Striving for Excellence in Education Volume 11, Issue 28, 3-31-2017
Welcome the Ambassadors of Spring PARP
Ms. Kolb and Ms. Paladino’s second grade class at the Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School practiced and prepared and proudly presented the Readers Theater production on March 30, 2017. The students did a wonderful job with a spirited rendition of Spring PARP themed stories "Raising Dragons” by Jerdine Nolen and “The Library Dragon” by Carmen Agra Deedy. It just goes to show you how an innocent Sunday-before-supper walk can lead to just about anything. Who could have known that it would lead to a pulsing egg, a baby dragon, and the best friend a girl could ever wish for. Raised with love and care day by day, the dragon grows big, bigger, and still bigger until... Jerdine Nolen has created a raucous adventure about forever love, loyalty, and the joys of...
OBEN Artists Earn Accolades
If you are in the Huntington area between now and April 9, you may want to visit the Heckscher Museum to see the “Long Island's Best: Young Artists at The Heckscher Museum 2017” exhibit. One of the pieces in the exhibit was created by Oyster Bay High School senior Patrick Conway. Mr. Conway was selected to participate in this year’s Long Island’s Best Art Exhibit at the Heckscher Museum. Over 380 student artist from across Suffolk and Nassau County submitted art work for this juried exhibit. Jurors Lisa Chalif and Cindy Grimm selected 84 students to participate in this year’s show. This is a tremendous honor for the OBEN Art program. Kudos go to OBHS Art Teachers Mr. Scott Boris, Ms. Maria Randazzo, and Ms. Stephanie Miley for all they have done to support Art students through this rigorous...