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hsWest Islip High School

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

Dr. Anthony Bridgeman, Principal  


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

Mr. Craig Gielarowski, Assistant Principal
Secretary: Tana Patti

Ms. Kristin Kelly, Assistant Principal
Secretary:  Marianne Gariglio

Ms. Lynn Summers, Assistant Principal
Secretary: Pam Riker

Sharon Kerrigan, School Nurse (631) 504-5827
Lee-Ann Puccia, School Nurse (631) 504-5826

PTSA President:  Julia Johnson

 Important Phone Numbers

Attendance (631) 504-5820

Counseling Office (631) 504-5830

Nurse's Office  (631) 504-5825 / FAX (631) 321-0820

Alternative School: (631) 504-5851

Current News

HS Divers Take First and Second in League Championship

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High school junior Kevin Kohlhoff and senior Kevin Nelson recently won first and second place, respectively, in the League III diving championship. Kohlhoff scored an impressive 256.55 and Nelson scored 241.40.

Trio of West Islip Seniors Named All-Eastern Musicians

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High school seniors Eve Castonguay, Lindsey Pritchard and Karina Vartanian were recently selected for the National Association for Music Education’s All-Eastern Honors Ensembles. The event features the finest musicians from Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. The All-State students will participate in a virtual weekend experience in early March that will include keynote speakers, masterclasses with professional musicians, rehearsals with their conductors, as well as opportunities to learn and network with colleges and universities.

Hofstra Student Brings Video Production Experience to the HS

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Three advanced video production students at West Islip High School – Olivia Calabretta, Nicole Rafferty and Matthew Whittles – recently worked with Hofstra University School of Communications student Christen Miller to better understand the video production process by planning a public service announcement on proper disposal of personal protective equipment. Miller, who is specializing in television production at Hofstra, taught storyboarding techniques to help tell the story about PPE. 

“If I had the opportunities you have in this video production program in the high school, it would have made my first year of Hofstra much easier,” Miller told the high schoolers.

Junior Bowler Tim Smith Impresses at Crunch Time

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High school junior Tim Smith is off to another impressive start to the 2020-2021 boys bowling season. Smith recently bowled his seventh 299 game and has rolled 14 career 300 games.

“Tim is a great leader who makes everyone around him better,” said varsity boys bowling coach Steve Mileti. “During crunch time, he seems to have ice in his veins.”

HS DECA Students Compete Virtually

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Between Nov. 30 and Dec. 4, 37 students from the West Islip High School Marketing Club participated in DECA’s Suffolk County Regional Competition, held virtually and involving more than 1,800 students from high schools throughout the county.

West Islip’s trophy winners included John Boniberger in Marketing Communications, Alana Dell’unto in Hotel and Lodging Management, Olivia DiStefano in Business Service Marketing, Maya Marino in Hotel and Lodging Management, Alec Miller in Human Resources Management, Abigail Narra in Apparel and Accessories Marketing, Braden Pritchard in Principles of Business Management and Administration, and Tobias Wefering in Human Resources Management.

Team trophy winners included Jay Carpinello and Ryan Lucas in Sports and Entertainment Marketing, Cassidy Cullen and Alyssa DiPietro in Hospitality Services, Caden Dragelin and Charles Labeck in Entrepreneurship, and Giavanna Genna and Jenna Ostrove in Business Law and Ethics.

Students who were awarded Honorable Mention in their competitive events were Alexander DeVries and Connor Mushorn in Sports and Entertainment Marketing, Konrad Maciejny in Business Service Marketing, Brooke Patricola and Meghan Spence in Business Law and Ethics, and Anthony Riviezzo in Accounting Applications.

Additional West Islip students participating in DECA events were Dylan Avella, William Baumert, Kadence Braga, Carly Cenci, Alyssa Collins, Alexander Czarnomski, Christina D’Achille, Joseph D’Avanzo, Lauren Hughes, Isabelle Magee, Gilad Moskowitz, Jenna Perrone, Nicholas Scarmozzino, Julia Schmidt and Ryan Wilson.

Trophy winners will advance to the 59th annual DECA New York State Career Conference, to be held virtually Feb. 8-12, 2021. Over 4,000 DECA members from high schools statewide will compete in events, participate in workshops and enhance their business skills.