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98 Ann DriveHB Thompson Middle School
Syosset, NY 11791

Phone: (516) 364-5760

James Kassebaum, Principal
Kevin Bonanno, Assistant Principal
Alan Chipetine, Assistant Principal
Christian Harrigan, Administrative Assistant






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    Upcoming Events

    • April 10th through April 18th - Spring Recess
    • April 20th Vanderbilt Trip Team 6-3
    • April 21st "From the Fires Assembly" Grade 8
    • April 24th Vanderbilt Trip Team 6-2
    • April 25th Peer Educators Interviews
    • April 25th - 8th Grade Concert @7:30pm


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    Essay Contest

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    Emma Leiman earned 2nd place in Nassau County for the 2016 -2017 VFW Patriot's Pen Essay Contest. The theme for the 2016-2017 VFW Patriot's Pen Essay Contest was “The America I Believe In.” Pictured with Emma are Gus Scutari and Commander Bill Santini from the Syosset VFW, James Kassebaum (HBT principal), and Heather Schulman, Emma's seventh grade social studies teacher.   In addition to certificates of recognition, Mr. Scutari and Commander Santini awarded Emma checks totaling $100 for her outstanding achievement.

    HBT Science Olympians Impress

    HBT Science Olympians Impress Photo

    Congratulations to HBT Middle School’s Science Olympiad Team 34, which took eighth place overall at the New York State Science Olympiad Regional competition and earned a trip to the New York State Science Olympiad finals!

    Overall, HBT earned 14 medals in 12 different events at regionals. Special thanks to the hardworking sixth and seventh graders, who will be counted on to lead the team next year.  Coaches are also hopeful that some of this year’s stellar eighth graders return as mentors next year. Current high school freshmen Sophia Jang and Caroline Ruggiero, members of last year’s HBT Science Olympiad team, returned to lend their expertise to this year’s group.


    Syosset Middle Schools Ranked in Top 10 in NYS by

    In its latest study of quality schools, has ranked both Syosset Central School District middle schools in the top 10 in New York State.  
    According to their website,’s 2017 Best Public Middle Schools ranking is based on a rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, student-teacher ratio, student diversity, teacher quality, middle school ratings, and the overall quality of the school district. Both Syosset middle schools received an “A+” grade in academics and teaching, two of the main criteria for the ranking.                            

    Syosset schools have received high marks from in recent studies, including No. 16 in the nation as a district. To learn more about the school rankings please go to
    provides information on K-12 schools, colleges and neighborhoods, using comprehensive school data from the U.S. Department of Education as well as school reviews and online survey responses.

    Tech Club Knows Design

    Congratulations to the H.B. Thompson Middle School Technology Club and adviser Tom Kleint (pictured) for winning 3rd place in the Mechanical Design category of the SBPLI FIRST Lego League competition at Longwood High School on March 5.

    Geo Bee Finalist

    Congratulations to HBT Middle School Trisha Sinha, who is among 100 state finalists in the National Geographic Geo Bee competition.


    Sunday, April 23, 2017