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HFEE To Honor Huntington High School Alumnus James Paci, MD AT THE 2022 HFEE GALA

The Huntington athletic fields were only the beginning for Dr. James Paci. “I was initially drawn to a career in medicine through my exposure to the team physicians at Huntington High School. As a child spending many days on the Huntington football sidelines, I noticed there were always three people who were seen as the…

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Huntington Superintendent of Schools James W. Polansky Named Honoree at the 2022 HFEE Gala

Mr. James W. Polansky has led the district through challenging times with grace, dignity, and fortitude. His dedication to the district and its families is immeasurable. His energy and enthusiasm for improving the quality of education for every student is reflected through his many contributions to the Huntington School District. When asked about being named…

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30 for $30 Fundraising Event

Send a message of congratulations to our 2022 HFEE Gala honorees, Mr. James Polansky and Dr. James Paci, in a lasting and memorable way through HFEE’s new fundraising campaign called “30 for $30.” For a $30 donation, donors can write a personalized note of congratulations up to 30 words long (or up to 130 characters) to the honorees.

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HFEE is back!

The Huntington Foundation is back! Under the leadership of new president Jen Stevens, HFEE is looking forward to making an impact in the 2021-2022 school year. HFEE has created a new logo this year designed by HFEE board member Tara Polli (See Below). We have also updated and redesigned our website. The HFEE board members…

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New HFEE President

An alumna of Huntington High School, Jennifer Stevens is uniquely positioned to lead the Huntington Foundation for Excellence in Education (HFEE) into its third decade of providing grants that enrich the education and learning experiences for Huntington students. Jennifer is a communications executive at VMware, a leading software company, and previously was the vice president…

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2020 HFEE “Reach For The Stars” Gala – A Complete Success!

It was a warm, relaxed and fun evening at the Huntington Foundation Gala on March 5th. The Mansion at Oyster Bay was packed with guests there to celebrate with honorees Allison Von Vange from Woodhull Intermediate and Mary Alice and Susannah Meinersman from Bon Bons Chocolatier. The attendees arrived to a serenade of showtunes by…

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Huntington Foundation Announces Sponsorship Opportunities for 2018 Reach for the Stars Gala

Every year hundreds of school parents, local business owners, and community residents join at Oheka Castle to support the Huntington Foundation’s ongoing efforts to underwrite grants that enrich the experiences and educational opportunities for all our district’s children. Thousands more are exposed to the PR & media as well as the ongoing dialogue around funded…

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The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation

HFEE was fortunate enough to receive the support of the Claire Friedlander Family Foundation in the form of a grant with which we purchased a CNC Milling machine for the high school, which will now allow the high school to offer a new “robotics” course this coming school year! Mr. Reynolds will be teaching the class and both…

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HFEE Grant History

HFEE awards annual Star Grants and mini grants to support the ongoing needs of teachers and programs across Huntington Union Free School District. From Storybook Workshops and SMARTboards to activity tables and anatomy models, HFEE has funded grants across the district for over a decade. Our Annual Reach for the Stars Gala is our main…

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Harvest Night Grants Greenkill Funds to Huntington Foundation

The Huntington Foundation for Excellence in Education (HFEE) is a non-profit 501 (C)(3) corporation founded in June 1993. The organization, a group of volunteers, is dedicated to improving the quality of education for HUFSD children. The Huntington Foundation’s mission is to enhance the quality of education, the arts and athletics. From state-of-the-art technology and equipment…

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