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Entrepreneur speaks to Plainview elementary students

TJ Cristina, co-founder and CEO of local clothing brand GOAT USA Inc., visited students at Judy Jacobs Parkway Elementary School recently for a lesson on entrepreneurship, kindness and hard work. Cristina chronicled the beginnings of his clothing company in 2016, as well as he and his team’s efforts to expand its popularity. Throughout, he emphasized the importance of hard work […]

JFK freshman recognized in state art competition

Plainview-JFK High School freshman, Issac Chen, was recently recognized for his artwork in a statewide competition. The talented young man’s artwork, entitled, ‘My Art My Voice ,’ was chosen from three-hundred other submissions in the New York State Art Teachers Association Youth Art Month Flag contest. He received the designation of Honorable Mention in the contest. Chen said it was […]

Plainview teen organizes film festival for good cause

A teenager from Plainview came up with the idea to create a film festival to benefit St Jude’s Children’s Hospital and  to focus a spotlight on independent filmmakers and actors. Jesse Sheps, a junior at Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School, held the event at the Ocean Beach Community Center in Fire Island this past weekend. The event was entitled the […]

High School club collects sports equipment for underserved communities

  One of the newest clubs at Plainview-JFK High School, is helping to donate sporting equipment to lower income communities across the nation. The Athletes Helping Athletes (AHA) club members have dedicated their time and energy to improving sports programs in underprivileged schools amidst the ongoing pandemic. Colin Jones, teacher at POB and club advisor, said that school sports programs […]