J1623

Commending the Great Neck Public School District upon the occasion of its designation as a 2013 Best Community for Music Education b...

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  • 01 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J1623


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending the Great Neck Public School District
upon the occasion of its designation as a 2013 Best Community for Music
Education by the NAMM Foundation

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to commend those
musical programs within our schools which distinguish themselves through
their ability to inspire students to achieve excellence in musical
performance; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
the Great Neck Public School District upon the occasion of its desig-
nation as a 2013 Best Community for Music Education by the NAMM Founda-
tion; and
WHEREAS, The NAMM Foundation seeks to advance active participation in
music-making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research,
philanthropic giving and public service programs from the international
music products industry; and
WHEREAS, The Best Community for Music Education designation recognizes
collaborative, from-the-ground-up efforts of teachers, administrators,
students, and parents who continually work to keep comprehensive music
education as an integral part of the core curriculum; and
WHEREAS, Each young musician in the Great Neck Public School District
is additionally deserving of recognition and acclaim for demonstrating
remarkable commitment to perfecting their musical abilities; and
WHEREAS, Learning how to play an instrument can boost student achieve-
ment; thus, instruction in music is a positive contribution to the goal
shared by parents, educators and communities throughout this great State
and Nation, academic success for all students; and
WHEREAS, Music study is most worthy of being encouraged and promoted;
by providing students avenues for self-expression, tools for mastery,
and opportunities to exhibit their skills to an audience, they attain
self-esteem to last a lifetime; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend the Great Neck Public School District upon the occasion of its
designation as a 2013 Best Community for Music Education by the NAMM
Foundation; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Great Neck Public School District.

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