The Elephants in Elmont: What Good Is Diversity?

I prefer to live in a diverse community. Written by Alexandria Harvey* This sentence is intriguing to me—as a writer—because it contains an adverbial prepositional inside of an infinitive phrase that acts as the direct object of the independent clause. This sentence is intriguing to me—as a human being—because it is true. While figures have … Continue reading The Elephants in Elmont: What Good Is Diversity?

Elmont Memorial High School Has Quietly Built an Extraordinary Science Research Program

Written by Karl Valere Two years ago, Elmont Memorial High School Class of 2015 Salutatorian, Harold Ekeh, made national and global news headlines after being accepted into all eight of the country's prestigious Ivy League universities -- for starters. Just one year later, Class of 2016 Valedictorian, Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, too, achieved the elusive Ivy League … Continue reading Elmont Memorial High School Has Quietly Built an Extraordinary Science Research Program

The Elephants in Elmont: How Come We Don’t Have More ‘Healthy Food’ Restaurants?

"What happens, however, when we crave a wholesome meal of lean meats and vegetables? A couple of upscale cocktails followed by small plates? A powerful smoothie and a fresh sandwich for lunch?" Alexandria Harvey writes. [Read more.] Written by Alexandria Harvey* Most morals succumb to the craving for fast food—even if this desire is literally and metaphorically … Continue reading The Elephants in Elmont: How Come We Don’t Have More ‘Healthy Food’ Restaurants?

Elmont Alumna, Dr. Tasha Brown, Wants You To Be Strategic About Accomplishing Your Goals

"Train up a child in the way [she] should go: and when [she] is old[er], [she] will not depart from it." Proverbs 22:6 (KJV) Elmont native, Tasha Brown, has always been destined for greatness. Now, she's empowering others to access their full potential as well. [Read more.] Meet Tasha Brown. Tasha is an Elmont native and a proud … Continue reading Elmont Alumna, Dr. Tasha Brown, Wants You To Be Strategic About Accomplishing Your Goals