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Student Entrepreneurs Attend Regional Conference

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Two Virtual Enterprise teams from Carle Place High School recently participated in the Long Island Regional Conference and Exhibition at LIU Post. The event brought more than 2,000 Long Island students together with more than 100 firms representing the virtual economy.

Being part of Virtual Enterprises International allows student-entrepreneurs to gain meaningful career and business experiences. Together with their peers, they not only develop an idea for a company, but manage the day-to-day operations and build their business and entrepreneurial skills along the way.

During the event, Carle Place students promoted their two companies, Rise and Blinguard. Both firms connected with other Virtual Enterprise firms to buy and sell their products and services. Firms hosted booths to compete for trade show booth designs, salesmanship, marketing and more. They also presented business plans to a group of prestigious judges in hopes of qualifying for the National Business Plan Competition in April. One of the Carle Place firms, Rise, made it to the final round of the Long Island Business Plan Competition.

The Carle Place students look forward to continuing to grow their companies and business skills as the school year progresses.

Date Added: 1/26/2023


Carle Place Key Club Gives Back During the Winter Months

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Members of the Carle Place Middle/High School Key Club participated in a service project on Jan. 18 for the INN Soup Kitchen located in Hempstead. They learned about the services the INN provides to the greater Long Island community and created winter warm care packages. The packages included gloves and socks for children and adults.

Date Added: 1/23/2023


Carle Place Student-Musicians Perform at NMEA All-County Music Festival

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Thirteen talented student-musicians from the Carle Place School District participated in the 2023 Nassau Music Educators Association All-County Music Festival this month at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post. The festival was held from Jan. 8-15 and featured outstanding student-musicians from across Nassau County. Carle Place senior timpanist Xingtong (Angel) Ren was the first percussionist to be selected to represent the district in more than 30 years and seventh grader Renee Klicpera (alto saxophone) was honored as “first chair.”

Congratulations to all the following All-County participants from Rushmore Avenue School and Carle Place Middle/High School!
 
Rushmore Avenue School
Aria Plaza
Calliope Stamatopoulos
Dana Mastromauro
Kimberly Grima
Alessia Maffetone
Ariel Lisda
Calla Jin
 
Carle Place Middle School
Melina Roussis
Renee Klicpera
Brian Lu
 
Carle Place High School
Daniella Falco
Thomas Monteforte
Xingtong (Angel) Ren

Date Added: 1/20/2023

Girls Bowling Team Heads to Nassau County Tournament

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Congratulations to the girls bowling team as they enter the Nassau County Tournament! The tournament will be held on 2/4/23 at 12 p.m. at Garden City Lanes. Come out and support our bowlers!

Date Added: 1/19/2023

DECA Students Compete at Regional Competition

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DECA members from Carle Place Middle/High School recently participated in the regional DECA competition. They competed with students from across Nassau County in role plays involving scenarios within business management and administration, entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality and tourism, marketing and personal financial literacy. These role plays help students to hone their professional speaking and creative thinking skills.

Six Carle Place students were chosen to move up to the state level of competition based on their abilities to think creatively and present their ideas to the judges effectively. Senior Bartolomeo Zaino competed in the Hotel and Lodging Management role play where he earned a perfect score and received first place in Nassau County. Other students that placed included senior Olivia Docyk and junior Vincent Natalie for Sports and Entertainment Marketing role play, junior Jake Delio for Restaurant and Food Service Management, senior Aneesh Suri in the Human Resources event and senior Julia Fokas in the Hotel and Lodging role play.

The Carle Place School District congratulates these students and wishes them the best of luck as they continue to compete at the New York DECA State Competition this March in Rochester, N.Y.
 

Date Added: 1/18/2023