Excellence in Education Volume 14, Issue 36, 5-31-19
Spring Book Club Gets Virtual Visit from Author
Members of the Oyster Bay-East Norwich community came together for the 12th Community Book Club at Oyster Bay High School to share thoughts about the book, Posted, by John David Anderson, and gain first-hand advice from the author, himself, through a Skype session.
The tradition — initiated and hosted by Superintendent of Schools Dr. Laura Seinfeld in an effort to bring all sectors of the community together through the written word — effectively forges camaraderie and introduces different perspectives of the book by following a World Café Model.
Participants—ranging in age from 9 years old to 80-something—sat in small, intimate groups and
Tech Camp Held for Community's Seniors
Senior citizens throughout the Oyster Bay-East Norwich community are better prepared to tackle today’s technology, thanks to a Tech Camp hosted at the Life Enrichment Center by Oyster Bay High School students in the Business and Marketing Honor Society.
The event consisted of six sessions that seniors signed up for in advance: Google Docs, G-Mail, Facebook, iPhone/iPad, Amazon Prime, and Google Photos.
“Teams of students prepared follow-along instructions for each of the sessions with the hopes of providing the senior citizens with valuable and useful information,” said honor society advisor Ms. Tara Beal.