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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
Email: a.bridgeman@wi.k12.ny.us
Principal's Secretary: Vickie Passarelli

Mr. Craig Gielarowski, Assistant Principal
Email: c.gielarowski@wi.k12.ny.us
Secretary: Tana Patti

Ms. Lynn Summers, Assistant Principal
Email: l.summers@wi.k12.ny.us
Secretary: Pam Riker

Ms. Danielle Mammolito, Assistant Principal
Email: d.mammolito@wi.k12.ny.us
Secretary: Marianne Gariglio

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


Kim Caroselli, 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
          

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West Islip Celebrates 21 Successful Seniors at IB Diploma Ceremony

West Islip Celebrates 21 Successful Seniors at IB Diploma Ceremony

The high school held its International Baccalaureate diploma ceremony on May 21, celebrating the 21 graduating seniors who completed their IB diploma requirements. The students displayed their Creativity/Action/Service projects as well as their extended essays of research. This year’s honorary IB awards were presented to IB director Jim Gilmartin, Philip Kane and Nancy Yost.

“The IB/CAS program is rewarding and meant to provide our students with the opportunity for continued growth in their current and future endeavors,” said adviser Virginia Scudder. “Their success is seen through their desire to achieve the very best of themselves

“The program is a testament to the amazing West Islip faculty that helps bring the classes to life,” said the school’s principal, Dr. Anthony Bridgeman, who extolled the virtues of IB’s rigor and value in creating lifelong learners.


HS Track Trio Earn All-County Honors

HS Track Trio Earn All-County Honors
High school athletes Kimberly Arena, Andrew Paules and Isabella Rogler recently earned All-County honors at the Suffolk County track and field championships. Arena broke her own school record and cleared 10 feet, 6 inches in the pole vault, Paules ran a 10:07.15 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, and Rogler was county champion in the 1,500 race walk with an impressive time of 6:57.

“Congratulations to the track All-County performers and coaches Mike DiStefano, Nick Grieco, Jeremy Robertson and John Lavery on these impressive accomplishments,” said Athletic Director Tim Horan.

Thirst Project Celebrates Third Annual Gala

Thirst Project Celebrates Third Annual Gala
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West Islip High School’s Thirst Project hosted its third annual Gala at Captain Bill’s in Bay Shore on May 30, celebrating the hard work and dedication of club members and highlighting the impact they have made this year. The event raised over $5,000 towards the Thirst Project’s next fresh water well in the African nation of Eswatini.

The Gala featured raffles, silent auctions and a presentation by Evan Wesley, the vice president of student activation at Thirst Project in Los Angeles. Club members and their families enjoyed an evening of dancing with DJ Brandon Latargia, a West Islip alumnus. At least one former Thirst Club president from each year since 2012 attended the event in support of the club, impressing the school’s principal, Dr. Anthony Bridgeman.

“West Islip’s legacy is unmatched and the dedication of its students is inspiring to all,” said Wesley.

“We would like to thank all students, family, friends and community members who attended the event,” said club adviser Paola Nilsen.

Softball Lions Play in Third Consecutive Semifinals

Softball Lions Play in Third Consecutive Semifinals
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The 2019 varsity softball team, guided by coaches Kourtney Proske and MacKenzie Buckley, finished another terrific season, making it as far as the Section XI county semifinals for the third consecutive year.