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    Striving for Excellence in Education                          Volume 11, Issue 39, 6-23-2017

  • Journalism

     

    OBHS Senior Wins Awards for his Journalism

     

    On Monday, June 5, Oyster Bay High School Senior, Steven Keehner stood before a packed auditorium at Molloy College and read the essay, “Why Journalism?,” that won him a Nassau Reading Council Young Authors’ award. When finished Steven was met with thunderous applause. Applause is something very rare to a Journalist, although it is well deserved.  Angela Susan Anton, the publisher and editor of the Anton Media Group, reminded students of the challenges facing journalists in the years to come. She also reminded the students how they had to prevail against the fake and biased news today. “There is now, more than ever, a need for true journalism,” Anton said.  The 2017 Best of High School Journalism Awards recognized the best in high school journalism written and published...

     

     

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  • Spring Concerts 2017

      

    Spring into Summer Singing

     

    It has been an exciting year in Oyster Bay.  The music program celebrates its best year yet with many honors and accomplishments.  Oyster Bay High School Senior, Emma Ingoglia joined the All-State Symphonic Band on French Horn in December.  The Chamber Singers under the direction of Ms. Meagan Finnerty won 1st place at the Music in the Parks Competition in Lake Compounce, Connecticut competing against high schools from NY, NJ, PA and CT. They also won the "Esprit de Corps" Award for the second time. The description of the award is as follows: “Presented to students from a school who demonstrated proper social behavior as well as musical behavior/encouragement. They possess the qualities of highly successful people who are sensitive to the feelings of others and applaud accomplishments no matter if by one’s own school or another school. Evaluation has...

     

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