South Middle School

333 Union Avenue
Lynbrook, NY, 11563
Main Office Telephone: 516-887-0266
School Nurse Telephone: 516-887-0273


2020 Summer Reading Requirement

2020-2021 Supply List

6th Grade Virtual Chorus Concert

7/8 Virtual Chorus Concert

"Into the Unknown" Graduation Video Montage

Summer Enrichment Program 2020

Tablet Return/Student Material Pickup Information and Schedule

How to talk to kids about Race and Racism

Lynbrook UFSD COVID-19 Response Plan Q&A

Plan de respuesta Lynbrook UFSD COVID-19 Preguntas y respuestas

Mental Health Resources for Parents During COVID-19


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Sending Love from South Middle School

3/17 Important Message Regarding COVID-19
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  Mrs. Kaitlin GaNun
Nurse: Ms. Holly Wilson
Secretary: Ms. Anda Baldwin
Secretary: TBD

School Year Office Hours:
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday
Summer Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Monday through Friday
All visitors must have an appointment to meet with staff in any school building. Please DO call ahead. Thank you!


Important Contact Information:
NYS Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-342-3720
NYS línea de abuso infantile: 1-800-342-3720
Medicaid Fraud Hotline: 516-612-5200


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Current News

Lynbrook South Middle School Welcomes New Principal

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Kaitlin GaNun, a mathematics teacher in the Lynbrook Public Schools, was recently appointed as the new principal of Lynbrook South Middle School. She replaces former Principal Joseph Wiener, effective July 1.

Mrs. GaNun has served as a mathematics teacher at Lynbrook South Middle School since 2015. Prior to her role in Lynbrook, Mrs. GaNun was a mathematics teacher at IS 204 Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School. She started her career as a substitute teacher and a modified field hockey coach in the Hendrick Hudson School District and then as a teacher aide in the ABA program at Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES. Mrs. GaNun has experience supervising teachers and mentoring them to improve instructional practices. As teacher-in-charge at South Middle School, Mrs. GaNun has been involved in the daily operations of the building and instrumental in all plans to ensure the safety and well-being of the students.

Prior to pursuing administration, Mrs. GaNun received her Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Fordham University and her masters in Math Education 7-12 from St. John’s. In addition, Mrs. GaNun holds a New York State Professional Certification in Mathematics 7-12 and a New York City Mentor Certification.

“I am thrilled to continue my work at Lynbrook South Middle School as the new principal,” she said. “I look forward to working alongside our amazing and dedicated staff, our families and community to continue to enrich our student’s lives and education. I am honored to represent South.”

Lynbrook Middle Schoolers Graduate on Wheels

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Eighth graders from Lynbrook North and Lynbrook South middle schools participated in graduation caravans on June 16, surrounded by proud staff members, building principals and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Melissa Burak. The day also served as a way to collect supplies and return items to students that were left in the buildings.

At Lynbrook North Middle School, eighth grade graduates and their families drove through the school parking lot where staff members enthusiastically greeted them. Principal Sean Fallon announced each graduate as they entered. The students received their diploma, any awards that they earned and a yearbook. Mr. Fallon wished them the best of luck in high school.

At Lynbrook South Middle School, staff members lined the front of the decorated school building to cheer on the graduates as they drove into the circle with their families. Principal Joseph Wiener presented the students with their diploma and a graduation program. Each student also received a yearbook.

Many Lynbrook families decorated their cars with balloons, signs and window paint to commemorate the special day. Although it was not the traditional moving up ceremony that each school typically holds, everyone embraced the change with smiles on their faces as the eighth graders prepared to take on the next step of their academic journey at Lynbrook High School.

Student Podcasts Shine in NPR Contest

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Lynbrook South Middle School eighth graders Yasmine Afzali, Elizabeth Ortiz and Brady Reis were recently recognized as three of the 215 honorable mention winners in the NPR Student Podcast Challenge. The national challenge encourages students in grades 5-12 to create an original podcast between three and 12 minutes long for a chance to have their podcast featured in segments on NPR’s Morning Edition or All Things Considered radio programs. This year, 2,200 entries were submitted into the competition.

Each student podcast was critiqued by judges based on information and structure, personality and creativity and production quality. Yasmine, Elizabeth and Brady were among 11 Lynbrook South Middle School students enrolled in Roxanne Migliacci’s new Public Speaking 8 elective course to submit their original podcasts into the competition. The course is an extension of the Public Speaking 7 course and is also open to students who have not taken public speaking before. It includes exercise, practice and group activities to allow veteran students to teach their rookie peers. 

As part of the Public Speaking 8 curriculum, students studied a unit about storytelling. They wrote original stories and delivered them to first graders at Marion Street Elementary School during the school year. Building on this experience, students then wrote and recorded original podcasts which some opted to submit into the NPR Student Podcast Challenge. 

Congratulations, Yasmine, Elizabeth, and Brady!