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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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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