James H. Vernon School third-grade students in Ms. Jillian Duval’s class examined a host of artifacts from Oaxaca, Mexico that were delivered to their classroom through the Red Trunk Project, a cultural initiative that helps students gain a better global understanding of others.
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.
Third-grade students at James H. Vernon School brought famous figures in history to life when they presented the 6th Annual Biography Wax Museum. After learning how to write a biography about a prominent figure of their choice, students took on their identity and presented the wax museum to family members.
The lacrosse field behind James H. Vernon School has a new feature that helps protect athletes from the harmful rays of the sun. Thanks to the fundraising efforts of Oyster Bay High School students Sean, Caleigh and Colin O’Toole — a junior, sophomore and seventh grader, respectively — two sun shields have been installed to fully cover the dugouts used by athletes during practices and games.
Nine teachers from the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District were awarded tenure during a formal ceremony at the May 7 Board of Education meeting. Speaking before family members and staff, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Laura Seinfeld first described the stringent requirements for earning tenure and the significance of achieving this milestone.