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  IN THE NEWS                                                        SEPTEMBER 2008

"Executive Board Meeting"
SEPTEMBER 18, 2008
10:00 AM
NYSUT Office
See other meeting dates

"RC 21 General Meeting " SEPTEMBER 24, 2008
10:00 AM
West Islip Library

"RC 21 Election Phone Bank"
OCTOBER 7 & 14, 2008
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
NYSUT Office

POSTED 9/7/08: 

    Eleanor Steffen Lipkins, a retired teacher who worked in the Art Department of the Brentwood High School, is announcing a showing of her new works at The Doghouse Gallery in Woodstock. See more details...

   Below is a 1970 Brentwood High School photo taken of Ellie


     ROBS was notified this week by Robert Finnegan, Islip Town Historian that two of the historic markers he promised the History Committee and the Brentwood School District have been delivered and permanently installed. The photos provide locations.
The third has not yet been installed at the site of the octagonal building or “Dame House,” on Brentwood Road.

 View all the Photos

POSTED 9/21/08

Former Brentwood High School student gives  lead in speech before Senator Obama's acceptance speech at Democratic Convention. Read the article below:
Ex-LI woman thrust into DNC spotlight -- Newsday.com

POSTED 9/21/08

Read article in NY Times
Schools - In a District of Challenges, Brentwood Band Wins Big - NYTimes.com

  THE TOWN CRIER -  MarilynDePlaza@aol.com
Marilyn DePlaza
POSTED 9/23/08

Grace and Bernie Fishenfeld wanted to share this good news about their granddaughter who won the Eisenhower Park's "Reach for the StarsTeenTalent Search". Grace taught art in Brentwood High School. Read Article

POSTED 9/30/08

It is with deep sadness that I inform you of my husband Morty's passing on August 2nd after a long illness.  He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.
Esther Ostfeld

POSTED 9/30/08

Concetta Acunzo has been training to run in the NYC marathon on Sunday, November 2nd. Concetta is the daughter of Toni and George Acunzo. Toni retired from Brentwood in 2003 where she taught at Hemlock Park Elementary School.  You can go to Concetta's Team Continuum 2008 NY City Marathon Page for more details.


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