PLEASE BE ADVISED:
BECAUSE ONLY ONE SNOW DAY WAS USED THIS YEAR, SCHOOLS WILL BE OPEN ON THURSDAY, MAY 23 AND CLOSED ON FRIDAY, MAY 24.
The date for FLACS exams has been changed from Monday, June 17 to Monday, June 24th.
Dressed as Egyptian pharaohs and queens, Greek gods and goddesses, Chinese philosophers and other historical figures, sixth-graders at James H. Vernon School presented a living history of Ancient Civilizations for families and friends after weeks of studying the topic in their classrooms and working on independent research projects at home.
Ms. Janna Ostroff, K-12 Supervisor of Science and Technology for Instruction, was named Administrator of the Year by the Council of Administrators and Supervisors. The award recognizes her work in bringing the science department to new levels of success and in leading the rollout of the District’s 1:1 technology initiative with the goal of putting a mobile device in the hands of every student to use as a primary instructional tool.
Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School 2nd graders in Ms. Jennifer Patti’s class brought city and country teddy bears to the stage when they presented a readers’ theater on the book, Town Teddy and Country Bear by author-illustrator Ms. Kathleen Bart.
Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School students were invited to “saddle up with a reading partner, mosey on over to a comfy spot and lasso a good book” during its spring Pick a Reading Partner (PARP) campaign.
Colonial times met digital times when fourth graders at James H. Vernon School used their Chromebooks to create original games and escape room activities for a culminating event that celebrated what they learned about the American Revolution.
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Laura Seinfeld invites you to pick up a copy of the book, Posted by John David Anderson, and join her for a night of conversation and comradery at her Spring Community Book Club, May 20 at 7 pm in the Oyster Bay High School Library. She also discusses how the practice of Mindfulness is benefitting students districtwide.
Oyster Bay High School engineering students gained a better understanding of various engineering disciplines, thanks to the knowledge shared by local professionals during the fifth annual Breakfast of Engineers. The event, coordinated by Ms. Janna Ostroff, the District’s K-12 Supervisor for Science and Technology for Instruction, was developed with the goal of creating a pipeline of capable engineers from Oyster Bay High School.
Oyster Bay High School senior Jessica Layne was recognized as a News 12 Scholar-Athlete for high academic achievement and athleticism in tennis and lacrosse. As a scholar-athlete, she was recently featured in a News 12 segment and was awarded a $1,000 scholarship sponsored by the Bethpage Federal Credit Union.
It’s not often that you see teachers working out in a weight room, coached by students who are pushing them to their limits. But that’s exactly what took place in Mr. Charles Rizzuto’s Exercise Science and Injury Prevention and Management course at Oyster Bay High School.
Oyster Bay High School senior Thomas Coor was named a Finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program, placing him among the top one percent of the nation’s brightest and most promising students.
Confirming their academic success and their roles as class leaders, the Oyster Bay High School Chapter of National Honor Society inducted 50 students, March 11. The new inductees bring the total number of members to 135.
Oyster Bay High School’s International Night Celebration went around the world on stage as students, staff and local dance troupes performed cultural music and dance routines, and then invited guests to the cafeteria for a bountiful buffet of international cuisine.
Ms. Janet Link, a fourth-grade teacher at James H. Vernon School in the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District, was named 2018-19 Outstanding New York State Social Studies Elementary Classroom Teacher by the New York State Council for Social Studies.