Manhasset Secondary School - National Blue Ribbon School

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Senate Resolution No. 2331

BY: Senator KAPLAN

CONGRATULATING Manhasset Secondary School upon the
occasion of being named a National Blue Ribbon

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and
commend those institutions of true purpose and high achievement whose
exemplary programs and accomplishments clearly demonstrate an enduring
pursuit of excellence in the education of the youth of the Empire State;

WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its
long-standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to
congratulate Manhasset Secondary School upon the occasion of being named
a National Blue Ribbon School; and

WHEREAS, Designation as a National Blue Ribbon School by the United
States Department of Education is indicative of high level school
standards set in pursuit of excellence; and

WHEREAS, True to its mission to pursue excellence in education for
every scholar, Manhasset Secondary School provides all students with a
quality education through a shared partnership among staff, parents and
students; and

WHEREAS, The Manhasset Secondary School celebrated their National
Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award on Monday, December 9, 2019;
students and teachers were given a shirt, designed by the students to
commemorate the honor; and

WHEREAS, By empowering every pupil to become lifelong learners and
engaged citizens, Manhasset Secondary School and its faculty are
creating leaders of tomorrow, and their example is a powerful
inspiration to other educators; and

WHEREAS, Under the luminous leadership of its Principal, Dr. Dean
Schlanger, Manhasset Secondary School embodies a palpable, warm, and
supportive learning environment; its commitment to a focus on learning
and tradition of excellence is continuous; and

WHEREAS, Furthermore, these relationships foster its mission to
establish a culture for learning, ensure high expectations are embedded
in all work habits, and engage all teachers in inquiry-based
professional collaborations that strengthen instructional capacity per
grade level; and

WHEREAS, The students' families at Manhasset Secondary School share
this strong belief in education that hard work and perseverance, coupled
with a positive outlook and teacher support, is the best recipe for
their child's success in school, both academically and emotionally; and

WHEREAS, As a National Blue Ribbon School, Manhasset Secondary
School has been judged to be particularly effective in meeting local,
State and National educational goals; it has also displayed the

qualities of excellence necessary to prepare young people for challenges
of the 21st Century; and

WHEREAS, The United States Department of Education has designated
312 public schools and 50 private schools across the country to receive
this honor in 2019, placing Manhasset Secondary School in an elite
bracket of schools; and

WHEREAS, The National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence award stands
as a resolute testimony to Manhasset Secondary Schools' standards of
excellence, its uncompromising values, unparalleled dedication, and the
special teamwork of its family of students, parents, teachers and
administrators, who share common goals and uncommon expectations; now,
therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Manhasset Secondary School upon the occasion of being named
a National Blue Ribbon School, noting the significance of its
accomplishment and recognizing the role such effective schools play in
shaping the quality of life in their community, State and Nation; and be
it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Principal Dr. Dean Schlanger of Manhasset Secondary


  • 03 / Jan / 2020
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  • 14 / Jan / 2020

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