Students Move to Roosevelt
The Roosevelt portables may have finally come to the end of the line as classrooms. At the Jan. 16 meeting of the Oyster Bay-East Norwich School Board, Dr. George Chesterton, superintendent of schools said he received a report, that mold was found in a wall. As a result, all students in the portables have been moved to the main building.
OB-EN Proactive in Math
While recent test results for the eighth grade in math were lower than the district would have liked, they are currently working to correct the problems. "We are taking a strong proactive approach," said Board President Bev Zembko.
Oyster Bay-East Norwich PAL Karate Program
On Oct. 21, 2000, the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Police Activity League Karate Program participated in a nationwide "Kick-A-Thon" to benefit the Project Action Foundation. This organization is a national award-winning children's charity that helps fight the daily battle of juvenile crime. This program is designed to keep "at-risk" kids off the streets and out of trouble.
Racing for Rett Syndrome
Rett Syndrome-a severe brain disorder that randomly strikes one in 10,000 children-is a devastating and heart-wretching illness. But a parent-team-and one notable Nobel winner-are resolved to help eradicate this disease.