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HOLBROOK, NY — Over three days last week, Sachem Schools reported another 37 COVID-19 infections affecting students, teachers, and staff. Seneca Middle School in Holbrook and Sachem High School East in Farmingville each had nine new positives, which were the most among the district's 15 schools. Meanwhile, grades 8 and 11 will return five days a week beginning Monday. Read more from OnSachem News.

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HOLBROOK, NY — Sachem Schools experienced 56 COVID-19  infections between March 9 and 16. Among the district’s 10 elementary schools, Grundy Avenue Elementary School in Holbrook had the most positives, reporting six cases affecting students. Meanwhile, late Wednesday, the district announced sixth-graders at Seneca Middle School, also in Holbrook, will go back to remote learning for one day only on Thursday. Read more from OnSachem News.

Stacker combed through Niche's 2021 Best Colleges in America list (updated February 2021) in order to determine which 50 East Coast schools, old and new, are the cream of the crop. In New York state, the best according to this list are Columbia University, Cornell University, United States Military Academy at West Point, Barnard College, Colgate University, New York University, Hamilton College, and Vassar College. Read more from OnSachem News.

Stacker looked at Niche's 2021 list of the best value colleges in America. This ranking includes only public, four-year colleges and weighs the cost of tuition with each school’s acceptance rate, quality of professors, diversity, and the median earnings for alumni six years after graduation. In New York state, the best are United States Merchant Marine Academy, SUNY Maritime College, Binghamton University (SUNY), and CUNY Baruch College. Read more from OnSachem News.

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LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY — Sachem Central School District added another 12 COVID-19 positives during the past two days. The most new infections were at Sachem High School East in Farmingville and Sachem High School North in Lake Ronkonkoma, which had three new positives each among students. Meanwhile, the district announced the proposed timeline to bring 6th to 12th graders back to in-person learning five days a week. Read more from OnSachem News.

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LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY — Sachem Central School District reported another 32 positives for COVID-19 among students and staff following the winter break. The greatest number of new infections were reported for Sachem High School North in Lake Ronkonkoma with 13 new cases and Lynwood Avenue Elementary School in Farmingville with 5 new positives. Read more from OnSachem News.

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FARMINGVILLE, NY — Three more students at Sachem High School East in Farmingville tested positive for COVID-19, the most among seven new daily infections across Sachem Central School District. There were also new student cases at Chippewa Elementary School in Holtsville, Samoset Middle School in Lake Ronkonkoma, Seneca Middle School in Holbrook, and Sachem High School North in Lake Ronkonkoma. Read more from OnSachem News.

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LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY — COVID-19 infected another five students in Sachem Central School District, according to the latest daily update from New York state and school officials. There was one new case at each of the following: Cayuga Elementary School in Lake Grove, Lynwood Avenue Elementary School in Farmingville, Seneca Middle School in Holbrook, Sachem High School East in Farmingville, and Sachem High School North in Lake Ronkonkoma. Read more from OnSachem News.