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1260 Meadowbrook Rd
Merrick, NY 11566
Susan Ellinghaus

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 (516) 992-1083

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- Anne Frank


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The Meadowbrook Alternative Program (MAP) promotes Honor, Excellence, Respect, and Optimism in students who have had difficulties succeeding in traditional high school settings.

MAP students succeed through their engagement in a rigorous academic program consisting of  personalized classroom, real world, and service learning experience delivered in the context of a nurturing and challenging learning community.

The Guidance Department at the Meadowbrook Alternative Program is committed to serving the Bellmore-Merrick community by helping foster and support the Academic, Social, Emotional and Career Development of all students.

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    MAP Club Creates Notes of Kindness to #EraseHate

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    MAP Club Creates Notes of Kindness to #EraseHate

    Last week marked the 20th Anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s death and The Meadowbrook Alternative Program’s Gay Straight Alliance, under the auspices of #EraseHate, invited students and staff to view a video and then create messages of kindness to honor Shepard’s memory.  

    The messages were written on hearts and are displayed next to Jennifer Weinstein-Ondras’s classroom door. 

    The Matthew Shepard Foundation asked that the hearts be placed on a nearby fence and while the unfavorable weather conditions prevented this, MAP created their own “fence” using a paperclip chain.

    “Many thanks to her and to the GSA for hosting this event,” said Principal Susan Ellinghaus. “I think Matthew would be proud to know our students care.”