Excellence in Education Volume 12, Issue 24, 3-2-18
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Seinfeld discusses the District's commitment to reinforcing and refining safety protocols, upcoming events for the month of March, and "Music in our Schools" month with a montage of some of our student rehearsals and performances this year.
NJHS Fundraises for Families who Suffer Profound Loss
When Oyster Bay High School eighth-grader Matthew Carlinsky offered to lead a fundraiser for his school’s chapter of National Junior Honor Society, his choice was personal. Having lost his mother to cancer at age 4, Matthew decided he wanted to help others who suffered a similar loss by raising funds and awareness for the Family Lives On Foundation, a nonprofit organization that helps support the emotional well-being of children who have lost a parent.
He's a National Merit Finalist & News 12 Scholar-Athlete!
Oyster Bay High School senior Sahill Yadav raised the bar on student achievement when he received back-to-back honors that recognize him as one of the most promising students in the country.
Sahill, who is class valedictorian and has a 4.0 grade-point-average, was named a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program, an accomplishment that places him among an elite group of students positioned for the chance to win one of 8,300 scholarships worth more than $32 million. Of the 15,000 National Merit finalists, 7,500 scholarship winners will be announced in the spring.
While the honor is exceptional on its own, Sahill’s talents were doubly recognized when he was selected as a News 12 Scholar-Athlete for high academic achievement and athleticism in soccer and track. Sahill was featured on News 12 and was awarded a $1,000 scholarship sponsored by the Bethpage Federal Credit Union.
OB Spring Spiritwear is Available!
Purchase your OB spring spiritwear at the Oyster Bay Athletic Booster Club's online shop at https://oysterbayboosters.itemorder.com/sale. The shop will be open until March 11 with all proceeds going to the Booster Club. Thanks in advance for your support!