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Copiague Appoints New Director of Guidance

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Copiague School District appointed Sabrina Meehan director of guidance, effective July 1. Ms. Meehan replaces James McCabe who now serves as the assistant superintendent for student services for the district.

Prior to coming to Copiague, Ms. Meehan served as the supervisor of counseling services in the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District since 2016. She previously worked was the director of guidance and counseling programs in the South Country School District and as a school counselor at Harborfields High School.

Ms. Meehan holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Hofstra University. She holds a master’s degree in school counseling and an advanced graduate certificate from LIU Post.

“I am honored to serve as the director of guidance in the Copiague School District and look forward to working closely with the talented K-12 staff, students and families within our schools,” Ms. Meehan said. “It is clear during my first few months in this role that the focus of the district is to provide each and every student with the tools and support needed to achieve excellence within our schools and beyond.”

Freshmen, Sophomores Tour Building During Orientation

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Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School welcomed members of its ninth and 10th grade classes for orientation day on Aug. 26. During two sessions, the incoming freshmen and sophomores picked up their schedule, tested out their lockers and walked through the building to find their classrooms.

Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School Principal Joseph Agosta welcomed students into the building, while members of the guidance department distributed schedules and locker assignments. The high school administrative team was on hand to answer any questions and guide the students through their building tours. Students reconnected with their classmates and geared up for the start of the school year.

Bustling with Excitement for Start of the New School Year

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Excitement filled the air as the Copiague School District students made their way into the buildings for the start of the 2021-2022 school year on Sept. 2. The district’s youngest students were accompanied off their buses and guided to their classrooms. Administrators were front and center at the buildings to welcome the students back. The sixth and ninth graders quickly got acquainted with their new buildings and schedules as well. Students reconnected with their classmates and built new friendships as well. As the day went on, students eased into their new schedules and routines and settled in for a productive year ahead.