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Beach Street Middle School

17 Beach Street, West Islip, New York 11795
(631) 930-1600  FAX (631) 893-3318

Beach Principal






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Mr. Andrew O'Farrell,  Principal

Principal's Secretary: Vickie Wolff

Ms. Donna DeFreitas, Assistant Principal

Assistant Principal's Secretary: Lisa Chiarelli

Nurse: Christine Kerrigan
Phone: (631) 930-1620
Fax: (631) 893-3027

PTA President:  Christina Marks

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Current News

Beach Street Students Learn to Sew Stockings

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During the holiday season, students in Marissa Villani’s life skills class at Beach Street were engaged in a hands-on activity, learning how to design and sew a stocking together using a plastic needle and yarn. Each student was able to take their stocking home; some chose to give their finished product to a friend or family member as a gift.

Spirited Serenade by Beach Street’s Sixth Grade Musicians

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Members of the sixth-grade band at Beach Street recently shared some holiday spirit by playing outside the district office.

“The kids truly miss performing and love every opportunity to play,” said Band Director Steve Smith.


Meteorology Meeting at Beach Street

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Sixth graders at Beach Street in Jesse Fawess’s and Andrea Miller’s classes had an opportunity to relate their science curriculum to the real world when News 12 Long Island meteorologist Geoff Bansen met with students virtually and discussed careers pertaining to meteorology.

Library in the Lunchroom at Beach Street

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Since students at Beach Street are not able to congregate in the library during their lunch time due to COVID, library media specialist Lisa Cosgrove recently guided students in decorating the mobile library cart, which carries bingo games, crossword puzzles and other makerspace activities so Cosgrove can bring the library to the lunchroom.

“They had a great time decorating the cart with uplifting and positive quotes,” Cosgrove said.