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  • OBEN Students Pilot 'Standing Where They Stood' Tour at Raynham Hall

    Standing on paper footprints, 5th graders from James H. Vernon School read aloud: “I am Priscilla, and I was purchased in 1796 by Solomon Townsend for 55 pounds…I am Jim, and in 1829 I walked 20 miles herding two cows... I am Isaac, and I escaped in 1784.” The students were among the first to pilot a new tour offered at Raynham House Museum called, “Standing Where They Stood,” the first of its kind that sheds light on slavery in the north.

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  • OBHS Announces January 'Athletes of the Month'

    Oyster Bay High School’s Athletics Department has proudly announced its January selections for “Athlete of the Month.” The athletes were selected by their coaches and chosen for exhibiting qualities that make them exemplary role models for their teammates, such as leadership, dedication, attitude, level of improvement, and skill.

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  • OBEN Students Learn How to 'Box Out Bullying'

    In an assembly that combined humor, theatrics and student participation, students at James H. Vernon and Theodore Roosevelt elementary schools learned how to spot bullying in their schools and take action to stop it.

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  • Mental Health Education Expands to Help Students Succeed

    In an effort to eliminate stigmas and help students reach optimal health and wellness, a new health curriculum that places an increased emphasis on mental health education was implemented this year in schools across New York State.

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  • 'Ryan's Story' Presents Harsh Reality of Bullying and Suicide

    With stoic faces and some silent tears, 6th and 7th graders in the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District listened to the heart-wrenching story of Ryan Halligan, a 13-year-old boy from Vermont who ultimately took his own life after years of being bullied and cyber-bullied.

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  • OBHS Wrestling Helps Lead Charge to 'Take 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.”

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  • Alumni Day Offers Students College Advice

    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.

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  • TR Readers' Theater a Lesson in Perseverance

    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.

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  • A New Year Message from the Superintendent

    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 looks to the new year as an opportunity to focus on building a kinder school environment for all. 

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  • OBEN Students Selected for All-County Music Festival

    Nearly 30 student-musicians from the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District were selected to play alongside the best musicians countywide. They will perform at the Nassau Music Educators Association All-County Music Festival at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts in Greenvale, Jan. 13 and Jan. 18-20.

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