Accolades

  • Class of 2022 Valedictorians & Salutatorians

    Meet the 2022 Valedictorians and Salutatorians: North High Valedictorian Sahar Tartak, South High Valedictorian Jansen Wong, North High Co-Salutatorians Kevin Khadavi and David Zeng, and South High Salutatorian Ross Williams.

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  • North High Athlete Earns All-American Honors

    Adam Namdar, a senior at North High School, capped off his high school track and field career with a podium finish at the Nike Outdoor National Championships in Eugene, Oregon on June 18. He competed in the high jump against the best high school athletes in the country and won third place with an impressive jump of 6’7”.

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  • GNPS Staff Granted Tenure

    The Board of Education, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, recently granted tenure to 34 teachers and six administrators in the Great Neck Public Schools.

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  • GNPS Girls Golf Team Wins County, Long Island Championship Titles; Competes at States

    The Great Neck District Girls Golf Team completed another championship season, winning both the Nassau County and Long Island championship titles followed by a strong fourth-place finish at the New York State championship tournament.

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  • NASTAR Award Recipient

    North High School teacher Samantha Gallagher has been honored as a recipient of the 2022 NASTAR Award, presented by the Nassau Association of School Technologists (NASTECH).

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  • Long Island Music Hall of Fame Scholarship Recipient

    North High School senior Tiantian Emily Wei is one of four Long Island high school seniors to receive the 2022 Distinction in Music award from the Long Island Music Hall of Fame.

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  • Adult Learning Center Grads

    The GNPS Adult Learning Center held their 49th annual Graduation and Awards Ceremony on June 9. The event recognized program participants who received New York State High School Equivalency Diplomas, met NYS benchmarks for English language proficiency, and demonstrated a commitment to learning through outstanding attendance.

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  • ADL Gold Star Educator Award Recipients

    South Middle School teachers Katie Dervin and Kirsten Kuhn, co-chairs of the school’s No Place for Hate committee, have been selected as the recipients of the 2022 Gold Star Educator Award presented by the New York/New Jersey chapter of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).

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  • Gold Star No Place for Hate Schools

    North Middle, South Middle, and South High have been recognized by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) as Gold Star No Place for Hate schools for the 2021–22 school year.

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  • New Faces Award Winner

    South High freshman Alyssa Wong has been selected as a scholarship recipient through the second annual New Faces program, part of the Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance. Alyssa has been awarded a full scholarship for the Rider University Musical Theatre Institute (MTI), a pre-college summer program.

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  • South High Seniors Awarded College-Sponsored Merit Scholarships

    Recipients of college-sponsored scholarships through the prestigious 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSP) are Alexander Voses, National Merit Boston University Scholarship; Katherine Wang, National Merit Emory University Scholarship; and Andre Lungu, National Merit Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Scholarship.

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