Excellence in Education Volume 13, Issue 14, 12-7-18
Flanagan Breaks Record, Makes All-State in XC
Oyster Bay High School standout Greta Flanagan set a new milestone for the girls’ cross country team when she qualified for All-State and broke the school’s record in the process. Flanagan, a sophomore, placed 16th in the New York State Championship at Sunken Meadow State Park, Nov. 10, and set a new record that stands at 20:22.3.
Roosevelt PARP Celebrates Author Mo Willems
Dressed as pink pigs, gray elephants and light blue pigeons, dozens of volunteers culminated a week-long Pick a Reading Partner (PARP) campaign with a Read-In featuring the books of author and illustrator Mo Willems. Delighting young readers with his popular animal characters, students in pre K-grade 2 participated in various themes and activities centered on his books in a campaign titled “Read ‘Mo’ Books.”