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  • Vernon 3rd Graders Create Biography E-Books

    As a way to bring their learning to life in a safe, yet immersive way, Vernon third graders created biography research e-books using Book Creator in lieu of the traditional third-grade Biography Wax Museum this year.

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  • Dr. Pesqueira Named Social Studies Supervisor of the Year

    Dr. Joseph Pesqueira, K-12 Supervisor for Social Studies, Career Technologies, and Service Learning for the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District, has been named Outstanding Social Studies Supervisor of the Year by the Long Island Council for the Social Studies (LICSS).

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  • Mr. Soper is Social Studies Teacher of the Year

    Oyster Bay High School social studies teacher Mr. Brian Soper, of Garden City, was named Outstanding High School Social Studies Teacher of the Year by the Long Island Council for the Social Studies (LICSS). The award recognizes teachers who have demonstrated effective and inspiring social studies teaching, including the ability to convey the importance and vitality of social studies to high school students.

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  • Vernon Student Pens Winning Essay

    James H. Vernon School third-grader Kiara Altamirano is well-versed when it comes to animals and saving the planet. The Humane Society of New York has just named her a winner in the 2021 humane essay contest.

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  • They're Champions of Character

    In one of the most inspiring events of the school year, 14 Oyster Bay High School students were recognized by faculty and staff members for exemplary character — making them outstanding role models for their peers — during the seventh annual Breakfast of Champions Character Recognition Program, May 26.

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  • OBEN Spotlights Mental Health & Better Speech and Hearing Month

    Recognizing that the pandemic has put an emotional strain on many, the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District is taking special care to spotlight the importance of mental and behavioral health by hosting several events that support Mental Health Awareness Month as well as Better Speech and Hearing Awareness Month.

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  • Vernon Musical Pays Homage to Disney Favorites

    Students from James H. Vernon School filled the stage with Disney classics when they presented Vernon’s Magical Musical Revue on May 14 and 15. The highly popular production featured two separate casts, each performing one night, allowing the opportunity for more students to participate, and livestreamed for audiences to stay within health and safety guidelines.

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  • OBEN Appoints Deputy Superintendent

    The Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District has appointed Ms. Maureen Raynor as Deputy Superintendent, effective June 1.

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  • OBHS Freshman Wins NJHS Outstanding Achievement Award

    Oyster Bay High School freshman Ania Kelly was named a recipient of the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) Outstanding Achievement Award. She is one of 500 exceptional NJHS members and among 36 in New York State to earn the honor.

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  • OBHS 'Declaration Day' Celebrates College Choices

    Oyster Bay High School was full of spirit and excitement as seniors and staff celebrated “Declaration Day” to mark the college commitment deadline of May 1.

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  • OBHS Celebrates 'Athletes of the Month'

    Oyster Bay High School’s Department of Athletics proudly announced its selections for “Athlete of the Month,” which comprises the fall teams of the modified athletic schedule this year.

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  • OBHS Ranks High on National 'Best High Schools' List

    Oyster Bay High School ranks among the top public high schools in the nation, according to an annual report released by U.S. News & World Report.

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  • OBHS Senior Awarded for Science Research

    Oyster Bay High School senior Brianna Baugh was awarded “Best Use of International Systems Units” at the Long Island Science and Engineering Fair (LISEF), raising the bar for Oyster Bay’s science research program another notch.

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  • He's Headed for Collegiate Sports

    Oyster Bay High School track and cross country athlete Riley Keffer has committed to competing at the collegiate level. Riley will head to New Jersey in the fall to wear the blue and gold for the Georgian Court University Lions.

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  • 'Cool' Lessons for Earth Week at TR

    In celebration of Earth Week, students at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School participated in the school’s 12th Annual Cool the Earth program and learned what they can do to protect the environment.

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  • OBEN Tops PSEG PSA Contest

    Students in the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District know what it takes to deliver an effective public service announcement (PSA). Eighth-grade students James Catania and Jose Velasquez, and fifth-grade students Skyler Placella and Abigail Rudnet were top 10 winners in the PSEG Long Island I Am EM-Powered PSA Contest.

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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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