Points of Pride
The Freeport Public Schools Board of Education and administration take great pride in sharing the awards and recognitions that have been achieved.
Our Students’ Achievements:
• Members of the Class of 2012 have been accepted into several of the finest colleges and universities in the nation, including: Princeton University, Yale University, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State University, Albright College, Northeastern University, Molloy College, Quinnipiac University, Polytechnic Institute of NYU, Hofstra University, Adelphi University, and SUNY Stony Brook, Albany and Binghamton. Freeport High School seniors Justin Millan and Emerick Martin were named Siemens Foundation Semifinalists. Seventy-three students were inducted into the National Honor Society and 68 students from Dodd Middle School were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society.
• Freeport High School senior Ryan Stortz was named a National Merit Commended Student.
• Freeport High School seniors Shakira Walden and Samuel Harding were named National Achievement Scholarship Program Outstanding Participants.
• Several academically advanced Freeport High School freshmen were selected to study in a unique program hosted by the Cradle of Aviation Museum.
• Atkinson Intermediate School student Kira Brizill and John W. Dodd Middle School Student Nyeem Maloney were named Long Island Young Scholars of Mathematics for Gifted and Talented Students by SUNY College at Old Westbury.
• Cohort of fourth graders participated in a Cradle of Aviation Space Exploration & Robotics ten-week institute to explore space and robotics.
• District long-term community partnerships with the Freeport Fire Department, Freeport Police Department, Freeport Pride Basketball Program and Meadowbrook Care Center.
• Students K-12 participate in ongoing community service projects and fundraising events to promote medical research and help those less fortunate.
Our Sports Programs:
• The Red Devils football team made it to the Nassau County Finals for the past four years in a row.
• Cheerleading team finished third in Empire Regional Competition and earned a bid to the National Championships.
• Isaiah Brown, captain of the Red Devils football team, will attend and play football at Princeton University.
• Isaiah Barnes and Jere Brown were selected to the All-Long Island football team.
• Girls soccer, girls tennis and girls swimming qualified as New York State fall Scholar-Athlete Teams this fall.
• Jonathan Greenwood won the 300-meter and 600-meter runs at the Nassau County Class A Championships.
• Maurice Irby won the Nassau County Wrestling Championship in the 132 lb. weight class.
• The girls volleyball and boys soccer teams earned sportsmanship honors this fall.
• The girls bowling team were Conference Champions.
Our Music and Arts Programs:
• Freeport High School Select Chorale was invited to participate in the Kennedy Center Celebration for Presidents’ Day weekend in Washington, DC, February 17 – 19, 2012.
• Over 200 students were scheduled to participate in NYSSMA competitions.
• The Caroline G. Atkinson Intermediate School and J.W. Dodd Middle School Select Chorales have been invited to participate in a choral workshop and tour in Philadelphia, PA, April 13-15, 2012.
• The Freeport High School Band participated in the Newsday Marching Band Festival at Hofstra University.
• Freeport High School seniors Crystal Jackson, Brea Baker and Anthony Granito were accepted for All-State in Rochester, New York.
• Forty-one students participated in the All-County Music Festival, and one student was selected to participate in the Long Island String Festival Association competition.
• Forty-one students had their artwork featured in the Art Supervisors’ Association All-County Art Show.
• The Summer Academy of the Arts was held during the summer of 2011 with “Celebrating Creativity” as the theme for over 200 students. Students wrote their own skits, composed instrumental and choral music, and presented the projects to the Freeport Community.
• The Peace and Love Festival incorporated spoken word, songs, dance, and visual displays for peace and love on our planet.
• Intervisitation between the Westbury School District’s music program and students at Freeport High School.
• Choral workshop given for the select chorales of Freeport High School by Fredonia University at Freeport High School.
• Elementary students participate in the Annual Elementary Art Exhibit at Freeport Memorial Library.
• Freeport High School students participate in Youth Art Month Exhibit and the Art Expo featuring the work of local artists.