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.
10:30 AM PTA Council Meeting
7:00 PM Oyster Bay Jazz Fest
Third-grade students at James H. Vernon School brought famous figures in history to life when they presented the 6th Annual Biography Wax Museum. After learning how to write a biography about a prominent figure of their choice, students took on their identity and presented the wax museum to family members.
The lacrosse field behind James H. Vernon School has a new feature that helps protect athletes from the harmful rays of the sun. Thanks to the fundraising efforts of Oyster Bay High School students Sean, Caleigh and Colin O’Toole — a junior, sophomore and seventh grader, respectively — two sun shields have been installed to fully cover the dugouts used by athletes during practices and games.
Nine teachers from the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District were awarded tenure during a formal ceremony at the May 7 Board of Education meeting. Speaking before family members and staff, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Laura Seinfeld first described the stringent requirements for earning tenure and the significance of achieving this milestone.
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.