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Glen Cove Schools Remember 9/11

Students of all ages commemorate tragedy and triumph of that day.

Students in Glen Cove's public schools marked the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks Tuesday with reverent ceremony, announcements and patriotic song.

Children at the city's four elementary schools recited the Pledge of Allegiance and observed a moment of silence as flags were brought to half-staff.

At , the student body and faculty surrounded the flagpole as fourth-graders Mia Martinez and Ayana Garcia led them in singing "God Bless America."

The school's , Martin Malone, read the names of students born on the date and encouraged all to perform an act of kindness for someone in need of help. 

Students at and heard announcements emphasizing the day's meaning, and high schoolers paid tribute at the school's memorial created last year.

The memorial features an I-beam segment taken from the World Trade Center rubble by the late Peter Curly, a police officer and first responder on Sept. 11, 2001.

Gene September 12, 2012 at 12:16 PM
The picture taken at the high school has 5 students wearing hats in a picture with assistant principal present, per the below that is against school policy. Cam someone please explain? Student Dress Code All students are expected to give proper attention to personal cleanliness and to dress appropriately for school and school functions. Students and their parents have the primary responsibility for acceptable student dress and appearance. All district personnel should reinforce acceptable student dress and help students develop an understanding of appropriate appearance in the school setting. A Student’s dress, grooming and appearance, including hair style/color, jewelry, make-up and nails, shall: Be safe, appropriate and not disrupt or interfere with the educational process. Recognize that extremely brief garments such as tube tops, net tops, halter tops, spaghetti straps, bare midriffs, plunging necklines (front and/or back) and see-through garments are not appropriate. Ensure that undergarments are completely covered with outer clothing. Include footwear at all times. Footwear that is a safety hazard will not be allowed. Not include the wearing of hats/ headwear in the building except for a medical or religious purpose.

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