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Oquenock Elementary School

425 Spruce Avenue, West Islip, New York 11795
(631) 504-5660  FAX (631) 893-3367

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Mr. Jack Maniscalco, Principal
Email: j.maniscalco@wi.k12.ny.us

Principal's Secretaries: Annmarie Schneider & Jody Callahan 
Nurse: Laurie Luquer (631) 504-5676
School Hours: 8:50 am - 3:05 pm
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Kindergarten Registration: Monday, November 5 & Tuesday, November 6, 2018

PTA President: Sam Riley

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Ingenious Science Showcase at Oquenock

 Ingenious Science Showcase at Oquenock

A recent science show at Oquenock highlighted students’ knowledge and ingenuity, including projects about geodes, volcanoes, turtles, hydroponics, the solar system, added sugar in foods, and the two differing sides of the human brain.






Fun with Friction at Oquenock’s STEM lab

Fun with Friction at Oquenock’s STEM lab
Students in Michelle Bonkov’s third grade class at Oquenock recently tested objects in the STEM lab to find out which had the least and most amounts of friction. Students were tasked with determining which types of materials would work the best in designing a slide.


A Bounty of Baskets Collected at Oquenock

A Bounty of Baskets Collected at Oquenock
A Bounty of Baskets Collected at Oquenock 2
Kindergartners in Janis Howard’s class at Oquenock collected items for the Helping Hands Easter basket gift drive, putting together five Easter baskets filled with goodies for children and three handbags filled with gifts for teens.

West Islip Sends 17 Orchestra Students to LISFA Concerts

West Islip Sends 17 Orchestra Students to LISFA Concerts

A total of 17 West Islip students from grades 5-12 were selected to perform in the Long Island String Festival Association’s 2019 orchestras. After extensive hours of rehearsals, the students gave stirring performances earlier this year at LISFA concerts in West Islip and Setauket.

Students chosen included fifth grader Joy Reese from Bayview; fifth graders Anthony DeMaio and Ronald Piciullo from Paul J. Bellew Elementary School; fifth grader Dana Shi from Oquenock Elementary School; fifth grader Caitlyn Filiato from Manetuck Elementary School; sixth grader Kevin Ryan and eighth grader Alexandra Scourtos from Beach Street Middle School; sixth grader Mason Plouffe and seventh grader Vivian G from Udall Road Middle School; and freshmen Taylor Davies and Emma Musial and seniors Joseph Imburgia and David Mahany From West Islip High School.