plainview old bethpage school district

POB student siblings help others create mementos

A brother and sister at Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District are taking a tragic personal loss and turning it into healing experiences for others experiencing similar grief. Aidan and Zoey Taylor founded Heidi’s Helping Hands in honor of their late mother, who passed away suddenly in 2019. The program provides arts and crafts material for the loved ones of patients […]

POB Middle School hosts first Turkey Trot

Recently, Plainview-Old Bethpage Middle School (POBMS) hosted its first annual Turkey Trot for the Plainview-Old Bethpage community. Over 170 participants were in attendance at the middle school track, organized by the POBMS PTA. Participants could join in person or virtually from any location, and they could select distances between one to three miles to complete. All those who registered received […]

POB Middle School hosts first Turkey Trot

Recently, Plainview-Old Bethpage Middle School (POBMS) hosted its first annual Turkey Trot for the Plainview-Old Bethpage community. Over 170 participants were in attendance at the middle school track, organized by the POBMS PTA. Participants could join in person or virtually from any location, and they could select distances between one to three miles to complete. All those who registered received […]

3 POB seniors named winners in Natl. Merit competition

Three seniors at Plainview – Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School were recently selected to receive $2500 scholarships through the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Elijah Blum, Ishaan Jhawar, and Brian I. Lee received the awards based on their exemplary scores on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). Elijah Blum, POBJFKHS Class of 2021 salutatorian, is graduating with […]

Plainview-Old Bethpage Science Teacher Recognized as QuarkNet Fellow

The Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District is proud to congratulate Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School (POBJFKHS) science teacher Susan Wetzler who was recently named a 2021 QuarkNet Fellow for her overwhelming commitment to giving her students the best education possible. “We are so fortunate to have Ms. Wetzler guiding our students with her physics expertise,” said Joyce Barry, […]

Middle schoolers explore literature at second annual Literacy Café

Plainview-Old Bethpage Middle School (POBMS) in the Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District recently hosted its second annual Literacy Café for students. The event was created with the mission of encouraging 5th and 6th graders to explore new books through genres, styles, and authors. This year, given the unique circumstances brought on by COVID-19, event creators, Rachel Quattrocchi and Elizabeth Rooney, […]

School designated as Covid-19 rapid testing site

The Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District has partnered with Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics to provide free COVID-19 rapid antigen testing to all members of the Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District community. Testing takes place at the Jamaica Avenue School at 85 Jamaica Avenue, Plainview NY. Last week, senior citizens from the community had their own designated testing time to provide them […]

Parkway Elementary School learns about fire safety

The Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District’s Judy Jacobs Parkway Elementary School recently received a visit from the Plainview Fire Department to share with students crucial fire safety tips and demonstrate what it is like to be a firefighter. Plainview firefighters actively participated with more than 300 students in grades K-2. The first responders instructed the children on how to distinguish […]

POB Schools fight back against heart attack, stroke

The Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District (POBCSD) has accepted the challenge to help fight heart disease and stroke. District members recently participated in the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Long Island Heart Walk. Students, parents, board members, and administration participated to raise approximately $1,500 to benefit the research and prevention of heart disease across Long Island. The effort was a districtwide […]