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Watch West Babylon students gets hands-on during STEM Night last month. Click here to see the video.


Best Chef

Congratulations to Senior High School student Lukas DeJong for winning the award for America’s best high school chef from Monroe College.

Actors Show Off their Skills

Actors Show Off their Skills photo

Senior High School student-actors just completed three performances of the musical “Little Shop of Horrors.” From Feb. 7-9, the young thespians showed off their acting and musical skills to audiences at the Junior High School theater.

Winter League Champions

Winter League Champions photo
The girls winter varsity track team won its third consecutive Winter League III Championship at Suffolk Community College on Jan. 20. With this achievement, the team became only the third team since 1986 to win three League III titles in a row. West Babylon did this in resounding fashion, scoring in every one of the 15 track and field events. This marks the first time in school history that there was a scorer in every event.  Here are some highlights: 
55M dash – Nadja Ashley (second), Jessie Boos (sixth)
3000M – Jo Critchley (first), Natalie Haab (fourth)
1000m – Hannah Heller (first)
55 Hurdles – Alexandra Trischetti (third), Erin Thompson (fifth)
600m – Ja’Len DeFilippis (first), Jenna D’Onofrio (third)
1500m – Jo Critchley (third)
1500m Racewalk – Vivienne Berger (sixth)
300m ¬– Jessie Boos (sixth)
Triple Jump – Nadja Ashley (first), Ja’Len DeFilippis (second)
Long Jump – Nadja Ashley (first), Alexandra Trischetti (fifth)
High Jump – Alexandra Trischetti (first)
Shot Put – Jaimee Starzee (fifth)
4x400m ¬– Jenna D’Onofrio, Erin Thompson, Jessie Boos, Ja’Len DeFilippis (first)
4x200 –  Sara Vozza, Raina Quinones, Victoria McKenzie, Jenna D’Onofrio (sixth)
4x800m- –Natalie Haab, Shannon Hieber, Jo Critchley, Hannah Heller (third)

Relay Team Heads to Millrose Games

Relay Team Heads to Millrose Games photo
Relay Team Heads to Millrose Games photo 2
Relay Team Heads to Millrose Games photo 3
The girls varsity track team competed at the Armory track meet on Jan. 9. The 4 x 400 relay team won the Long Island time trials and advanced to the 112th annual Millrose Games on Feb. 9. The team ran a season’s best 4:00.49, which improved their Long Island-best time. This time is currently the second fastest in New York State. The 4 x 400 meter members are Jenna D’Onofrio, Jessie Boos, Ja’Len DeFilippis and Hannah Heller.

Student-Artists Take Home Top Prizes

Student-Artists Take Home Top Prizes photo
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Two Senior High School student-artists were recognized for their artwork and took home top prizes in the Suffolk County Community College annual high school art exhibit on Dec. 13. More than 40 works were submitted, and only six winners were chosen. Olivia Golebiewski took second place for her gouache painting  “Pick your Poison” and Nicholas McGraw was named a third-place winner for his photograph “Loyalty.” Their artwork will be on display at Gallery West in the Captree Commons building at the Suffolk County Community College-Grant Campus.