During the May 21 Bayport-Blue Point School District Board of Education meeting, students and staff were celebrated for a number of accomplishments.
Elementary social worker Brooke Yonick and Blue Point Elementary School fourth grade teacher Kelly Newham were first honored for bringing their insightful ideas to the district’s social emotional curriculum. Due to their efforts, both staff members were presented with an award of recognition courtesy of the New York State Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development. The educators were met with words of praise from Superintendent of Schools Dr. Timothy P. Hearney, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Dr. Theodore Fulton and Blue Point Elementary School Principal Tara Falasco for their accomplishment.
A number of students spanning all elementary-level buildings and James Wilson Young Middle School were praised for their successful participation in the 2019 Suffolk PTA’s Reflections Contest, which focused on the theme of “Heroes Around Me.” According to their official website, the PTA Reflections Contest is known as one of the largest and oldest student recognitions in the arts, highlighting excellence in dance choreography, film, photography, music, literature and visual arts.
Additionally, Bayport-Blue Point High School Principal Dr. Gaurav Passi called several Bayport-Blue Point High School students to be honored as summa cum laude students due to their impressive academic records which indicated a GPA of 96.5 or higher. The students were presented with tokens of appreciation for this highly impressive accomplishment and words of praise from Dr. Passi and fellow administrators.
Photos courtesy of the Bayport-Blue Point School District