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Beach Street Middle School

17 Beach Street, West Islip, New York 11795
(631) 930-1600  FAX (631) 893-3318
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Mr. Andrew O'Farrell,  Principal
Email: a.ofarrell@wi.k12.ny.us

Principal's Secretary: Vickie Wolff

Ms. Donna DeFreitas, Assistant Principal
Email: d.defreitas@wi.k12.ny.us  

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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Beach Street Students Learn With Hands-On Activities

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Students in life skills class at Beach Street recently engaged in numerous hands-on activities. After listening to a poem about fall and viewing several different fall scenes, the students listened to calming music and were inspired by the poem and photos to paint their own fall scene.  In a sensory writing activity, students practiced sight words by trying shaving cream writing. The class ended a hygiene unit with a soap project in which students designed their own homemade soap and took it home to use.  

Beach Street Bookhub Delivery Brings Smiles

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Lisa Cosgrove, the library media specialist at Beach Street, recently delivered books to happy students in their classes using the school’s Bookhub cart.


Beach Street Middle Schoolers Connect with Start with Hello

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Students at Beach Street recently participated in Start with Hello Week, part of a nationwide movement to empower young people to create a culture of inclusion and connectedness.

“The Start with Hello activities helped to raise awareness and educate our students on ways to reduce isolation and increase connectedness in their school and in their community,” said school social worker Francine Ahearn.

A Wonderful Start for West Islip’s Students

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Students in West Islip returned to school on Sept. 8, ready for a new year of learning. Each building was prepared to welcome the students back, ensuring safety through new procedures and protocols including mask wearing and distancing.

“It has been a wonderful start to September,” Bellew Principal Rhonda Pratt said. “We are all so happy to be surrounded by our beautiful students.”