Howard T. Herber Middle School 75 Ocean Ave, Malverne, NY11565 Before it became Howard T. Herber Middle School, the building housed the Malverne Junior Senior High School from 1933 to…More 1958. The school educated students from six different grades. In 1940, the district constructed additional classrooms and an impressive auditorium, which today serves as the performance space for both the middle school and the high school. When the high school opened in 1958, students in the upper grades were then educated in the new building and Howard T. Herber Middle School was created. It was named after Howard T. Herbert, who served as superintendent of the Malverne Union Free School District for many years. Today, more than 500 students are educated here each year, and they participate in sports teams, clubs and other extracurricular activities.
George Washington School 347 William St, West Hempstead, NY11552 When George Washington School opened in 1930, it functioned as a junior high school for students in the West Hempstead…More School District. The school house remained unchanged until 1956 when a wing was added to the building to accommodate growth in the community. A collection of "portable" classrooms was added in 1969, which were damaged in a fire that occurred at the school's site in the summer of 2010, but repaired in the following months. Today, the school teaches close to 400 students in grades 1 through 5. The school gives students the opportunity to participate in Student Government and work on a school newsletter in order to prepare them for some of the activities that will be available to them in middle school and high school. It also holds various educational and entertaining events throughout the year for students, their families and the rest of the community.
Malverne Senior High School 80 Ocean Ave, Malverne, NY11565 Malverne Senior High School currently stands on a stretch of land that used to be Pine Lake. The lake was fed by…More underwater streams that cut off Malverne from Lakeview. The village had to drain the lake in order to construct the school, which opened in 1956. At that time, students needed to cross a bridge to reach the athletic fields behind the school because a stream continued to run through the property. Famous graduates of Malverne High School include actor Tony Danza, Olympic gold medalist Derrick Adkins and journalist and author Jeffrey Goldberg. Today, the high school educates nearly 600 students each year and offers a diverse collections of clubs, sports and other extracurricular activities.
West Hempstead High School 400 Nassau Blvd, West Hempstead, NY11552 West Hempstead High School opened its doors in 1953. The school was built on a large plot of land that had been a farm.…More (The farmhouse still stands today near the school's parking lot.) Each year, about 900 students fill the halls of the school building. Students can participate in advanced placement courses and various clubs, sport teams and extracurricular activities. Professional football player and College Football Hall of Famer Donald McPherson attended West Hempstead High School, where he was a two-sport All-American Athlete in football and track.