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A new, need-based scholarship has been created, allocated specifically to Hebrew Academy of Nassau County (HANC) graduates who are applying to Yeshiva University, in the amount of $80,500. The scholarship fortifies the special relationship between HANC and Yeshiva, of vital importance to the gift donors, Beryl and Doreen Eckstein. more
On Sunday evening, January 13th, the Hebrew Academy of Nassau County proudly hosted a “Back to the 80s” Reunion Dinner for its high school alumni who graduated during the 1980s. The reunion took place at HANC’s Mitchel Field High School campus, giving the alumni a chance to return to their alma mater and see first-hand just how much it has grown and changed, while retaining the warmth and sense of family that they remembered. more
Students in 4th -6th grade at HANC’s Samuel & Elizabeth Bass Golding Elementary School, in West Hempstead, participated in a moving assembly to commemorate the tragic events of September 11, 2001. … more
Gabrielle Lovett, of Woodmere, is HAFTR’s Class of 2012 Valedictorian. At HAFTR Gabrielle was Captain of College Bowl, President of Model Congress, President of the National Honor Society, and participated in the following: Math Team, Science and Engineering Club, Science Research, Volleyball, Food Delivery to the Needy, Intel Competition. She plans to major in Chemistry at Columbia University. more
The harmonizing voices of four choirs reverberated through HAFTR High School’s capacity filled auditorium to resounding cheers and applause from the audience last Wednesday for HAFTR’s 5th Annual Girls’ Choir Competition. more
This week HAFTR had the pleasure of hosting the 25th annual Scott Satran basketball tournament. The HAFTR Invitational Scott Satran Memorial Tournament is a bittersweet occasion. It brings together students from eight different yeshiva high schools to commemorate a HAFTR alumnus, Scott Satran, who passed away 25 years ago from cancer at the age of 20. Every year this event bonds the HAFTR community and seven other schools together in remembrance. more
Sunday mornings at the HANC West Hempstead campus are busy with Torah learning, but the students are not the typical yeshiva audience. Each of the children has a developmental disability. So while their siblings are at home spending the weekend, these students receive an experience resembling a typical classroom. “We want to involve [each] child in the experience of being in a yeshiva just like their siblings,” said Annalee Ickowics, director of the Gottesman Learning Center. more
Local yeshiva students have been making their mark in the fields of science and technology this past year. At the Hebrew Academy of Nassau County, students spent months building a robot for the Gildor Family Projects and Inventions competition, an Israeli science and technology contest for high school students. HANC was one of only two American teams present at more
Attendees from numerous synagogues, schools, youth groups and organizations commemorated the 63rd anniversary of Israeli independence. The march was led by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Governor Andrew Cuomo, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Senator Charles Schumer, and Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, among other elected officials. more
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