Accolades

  •  Yearbook photos of seniors who won top awards for 2024

    Class of 2024—Barstow, Scott Moss, Gleitsman & Taney Awards

    Each year, John L. Miller-Great Neck North High School and William A. Shine-Great Neck South High School announce the winners of significant graduation awards. The Barstow Awards are presented to graduating seniors at both high schools. The Scott Moss Award is presented at South High, while the Gleitsman and Taney Awards are presented at North High.

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  •  Yearbook photos of the valedictorians and salutatorians for North and South High Schools

    Class of 2024 Valedictorians & Salutatorians

    An overview of the Great Neck Public Schools Class of 2024 reveals 592 graduates from the district’s three high schools: 263 from John L. Miller-Great Neck North High School, 312 from William A. Shine-Great Neck South High School, and 17 from The Village School. Click on the article title to read more about the valedictorians and salutatorians for North and South High Schools.

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  •  Group photo of 27 tenure recipients

    GNPS Staff Granted Tenure

    At the June 20 public meeting of the GNPS Board of Education, Board trustees and district administrators joined gathered families and friends to acknowledge, celebrate, and applaud the accomplishments of 27 tenure recipients.

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  •  Grou photo of 16 employees joined by the Superintendent and four Board Trustees

    Employees Applauded for 25 Years of Service

    Nineteen GNPS employees reached this career milestone this year, marking a quarter century of outstanding service to the Great Neck Public Schools.

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  •  Group photo of 13 retirees with the Superintendent and four Board Trustees

    2023-24 Retirees Honored

    The Board of Education and professional associations representing teachers, administrators, paraprofessionals, and civil service employees of the Great Neck Public Schools hosted a recognition event on June 13 to honor 38 employees retiring from the District this school year.

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  • Four Schools Earn "No Place for Hate" National Designation

    North High School, North Middle School, South High School, and South Middle School have been recognized by the ADL as "No Place for Hate" schools for the 2024–25 school year.

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  •  Eight middle school students standing behind a raised garden bed filled with flowers

    South Middle Seventh-Graders Create Pollinator Gardens

    South Middle School celebrated the culmination of a year-long effort by unveiling three new raised garden beds in front of the school that will serve as a habitat for local pollinators.

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  • Dr. Justin Lander and Leslie Dalis Watnik

    Lakeville Technology Teacher Receives NASTAR Award

    Leslie Dalis Watnik, technology teacher at Lakeville School, is a recipient of the 2024 NASTAR Award presented by the Nassau Association of School Technologists (NASTECH). Ms. Dalis received her award at the sixth annual NASTECH NASTAR Celebration on June 13.

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  •  Student receives his poster design from Karen Lewis from Achilles Kids

    North Middle Student Wins National Design Contest

    Artwork created by North Middle School seventh-grader Stanley Kao has been selected as the winning poster design for the 2024 Achilles Kids International Marathon Program.

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  •  61 students standing on risers, along with Board trustees, district and building administrators

    Board Commends South High Students

    On June 5, the Great Neck Board of Education recognized 61 South High students for contributing to the quality of life at the William A. Shine-Great Neck South High School.

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