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    Excellence in Education                                                               Volume 12, Issue 26, 3-16-18

  • Jason Hom with math teacher

    OBHS Student Gets Second Place at Long Island Math Fair, Moves to Finals, April 20

    Oyster Bay High School student Jason Hom set a milestone for the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District when he took second place in his group at 2018 Al Kalfus Long Island Math Fair,  Nassau County Preliminary, at Hofstra University, March 9.

    Jason presented his research on the “Trachtenberg Speed System of Mathematics,” a quick method of calculating mathematical problems. Because of his placement, Jason will be advancing to the finals on April 20, which will also take place at Hofstra University.

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    Ms. Collalto's Class performs a Readers' Theater

     

  • Vernon 5th and 6th grade chorus

    Cavalcade of Choruses Concert Marks 'Music in our Schools' Month

    The melodic voices of student-musicians in grades 5-12 filled the Oyster Bay High School auditorium when they took the stage for the Cavalcade of Choruses, March 1.  The event, held every other year, alternating with the Cavalcade of Bands, celebrates Music in our Schools month. This year’s performance garnered a standing ovation from the audience and ended with a moving finale of We are the World 25 for Haiti, a recut of the original We Are the World recorded for USA for Africa to benefit famine relief in Africa.

     

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    Readers’ Theater Demonstrates the Importance of Being Kind

    Themes of kindness and acceptance were showcased when Roosevelt second graders in Ms. Theresa Collalto’s class performed a Readers’ Theater on the books, Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes and Enemy Pie by Derek Munson.

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