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  • OBEN Student's Artwork in Virtual All-County Exhibit

    Fifteen students from the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District have their artwork on display at the Art Supervisors Association's (ASA) 2021 Nassau All-County Art Exhibition. The event, held virtually this year through June, showcases the talent of more than 1,200 students from kindergarten through grade 12 who have demonstrated excellence in a wide variety of two-dimensional visual art forms including drawing, painting, printmaking, computer graphics and photograph

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  • Grade 6 Celebrates Ancient Civilizations

    Dressed as Egyptian pharaohs and queens, Greek gods and goddesses, Chinese philosophers and other ancient historical figures, sixth graders at James H. Vernon School celebrated a living history of Ancient Civilizations after weeks of studying the topic in their classrooms and working on independent research projects at home.

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  • OBHS Among Top NYS Public High Schools

    Oyster Bay High School ranks among the top 10 high schools in New York State and the top five on Long Island, according to the study, “2021’s Best Public Schools in New York State” released by WalletHub, a personal finance platform for tools and resources.

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  • Third Teacher Earns National Board Certification

    Oyster Bay High School mathematics teacher Mr. David Lazar has earned National Board Certification, the highest certification one can achieve in K-12 education. He is the third teacher in the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District to achieve the advanced credential and among only three percent of teachers nationwide who are recognized as meeting the highest standards of the profession.

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  • OBHS Virtual Enterprise Firm Hits New Milestones

    Oyster Bay High School’s Virtual Enterprise (VE) program—a business course that enables students to develop business skills in a simulated environment—has advanced to new levels of competition.

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  • Kudos to our Athletes of the Month

    Oyster Bay High School’s Department of Athletics proudly announces its February and March selections for “Athlete of the Month.” Athletes are 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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  • TR Designs Leprechaun STEM Zip Line Project

    Theodore Roosevelt second graders spent part of St. Patrick’s Day developing their critical thinking and problem-solving skills when they participated in the Leprechaun Zip Line Challenge.

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  • OBHS Musical Rises Above Challenges

    Faced with new challenges due to the pandemic, Oyster Bay High School’s Fine and Performing Arts Department replaced the live stage with livestreamed performances when they presented the musical Songs for a New World, March 12-14.

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  • It's March Reading Madness at Vernon

    March Madness may be about basketball, but at James H. Vernon School it’s all about reading! Students are “mad” about some new and exciting reading competitions that are sparking their creativity and imaginations while boosting their reading skills.

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  • Vernon 5th Graders Engineer Working Wind Turbines

    Exploring the process of engineering design and STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fifth-grade students at James H. Vernon School developed working wind turbines out of repurposed materials and showcased them in their school.

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  • Leg. Lafazan Cuts Ribbon on Renovated OBHS Cafeteria

    Surrounded by Board of Education members, staff and students, Leg. Joshua Lafazan “cut the ribbon” on the renovated cafeteria at Oyster Bay High School, a project made possible through a $100,000 grant he secured for the District.

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  • TR Celebrates Reading

    Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School is dressing up for a week of celebrating reading! The event, held in conjunction with the national Read Across America Day, is promoting excitement and creativity as students participate in different dress-up days while honing their reading skills with a broad selection of books.

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  • OBEN Students Named 'Kids of Distinction'

    Nineteen students from the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District were named Kids of Distinction by Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan during the Third Annual Kids of Distinction Awards Ceremony held virtually, Feb. 25.

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  • TR Celebrates the 100th Day of School

    Kindergarteners and first graders at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School marked the 100th day of school by engaging in a host of activities across the curriculum that celebrated the number 100.

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  • Nick Tardugno is a National Merit Finalist!

    Oyster Bay High School senior Nicholas Tardugno was named a Finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program, placing him among the top one percent of the nation’s brightest and most promising students.

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  • Athletes Commit to Playing Collegiate Sports

    In a ceremony with family members, coaches, and staff, four Oyster Bay High School seniors were recognized for signing Letters of Intent to play sports at the college level.

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  • Excitement Bubbles Over at Roosevelt's Virtual Science Fun Night

    It was a night of discovery and bonding as Theodore Roosevelt second graders and their families participated in a virtual Science Fun Night, Feb. 4.

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  • Vernon 3rd Grade Multiplication Super Bowl Hones Math Skills

    James H. Vernon School 3rd graders showed their mathematical chops when they participated in the 8th annual Multiplication Super Bowl.

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  • OBEN Creates Valentines for Veterans

    With words of praise for their bravery and sacrifices, students at James H. Vernon and Theodore Roosevelt Elementary schools expressed their gratitude to those who served our country by designing Valentine’s Day cards as part of the Town of Oyster Bay’s Valentines for Veterans Initiative.

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  • Vernon's PARP was 'Out of this World'

    James H. Vernon School students launched into reading and explored outer space through the 2021 Pick a Reading Partner (PARP) campaign, “Reading is Out of this World!”

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