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Phone: 631-620-7044

Director of Social Studies
Eliot Lewin
elewin@northbabylonschools.net

Senior Office Assistant
Joyce Quinn
jquinn@northbabylonschools.net

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North Babylon High School students presenting their civic engagement projects.  Many of our seniors will be recognized with the NYS Seal of Civic Readiness for their work!  

Social Studies Presentation

Social studies presentation 2

Social Studies Presentation

5th grade students at MGV learned about the atrocities of the Holocaust at the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center in Glen Cove. Students received a guided tour of the museum containing artifacts, photographs and documents.

Holocaust museum tour 

Holocaust museum tour

Holocaust museum tour

Holocaust museum tour Holocaust museum tour

The League of Women Voters was at North Babylon High School to help register and pre-register students to vote.

Student Voting Registration

Student Voting Registration

Student Voting Registration

Ms. Hovanec's kindergarten class at MGV began learning about Ramadan and Muslim culture by reading a picture book together.

Learning about Ramadan

8th graders at Robert Moses Middle School had a powerful experience at the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center listening to live testimony about the atrocities of the Holocaust and receiving a guided tour of the museum containing with artifacts, photographs and documents.

Holocaust Memorial Tour Holocaust Memorial Tour

Holocaust Memorial Tour Holocaust Memorial Tour

Mrs. Hovanec’s kindergarten class at MGV enjoyed learning about Lunar New Year. They read books about traditions, created special projects, and enjoyed Chinese food from a local restaurant.

Lunar New Year Celebration

Lunar New Year Celebration

Lunar New Year Celebration

Lunar New Year Celebration

Lunar New Year Celebration

Lunar New Year Celebration

Second graders in Mr. Jackson's class at Parliament are learning about the customs and traditions of Lunar New Year with Mr. Pei.

Lunar New Year grade 2

Lunar New Year party grade 2

Lunar New Year party grade 2

Lunar New Year party grade 2

 

Mr. Daniel McGee came to Belmont to engage 4th and 5th grade students in interactive activities and discussions so they can learn about and celebrate cultural differences. 

Mr. Daniel McGee in classroom

Mr. Daniel McGee in classroom

Congressman Garbarino visited AP Government classes to discuss national and local policy issues, and field student questions.

AP Government class

AP Government class

AP Government class

AP Government class

Mr. Lael Daniel from Chase Bank spoke with NBHS students in their Economics class about the functions of banking, bank accounts, and the pros and cons of using credit cards to borrow money.

Economics class

Economics class

Economics class

Pre-K students preparing for Election Day.

Pre-K students preparing for Election Day

Pre-K students preparing for Election Day

On Oct. 4 and 5, fifth grade students at DeLuca Elementary went to the Smithtown Historical Society to learn what life was like in early America by participating in several hands-on activities. Students made their own set of clay marbles to bring home, used a push pedal loom machine, prepared flax for a spinning wheel and sheared sheep's wool.

Smithtown Historical Society trip

Smithtown Historical Society trip

Officials from the Town of Babylon spoke to NBHS students about using the power of their voice to bring change and about internship opportunities in local government.

Town of Babylon gov presentation

Town of Babylon gov presentation

Town of Babylon gov presentation

AP U.S. History students went to Tanner Park to visit "The Wall That Heals" exhibit - a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.. A guided tour was also provided by a Vietnam veteran and featured a timeline of The War and The Wall.

The Wall That Heals exhibit

The Wall That Heals exhibit

The Wall That Heals exhibitThe Wall That Heals exhibit

To commemorate 9/11, students at Belmont Elementary in front of the remembrance flag. Students and staff at DeLuca Elementary also participated in a 9/11 remembrance ceremony.

9/11 Flag ceremony9/11 Flag ceremony

9/11 Flag ceremony9/11 Flag ceremony