District Information
Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District

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The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District is located on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, serving 7th through 12th-grade students from Bellmore, North Bellmore, Merrick and North Merrick.


1260 Meadowbrook Rd. N. Merrick, NY 11566
516 992-1000

Superintendent of Schools 

Dr. Henry Kiernan

Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum

Arnold Goldstein

Assistant Superintendent, Personnel 

Dr. Irene Halpin 

Assistant Superintendent, Business

Cynthia Strait Régal

Director of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services

Donna Bifolco 

Director of Instructional & Technology Services

James Doherty

Director of Health, PE, Athletics, Driver Education 

Saul Lerner 

Coordinator of Funded Programs, Grants and Public/Community Relations

Ellen Fantauzzi  

Director of Cafeteria Services 

Nancy Muth

Director of School Facilities & Operations 

John Scalisi

Transportation Supervisor/Safety Officer 

Sandra Munz 


Nina Lanci, President
Ted Tanenbaum, Vice President
Janet Goller
Dr. Matthew Kuschner
Mary Oporto
John Pinto
Susan Schwartz
Diane Seaman

Each of the four component elementary Boards of Education of Bellmore, North Bellmore, Merrick and North Merrick selects two members to serve on the Central High School District Board of Education. 

Between September and June, regular meetings of the Central High School District Board of Education are usually held on the first Wednesday of each month at the Central Administration Office, Brookside School, Meadowbrook Road, North Merrick. The annual reorganization meeting is held in July. 

The public is invited to attend these Board of Education meetings.


July 10, 2007 (Tues.) Re-organization
August 1, 2007 Regular
September 5, 2007 Regular
October 3, 2007 Regular
November 7, 2007 Regular
December 5, 2007 Regular
January 2, 2008 Regular
February 6, 2008 Regular
February 27, 2008 Budget Review
March 5, 2008 Regular
March 26, 2008 Budget Review
April 2, 2008 Regular
April 16, 2008 (Wed.) Special BOCESBudget Vote/Trustee Election
May 7, 2008 Regular/Public Hearing
May 20, 2008 (Tues) Common Budget Vote
June 4, 2008 Regular
June 25, 2008 Regular Year-end


school calendar 2007-2008(.pdf file)
August 28 7th & 9th Grade Student Orientation
September 4 Staff Orientation Day
September 5 First Day of School
September 13-14 Rosh Hashonah
October 8 Columbus Day
November 12 Veterans Day 
November 22-23 Thanksgiving Recess 
December 24-January 1 Christmas Recess
January 21 Martin Luther King Day
February 18 -22 Winter Recess
March 20-25 Easter Recess
April 21-25 Passover Recess
May 23-26 Memorial Day Weekend
June 26  Last Day of School- Students
June 27 Last Day of School - Teachers

Snow make-up day will be May 23, 2008


The phone number for the District Office, and the district's schools is:
516 992-1000

Offices in the individual school buildings can be dialed directly using the following numbers:
Grand Ave. Middle School Main Office
Grand Ave. Middle School Attendance Office
Merrick Ave. Middle School Main Office
Merrick Ave. Middle School Attendance Office
Calhoun High School Main Office
Calhoun High School Attendance Office


Kennedy High School Main Office
Kennedy High School Attendance Office


Mepham High School Main Office
Mepham High School Attendance Office


In order to obtain the direct number for other offices or individuals in the district, dial the operator at 992-1000.

New York State Department of Education
2004-2005 School Report Card for Bellmore-Merrick CHSD

( .pdf files )



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