In The News

  • Senior Closing in on Football Records: Coach’s Corner Week 7 banner image of football players on field

    This week in the Coach’s Corner Stephen talks with Coach Blount and Tommy Heuer. They discuss the offense in general, but also focus on Tommy as he starts to close in on a few OHS records. Photo courtesy of Sider Press

  • The Sequel is Here! OSD Go….Read 2.0 OSD Go...Read Banner

    The next best thing to a great book is getting to visit beloved characters again in a sequel. We found that so many of our students and their families enjoyed OSD Go…Read the first time around, that we’re back with another version and this time we’re focusing on sequels to wonderful books many of you (and us!) have read and loved. We’ve created posters for […]

  • District Celebrates A Spectacular Homecoming homecoming collage

    The district had one of the most festive Homecoming events in recent years. The stands were packed to watch the football team defeat top-notch rival Freeport, and player Francisco Ancona tied for the Nassau County field goal record! It was one of the longest field goals ever kicked in New York State and set a new OHS record.  For the second year in a row, […]

  • It’s Homecoming! Parade Saturday, 10/7 at 2 pm. Football game at 3:30 pm. football team

    The parade will leave from Schoolhouse Green at 2 pm. Stop by a few minutes early to check out the floats and spur some pep! In preparation for the event, check out the latest interview with Coach Blount on Sider Press:   In preparation for the event, check out the latest interview with Coach Blount on Sider Press:  

  • Understanding Mental Health: A PASS Workshop Understanding Mental Health Challenges Seminar For Parents

    Click the flyer for more information:   PASS Flyer November 2017

  • OHS Fall Play is “She Kills Monsters” She Kills Monsters: Fall Play Flyer

    The  Oceanside High School fall play is a bold and unusual choice. She Kills Monsters is a 2011 dramatic comedy that debuted off-off Broadway at the Flea Theater in NYC. Written by Qui Nguyen, it’s a look at the geek culture of online game worlds from a female perspective. The New York Times called it, “deceptively breezy and rather ingenious. The whole enterprise is kind of […]

  • Sailor Station Debuts First Broadcast of School Year OHS students produced their first broadcast for 2017-18

    The OHS Broadcast station produced its first program of the school year, covering the recent Club Fair, Thespian performance, upcoming Homecoming events, fundraising and spirit-oriented support for the OHS student who was hit by a car last month, the blood drive and more.  

  • District Honored by Visit from Regent Roger Tilles Regent Tilles Visits OSD To Discuss Teacher Leadership

    Long Island’s regent, Roger Tilles, met with a group of Oceanside educators, including superintendent Dr. Phyllis S. Harrington, to discuss teacher leadership and how best to ensure that the people in the classroom with students are the best educators they can be. Regent Tilles noted that the Oceanside School District has more nationally board certified teachers (NBCTs) per capita than elsewhere in New York State […]

  • Merit Scholars Announced students from ohs named merit scholars and their counselors

    The National Merit Scholarship Corporation, a non-profit organization that awards scholarships to students based on their PSAT scores, among other criteria, has released its list of Merit Scholarship semifinalists and Commended Students. Alexander Meyerowitz (last in left side group) has been named a semifinalist and Gillian Bartholomew, Jane Cohen, Cory Nichols, Jude Javillo, Brianna Stanco and Joe Sammartano were among the scholars on the commended […]

  • Social Studies Director/Program Featured in Teaching Tolerance Mitch Bickman, OSD Social Studies Director

    Social Studies Director Mitch Bickman was featured in the Fall Issue of the publication Teaching Tolerance. The article focuses on two innovative programs that Mr. Bickman has introduced in Oceanside’s Schools – Big Ideas for Little Kids and Bridges. Mr. Bickman was named Supervisor of the Year by the New York State Social Studies Supervisory Association in 2016. To read the article, go to:

  • Happy Peace Day from School #6’s Pre-K Students! pre k students gathered in shape of giant peace sign

    School #6 Pre-K students gathered in the shape of a peace sign to celebrate International Peace Day

  • Sider Press, OHS’ Online Journalism Site, is Back! Sider Press Article on Cross Country Team

    Sider Press is back on the job after the summer hiatus. Oceanside High School’s excellent digital publication takes a look at what goes into making a cohesive, top-notch cross country team. Next up is an audio interview done by Kimmie Williams, a member of the Sider Press staff, with football Coach Blount. Keep an eye on Sider Press or bookmark it to read terrific, up-to-the-minute […]