Here's a look at the top stories of 2013:
- With much controversy surrounding the state's Common Core standards and testing around Long Island in 2013, the Massapequa school district passed two resolutions asking the state to reconsider its policy.
- Massapequa saw a new superintendent in 2013 as Lucille Iconis took over in July.
- Former Superintendent Charles Sulc ended a career that began in 1969.
- Gary Bennett became the new school board president in July.
- Tim Taylor won a strange school Board election in May which featured only write-in candidates.
- Voters approved a budget in Massapequa that included staff reductions.