traveling across Long Island to Yankee Stadium to raise awareness about ALS.

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  • Herricks Senior Grows from Internship at 9/11 Memorial Museum

    On May 17, Herricks High School senior and Social Studies Research student Nora Ma graduated from a prestigious internship with the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City. She had been selected from a pool of candidates that provided a unique, year-long, afterschool program that offered a behind-the-scenes look into the museum.

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  • Herricks Musicians Earn 15 Awards, Including 12 Gold with Distinction, at NYSSMA Majors

    Herricks students earned amazing results at the 2018 Nassau County NYSSMA Major Ensemble festival, held from May 18-24 at Hofstra University. Fifteen of the district’s musical ensembles participated in this event, where they were evaluated by highly skilled adjudicators and received awards that reflected their talent, dedication and many hours of practice.

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  • Herricks Student Takes First-Place Win in Writing Contest

    Herricks High School sophomore Carrie Hsu has been recognized as a first-place winner in the 2018 Kenneth Gambone Writing Contest and was formally honored at the Long Island Language Arts Council Spring Luncheon. Held at Captain Bill’s in Bay Shore on May 19, this event celebrated award recipients that represented grades 4, 7 and 10.

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  • Eish Maheshwari Wins at ISEF

    Herricks High School is proud to congratulate junior Eish Maheshwari for earning two prestigious awards at the 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Eish is currently at the event in Pittsburgh with Science Research teacher Renée Barcia.

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  • Herricks Wins More Math Medals

    Herricks students recently added more achievements to the district’s list of math successes earned this year. Five middle school students attended the MathCON National finals at the University of Illinois in Chicago on May 5 and 6 and middle and high school students both excelled at the Al Kafus Long Island Math Fair held on April 20 at Hofstra University.

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  • Elementary Students Earn Outstanding Physical Education Awards

    Several Herricks students were recognized with Outstanding Physical Education Elementary Awards presented by the Nassau Zone of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. These distinctions, which recognized healthy and physically active students, were presented on May 10 at Roslyn High School.

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  • Boys Lacrosse Team Brings Home Marcus Cup

    The Herricks High School Highlanders Varsity Boys Lacrosse team coached by Mike Chin took on the New Hyde Park High School Gladiators in what has become known as the Annual Cross Town Show Down. It is the game played each year between the two teams for New Hyde Park bragging rights and the trophy "The Marcus Cup". This year's game was important, because the winner would be in the Nassau County playoffs.

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  • MS Students Attend the Annual NC Physical Ed. Showcase

    Herricks Middle School students attended the annual Nassau County Physical Education Showcase at the Broadway Mall in Hicksville. An event that encourages the schools to share fun games, activities, or dance routines to the public, while encouraging physical activity to all participants and spectators.

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  • Herricks Musicians Perform in Trills and Thrills

    On May 10, three ensembles from the Herricks High School Music Department traveled to New Jersey to participate in the Trills and Thrills festival. The Ninth-Grade Band, Ninth-Grade Orchestra and Ninth-Grade Chorus performed under the direction of Scott Stickley, Catherine Fish and Louise O'Hanlon, respectively.

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  • Denton Rocks the Color

    Over 400 participants – children and adults- gathered on the fields of Denton Avenue School on Saturday morning for our first PTA Color Fun Run. The event was designed to attract runners and non-runners who want to stay fit and participate in a non-competitive, fun environment.

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  • Herricks Cellists Perform New Music at Lincoln Center

    On May 3, the Herricks High School Cello Quartet performed the premiere of a piece commissioned specifically for them at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. The Cello Quartet is comprised of ninth-graders Dara Bao, Justin Koe, Kyle Pinzon and Justin Yang.

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  • Herricks STAC Students to Exhibit Art at Sip This

    Herricks High School’s STAC arts program begins its annual residency at Sip This, a coffee shop and art gallery located in Valley Stream, on May 12. The students of STAC will be exhibiting art ranging from drawings and paintings to photography and sculptural pieces, including a full window installation. The art will be up until the beginning of June, but the real special event of the residency is the opening night reception on May 12 beginning at 7 p.m.

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  • MS & HS Perform at St. John's Episcopal Church of Lattingtown

    On Wednesday, May 2, Chamber Choirs from Herricks Middle School and Herricks High School performed a concert of choral music at St. John's Episcopal Church of Lattingtown. This was the inaugural collaborative concert between these two ensembles and St. John's has invited our choirs to sing again next spring.

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