Striving for Excellence in Education Volume 11, Issue 15, 12-16-2016
Career Day Inc. Hosts Inaugural Event at Oyster Bay High School
Career Day Inc. proudly presented its inaugural event at Oyster Bay High School on December 2, 2016. Approximately 375 students from grades 10, 11 and 12 circulated throughout the school to hear four presentations by professionals after choosing from the over 50 career possibilities. The wide range of careers offered will vary from plumber and electrician to acting New York Supreme Court Judge, an award winning restaurant owner/chef to Documentary Filmmaker and Acupuncturist. Each of...
OBEN Celebrates Computer Science Week with a “Night of Code” and an “Hour of Code”
“GREAT CODERS ARE TODAY’S ROCK STARS” (WILLIAM JAMES ADAMS). In a society where “computing occupations are among the highest-paying jobs for new graduates…, fewer than 3% of college students graduate with a degree in computer science” (code.org). Schools throughout the world, including an anticipated ten million students, came together in December to celebrate Computer Science Education Week and raise awareness about this growing...