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Nine New Inductees in Business Honor Society

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The Senior High School recently inducted new members into the New York State Business and Marketing Honor Society. The primary purpose of the New York State Business and Marketing Honor Society is to recognize students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in business education at the secondary level. Students must complete at least three units of business education prior to graduation and maintain a certain GPA. This year, the following students have received acceptance into the Business and Marketing Honor Society: Alexa Barbato, Mariely Cruz, Maya D’Angelo, Gianna Gentilesca, Zachariah Peter, Elena Savage, Christopher Serrano, Frank Weber and Cassidy Yates.

Date Added: 2/19/2024

Science Olympiad Team Heading to States

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On Jan. 27, West Babylon Science Olympiad’s three teams competed at the annual Regional Science Olympiad Tournament. Suffolk County’s regional tournament is comprised of 60 teams from throughout the county. The tournament is the largest in New York and the nation. Each team competed in 23 events, from rubber-band powered airplanes to solving crimes in forensics. To qualify for the state competition, schools must finish in the top eight out of 60 teams. The top six schools receive trophies. West Babylon earned medals in 17 of the 23 categories, amounting to 21 medals between the three teams. Team 1 finished in sixth place, earning a place at the state competition.

Date Added: 1/31/2024

Enriching Literacy Lessons at SHS

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During the past two years, West Babylon Senior High School’s English department has been focused on enriching students’ literacy through the joy of independent reading. According to the Next Generation Learning Standards, “independent reading is an essential part of English Language Arts and Literacy instruction; two of the lifelong practices of readers highlight the importance of independent reading, as we develop students’ ability to self-select texts based on interest and read for multiple purposes, including for learning and for pleasure.” Through a variety of choices – from print to electronic, literature-based to nonfiction and myriad activities and projects – students are recognizing that literacy is not just an essential part of learning, but of life as well.

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Date Added: 1/31/2024

Senior Named Coca-Cola Semifinalist

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West Babylon Senior High School senior Kenneth Miller has been selected as one of 20 semifinalists on Long Island in the annual 2024 Coca-Cola Scholars Program. More than 1,500 semifinalists were named nationwide for their leadership skills, academic achievements and community service. This spring, Coca-Cola will choose 150 scholars as winners to receive $20,000 scholarships. Miller is pictured with West Babylon Senior High School Principal Stephen O’Leary.

Date Added: 1/19/2024

Spanish Language Learners Shine at SHS

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Foreign language students at West Babylon Senior High School are sharpening their skills this December. Spanish III students recently taste tested different foods and wrote down their ingredients in Spanish. They used their language expertise to describe how the foods tasted. Spanish I are learning about the Greater Antilles region – including Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico – and presented reports to their classmates about the region, the wildlife, music and sports.

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Date Added: 1/12/2024