2401 Camp Avenue
Bellmore, NY 11710
Mr. Michael Harrington

Assistant Principals:
Mr. Eric Caballero
Ms. Jennifer Carne, Ed.D.
Mr. Christopher Safina
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Smooth Sailing for Mepham Homecoming


It was full steam ahead for the Pirates and their fans as the Mepham community gathered on Oct. 18 to celebrate homecoming and watch the varsity football team defeat Westbury, 52-18.

The party was kicked off by a parade led by grand marshal and former NFL player Amos Zereoue, followed by the school marching band, the cheerleaders and the Pirettes kickline. The homecoming court and the Pirate mascot rode in on the traditional pirate ship, the S.S. Mepham. Colorful floats brought up the rear, including a spooky Halloween-themed entry from the sophomore class. However, it was the seniors’ lavish undersea world theme that won the day’s contest.

The football team gave the assembled crowd something to smile about, notching 21 unanswered points in the first quarter alone against the Green Dragons. At halftime, after a stirring performance of “God Bless America” by Grand Avenue Middle School seventh-grader Lauren Nilson, the cheerleading and kickline squads displayed impressively athletic routines and recognized their graduating seniors. Kevin Burns literally jumped for joy when his selection as homecoming king was announced, followed by the naming of homecoming queen Lisa Condolucci. The court also included Jessica Bortolussi, Kelly Cates, Jake Friedenberg and Alex Goodstein. King and queen then boarded their pirate ship for one last triumphant tour around the track.

Browse the photo gallery for a look at all the day’s action!

Mepham Students Walk the Talk for Autism Speaks

For their fall service learning project, the seniors in Kerry Dennis’s and Christopher Patten’s Participation in Government classes at Mepham are raising money and awareness about autism.  

Last weekend, the seniors participated in the Walk Now for Autism Speaks at Jones Beach, raising more than $2,300 through the event. They also worked with Shelley Hendrix and Alison Dyer from the grassroots advocacy group Autism Votes to get petitions signed in an effort to pass legislation that will benefit those with autism.  

Hendrix and Dyer presented to the Participation in Government classes the day before the walk in order to explain how grassroots lobbying works.

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Mepham Field Christened with Ribbon-Cutting

School officials, administrators, teachers and the gathered crowd of Pirates fans were all on hand to celebrate the newly installed artificial turf with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Held shortly before the Pirates football team took the field to face Carey High School, Mepham Principal Michael Harrington addressed the crowd and organized the cutting. Student representatives from every sport were invited to hold the nearly 20-foot ribbon across the new Pirates logo on the 50-yard line. School Board President JoAnn DeLauter, Vice President George Haile and trustee Dr. Nancy Kaplan were tasked with cutting the ribbon.

Superintendent John DeTommaso was also part of the ceremony, describing the celebration as an incredible day that secures for generations of children quality athletic facilities. Harrington described the occasion as a new beginning for the Bellmore-Merrick School District.

On Sept. 20, John F. Kennedy held its ribbon-cutting ceremony to christen the new field, while Calhoun will hold its ceremony on Sept. 27 at 1:45 p.m. before the Colts take on Herricks High School. Browse the photo gallery for a look at the ceremony and stay tuned for continued coverage of the ceremonies at JFK and Calhoun.