Excellence in Education Volume 16, Issue 27, 5-7-21
OBHS Celebrates College Choices
Oyster Bay High School was full of spirit and excitement as seniors and staff celebrated “Declaration Day” to mark the college commitment deadline of May 1.
The Class of 2021 wore their college sweatshirts and T-shirts, participated in a decision day raffle drawing, and enjoyed some special snacks before proudly taking a quick class photo in front of the high school to commemorate the event. The day was a culmination of their hard work and commitment throughout their high school careers, which sparked curiosity and conversations about college planning among the entire student body.
"This is our way of congratulating our seniors on their college choices and getting all of our high school students involved in promoting college and career readiness,” said Ms. Sabrina Meehan, Supervisor of Counseling Services.
'Athletes of the Month' Announced
Oyster Bay High School’s Department of Athletics proudly announced its selections for “Athlete of the Month,” which comprises the fall teams of the condensed athletic schedule this year. Athletes are 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.
The Varsity Football Team recognizes Justin Ingebrigtsen as its Athlete of the Month. A junior, Justin has earned All Conference and All County Honorable Mention. During the season, Justin recorded 49 tackles, one interception, two forced fumbles, 16 offensive receptions, and one touchdown. “This success was earned through his hard work and dedication,” said Coach Dan Ruskowski. “Next year, Justin looks forward to bringing his game to the next level.”