On a warm Saturday afternoon in April, members of the Shoreham-Wading River boys lacrosse team lined up near midfield wearing pink jerseys before the start of the annual Lax Out Cancer fundraiser game against Miller Place. Joe Kavanagh, one of the event’s organizers, took the microphone and introduced the four honorees. READ
The Shoreham-Wading River community is decorated with orange bows — on mailboxes, front doors and in girls’ hair — to support sixth-grader Liam McGuire, who is once again fighting a battle against cancer.
The turf field at Shoreham-Wading River High School won’t be finished until February.
At last week’s school board meeting in Shoreham, a mother whose child has a disability approached the board’s newest member for advice about the district’s special education program. READ
Starting next school year, Shoreham-Wading River High School students will have a new opportunity to set themselves apart.
Shoreham-Wading River High School is expected to expand its athletic program next year by offering more sporting opportunities for female students, including girls varsity golf and a kickline team.
Shoreham-Wading River athletic director Mark Passamonte was honored last week with a proclamation from Legislator Sarah Anker for his effort to “reform sports safety measures with the Shoreham-Wading River School District.” READ
For Adam Conover, a 2000 graduate of Shoreham-Wading River High School, seeing himself on television didn’t exactly live up to his expectations.
“I had seen it so many times from the website that it didn’t have as big an impact as I thought it would,” he said.