32 new COVID-19 positives for Sachem Schools

LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY (OnSachem.com / OnTownMedia.com) — 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.

The new positives brought the cumulative number to 703 across Sachem Schools since September.

COVID-19 Cases at Each School

The following are the latest increases and total positives in Sachem Schools. Minor discrepancies are possible as recent cases synch with the state and district online dashboards. There may be periodic changes to prior updates.

Sachem Elementary Schools 

• Cayuga Elementary School in Lake Grove – 18 cases, up 0 (13 students, 5 teachers/staff)

• Chippewa Elementary School in Holtsville – 23 cases, up 0 (19 students, 4 teachers/staff)

• Grundy Avenue Elementary School in Holbrook – 23 cases, up 1 (19 students, 4 teachers/staff)

• Hiawatha Elementary School in Lake Ronkonkoma – 28 cases, up 2 (22 students, 6 teachers/staff)

• Lynwood Avenue Elementary School in Farmingville – 51 cases, up 5 (42 students including 19 off-site students, 9 teachers/staff including 3 off-site teachers/staff)


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• Merrimac Elementary School in Holbrook – 20 cases, up 0 (17 students, 3 teachers/staff)

• Nokomis Elementary School in Holbrook – 27 cases, up 0 (18 students, 9 teachers/staff)

• Tamarac Elementary School in Holtsville – 25 cases, up 0 (18 students, 7 teachers/staff)

• Waverly Avenue Elementary School in Holtsville – 27 cases, up 1 (18 students including 1 off-site student, 9 teachers/staff)

• Wenonah Elementary School in Lake Grove – 22 cases, up 3 (13 students, 9 teachers/staff)

Sachem Middle Schools

• Sagamore Middle School in Holtsville – 49 cases, up 1 (36 students including 4 off-site students, 13 teachers/staff)

• Samoset Middle School in Lake Ronkonkoma – 33 cases, up 1 (22 students including 1 off-site student, 11 teachers/staff)

• Seneca Middle School in Holbrook – 59 cases, up 2 (48 students including 5 off-site students, 11 teachers/staff)

Sachem High Schools

• Sachem High School East in Farmingville – 142 cases, up 3 (121 students including 4 off-site students, 21 teachers/staff)

• Sachem High School North in Lake Ronkonkoma – 156 cases, up 13 (135 students including 17 off-site students, 21 teachers/staff)

The state’s COVID-19 Report Card is available at https://schoolcovidreportcard.health.ny.gov. Similar information is also on Sachem Schools' COVID-19 data dashboard available at http://www.sachem.edu/covid_letters/covid_letters.

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