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Interest, fear on minds of students studying Russia-Ukraine war

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is offering lessons in real time for students whose social media accounts are now filled with videos of tanks, refugees and young people huddled in bomb shelters. The images on TikTok and Instagram have brought an immediacy to the conflict, intensifying students’ interest and fear, Long Island teachers said. “The …

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School Notebook: John F. Kennedy team wins state CyberPatriot contest

John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore has taken the state crown in a cyberdefense competition for the fourth consecutive year. The team of James LaSalle, Brandon Lin, Param Nagpal, Kai Rodger and Christopher Prainito took the top spot statewide this winter in the platinum tier — the highest of three award types — in …

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