Excellence in Education Volume 13, Issue 17, 1-4-19
A New year Message from the Superintendent of Schools
In this month's video, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Laura Seinfeld discusses the District's ongoing mission of the 3R's--rigor, relevance and relationships--and, with the help of some of our 7th grade students, looks to the new year as an opportunity to focus on building a kinder school environment for all.
Readers' Theater Portrays 'Profits' of Perserverance
Roosevelt Elementary School 2nd graders in Mr. Brian Agostini and Ms. Jessica Paladino’s class showcased themes of determination and perseverance when they presented a Readers’ Theater on the books, A Hat for Mrs. Goldman by Michelle Edwards and Lemonade in Winter by Emily Jenkins.
OBHS Wrestling Helps Lead Charge to 'Takes Down Drugs'
Recognizing the growing epidemic of opioid addiction on Long Island, the varsity wrestling teams at Oyster Bay and Locust Valley high schools became the first to commit to an island-wide campaign to “Take Down Drugs.” The campaign, launched by the Friends of Long Island Wrestling in conjunction with the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, aims to keep youngsters on a healthy, drug-free path by promoting the benefits of wrestling, and by offering ways to support local wrestling programs and local drug counseling services.
OBHS Alumni Day Offers Students Advice on College
More than 30 Oyster Bay High School graduates from the Class of 2018 returned to their alma mater to share advice about college life with students during Alumni Day, Dec. 21.