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Valedictorian Luncheon

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Class of 2023 valedictorian Jillian Ryan was recognized at the Suffolk County School Superintendents Association Valedictorians Luncheon on June 1. The annual luncheon brings together the county’s highest-achieving graduates, their families, high school principals and superintendents. Congratulations, Jillian!

Date Added: 6/7/2023

Students Share Mental Health Initiatives

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Center Moriches High School student leaders attended the Nassau BOCES Mental Health Consortium’s event, “From Awareness to Action,” on May 31. The event focused on substance use prevention in schools. Several speakers and regional experts communicated how to teach students healthy coping mechanisms and social-emotional learning skills that are critical in preventing substance use. Meanwhile, students shared the many mental health initiatives and events they led in Center Moriches this year.

Date Added: 6/5/2023

School Safety Excellence Award

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Utica National Insurance Group has awarded the Center Moriches School District with a School Safety Excellence Award for 2023. The honor recognizes school districts’ efforts to keep students, staff and visitors safe.

Districts are evaluated based on going above and beyond in several categories including bullying prevention programs, playground safety and building safety. Utica National measures this through specific, quantifiable surveys. This year, 165 districts in New York State were recognized by Utica National Insurance Group.

Date Added: 6/1/2023

PEACE Project

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Center Moriches High School partnered with the Patchogue Arts Council to bring the PEACE Project to students, immersing them in a day full of the arts. The PEACE Project combined artmaking and socialization. Students were able to use their creative minds and work in several disciplines including the fine arts, digital arts, performance arts, dance and poetry. The PEACE Project aims to shape a diverse, inclusive and equitable art education community.

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Date Added: 5/30/2023

Students Learn Traditions of Unkechaug Nation

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Members of the Unkechaug Nation visited Center Moriches middle and high schools to share their culture through a celebration of traditional songs and dances. Students learned what several dances represent as well as the importance of the “big drum” and how it symbolizes the heart of Native American people.

Date Added: 5/26/2023