Resolution J1621-2013

Commending the Mineola Union Free School District upon the occasion of its designation as a 2013 Best Community for Music Education by the NAMM Foundation

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  • May 7, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 7, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 1, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending the Mineola Union Free School District
upon  the occasion of its designation as a 2013 Best Community for Music
Education by the NAMM Foundation

WHEREAS, It is the sense of  this  Legislative  Body  to  commend  those
musical programs within our schools which distinguish themselves through
their  ability  to  inspire  students  to  achieve excellence in musical
performance; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions,  this  Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
the Mineola Union Free School District upon the occasion of  its  desig-
nation  as a 2013 Best Community for Music Education by the NAMM Founda-
tion; and
  WHEREAS, The NAMM Foundation seeks to advance active participation  in
music-making  across  the  lifespan  by  supporting scientific research,
philanthropic giving and public service programs from the  international
music products industry; and
  WHEREAS, The Best Community for Music Education designation recognizes
collaborative,  from-the-ground-up  efforts of teachers, administrators,
students, and parents who continually work to keep  comprehensive  music
education as an integral part of the core curriculum; and
  WHEREAS, Each young musician in the Mineola Union Free School District
is  additionally  deserving of recognition and acclaim for demonstrating
remarkable commitment to perfecting their musical abilities; and
  WHEREAS, Learning how to play an instrument can boost student achieve-
ment; thus, instruction in music is a positive contribution to the  goal
shared by parents, educators and communities throughout this great State
and Nation, academic success for all students; and
  WHEREAS,  Music study is most worthy of being encouraged and promoted;
by providing students avenues for self-expression,  tools  for  mastery,
and  opportunities  to  exhibit their skills to an audience, they attain
self-esteem to last a lifetime; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
commend  the Mineola Union Free School District upon the occasion of its
designation as a 2013 Best Community for Music  Education  by  the  NAMM
Foundation; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Mineola Union Free School District.

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