District Spotlights Music Trip and Reward School Honor

District Spotlights Music Trip and Reward School Honor Photo

During the district’s recent Board of Education meeting, Music Department Coordinator Dan Bilawsky presented a video on the Harborfields High School Jazz Band’s trip to New Orleans this past March. In addition, Harborfields High School Principal Timothy Russo was presented with a certificate, naming the high school a New York State Reward School for the 2017-18 school year.

Mr. Bilawsky spoke about the memorable trip and thanked the central administration and the Board of Education for their support in making it a reality for the students. The video, created by student Jack Salzman, featured music from the Jazz Band performances and photos of what the students had the opportunity to experience while in New Orleans.

Following the impressive presentation, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Francesco Ianni called upon Mr. Russo and announced that the high school was among 185 schools in New York State who received the honor of becoming a 2017-18 Reward School. To earn this prestigious recognition, the school had to make the most progress or have the highest achievement in New York State with no significant gaps in student achievement.

Check out the Harborfields High School Jazz Band’s video below!

To read more about the trip to New Orleans, please follow the link: http://www.harborfieldscsd.net/News/Story.aspx?id=46207