Honoring Lakeland Copper Beach Middle School upon the occasion of its 50th Anniversary

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Lakeland Copper Beach Middle School upon
the occasion of its 50th Anniversary

WHEREAS, The State of New York takes great pride in acknowledging
significant milestones in the distinguished histories of its esteemed
institutions; and
WHEREAS, Lakeland Cooper Beach Middle School will celebrate its 50th
Anniversary on June 16, 2017; the school will be open for visitors to
"Walk Through the Decades" through student projects, enjoy student
performances, and view old yearbooks; and
WHEREAS, In 1941, Abram Broner purchased the former Chick's KGK Camp;
the property became known as Copper Beach Camp or Copper Beach Vacation-
land due to the fact that it contained many Beech trees; and
WHEREAS, Upon his death, Abram Broner's daughters sold the property to
the Lakeland Central School District; the District soon built Cooper
Beach Middle School on the site; and
WHEREAS, Copper Beach Middle School was first opened for the 1966-1967
school year; it served seventh and eighth grade students living in Shrub
Oak, Yorktown, and a portion of Mohegan Lake; and
WHEREAS, In September of 1987, Lakeland Middle School and Copper Beach
Middle School combined to form Lakeland Copper Beach Middle School; and
WHEREAS, Currently, Lakeland Cooper Beach Middle School serves 1,500
students in grades six through eight; and
WHEREAS, Lakeland Cooper Beach Middle School has a long and distin-
guished history of exceptional academics and extracurricular activities;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Lakeland Copper Beach Middle School upon its 50th Anniversary; and
be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Robert S. Bergmann, Principal, Marc Casey, Grade 6 Assistant
Principal, Donna Bolner, Grade 7 Assistant Principal, and Frank Ruolo,
Grade 8 Assistant Principal.


  • 30 / May / 2017
  • 06 / Jun / 2017
  • 06 / Jun / 2017

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