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Walter G. O'Connell Copiague High School

 

1100 Dixon Avenue
Copiague, New York 11726
(631) 842-4010
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Principal:
Joseph M. Agosta
Assistant Principals: Tamika Eason, Jonathan Cutolo, Bradley Reminick

 

Hours: 7:40 a.m. to 2:23 p.m.
Students: 1,544
Faculty: 180
 

The educational program at Walter G. O'Connell Copiague High School is designed to meet the needs of every student through a unique variety of course offerings and support programs. The diversity of the school's student population enriches all who enter its doors and is one of the school community's greatest strengths. The faculty and staff of Walter G. O'Connell Copiague High School believe that a student's high school education is the most important four years of a student's life.

The school serves approximately 1,600 students in grades nine through twelve. Through outstanding academic opportunities, support programs, and counseling, each student is constantly encouraged to reach his/her full potential. Walter G. O'Connell Copiague High School has instituted a successful all-Regents program, an in-school and after-school remediation program, Advanced Placement courses in all disciplines, and offers a wide variety of elective courses such as drama, sports and entertainment marketing, and criminal justice.

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Current News

Four Student-Musicians Get NYSSMA Recognition

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Four student-musicians from Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School have been selected to participate in New York State School Music Association’s All-State Music Festival. Joshua Archer and Morgan Weeks have both been selected to the All-State mixed chorus. Additionally, Denison Rosa and Mackenzie Scotti were selected as alternates. Although they won’t get to experience the regular, live All-State Music Festival in Rochester, New York, NYSSMA has put together a virtual summit for students and educators to participate in at the beginning of December.

Copiague Students Score Big as AP Scholars

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Students enrolled in Advanced Placement classes at Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School achieved high marks both in the classroom and on exams. The College Board recently recognized 66 current seniors and Class of 2020 graduates as Advanced Placement Scholars.

With an average score of at least 4 on all AP exams taken and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams, Alfred Barredo, Erhumwunse Eghafona, Nolan Johnson, Marvin Pineda-Lobo and Argeny Tavarez were named National AP Scholars.

Twenty-six past and current students were named AP Scholars with Distinction for earning average scores of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams. They are: Kiran Ahmad; Adam Antosiak; Alfred Barredo; Kiara Bennett; Ryan Bott; Jonah Breskin; Christopher Canenguez; Ann Carvajal; Jarrett David; Erhumwunse Eghafona; Darlene Ferreira; Melanie Garcia; Carolina Gonzalez; Samantha Gonzalez; Nolan Johnson; Castillo Lazo; Sofia Lounici; Henry Molina; Aidan Murphy; Edinelly Peguero; Marvin Pineda-Lobo; Allison Reyes; Argeny Tavarez; Marcela Torres; Analise Valdes; and Aniyah Woods.

Eight students who received an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams were named AP Scholars with Honor. They are: Sophia Bright; Esdras Canales; Destiny Delacruz; Gabrielle Diegue; Lucien Pavone; Devonie Rhoden; Oktay Yildiz; and Thomas Zito.

Thirty-two students were named AP Scholars based on earning scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams. These students are: Joseph Andreotti; Ajaz Chaudhry; Eitan Chervony; Diego Espinal; Delia Exantus; Isabella Galarza; Jayleen Garcia; Elizabeth Garrovillas; Patric Gudel; Johnell Hankerson II; Joanna Hernandez; Nicole Hernandez; Adriana Jimenez; Jasmine Jimenez; Austin Loo; Steycie Louis; Naryman Lounici; Jillian McLaurin; Alexa Mendez; Zuri Milliner; Amy Moskowitz; Blanca Reyes; Trinity Roberts; Carol Rodriguez; Edric Rosario; Tyler Rosario; Gabriel Salgado; Kristina Sloane; Andrew Szabo; Jensy Vasquez Santiag; Tamara Washington; and Maya Wilson.

Copiague Advocacy

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As you are aware, the district has been forced to make difficult decisions due to the withholding of state aid funds. To assist the district in fighting for our share of aid, we have created a draft letter for community residents to copy and send to our elected officials.

To access the letter, click here.

To access contact information for our elected officials, click here.