Striving for Excellence in Education Volume 11, Issue 22, 2-10-2017
Multiplication Super Bowl V at Vernon
The James H. Vernon School Third Grade held their 5th Annual Multiplication Super Bowl on Thursday, February 2. All third grade students competed against each other by class hoping to take the title of Multiplication Champs and gain possession of the prized football trophy. The 3rd Grade Multiplication Super Bowl has become one of the highlights of the year for our students. This was the fifth year holding the fun-filled math competition that always coincides with Super Bowl weekend. This also happens to be right around the time the students have finished learning all multiplication facts. A friendly but competitive game has proven to be a huge...
AGAPAE Wins Gold with a Near Perfect Edition
Art Teacher Ms. Karen Crowley started as the Adviser for the Oyster Bay High School Annual Art and Literary Magazine AGAPAE in 1992. Her final issue as advisor was for the 2016 issue. That issue earned the highest award of a Gold Medal from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. The threshold for receiving a Gold Medal is a judges' score of 800 or better. A perfect score is 1000. The 2016 OBHS AGAPAE received a near perfect score of 970. Ms. Crowley transferred to the James H. Vernon School this year to teach Art and is loving working with the students there. Oyster Bay High School Art Teacher Scott Boris has taken over the advisor role for...