Spotlight Stories

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    Night of the Living Museum Community Art Showcase

    On June 1 the Jr./Sr. High School Art Department transformed the New Gym into a gallery showcase of interactive art booths including mural painting, tie-dye creations, bead art, painted coasters, canvas tote design, coloring book creations, and more. Guest Artist, Oksana Danziger, shared her talent of the Art of Nuno Felting.

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    The Harbor View - June 2023

    Click above to view the June 2023 Edition of The Harbor View, the CSH Jr./Sr. HS Student paper.

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    “I am a painter and a storyteller, and this is how I tell my stories.” These are the words of Christopher Agostino, who tells folktales of transformation and wonder through face painting. His one-of-a-kind performance delights audiences using a combination of skillful storytelling through the spoken word, while illustrating the journey through face painting. He has an extensive repertoire of tales that fit grade level curriculum or cultural studies.

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    Tee UP & Order UP! Jr. High STEAM Food Trucks & Golf Courses

    There was so much excitement in the air with the anticipation of the Junior High “STEAM Reveal” for the 7th grade Food Truck and 8th grade Mini-Golf Course debut! As students showcased their “cultural themed” projects in the new gym, fellow junior high students took turns “ordering up” the many delicious food items from the simulated trucks and practiced their golf skills on the putting greens. Each food truck launched their STEAM project with marquee and menus displayed, and “order up” windows ready to serve.

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    West Side Spring Concert

    Spring concerts are in the air, and after much preparation and practice the West Side 5th & 6th graders entertained the crowd at the PAC with a fabulous performance by our students! Big numbers like Raiders of the Lost Ark and Star Wars drew applause and delight, and angelic voices of the chorus paid tribute to Phantom of the Opera as the longest running Broadway show. Heartfelt words were shared by many students and staff thanking Phil Gray for his 30 years of service to this school district as he retires this school year.

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    Student Research Symposium

    The Cold Spring Harbor School District hosted its annual high school Research Symposium on May 22, 2023. About 60 students from our research program were in attendance from the various research courses offered at the high school, including Foundations of Research, Advanced Research II and III, and Independent Research. Guest speaker, Dr. Christopher Gobler, a Professor from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University, spoke of his work related to the excessive nitrogen loading and how it has played in the degradation of Long Island’s fisheries and water quality.

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    Students Teach Smart Choices SWWATAV

    Each year, students from SWWATAV (Student Waging War Against Tobacco and Vaping) visit the elementary schools with Health teacher and Club Advisor, Karen Uhl Smith. Together they engage in student-to-student peer discussion on the benefits of a drug-free life. Topics include the dangers of vaping, drinking, smoking, and prescription drugs, as well as the importance and understanding of good decision-making skills and refusal skills.

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    Willy Wonka Jr. The West Side Musical

    Anyone with a sweet tooth was in for a treat at this weekend’s West Side production of Willy Wonka Jr. This delicious adventure of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory lit up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Featuring enchanting songs like “Think Positive” and “The Candy Man Can '' audiences were tapping their feet to a cast and crew of over 50 students; the largest casting call to date! The story follows Roald Dahl's enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars.

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