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