Striving for Excellence in Education Volume 11, Issue 12, 11-18-2016
OBHS Celebrates Outstanding Athletes
The Autumn Varsity Sports Season is in the books in Oyster Bay. It was a great season that saw many of the teams participate in post season play. The Girls Cross Country teams were Conference Champions and the Boys and Girls Cross Country teams are going to the State Championships. The Girls Tennis player Courtney Kowalsky made her third straight trip to the New York State Championships. Several other fine young athletes distinguished themselves and were chosen by the OBHS Coaches as Athletes of the Month for...
P.A.R.P. Invites Children and Parents to discover that “Reading is Out of this World”
The greatest gift a parent can give to their child is time spent reading together. Pick a Reading Partner (P.A.R.P.) is a program sponsored by the OBEN Elementary PTA and designed to foster a lifelong love of reading in children. It also hopes to strengthen the family bond. One of the ways it does this is by encouraging parents, guardians or friends to read at home with their children for at least 15 minutes per day. The PTA has been recognized as the Nassau Region PTA PARP Award winner for their dedicated PTA unit that promotes literacy for children and their...