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Bethpage High School

10 Cherry Avenue, Bethpage, NY 11714

PRINCIPAL: Mr. Nicholas Jantz

ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS: Mr. Kevin Healy, Mr. Ralph Tocco

Main Office:
516-644-4100 (Phone)
516-644-4110 (Fax)


Extra Help 2020-21
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2nd Quarter/4th Quarter:
   
Monday/Wednesday: English, FACS, Health, Math, Reading, World Languages
   Tuesday/Thursday: Art, Business, Music, Social Studies, Physical Education, Science

3rd Quarter:
   
Monday/Wednesday: Art, Business, Music, Social Studies, Physical Education, Science
   Tuesday/Thursday: English, FACS, Health, Math, Reading, World Languages

 

ALL STUDENTS IN REOPENING PLAN FOR BETHPAGE HIGH SCHOOL

In the News


AP Examination Schedule for May 2021

Please refer to the link below for the AP Examination Schedule for May 2021.

AP Exam Schedule for May 2021

 

Kickline Champions

The Bethpage High School Varsity Golden Girls Kickline Team competed in their first Virtual Competition of the season and it was a clean sweep! The team did three different routines -- all of which earned FIRST PLACE -- and then the routines were ranked against all of the other performances to determine the Top Ten. Out of 49 performances, all three of the Golden Girls dances placed in the Top Ten with final placements:

POM: 1st OVERALL
TEAM: 2nd
KICK: 4th

The team also won the Choreography Award for their kick routine which they dedicated to the best Athletic Trainer in the business -- Mr. Joe Killeen!

Great job to all of the girls and a special congratulations to our seniors: Captain Arianna Belmonte, Captain Victoria Bracken, Assistant Captain Elyssa Finkel, Team Officer Angela LaRusso, Assistant Captain Irene Pfeffer, and Team Officer Bianca Tierno.

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Livestream of Bethpage High School Fall Athletics

Bethpage Schools has partnered with Varsity Media to livestream all Bethpage High School Fall HOME athletic contests for the rest of the season.

Please click on the link below to access the livestream. Please note that livestream links are created by Varsity Media on Mondays.

Livestream of Bethpage High School Spring Fall Athletic Contests

 

Italian Club Seasonal Greetings

On December 29, 2020, the Bethpage High School Italian Club advisor Signora Calio and student officers, Jenna DeStefano and Emily Florentz visited the Daleview Nursing Home in Farmingdale to drop off 100 holiday cards created by club members during their December meeting. Due to coronavirus, the holiday cards were not directly distributed by the students to the residents, but simply knowing that the efforts of the club putting a smile on someone's face is priceless! Bravo to the Bethpage High School Italian Club!

 

World Language Honor Society Induction

Congratulations to all of the students who were inducted into the World Language Honor Society (French, Italian, and Spanish).  Please click the link below honoring all of the inductees!

French: "La Societe Honoraire de Francais"

Italian: "Societa Onoraira Italica"

Bethpage High School World Language Honor Society Induction

 

Happy Holidays from the BHS Chorus & Chorale and Vocal Versatility 

In the spirit of the holidays, the Bethpage High School Chorus and Chorale and Vocal Versatility recorded two songs.  The chorus and chorale members sang "Once Upon a December" from Anastasia.  The Vocal Versatility Select Choir sang "Fly Me to the Moon."  These tracks were combined with collages created by Bethpage High School freshman and artwork from some of the district's third grade students! Happy Holidays!

BHS Chorus and Chorale Presents "Once Upon a December"

BHS Vocal Versatility Presents "Fly Me to the Moon"

 

Marine Science Club Fundraiser

Bethpage High School's Marine Science Club held a fundraiser to support the "Adopt a Family" Program, which helps a Bethpage family in need for the holidays.  Through the raffle, the Marine Science Club raised $165.00 for this cause with the raffle prize being a drone!  Congratulations to the winner of the raffle, Bethpage High School's very own Mr. Malossi!  Special thanks to everyone that purchased a raffle ticket to support the Bethpage High School "Adopt a Family" program.  

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Regal Eagles: Video Game Design

FIRST Robotics, in cooperation with Worcester Polytechnic Institute, ran a video game making competition. Participating students were provided one week in November to develop their games.  The Bethpage High School Robotics Team, Regal Eagles, entered two submissions and each was recognized with an award!  

One game tasked players to try to protect their computers against a virus, which won the "Music and Sound Award".  The other game tasked players to try to get out of an escape room, which won the "Judges Award".

Even working "virtually" and "social distancing", the Regal Eagles are still finding ways to ace competitions!  Congratulations to the Regal Eagles and team mentors, Mr. Zabell and Mr. LaSpina.

 

National Honor Society

On Monday, November 9, 2020 and Tuesday, November 17, 2020, Bethpage High School held induction ceremonies for the newest inductees to the Bethpage Chapter of the National Honor Society. 

Congratulations to all of the student inductees for this prestigious achievement!  Special thanks to Mrs. Sciglibaglio for organizing the induction ceremonies.  An archive broadcast of the induction ceremonies and pictures can be accessed below.

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Archive of the Bethpage High School National Honor Society Induction Ceremony: November 9, 2020

Archive of the Bethpage High School National Honor Society Induction Ceremony: November 17, 2020


 

Bethpage High School: Virtual Club Fair

Please click on the link below to access Bethpage High School's various virtual club offerings for the 2020-21 school year.  Please reach out to the indicated club advisor if you have any questions!

Bethpage High School: Virtual Club Fair

 

Resources for College Admissions Process & Virtual College Fairs, Tours, and Visits

Please refer to the links below from the Bethpage High School; Guidance Office for any students and households preparing for the college admissions process.

College Admissions Process

Virtual College Fairs, Tours, and Visits

 

Bethpage High School's "Smart Restart" for 2020-21

Please refer to the letter from Mr. Jantz, available at the link below, which will provide access to a video about Bethpage High School's "smart restart" as well as some other new procedures for the 2020-21 school year.

Welcome Back, Bethpage High School - Letter from Mr. Jantz

Bethpage High School's "Smart Restart" for 2020-21

 

Grade 9 Orientation for Students and Parents/Guardians

Please click on the link below for more information on the Grade 9 Orientation for Students (9:00 AM, 9:45 AM, 10:30 AM, 11:15 AM, 12:00 PM) and Grade 9 Orientation for Parents (7:00 PM) on Wednesday, September 2, 2020.

Grade 9 Orientation for Students and Parents/Guardians

Presentation Slide Deck from Grade 9 Orientation for Parents/Guardians

 

Bethpage High School 2020 Commemorative Graduation Video & Pictures

Please click on the link below to view a video and pictures commemorating and highlighting the Bethpage High School Class of 2020 Commencement Exercises and Graduation from Saturday, June 27, 2020. 

Congratulations to all of the members of the Bethpage High School Class of 2020. 

Bethpage Schools wishes you continued success in all of your future endeavors.

Bethpage High School 2020 Commemorative Graduation Video

Pictures from Session #1: 9:00 AM

Pictures from Session #2: 10:30 AM

Pictures from Session #3:  12:00 PM

Pictures from Session #4: 1:30 PM

Pictures from Session #5: 3:00 PM

 

2020 National Center for Women & Information Technology Award

Congratulations to Bethpage High School Grade 11 student Maya Maciel-Seidman for being a recipient of the National Center for Women and Information Technology Award for Aspirations in Computing. Maya was one of forty national award winners out of an applicant pool of over 4,700 from all fifty states and the only winner from New York State!  She was recognized for her academic excellence, leadership, and future goals for women in computing and technology.

Maya received a beautiful trophy from the Aspirations in Computing Team.  She was also acknowledged by New York State with a Certificate of Recognition for her great achievement! 

Bethpage Schools congratulates Maya on this wonderful achievement and wishes her continued success going into her senior year!

 

BHS Sophomores Collect Money and Masks for LI Youth in Need

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The Sophomore Class Club at Bethpage High School ran a mask drive and an Apple AirPods raffle to raise money and collect masks for Birthday Wishes of Long Island, an organization that brings birthday celebrations and other essentials to teens and children experiencing homelessness in the area. In total, the club to donated more than 200 masks and more than $200 to Birthday Wishes. 

The Sophomore Class club officers are Marnes Richmond, Mackenzie Bracken, Dean Drosos and Olivia Flaherty. Kathryn Clyne and Ryan Lin also played a huge role in creating flyers and selling raffle tickets for these events. 

March Mammal Madness in Bethpage

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Schools throughout the Bethpage School District recently participated in March Mammal Madness, an annual tournament of simulated competition among animals that uses scientific literature to predict likely outcomes of the battle. The nationwide project was developed by mammalian biologist and professor Dr. Katie Hinde in 2013 and since has grown to include thousands of students from grades K-12.

Bethpage High School science teacher Susan Sciglibaglio introduced the project as a fun way to highlight and emphasize the importance of sustaining biodiversity, which is the overarching theme of her AP environmental science classes. The activity is tied to curriculum units on evolution, habitats, attributes and adaptations and participants can make their picks from student-generated research posted in the classroom.

Mrs. Sciglibaglio, along with science teacher Tess Strauch, set up a Google classroom for participants to submit their picks. They then went on to recruit teachers from other schools in the district to participate. As a result, classes at Bethpage High School, John F. Kennedy Middle School and Central Boulevard Elementary School have opened the tournament to almost 400 students.

In each school, large brackets are set up in the hallways to track the competitions and the winners. The battles take place on designated evenings and video recaps are posted on YouTube the next day. The classes watch the recaps together in person and discuss the outcomes as it pertains to their science units.

Bethpage Senior Honored By Local Italian Heritage Group

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Samantha Scelta, a senior at Bethpage High School, was awarded the Giuseppe Verdi Lodge 2163 Italian Language Scholarship Award for her academic success, extracurricular involvement and dedication to preserving her Italian heritage. Samantha has been involved in the lodge for years and was initiated as a member upon her 18th birthday. The goals of the Giuseppe Verdi Lodge are rooted in preserving members' Italian heritage, while being a pillar in the local community through charitable and business-related events and sponsorships. For more information on the lodge, visit http://gvl2163.com/

Congratulations Samantha on this recognition!

3D Printed Chocolate Molds

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Students in Tess Strauch’s engineering class at Bethpage High School recently produced chocolate molds using a 3D printer and silicone putty. Students designed their molds using the CAD software Solid Edge. After printing them, they applied a silicon putty around the 3D printed models to create different chocolate molds.

The purple mold and 3D print of video game figures was done by junior Kevin Zheng, the yellow mold and 3D print of LEGOs was done by junior Navjeet Singh and the monkey 3D print was done by senior Peter Arrabito.

Bethpage Gets Down to Business

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A Virtual Enterprise class from Bethpage High School placed in the top of Long Island schools and will advance to the regional round. Their simulated business is called SuperNova, which is a training app for high school athletes. In the four years since the school implemented the Virtual Enterprise course, this is the furthest a class has gone in the competition. 

Virtual Enterprise is the culmination of the curriculum-based business courses at Bethpage High School. The course is available to junior and senior students and allows them to experience every aspect of business in a simulated environment.

During the past several years, Bethpage’s business program has steadily grown to include a wider variety of courses, including accounting, business management, personal finance and marketing. The classes focus on teaching students real-life skills and relating lessons to current events.

High school business teachers Nancy Simpson and Anthony Murray felt there was an opportunity to better prepare students for their futures in business. As veterans of the business world, they applied their skills and wisdom to expand the Bethpage business program, creating a robust list of offerings for students in grades 10-12.

“I think the Virtual Enterprise students’ success exemplifies how our broader business course offerings are fostering a solid foundation for students,” Mr. Murray said. “It’s making them more successful in these competitions.”

Typically, the Virtual Enterprise classes attend large-scale events to market and sell their products and compete with other classes from around the country and world. This year, students have been engaging virtually with thousands of firms to participate in competitions, trade shows and fairs. Recently, Sarah Ali from METAkey placed in the top 10% on Long Island in an elevator pitch competition in which she pitched her class's company in 60 second or less. 

"Virtual Enterprise to me is an enjoyable way to learn about the business industry," Sarah said. "As teenagers in high school, not many classes are offered that set you up for the real world. Virtual Enterprise has been such an amazing experience for me and I hope many students take advantage of this opportunity."

 

Overall, the three Virtual Enterprise classes placed in six different categories, including human resources, finance and marketing. They will now advance to the national competition in which they will present a video presentation to the judges.

BHS Students Place First in LISEF

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Three students from Bethpage High School were the 2020 Long Island Science and Engineering Fair winners in the Earth and Environmental Engineering category. Maya Maciel-Seidman, Ruchitha Channapatna and Suchitha Channapatna created a robot that measures moisture levels in soil, which can be used to optimize the growth of crops in available farmland.

Maya, Ruchitha and Suchitha’s project was among 400 entries from throughout Long Island. They advanced to the International Science and Engineering Fair, which was held virtually last May. For this year’s fair, the group plans to evolve their moisture-sending robot to also read pH levels of soil.

“This group is beyond impressive,” science research teacher Chris Pollatos said. “Here in Bethpage, we foster a huge movement for STEM and these girls are shining stars of the program.” 

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Parent Teacher Conference Information

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CHROMEBOOK REFERENCE

Chromebook Procedures & Information Handbook, 20-21

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Video 2 - Composing Docs

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INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS

Day 1/Day 2 Schedule for 20-21

Lunch Menu

News Archive

The Eagle's Cry- BHS Newspaper

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AP Summer Assignments for 2020-21

AP Expectation Agreement for 2019-20

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2021-22 Course of Studies *NEW*

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