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Librarian Workshops

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All of the district’s librarians participated in the Western Suffolk BOCES school library seminar on Nov. 7 at Farmingdale Public Library. The librarians attended workshops on topics such as “Establishing a Makerspace,” “Poetry Slam Activities in Middle School and High Schools,” and “Appropriate Graphic Novels for Middle and High Schools."

The Great Pumpkin Challenge

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During Dr. Patricia Neville’s library classes at the Junior High School, students were challenged with building a structure out of candy pumpkins and toothpicks on Oct. 31. Working in small groups, the completed structure tested the weight of a small pumpkin.

Buddy Club Halloween Party

Tokens of Appreciation for Board of Education

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The district acknowledged the commitment and dedication of its board of education prior to its meeting on Oct. 24. In celebration of New York State School Boards Recognition Week, members of the Board of Education were presented with certificates by the office of Suffolk County Leg. Kevin McCaffrey, Town of Babylon Councilman Antonio Martinez and Western Suffolk BOCES. Artwork from students throughout the district adorned the board workroom to show their appreciation. The Senior High School select string ensemble performed “Ashokan Farewell” before refreshments were served courtesy of the PTAs and PTA Council. 

Young Artists at Library

Young Artists at Library
For the third consecutive year, the West Babylon Public Library and the West Babylon Junior High School art department are teaming up to exhibit talented young artists.  For November, Studio in Art students will be showing their creations that focus on the elements of art. Under the direction of  studio teacher Jennifer Tomeo and the collaboration and support of Azuree Agnello, director of teen programs for the West Babylon Public Library, these talented students have the opportunity to exhibit in a public forum.  

Fun with MakerSpace

Sixth-Grader Takes Third in Local Veterans Contest

Sixth-Grader Takes Third in Local Veterans Contest photo
Sixth-grader Dahlia Lind in Rose Lyn Cipparulo’s English language arts class wrote an essay recognizing her grandfather as her Veterans Day hero as part of an essay contest run through the Town of Babylon. Lind was awarded third place and a $50 gift card and will be recognized at Town Hall on Nov. 3 at the Veterans Day Awareness Week event.

Lessons in Native American History

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As part of their study of Native Americans in social studies class, seventh-grade students in Faye Lynch’s class recently made their version of Iroquois false face masks.

Fun with MakerSpace

Students in Mrs. Robinson¹s library class at the JHS are having fun with MakerSpace activities.

Top Writers

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Congratulations to JHS students Carley Kuhn and Justin Stark, who were named the top authors by their peers in Mrs. Groel¹s Read 180 class.

Pledging to Stay Drug Free

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Students and staff at the Junior High School kicked off Red Ribbon Week on Oct. 23 by dressing all in red. During their lunch period, students signed a banner and pledged to stay drug free.

Mathematical Planets

Students in eighth-grade Math Applications are creating their own planets based off of the actual planets. They are comparing and contrasting their planets with actual planets using operations of numbers in scientific notation.

Big Wins at BACCA

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Three Junior High School eighth-graders were recently recognized for their exceptional photography skills. The students took top honors in the Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts Photography and Sculpture judged show. 

The district congratulates Luca Haas (second place), Michael Alexiadis (third place) and Stephanie Curley (honorable mention).

Young Archaeologists

Young Archaeologists photo

Students in Cluster 3 used google slide and google classroom to work inteams on a archaeologist research project.


Searching for Evidence

Cluster 3 students in Jillian DiPreta’s sixth grade social studies classes searched for evidence to prove and disprove the quote, “It will never be possible to know how the world became settled” as part of their Neolithic revolution unit.

Eighth-Grade Scientists

Students Pen Essays for Hero Veterans

Students Pen Essays for Hero Veterans photo
Sixth-grade students in Rose Lyn Cipparulo’s English language arts class at the junior high school recently wrote essays in recognition of Veterans Day. The topic for the essay was themed “My Hero: A Veteran Who I Admire.”

Celebrating Homecoming


It was a fun-filled day as the district and community celebrated homecoming on Oct. 7. Check out our video featuring highlights of the day’s events.