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Dr. Palma Appointed President-Elect of NCCSS

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Merrick School District Superintendent of Schools Dr. Dominick Palma has been appointed to serve as the president-elect of the Nassau County Council of School Superintendents for the 2021-22 school year. In this position, Dr. Palma will assist the president and serve as integral member of the organization’s executive board, in addition to coordinating study groups for aspiring central office administrators throughout Nassau County.

The purpose of the NCCSS is to provide superintendents of public school districts in Nassau County the opportunity to share experiences and information with respect to educational issues and practices within the county and state.

“I am extremely honored to serve as the president-elect of NCCSS for the upcoming school year,” said Dr. Palma. “This involvement provides a valuable platform to discuss issues affecting our school districts and allows me to share information about what is happening within our own district. I look forward to continuing my work alongside other educational leaders within the county for the 2021-22 school year.”

Dr. Palma also chairs the NCCSS Mental Health and Substance Abuse Committee and is a member of the organization’s safety and legislative committees. He is a previous chair of the special education committee.

Merrick Summer 2021 Newsletter - Now Available


Notice of Board of Education Meeting - Tuesday, August 3

The Merrick Board of Education will hold its public meeting in-person at Levy Lakeside School on Tuesday, August 3. Public Session will begin at 7:15 p.m.

Please note that with the return to in-person Board meetings, we will no longer be livestreaming, and all public statements must be made in-person at the meeting.

If you have concerns regarding your child, you are encouraged to contact your child's school principal or assistant principal.

Board of Education Reorganizes for 2021-22 School Year

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At the Board of Education reorganization meeting on July 12, Dr. Nancy Kaplan was elected to continue her service as Board president, while Jill Levine was elected to continue in the position of vice president. Congratulations and thank you to all of our trustees for their continued service to the students of our district!

Lakeside Moving Up

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On Thursday, June 17 the district celebrated Lakeside sixth grade students with a beautiful moving up ceremony. We wish all of our graduates much success. We are so proud of all that you have accomplished!