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Karen DiMaggio

Mrs. DiMaggio teaches Advanced Placement Language and Composition, College Essay Writing, and English 11H. She earned a bachelor's degree in English and a master's degree in education from Stony Brook University, and she has been a teacher of English for over 30 years at Oyster Bay High School. During the course of her career, she has been involved in many of our school’s programs. From Class Advisor, to Honor Society and Yearbook advisor, to Varsity Track and Field coach, and Cheerleading coach, she has been an enthusiastic member of our school community. Mrs. DiMaggio maintains a congenial classroom environment where she engages her scholars in higher order thinking and questioning. She reinforces the importance of the writing process (outlining, drafting, editing) in order to help students refine their skills. She aspires to foster a love of reading and writing in her students as they prepare for their future academic pursuits and careers.