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Mineola High School

10 Armstrong Rd, Garden City Park, NY 11040
Main Office: (516) 237-2600
Attendance Office: (516) 237-2610
Athletic Office: (516) 237-2630
Fine & Performing Arts Office: (516) 237-2625
Guidance Office: (516) 237-2650
Nurse's Office: (516) 237-2680
Fax: (516) 237-2608
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Principal
Whittney Smith, Ed.D.
Headshot photo of Lisa Downey
Assistant Principal
Lisa Downey, Ed.D.
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Assistant Principal
Heather Dvorak
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Assistant Principal
Jennie Fahey

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Our Accolades

Award badges: Apple Distinguished school; Common Sense School 2020-22; NYS Seal of Biliteracy; US News Best High Schools Rankings 2021

Mineola High School News

Building Bridges

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Mineola High School students Urja Patela and Julia Therassi each earned the 2022 Students Building Bridges Award from the Jewish Community Relations Council of Long Island. Patela and Therassi are co-presidents of school’s Student Service Center, an organization dedicated to community outreach. Students are recognized with this award for working to help create a more civil society, volunteering, building ties across different communities and working on intergenerational projects.

Date Added: 5/26/2022

Class of 2022’s Val & Sal

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Mineola High School’s valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2022 are Alvin Tsai and Katherine Ahn, respectively.

Alvin is regarded as a dedicated student with a commendable work ethic. He has excelled in his classes and has been enrolled in various AP and college-level courses. He is a member of the National Honor Society and the Science Honor Society. Due to his success on the Preliminary SAT, he was recognized as a Commended Student in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Alvin is the founder and president of both the Coding Club and the Computer Honor Society, as well as president of the school’s Mathletes team. He is also a talented swimmer, competing with the Long Island Aquatic Club since January 2013. He competed twice at the NCSA Junior National Championships and was honored by USA Swimming for being a nationally ranked age group swimmer (sixth in the 50 free and eighth in the 100 free). In the summer months, Alvin has traveled to his parents’ home country of Taiwan to teach young students English. He will be attending MIT in the fall for computer science.

Katherine is known as a scholar and a true role model for her peers. Throughout her time at Mineola High School, she has pursued courses in her areas of interest, such as Computer Science, Math and Science, and has taken multiple AP classes. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society and the Computer Science Honor Society. Katherine is active in the Environmental Club, Mathletes, Coding Club and Robotics. She is also a member of the cross-country team. Additionally, Katherine has found a passion in tutoring her fellow peers at the district’s Student Service Center. Outside of school, she dedicates her time to her church and working with youth. Katherine works with younger parishioners to plan activities and fundraisers that lead up to their annual missionary trip to Honduras. Through this experience, she has dedicated her time to teach English at a Christian school. She plans to attend Northeastern University and major in computer science and behavioral neuroscience.

Congratulations to both students on this tremendous achievement. The district wishes them the best of luck in their future endeavors.

Date Added: 5/23/2022

Good Deed Awards

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Mineola High School students Julia Therassi and Natalie Laszewski won Good Deeds Award for Long Island Teenagers 2022. The Good Deeds Awards Program recognizes students whose independent good deeds contribute to the community’s quality of life. The program is run by the National Committee for Furtherance of Jewish Education of Nassau County.

Date Added: 5/20/2022

Science Successes

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Mineola High School student Keira Talty has been recognized for her achievements in science. She was awarded Second Place in the Poster Session of the 60th annual National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, which was held recently in Albuquerque, N.M. The National JSHS brought together 245 high school students who qualified by submitting and presenting original scientific research papers in regional symposiums held at universities nationwide. Keira competed in the “Mathematics and Computer Sciences” category and received a $450 monetary award.

Additionally, Keira has been named a finalist in the 2022 NSPC Brain & Spine Surgery Health Science Competition. By being chosen as a finalist, she will be able to present her research in-person and compete for prize money. Her research is in the category of “Bioengineering and Computational Biology.” The finalist event is scheduled to be held at the Center for Science Teaching and Learning in Rockville Centre, on May 18.

Date Added: 4/28/2022

Award of Merit

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Congratulations to Bridget Cunningham who earned the NYSPTA Award of Merit for her photograph titled, “The Medicine of Music.” This entry was among 481 of the very best statewide to reach the NYS PTA level of Reflections judging. We are #MineolaProud of you.

Date Added: 4/6/2022

Virtual Backpack