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Plainview, NY 11803

Phone: (516) 364-5798

Principal: Lisa M. Greiner






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    Congratulations to the Baylis Class of 2017!

    Key Issues Covered with Superintendent’s Student Cabinet

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    Syosset Superintendent of Schools Dr. Tom Rogers and members of the central administration held their second meeting of the year with the 2016-17 Superintendent’s Student Cabinet to follow up on earlier discussions and to hear additional feedback from students representing every Syosset school in order to identify ways to further improve the education program for them. 

    The Superintendent’s Student Cabinet is comprised of student ambassadors from Syosset High School; Harry B. Thompson and South  Woods Middle Schools; and all seven district elementary schools.

    Some of the key issues addressed included high school cabinet members being asked whether they felt there were benefits to changing school start times to allow for additional sleep (opinions were mixed); middle school students providing their thoughts on sharing assignments using Google Drive (mostly positive); and elementary students’ thoughts about Chromebook use in the classroom (with the real time help provided by teachers proving to be a great benefit). 

    “We constantly take what we learn each year and refine it for future years,” said Dr. Rogers. “These students are the pioneers of new technology offerings and their feedback will help guide us on the best use of devices and applications as well as many other significant issues to improve the quality of education and quality of life in all of our schools.”

    Baylis Field Day

    Vets Have a Special Place in Our Hearts

    Vets Have a Special Place in Our Hearts Photo
    Baylis students once again participated in Nassau County’s program called Valentines for Veterans.  Through this program, Nassau County collects thousands of valentines from children and distributes them to veterans in hospitals and nursing homes. Many Baylis students showed our veterans their appreciation through drawings, cards, and sweet notes. The participating students received an official certificate from the Nassau County Executive’s office. Thank you to our Baylis students for participating in this wonderful program and making our veterans smile!

    A Beautifying Tribute

    A Beautifying Tribute Photo

    Students and staff at Baylis Elementary School took time to recognize Earth Day 2017 and pay tribute to a strong supporter of children in the community. The entire school assembled on the school lawn to sing about the Earth and dedicate a new tree in memory of the late Nassau County Legislator Judy Jacobs, a frequent visitor to Baylis and supporter of the Syosset School District.

    Baylis student council officers led their fellow schoolmates in singing an original song titled “Many Helping Hands.” Baylis parent Ramona Machson wrote and composed the song, incorporating Earth Day-related phrases provided by students from every grade level at Baylis into her lyrics. The Baylis Garden Club accepted a generous donation of flowers from the Baylis PTA, which will be used to create a second butterfly garden at the school.

    Student council officers (from left) Reese Fink, Samantha Goldberg, Sydney Geller, Carly Greenbaum and Grace Duguid are pictured with Superintendent of Schools Dr. Tom Rogers and Baylis Principal Lisa Greiner, with the tree dedicated in memory of Legislator Jacobs behind them. Sydney is the granddaughter of Jacobs.

    Wednesday, June 28, 2017