Oyster Bay High School’s Athletics Department has proudly announced its January selections for “Athlete of the Month.” The athletes were selected by their coaches and chosen for exhibiting qualities that make them exemplary role models for their teammates, such as leadership, dedication, attitude, level of improvement, and skill.
In an effort to eliminate stigmas and help students reach optimal health and wellness, a new health curriculum that places an increased emphasis on mental health education was implemented this year in schools across New York State.
With stoic faces and some silent tears, 6th and 7th graders in the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District listened to the heart-wrenching story of Ryan Halligan, a 13-year-old boy from Vermont who ultimately took his own life after years of being bullied and cyber-bullied.
Recognizing the growing epidemic of opioid addiction on Long Island, the varsity wrestling teams at Oyster Bay and Locust Valley high schools became the first to commit to an Island-wide campaign to “Take Down Drugs.”
Roosevelt Elementary School 2nd graders in Mr. Brian Agostini and Ms. Jessica Paladino’s class showcased themes of determination and perseverance when they presented a Readers’ Theater on the books, A Hat for Mrs. Goldman by Michelle Edwards and Lemonade in Winter by Emily Jenkins.
In this month's video, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Laura Seinfeld discusses the District's ongoing mission of the 3R's --rigor, relevance and relationships--and looks to the new year as an opportunity to focus on building a kinder school environment for all.
Nearly 30 student-musicians from the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District were selected to play alongside the best musicians countywide. They will perform at the Nassau Music Educators Association All-County Music Festival at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts in Greenvale, Jan. 13 and Jan. 18-20.