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Connetquot High School, Comsewogue High School, Plainedge High School, Bethpage High School, and Aviation High School in Long Island City began the season with a strong presence at this year's Kickoff for 2010 FIRST Robotics Competition. They gathered with more than 30 participating Long Island high schools on Saturday January 9 at Stony Brook University for a presentation and simulcast...

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Breakfast Kickoff

On December 17, School Business Partnerships of Long Island (SBPLI) held a breakfast meeting at Farmingdale State College to announce the kickoff for funding for the inaugural Fred Breithut Scholarship for incoming first-year students at Farmingdale State. Both Ziehm Medical and School Construction Corporation presented checks to help fund the scholarship. In addition,...

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School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) announces the 2009 season for the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics competition will kick off on January 9, 2010, starting at 9:30 a.m. More than 40 Long Island teams will meet at Room 100 in the Jacob Javits Center at Stony Brook University to learn about the game.

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School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) announces an online shopping program in which shoppers can purchase their holiday gifts over the Internet and help the organization raise much-needed funds to financially support the robotics competitions they sponsor.

ShopToEarn is a unique online program in which shoppers can help SBPLI by...

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School Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) has announced the establishment of the Fred Breithut Scholarship, which will be offered to an incoming first-year student at Farmingdale State College. The announcement was made at the Sixty Over Sixty Awards Gala, which was held on November 10.

The scholarship is for four years, with an amount...

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Fifth Annual Deer Park Invintational

On October 17, students from 18 participating high schools took part in the Fifth Annual Deer Park Invitational, a postseason robotics competition sponsored by the School Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) and the Deer Park Union Free School District. The daylong competition fostered goodwill...

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With school districts managing rising costs and tighter budgets, important programs face cuts or elimination. The School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) is highlighting the importance of middle school and high school robotics programs with its support of the Fifth Annual Deer Park Invitational. The post-season robotics competition is to be held in the...

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In an effort to recognize individuals age 60 and over for their contributions to Long Island in improving the region's quality of life, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) will have its second annual Sixty Over Sixty Awards Gala on Tuesday, November 10 at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. Among the gala's sponsors are The Office of New York...

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School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc (SBPLI) has named William Hodrinsky as its director. He replaces Janet Anderson, who is retiring after five years in this position. Ms. Anderson, who has been with SBPLI's board for the past 10 years, will still serve as a member of its board.

In his duties, Mr. Hodrinsky will be in charge of running...

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School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) announced that, of the 11 robotics teams from Long Island attending the competitions, four received awards at the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition (FRC) Championship, and another at the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) World Festival, both of which were held April 16-18 at...

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School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) announced its award winners at the LI FIRST Regional Robotics Competition at Hofstra University’s David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex (Arena) in Hempstead, New York. The event was held on March 27-28.

More than 1,100 students from 47 high schools from Long Island, the New York...

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Now in its 25th year, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) is celebrating its 10th year of sponsoring the Long Island FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Regional Robotics Competition. The competition will be held at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex (Arena) at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY, from 9 a.m. to...

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William Recce (left), principal of School Construction Corporation and a member of School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) board of directors, congratulates Alexander Costenoble, a member of the Port Washington High School Robotics Team 1803 for its winning musical theme at the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics...

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School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) announces the 2009 season for the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics competition will kick off on January 3, 2009. Forty Long Island teams will meet at Room 100 in the Jacob Javits Center at Stony Brook University to learn about the game.

The students...

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Students from more than 20 participating Long Island high schools took part in the Fourth Annual Deer Park Invitational, a preseason robotics competition sponsored by the School Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), \ FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) and the Deer Park Union Free School District. The daylong competition fostered...

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With school districts managing rising costs and tighter budgets, important programs face cuts or elimination. The School Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. is highlighting the importance of middle school and high school robotics programs with its support of the Fourth Annual Deer Park Invitational. The post season robotics competition is to be held in the gymnasium at...

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The School Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) is proud to announce its 25/10 year anniversary — an anniversary celebrating 25 years of inaugurating and developing school-business partnerships, and 10 years of sponsoring the LI FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics competition to better prepare students for entering the...

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Fred Breithut, Founder and President of Melville-based School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, is working to gain recognition for Long Islanders who, even at the age of 60 and over, are still contributing to making the Long Island way of life one of the finest in the nation.

In an effort to bolster Mr. Breithut's efforts to recognize those older...

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The School - Business Partnerships of Long Island (SBPLI), sponsor of the Long Island Regional FIRST Robotics Competition is proud to announce that six Long Island high school students from the 2007-2008 LI-First Robotics competition have been awarded scholarships, valued at $223,000, from accredited institutions in the field of technology.

The six...

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Hofstra University's Arena to watch 46 teams of high school students compete at the SBPLI, Inc. Long Island Regional Robotics competition. The students’ goal was to earn a spot at the FIRST Championship, to be held April 17 through 19 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, GA.  Teams received honors and recognition that rewarded design excellence, competitive play, sportsmanship and...

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