second-grade students of the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach returned to their
school building last week, after they were displaced to the Lawrence Middle
School after Hurricane Sandy.
of the yeshiva, which serves children in grades one through eight at 530 W.
Broadway, returned on the fourth day of Chanukah, after they were schooled in
various rooms throughout LMS, including the gym, the assistant superintendent
offices and the occupational and physical therapy rooms that were converted
A week after the storm, Gary Schall, superintendent
of Lawrence Public Schools, reached out to Richard Hagler, HALB’s executive
director, to see if the district could help the students, according to The
allocate the space. It has no impact on public school operations; it’s very
HALB came in second to Mount Sinai Hospital in a bid for a former school
property in Woodmere, the Number Six School at the corner of Peninsula
Boulevard and Branch Boulevard.