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West Islip High SchoolWest Islip High School

1 Lions Path West Islip, New York 11795
(631) 504-5800   FAX (631) 893-3270

Dr. Anthony Bridgeman, Principal

ib logo Dr. Anthony Bridgeman, Principal
Principal's Secretary: Vickie Passarelli

Mr. Craig Gielarowski, Assistant Principal
Secretary: Tana Patti

Ms. Lynn Summers, Assistant Principal
Secretary: Pam Riker

Ms. Danielle Mammolito, Assistant Principal
Secretary: Marianne Gariglio

School Hours: 7:20 am - 2:10 pm 
Grades 9-12

Julia Johnson, PTSA President

Important Phone Numbers

  • Attendance: (631) 504-5820
  • Counseling Office: (631) 504-5830
  • Nurse's Office
    Phone: (631) 504-5825
    Fax: (631) 321-0820
  • Anna Harris - (631) 504-5826
  • Sharon Kerrigan - (631) 504-5827
  • Alternative School: (631) 504-5851

Current News

HS Mentors Share Their Expertise with Bayview Artists

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Recent Wednesday afternoons in Bayview’s art room were a buzz of creativity and comradery, with high school Art Honor Society students volunteering their time to mentor fifth and fourth grade artists in Bayview’s Da’Vinci Art Club. With help from their mentors, the Bayview students created sgraffito ceramic tiles, a landscape painting and two-way optical illusion pictures.  

“It was a wonderful opportunity for the high schoolers to share their expertise with the elementary students,” said Bayview art teacher Louise Stephenson.

Diligence Pays Off for AP Scholars

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Demonstrating their diligence in academics, 24 current high school students – Patrick Bolin, Andrew Brownyard, Nicole D’Asaro, Jessica Ferraro, Lily Gilmore, Kylie Horan, Christian Kruer, Gizela Maksym, Jana Mazzella, Courtney Metzger, Joseph Montiglio, Kathryn Paidoussis, Amanda Sgueglia, Connor Sonsini, Andrew Spiratos, Tristan Tran, Alexandra Tretola, Jake Turcios and Deah Zajmi – were named AP Scholars by the College Board. This honor is given for exceptional achievement on college-level Advanced Placement courses and exams.

“My congratulations to these hardworking students,” said Dr. Anthony Bridgeman, the school’s principal.”


High School STEM Academy Freshmen Engineer Plankton Nets

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This year, high school teachers Alexandra Nohowec and Dennis Pope launched the school’s first STEM Academy for freshmen. Students in the program spend a half-year focusing on research skills with Nohowec, and the other half of the year engaged in engineering technology with Pope. This fall, the two educators brought their students together for a joint STEM project, researching ways to sample plankton and engineering their own plankton nets. Together, the students all ventured on a field trip to test their designs.

Girls Track Records Broken

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The high school varsity girls winter track team members boasted some remarkable performances at the annual Marine Corps Holiday Classic, held Dec. 27-28 at the Armory Track & Field Center in New York City. With a time of 6:55.23, senior Isabella Rogler broke the school record in the 1,500-meter race walk, while the sprint medley relay team of Rogler, Mia Brandenstein, Kiersten Dolan and Emily Welch set a new record time of 4:36.33.

Bernstein and Calderone Receive Volleyball Honors

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Varsity girls volleyball players Ashley Bernstein and Marisa Calderone recently received honors from the Suffolk County Girls Volleyball Coaches Association. Bernstein was named League IV Rookie of the Year and both players earned All-League designation.