An Evening of Recognitions

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The district celebrated a number of accomplishments on both the student and staff level during the Nov. 13 board of education Meeting held in the cafeteria of Bayport-Blue Point High School. 

To begin the night’s recognitions, the Bayport-Blue Point High School students who were recognized as Advanced Placement Scholars by the College Board were called to the front of the room and presented with of tokens of appreciation for their accomplishments. The attending students consist of the 86 Bayport-Blue Point High School students who have earned Advanced Placement Scholar awards from the College Board, including both current students and members of the Class of 2018. 

Bayport-Blue Point High School science teacher Krista Peterson was recognized for recently being selected as one of 275 additional teachers throughout the state to participate in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s New York State Master Teacher Program. Mrs. Peterson was met with words of praise from both Superintendent of Schools Dr. Timothy Hearney and Bayport-Blue Point High School Principal Dr. Gaurav Passi for her accomplishment. 

Blue Point Elementary School second-grade teacher Meghan Mills was named Teacher of the Month for the month of October as per nominations by her colleagues and principal. Ms. Mills is regarded as having her students strive to meet their goals and reach their full potential with her constant encouragement and support. She is known to be both generous and collaborative, always willing to assist and share ideas.  

Additionally, Academy Street Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Kimberly Rall was recognized as the district’s Teacher of the Month for the month of September, and was presented with a token of appreciation courtesy of the Board of Education. According to one of her colleagues at Academy, “Kim brings a sense of calm to her colleagues as well as her students. She inspires a love of learning for all, and is supportive and a team player.”