We Started Here: Paul

School is wonderful. Higher education is even better. Everyone can and ought to have a chance at a decent school where they can work hard, earn good grades and soar beyond his or her potential. Elmont Memorial High School is indeed such a place. Home to some of the best and brightest, Elmont upholds a … Continue reading We Started Here: Paul

The Color of Brilliance: High Achieving Black Scholars at Elmont High School Say People Wonder If They’re Cheating

Source: Karin Chenoweth, Huffington Post The first time I visited Elmont Memorial High School in New York's Nassau County almost eight years ago, then-principal Al Harper showed me the space where he had carved out the science research lab. It was crammed with myriad equipment. Just what I can't remember, except that there was a cage and … Continue reading The Color of Brilliance: High Achieving Black Scholars at Elmont High School Say People Wonder If They’re Cheating

Review: Girls P.R.I.D.E. Project 3rd Annual Women’s HERstory Month Celebration

On Saturday March 14th, a rainy afternoon did not stop an audience full of girls, young ladies, women and community members from packing the Elmont Memorial Library Theatre for the 3rd Annual Women's HERstory Month Celebration organized by Girls PRIDE Project. The event featured inspiring dance performances, musical selections, poetry, motivational speakers and more -- … Continue reading Review: Girls P.R.I.D.E. Project 3rd Annual Women’s HERstory Month Celebration

Elmont’s Prestigious Model U.N. Team Shines Again

Source: Long Island Herald Ten students from Elmont Memorial High School Model United Nations program traveled to the Georgetown Model United Nations Conference in Washington, D.C., held from Feb. 11 to 15. The conference, hosted by Georgetown University, is the largest Model U.N. conference in North America. Elite students from all over the world participated. … Continue reading Elmont’s Prestigious Model U.N. Team Shines Again