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1260 Meadowbrook Rd
Merrick, NY 11566
Susan Ellinghaus

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 (516) 992-1083

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”

- 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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    Meadowbrook Alternative Program Sends Off Seniors

    Meadowbrook Alternative Program Sends Off Seniors photo

    The Meadowbrook Alternative Program graduated 19 students from its senior class on June 18.

    During her commencement speech, valedictorian Jordan Ladd addressed the crowd of fellow graduates, staff, board members and school administrators. 

    “At MAP, you’re seen as a whole person,” she said. “You figure out your strengths and your weaknesses and see what works.”

    Salutatorian Chazz Opperman thanked teachers and staff for not giving up on him.

    “Through a series of blessed mistakes, I’m somehow right here; exactly where I’m supposed to be, accepting my high school diploma,” he said.

    During his faculty address, teacher Zachary Gosse spoke about the importance of experimenting in life and embracing both successes and failures.

    “There is no single roadmap that guides you through life,” he said. “Everyone follows their own path. And it is perfectly okay to fail, but it is the insight that you gain from your failed experiments that will once again enable you to be successful.”