High Schools
  • John F. Kennedy High School
    3000 Bellmore Ave, Bellmore, NY 11710

    John F. Kennedy High School, one of three high schools in the More href="http://www.bellmore-merrick.k12.ny.us/">Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, serves nearly 1,300 students from the southern portions of Merrick and Bellmore. 

    JFK is known for its outstanding academic programs and extracurricular activities. It has a history of pioneering new concepts in education.

    The school was recently ranked 69th in the top 100 high schools in the country in terms of students taking AP courses. The median overall average among students is approximately 87. Students participate and have done well in various academic competitions. The Kennedy Cougars are one of the top teams in local high school sports that range from track to wrestling.

    The school colors are green and white and the mascot is the Cougar.

    The principal is Lorraine Poppe.

    Sports Teams: Fall: Boys Badminton, Boys & Girls Cross Country, Football, Girl & Boys Soccer, Girls Swimming and Girls Tennis, Winter: Boys & Girls Basketball, Wrestling, Boys & Girls Bowling, Boys Swimming, Rifle and Boys & Girls Winter Track. Spring: Girls Badminton, Baseball, Softball, Boys & Girls Lacrosse, Boys & Girls Track and Boys Tennis.

    Student Clubs: Art Club, Athletes Helping Athletes, Choreography, Computer Club, Cougar Crier, Culture Club, Drama Club, F.B.L.A., Freshman Class, HOPE Club, Honor Society, Jazz Ensemble, Junior Class, Key Club, Magnum Opus, Math Team, Mock Trial, Odyssey of the Mind, S.A.D.D., Science Research Club, Senior Class, Sophomore Class, Student Government, Variety Choir, Yearbook Staff and Yorker Club.

  • Sanford H. Calhoun High School
    1786 State St, Merrick, NY 11566

    Calhoun High School, one of three high schools in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, is home to moreMore than 1,400 students in grades 9 through 12.

    Students participate in a variety of clubs and activities, including: Art Club, Chamber Orchestra, Computer Club, Debate Team, DECA, Drama, Entrepreneur Club, Gay Straight Alliance, Hoofbeats-newspaper, It's Academic, Key Club, Math Team, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Pegasus-Literary Magazine, Power Club, PREP Computer Club, SADD, Science Club, Student Government, World of Difference, Yearbook-Pacer and Yorker Club.

    The principal is David Seinfeld; Gail Volk and Donna Brower are PTSA co-presidents.

  • Wellington C. Mepham High School
    2401 Camp Ave, North Bellmore, NY 11710

    Wellington C. Mepham High School is one of three high schools in the More href="http://www.bellmore-merrick.k12.ny.us/">Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District.

    The school opened in 1935 with 150 freshman students and five faculty members. At this time, classes were held in a six-room schoolhouse on Bedford Avenue. The exisiting school opened in 1937 with an enrollment of 741 students.

    Its colors are garnet and gray; the school mascot is the Pirate. Michael Harrington serves as principal.

    Student Clubs: Art Honor Society, Art Service Club, A World of Difference, Audio/Visual, Buccaneer (school newspaper), Chess Club, Computer Club, Culture Club, Drama Club, Environmental Interest Club, Future Business Leaders of America, Fragments (literary magazine), French Honor Society, History Honor Society, Italian Honor Society, It's Academic, Junior Class, Key Club, Math League, Mock Trial, Tri-M Music Honor Society, National English Honor Society, National Honor Society, Odyssey of the Mind, Peer Tutors, Political Forum, S.A.D.D., Science Club, Senior Class, Sophomore Class, Spanish National Honor Society, Staging, Student Government, Vocal Jazz Club, Yearbook and Yorker Club/International Crisis Club.

    Sports Teams: Fall: Girls Volleyball, Girls and Boys Soccer - Varsity, Football, Girls Tennis, Boys Badminton, Girl Swim, Boys & Girls Cross Country, Cheerleading and Kickline. Winter: Ice Hockey, Wrestling, Girls & Boys Basketball, Girls & Boys Bowling, Rifle and Boys & Girls Track. Spring: Softball, Baseball, Girls Badminton, Boys & Girls Track, Boys Volleyball, Boys Tennis, Boys Golf, Boys & Girls Lacrosse.

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