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Northport HS students inducted into Math Honor Society

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More than 100 Northport High School students were the first to be inducted into the school’s newly formed chapter of the New York State Math Honor Society on Jan. 13.  
One hundred and two students took the Math Honor Society oath, pledging to maintain and model leadership skills, initiative, knowledge and passion as they pursue deeper interests in mathematics. “I will support all objectives of the Northport High School Math Honor Society,” they said.
Superintendent of Schools Robert Banzer congratulated the students and thanked those in attendance before turning the microphone over to the event’s keynote speaker and salutatorian of the Class of 2018, Nicholas Holfester. The closing remarks were made by October Mathematics Student of the Month, Danielle Levanti.
Congratulations to Theo Amendola, Jude Anton, Samuel Aronson, James Atkinson, Bryan Avila, Ryan Bell, John Bilello, Emma Blanco, Arielle Blume, Nicholas Borina, Sophia Borovikova, Alea Brummel, Camden Burk, Luke Cacic, Simone Cammarasana, Brandon Carire, Lauren Cash, Olivia Caulfield, Justin Cavanaugh, James Connor, Shea Contino, Kayla Cotter, Griffin Crafa, Matthew Cruise, Emilie D’Amaro, Annabella D'Ambrosio, Tara D'Amico, Isabella DeBrino, Maxwell DeBrino, Megan DellaMarco, Kerry Dennin, Sienna Edwards, Thomas Fodor, Abby Fortuna, Luke Frisoli, Kyle Gallagher, Taryn Gerlach, Nicholas Gilligan, Joseph Gonzalez, Mackenzie Graham, Julia Graziano, Sean Gull, Emily Guo, Madison Heckman, Aidan Hickman, Ryan Inzerillo, Ian Kaish, Valia Kavrakis, Allison Kennedy, Kailyn Kilroe, Heather Kirchner, Emily Kovacs, Meghan Kropp, Alexa Lacher, Sophia Lamendola, Meghan Lavin, Ayla Lerner, Danielle Levanti, Eileen Lin, Esther Loring, Philip Mancino, Valentina Masone, Thomas McDonagh, Colin McGarry, Liam McKenna, Meaghan McKenna, Kelly McLaughlin Kathryn Meadows, Kyle Mitard, Vincent Moscarelli, Madalyn Oliver, Matthew Olson, Harsh Patel, Kevin Penrose, Ella Petry, 
Carla Pibouin Dilan Piscatello Luke Popp Kristian Psihos Connor Quinn Ameer Qureshi Ryan Reynolds Noah Rosenzweig Jamie Safonte, Rosalie Sarnataro, Jamie Saturno, Johnathan Schiede, McKenzie Schuvart, Aidan Sewell, Aidan Sheehan, Meghan Smith, Lauren Spinner, Aidan Stang, Derek Stratton, Jonah Thomas, Lauren Thompson, Sterling Thompson, Michael Torres, Celia Vazquez, Yin Zhang and  Rachel Zulawski. 

Photo caption: One hundred and two Northport High School students were inducted into the school’s Math Honor Society on Jan. 13. 

Photos courtesy of Northport-East Northport Union Free School District 

HS students place among top three in Digital Generation competition

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Several students from Northport High School’s Digital Generation course presented their collaborative final projects at Stony Brook University’s Charles B. Wang Center on Jan 13. 

There were 14 groups of students, each with representatives from five Long Island high schools, including Northport, Riverhead, Sayville, Westhampton Beach and Half Hollow Hills East and West. The program uses a blended learning model to virtually connect the school districts’ students to have them understand the power of the internet and social media. 

Since September, the students have worked together using Google digital platforms to communicate and create a public service announcement, infographic and website debating opposing sides of an ethical dilemma, such as consumer privacy, ethics in college acceptance, public health threats and cyberbullying.

The winning teams, which include three Northport High School students – Matt Gray, Gabriella DeStasi and Madison Cassar – will visit Google headquarters in New York City in March.