The Chief

The Chief newspaper advisor puts down red pen for retirement

Isabella Italiano, Copy Editor

August 14, 2018

Filed under Features

At the end of this year, Mrs. Elyn Coyle is trading in her English books for plane tickets, as she says goodbye to her MHS family for the past 30 years.   Throughout her career, she has taught a variety of courses inclu...

Reflection of Mrs. Conte’s impacts on the MHS community

Sophia Theodorous, Staff Writer

August 14, 2018

Filed under Features

Walking down any hallway at MHS you’re sure to find Ms. Marianne Conte somewhere along your journey. From Personal Money Management, Video Production, 21st Century Business Skills, Keyboarding/Study Skills, Restaurant and Hotel Ma...

Head of Music Department Mr. Gaines sings song of farewell

Jack Graziano, Copy Editor

August 14, 2018

Filed under Features

After 31 years, Doctor David Gaines is turning to the next chapter of his life, retirement. Doctor Gaines worked in Massapequa first as a band director. He worked to bring the band up to the same caliber as the orchestra and ch...

Registered nurse Mrs. Muller checks out of MHS

Alex Carmenaty, Staff Writer

August 14, 2018

Filed under Features

Another Nurse is hanging up her thermometer. Mrs. Susan Muller, R.N. is retiring after forty-two years of hard work and dedication to her career as a nurse. Registered nurse Mrs. Muller had worked at MHS for two and a half years, six ...

School nurse Mrs. Fink bids farewell to her time at MHS

Liam Higgins, 2017-2018 Editor-In-Chief

August 14, 2018

Filed under Features

  After working for 20 years in the Massapequa School District, including six years in MHS, Mrs. Christine Fink embarks on a new journey as she enters into her retirement.   Ever since she was young, Mrs. Fink has had ...

Man campus secretary Mrs. Csajko has left the building

Jessica Hunt, Staff Writer

August 14, 2018

Filed under Features

Ms. Debi Csajko, a secretary at the Massapequa High School General Office, is saying goodbye to MHS and saying hello to retirement. After working at the school for twenty one and a half years, she has made many valuable memories at MHS tha...

Biology teacher Mr. Gariglio lassoes up his last year at MHS

Jack Graziano, Copy Editor

August 14, 2018

Filed under Features

Mr. Gariglio says a heartfelt goodbye to Massapequa after 34 years of hard work. Mr. Gariglio has been a biology teacher at Massapequa High School for fourteen years.   In addition to all the amazing accomplishments he has achieved a...

MHS introduces new “Go Green” class for students

Jack Graziano, Cpoy Editor

August 14, 2018

Filed under Features, Student Life

When we look down at our plates we rarely consider where our food comes from. Most of us don’t think about what goes into making, producing, packing, and shipping all of our food.  Many of us eat with thought omitted. We do...

Fishy science club takes the bait in annual Bay Scallop Bowl

Michael Riggi, Managing Editor

March 29, 2018

Filed under Features, Top Stories

After months of preparation in the depths of room 93, the ‘Fishy Science Club’ reeled in third place at the annual Bay Scallop Bowl competition at Stony Brook University this past February. The Bay Scallop Bowl, an annual...

The Jackie Robinson of Basketball: The Story of Perry Wallace

Alex Carmenaty, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Features, Sports

Jackie Robinson was the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in 1947 for the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking the color barrier in the sport. His story is well known, but there other pioneers in the world of sports...

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