500 Great East Neck Road, West Babylon, NY 11704

Phone: 631-376-7100

 

Principal:

Dr. E. Vassallo

Assistant Principals:

Mr. M. Devane
Mr. S. O'Leary

Welcome to the West Babylon Senior high School. West Babylon High School is a comprehensive high school that offers a diverse academic program while promoting the arts, business and technology, and family and consumer sciences. Our students are being made college and career ready in order to succeed in the 21st century workplace and the world. Our Social, Emotional and Academic Learning program, entering its sixth year, parallels  the Dignity for All Students Act, and is the foundation for creating a safe learning environment in which our students can learn and develop the emotional competencies that lead to success in the 21st century world for which they are being prepared.

Our co curricular activities, including our athletic teams, mirror this focus. and add to the total development of our students.  Groups such as our GSA and LEO clubs lead the school in activities that teach acceptance, compassion, empathy and service to others.  Our students develop their leadership skills in the classroom, in their clubs and organizations and on the athletic fields.  They are ready when they leave the high school to assume these roles and successfully further their studies and work.

   


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Announcements

All-Long Island Honors for Girls Track

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Members of the girls varsity track members have been named All-Long Island Athletes for the spring track and field season. Brittany Korsah has been named to the first team for the 200-meter, and Paige Keefer has been chosen to the second team for the 400-meter.

Korsah, Nadja Ashley, Dana Beggins and Keefer were selected for the first team for the 4x400 meter relay and Korsah, Myaysa Evans, Grace Glennon and Dana Beggins were chosen for the second team sprint medley.

Representatives from the Nassau and Suffolk County Track Coaches Associations, NSCHSSA, and USATF Long Island selected the All-Long Island Athletes for the spring track and field season. Performances throughout the season were analyzed, debated and discussed with an emphasis placed on achievements from championship meets.  

Senior Awards Night

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Graduating seniors were recognized and honored with scholarships and awards for their academic achievements during the school’s annual Senior Awards Night on June 8.

Seniors received more than $127,000 in scholarships money and awards from members of the West Babylon community. In addition, seniors received scholarships from organizations outside the West Babylon community, totaling an additional $18,000.

Class of 2016 Graduates

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More than 300 students comprising the district’s Class of 2016 closed the final chapter in their academic careers during the commencement exercise held on the Junior High School field on the evening of June 24.

Senior class president Jennifer Melfi welcomed guests to the ceremony prior to speeches delivered by salutatorian Lindsey Del Prete and valedictorian Alexander Barrett. Both speakers touched on some of the highlights of their years in West Babylon, including teachers, administrators and peers who made difference in their high school experience. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Yiendhy Farrelly told the audience how proud she was to watch, cheer on and read about all of the Class of 2016’s amazing accomplishments.

For more information on the Class of 2016, look for the summer edition of the district’s newsletter.

Award-Winning Performances

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Senior Paige Leddy and sophomore David Grant III received Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance at a ceremony on May 22 at the Beacon School. The students were nominated for their performance in “Footloose” this year.

Top Teachers

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Three West Babylon teachers were recognized at the Suffolk County Legislature Teacher Appreciation Awards Night on June 7 at North Babylon High School.

Tooker Avenue reading teacher Lisa Granieri was recognized as an outstanding teacher. Senior High School math teacher Christina Montalvo received the Teacher Appreciation Award, and music teacher Joe Barone received the Outstanding Teacher Award. All of the district’s librarians were recognized with honorable mention awards.
 
Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory presented the winners with a proclamation. Educators who receive these awards go the extra mile, working above and beyond what is required, are an inspiration to their peers, collaborate with colleagues to improve student achievement, inspire lifelong learning and are master teachers and educational leaders.