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Spring Sports Round-Up

The spring sports season has wrapped up in the Hampton Bays School District with a number of high school athletes earning accolades. thumbnail259704

The spring sports season has wrapped up in the Hampton Bays School District with a number of high school athletes earning accolades. The district congratulates the following student-athletes:

Girls Spring Track and Field
All-League: Allie O’Brien, Leah Fassino, Sofia Galvan, Emma Halsey, Izzy Ospitale and Asha Pensa
All-County: Sofia Galvan (2,000m steeplechase), Emma Halsey (100m hurdles and triple jump), Allie O’Brien (pole vault) and Asha Pensa (shot put and discus)
All State, All-Federation: Asha Pensa (shot put and discus)

Boys Spring Track
Set four school records in the 100m, 200m, 400m and 4x400m relay

All-League: Alan Cruz, Brian DeJesus, Daniel Feliciano, Charlie Garcia, Erick Ibanez, Xavier Johnson, Daniel Ortiz, Matthew Papajohn, Joffre Proano and Cesar Ramos

All-County: Charlie Garcia (100m, 200m, 4x400m relay), Erick Ibanez (4x400m relay), Matthew Papajohn (400m, 4x400m relay) and Cesar Ramos (4x400m relay)

All-Sectional: Charlie Garcia (three-time county champion in the 100m, 200m and 4x400m relay, broke school record in the 100m and 200m dashes; 100m time is the No. 1 fastest time in New York State)

Girls Softball
Scholar-Athlete Team
All-Division: Shea Egan
League VII Coach of the Year: Rich Doulos

Baseball
All-League: Pat Donahue

Girls Lacrosse
All-County: Eden Brown, Taylor Meyers
All-Division: Nikole Vasquez
All-Rookie: Fiona Haddock
Unsung Hero: Allison Booth

Boys Tennis
All-League: John DePalma and Jaime DePalma
League 4 Team Sportsmanship Award: Kael Schoerlin

Date Added: 6/20/2024

Hampton Bays Thespian Wins Teeny Award

Hampton Bays students earned Teeny Awards this year. thumbnail259703

Hampton Bays High School student Rene Aguilar earned the Outstanding Performer in a Play Teeny Award at the annual Teeny Awards ceremony at William Floyd High School on June 9.

The Teeny Awards program recognizes student talent across 20 East End school districts.

The district congratulates the following students who were nominated for Teeny Awards:

Outstanding Performer in a Musical
Sumeja Bytyqi in the role of Jenny Casino/Teen Angel in “Grease”
Emily Tobar-Fonseca in the role of Cha-Cha in “Grease”

Outstanding Performer in a Play
Rene Aguilar in the role of Prodigal Son in “One Stoplight Town”
Cooper Foley in the role of Drum Major in “One Stoplight Town”
Lilah Nydegger in the role of Green Bean Queen in “One Stoplight Town”

Costume Assistants, Costume Designers, Prop Masters & Managers
Sam Kraycar, “One Stoplight Town”

Dance Captains
Kenzie David, “Grease”

Lighting Designers, Assistants & Crew
Jordyn Heaney, “One Stoplight Town” and “Grease”
Jack Perez, “One Stoplight Town” and “Grease”

Pit Orchestra Students
Michael Poremba, tenor saxophone in “Grease”

Set Design, Painters & Construction
Sam Kraycar, “One Stoplight Town”

Stage Crew
Julia Brandes, “One Stoplight Town” and “Grease”
Svetlana Datsyuk, “Grease”
Luke David, “One Stoplight Town” and “Grease”

Stage Managers & Assistant Stage Managers
Samantha Kraycar, “One Stoplight Town” and “Grease”

Student Choreographers
Olivia Allen, “Grease”
Emily Malone, “Grease”

Date Added: 6/19/2024

37 Hampton Bays students to graduate with biliteracy seal

The Hampton Bays School District is pleased to announce that 37 members of its Class of 2024 will graduate with a New York State Seal of Biliteracy on their diplomas. thumbnail259702

The Hampton Bays School District is pleased to announce that 37 members of its Class of 2024 will graduate with a New York State Seal of Biliteracy on their diplomas.

The students earned this credential through several combinations of criteria, including achieving proficiency in English and either Spanish, Bulgarian or Urdu. Additionally, they completed presentations, language assessments and advanced coursework and maintained a course average above 85 in multiple classes.

The intent of the seal is to encourage students to study languages, identify high school graduates with language and biliteracy skills for employers, provide universities with additional information about applicants seeking admission and placement, prepare students with 21st-century skills, recognize the value of language instruction and affirm the value of diversity in a multilingual society.

The Hampton Bays School District extends its congratulations to its students who earned the seal.

Date Added: 6/18/2024

64 Hampton Bays students earn a NYS Seal of Civic Readiness

64 Hampton Bays High School seniors have earned a New York State Seal of Civic Readiness on their diplomas. thumbnail259701

An impressive 64 Hampton Bays High School seniors have earned a New York State Seal of Civic Readiness on their diplomas. This is the first year that the district has offered the civics seal program.

The students earned the seal through their advanced college government class. They completed an AP Capstone project and advanced coursework, as well as maintained good course averages and/or scored well on one or more Regents exams.

The New York State Seal of Civic Readiness is a formal recognition that a student has attained a high level of proficiency in terms of civic knowledge, civic skills, civic mindset and civic experiences.

The Hampton Bays School District extends its congratulations to its students who earned the seal.

Date Added: 6/17/2024

Hampton Bays track athletes end on high note

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Hampton Bays High School girls and boys varsity track athletes ended their season with impressive accomplishments at the state meet.

Asha Pensa tied for first in discus in Division 2 with a throw of 135 feet, 11 inches and qualified for the Federation finals, where she placed third in the entire state, earning her both All-State and All-Federation honors. She also placed seventh in the Division 2 shot put, where she broke the school’s record with a throw of 36-6.

Emma Halsey finished her season by placing 10th in Division 2 in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 16.04 seconds, while Matthew Papajohn placed ninth in the Division 2 400-meter race and Charlie Garcia was 10th overall in the 100-meter dash for Division 2. Also competing was the boys 4x400 relay team, made up of Erick Ibanez, Daniel Ortiz, Matthew Papajohn and Cesar Ramos.

The Hampton Bays School District extends its congratulations to the athletes for their impressive season finish.

Date Added: 6/14/2024