West Babylon Senior High School

Address: 500 Great East Neck Road, West Babylon, NY 11704
Main Office: (631) 376-7100
Principal: Mr. S. O'Leary
Asst. Principals: Mr. M. Devane, Mr. V. Fiore
Library Afterschool Hours: 2:00 - 2:45pm (Mon-Thu)

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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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Tradition Shines Bright at Blue & Gold

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More than 60 years of tradition was on full display as West Babylon Senior High School hosted its annual Blue & Gold competition from April 11-13. This year’s battle was superheroes and villians vs. horror movies. The stands were packed in a sea of blue and gold as the community came out in full force to support their favorite school color. The student-artists showed off their creativity as the school’s gymnasium was transformed into a work of art. The members of the props team showed off their skills, while the dance routines and choreography showcased the high level of talent. Following their entrances, each team showed off their routines with calisthenics, lyrical, hip-hop and marching performances. With three sold-out performances, the annual Blue and Gold awards more than $10,000 in student scholarships annually.

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Date Added: 4/16/2024

West Babylon Inducts 18 New Members into Art Honor Society

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West Babylon Senior High School celebrated the artistic talents of its students at the 14th National Art Honor Society induction ceremony on March 26. National Art Honor Society adviser Mrs. Bodolai welcomed guests to the ceremony and commended the students for their commitment to the arts. “You continue to express yourself in the arts,” she said. “Keeping shining your artistic light on the world.”

The National Art Honor Society students have showcased their abilities throughout the school and community, including worldwide events like the Memory Project. To qualify for the National Art Honor Society, students must maintain a high grade point average in art classes and engage in art activities beyond the school day. “Your artistic talent and drive for academic excellence is an inspiration to both your teachers and your peers,” Ms. Bodolai added. “You are a shining example of why art is a vital component in education.”

Congratulations to the newest inductees: Sarah Caltabiano, Chloe DeAngelis, Adam Gosline, Kylah Hicklin, Emma Hooton, Elizabeth Lopez, Casey Villegas-Martinez, Merary Martinez, Dheera Misra, Katelyn Moar, Katiemae Murray, Illary Ortega, Nandini Ramesh, Paige Rizzo, Joara Rivera, Samantha Rojos, Grace Sjoholm and Mikayla Tournu.

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Date Added: 4/15/2024

College Fair Helps Students Connect for Post-Secondary Options

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On March 18, the Senior High School hosted a successful college fair with more than 50 colleges and universities in attendance in the school’s gymnasium. Many seniors connected with college representatives from schools to which they applied and/or have been accepted. Juniors are beginning the process of speaking with college admissions counselors, with focus on exploring a variety of schools while learning about specific programs of interest. Students learned about different academic offerings, athletics, clubs and the financial aid/application process.

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Date Added: 4/4/2024

Two Science Olympiad Students Place at States

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On March 15-16, West Babylon School District’s Science Olympiad team traveled to Syracuse for the Science Olympiad State Tournament. The largest in the country, New York’s State Tournament had 60 schools from throughout New York representing some of the best STEM students in the state. Qualifying for the tournament is always a goal for West Babylon and improving their results each year is something they strive for. This year, Logan Iversen and Alex Burkhardt received a ninth place medal in Wind Power, representing West Babylon’s first state medal since 2018. Iversen and Burkhardt not only took an exam in renewable energy with a focus on wind power, but also designed and tested a wind turbine that generated electricity.

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Date Added: 3/27/2024

District’s String Musicians Rock Out

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West Babylon School District’s orchestra students had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play alongside a famous musician, thanks to an artist-in-residence program with Mark Wood, one of the founding members of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Mr. Wood visited with the student-musicians in grade 5-12 from throughout the West Babylon School District on March 14 and 15. Mr. Wood, a native Long Islander, worked with students for two days on a variety of rock songs from the ‘80s and ‘90s, including artists like AC/DC, Coldplay and Bon Jovi. As part of the Evolution Tour and the “Electrify Your Symphony” concert, Mr. Wood played in concert alongside the 220 West Babylon student-musicians during a show at the West Babylon Junior High School on March 15.

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Date Added: 3/25/2024