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Congratulations Class of 2022!

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Congratulations Graduates of the Class of 2022. The district wishes you the very best in all of your future endeavors.

Added on: 6/25/22

Environmental Club Cleans Up

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The Mineola High School Environmental Club completed the year with a big community cleanup. Held on May 24, club members and student volunteers collected approximately 78 pounds of garbage from our local streets. The Town of North Hempstead provided gloves, bags and free T-shirts to all volunteers from throughout the school.

Date Added: 6/3/2022

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