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250 Merrick Road, Amityville, NY 11701hs
Phone Number: 631-565-6100
Grades: 9-12

Principal: Mr. Edward Plaia
Acting Assistant Principal: Dr. John Cardone

Assistant Principal: Mr. Brian Suckle
Acting Dean of Students: Ms. Natasha Lim
Hours: 7:10 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


District-Wide ENL Family/Parent Night - December 21, 2021 at 6PM

Honor Roll Parent Letter

Amityville Memorial High School Parent Conference November 23rd Parent Information

Conferencia de padres de la escuela secundaria Amityville Memorial 23 de noviembre Información para padres

Senior FA Presentation - English

Senior FA Presentation - Spanish

FAFSA Completion Workshops

Register for these workshops by clicking on the link above: 6 PM on 11/9, 11/16, 11/23, and 11/30

Our Upcoming Virtual *HBCU/FAFSA Workshop* on Sunday, November 14, 2021 from 4:00pm - 5:30pm.

Simone A. Nicholas, President of the *Long Island Cross County Section of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc*.(NCNW) would like to invite Amityville Memorial High School students and their families to register

Register: Click Here

Click Here to View HBCU Workshop Flyer

Oportunidades de Financiamiento Para Estudiantes

Funding Opportunities for undocumented students: The New York State Dream Act

Presenter: Diana Castillo, UnLocal, Inc.
Date/Time: 10/19/21,  6:30pm-7:30pm
Location: Zoom


This workshop is for students and their parents, and will be presented in Spanish. 

Take the FEAR out of FAFSA: Thursday, October 28, 7:00 PM EST

Join Joshua Streich and his colleagues from the Office of Financial Aid at

Stony Brook University, to learn more about how to apply for financial aid

and the different types of aid students may be eligible for. Together we will

demystify this (not so) scary process.

Click Here To Enroll

High School Dual Enrollment Informational Meeting 10/14/2021 6 PM

*Meeting link: *

Join by phone
(US) +1 402-295-5175
PIN: 973 743 634#

Higher Education Student Assistance Authority Virtual FAFSA Event 
Tuesday, October 5th, 2021 at 6 PM 

Quarterly Letter To Parents - November 2021


Back to School Night Letter 2021 – English


Back to School Night Letter 2021 – Spanish

APTC Fall Apparel Flyer 2021-2022


Amityville Memorial HS Parking


9th Grade Orientation Letter 8/19/21


AMHS Graduation Livestream - June 26 at 10 a.m.


AMHS Summer School Information


AMHS Graduation Plans – June 26 at 10 a.m.


Blood Drive Information Flyer
Blood Drive Parental Permission Notice


AMHS June 2021 Regents Letter


AMHS Graduation Update: English/Español


AMHS Parent Conference Letter
Parent Teacher Conference Links


Spring Virtual College Fairs


Island Harvest Food Pantry at EWMMS


Virtual Transition Night (English)

Virtual Transition Night (Español)


Virtual College Financial Aid Workshop – December 1


Key Club Online Food Drive 2020


Apparel Fundraiser


AMHS Remote Learning Protocols and Etiquette


Title I Meeting Presentation 2020 in Spanish



**Letter from Principal Re: Learning Plan During School Closure**


**Important: High School Bus Schedule and Stops**




National Honor Society Induction Ceremony
Premieres: Thursday, April 15 @ 7 p.m.

Watch it here:


2020-2021 Bell Schedule


AMHS January Remote Learning Letter


PSAT/NMSQT January Exam Letter


Financial Aid Presentations:

Understanding Financial Aid Offers and Resources

Types of Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application Process


Free Financial Aid Workshops 2020-2021


Important Information Regarding 2020/2021 SATs
AMHS Newspaper: ECHO

AMHS Literary Magazine: EXPRESSIONS



Senior Week Presentations


Current News

Amityville Memorial High School Hosts Lonnie Kittle/Norm Maisel Tournament

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(December 2021)—Amityville Memorial High School welcomed back the Lonnie Kittle/Norm Maisel tournament after a year’s hiatus due to the pandemic. The tournament holds the distinction of being the longest-running wrestling tournament in New York State, with the first tournament being held back in the 1970s. This year’s edition also represented the first wrestling tournament held in Amityville Memorial High School’s recently dedicated Fred Williams Memorial Gymnasium. Over the weekend of December 4-5, five high school wrestling teams competed in the tournament: Amityville, Mattituck, Lindenhurst, St. John’s the Baptist, and University High School from West Virginia.

“Our Lonnie Kittle/Norm Maisel tournament was a great success, and we were thrilled to be able to bring it back this year for the enjoyment of the Amityville community and the high-level competition it brings forth from the participating teams,” said Evan Farkas, Amityville High School Director of Athletics, Physical Education and Health. “I want to give a huge shout out to all the teams that attended this year, especially University High School for making the long trip from West Virginia to join us !”

The Amityville High School wrestling team finished third overall. Congratulations to our wrestlers who placed in the top six in their respective weight classes:

KyJier Bethea: 2nd place at 110 lbs
Donte Riggsbee: 3rd place at 138 lbs
Josiah Miller: 3rd place at 285 lbs
Enrique Mercado-Torres: 4th place at 285 lbs
Benson Guillaume: 6th place at 126 lbs
Kenneth Garcia: 6th place at 160 lbs
Ignazio Sanchez: 6th place at 189lbs
Matt Buskey: 6th place at 172 lbs

Amityville Teacher Implements Innovative Teaching Technique

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(November 2021)— Amityville Union Free School District’s October Teacher of The Month Nominee has garnered a lot of attention due to her unique and innovative teaching method. Ms. Schgweigert’s Modern Classroom gives students a more individualized approach to learning.

Ms. Schweigert faced the inevitable challenge of her students learning at different paces throughout each lesson. As every teacher experiences, she found herself having to repeat key components of the lesson to cater to those who needed extra instruction, while those who had already grasped it were ready to move on. To differentiate instruction within the classroom and better maximize both her and her students’ time, Ms. Schweigert took the liberty of filming herself teaching each lesson over the summer. This way, after her initial introduction of each lesson, the students are free to watch the remainder of the instruction on their own. They are able to pause, rewind, and replay as much as they individually need so that they can get the personalized instruction they need. It also permits Ms. Schweigert to give individualized attention to students throughout each class session.

“I think this is a great contemporary method of teaching,” said Mr. Edward Plaia, Principal of Amityville Memorial High School. “We are aware that our students have their own way of learning and absorbing information. It is our job as educators to be able to recognize each of our student’s needs. Everyone learns differently and at a different pace!”

In addition to asynchronous video learning, students gain encouragement from each other through a system of magnets on the classroom whiteboard. Each student has their own magnet that is placed in a particular section of the whiteboard to signify their progress throughout a given lesson. For every lesson, there is a Must Do section, a Should Do section and an Aspire section. Students earn their grades as they complete each section.

Monday, January 24, 2022