Bethpage High School

Bethpage High School

Infobox School

name=Bethpage High School
location=10 Cherry Ave.
Bethpage, NY
principal=John DeTommaso
assistant principals=Michael Spence and Kevin Healy
mascot= Golden Eagle
colors= Blue and Gold
district=Bethpage Union Free School District
website= []

Bethpage High School is the only high school in Bethpage, New York, located in Nassau County on Long Island. It is located on the corners of Stewart Avenue and Cherry Avenue, across from the Bethpage Community Park. On average, each class size is between 25 and 30 students. Bethpage High School was recently ranked by Newsweek at number 538 of the Best High Schools in America. [ [ America's Best High Schools] at Newsweek/MSNBC]

Almost every classroom in the school is equipped with an overhanging projector attached to the classroom computer. There are several computer labs within the building with Internet access. The auditorium was recently renovated to become one of the most technologically advanced performing arts centers on Long Island.Fact|date=October 2007

Extracurricular Activities

Performing Arts

On January 16, 2007, the new Bethpage High School Performing Arts Center was unveiled. The auditorium contains its own sound system, waiting room, dressing rooms, and lighting booth. The Center is home to the Masquers Guild(Drama Club).

*2008 The Mousetrap; Little Shop of Horrors
*2007 West Side Story; E/R: Emergency Room
*2006 Fame
*2005 Alice In Wonderland; Crazy For You
*2004 Haunted Honeymoon; Footloose
*2003 Graff; You're A Good Man Charlie Brown
*2002 A Tribute to America; Guys & Dolls
*2001 Enter Laughing; Grease

In addition to the cast for each show, the school maintains stage, sound, and lighting crews.

panish Club

Bethpage High School's Spanish Club embraces both spanish culture and community service. Each year, the club works hard to organize cultural trips to museums and volunteers time at Winthrop Hospital at the Hispanic Health Fair. The club also sends aid to Spanish countries and holds an annual Foreign Film Night. The club is open to all students, regardless of language class taken or heritage.

tudent Civic Association

The Bethpage High School Student Civic Association is a community service association composed of current attendees of Bethpage High School, open to all those students willing to join. It holds an annual philanthropic talent show and numerous blood drives, and participates in national support programs including Hurricane relief, the annual Marty Lyons Christmas Party for terminally ill children, and various other altruistic endeavors.



Bethpage's varsity football team has won 10 Nassau County and five Long Island Championships since 1984 when the playoffs expanded to four teams.Fact|date=February 2007 In 1952, Howard C. Vogts created the first team. Vogts's career record is 342-114-10 mark over 53 seasons, including a 60-game home unbeaten streak (59-0-1) between 1989 and 2004.Fact|date=February 2007

Bethpage Varsity Kickline

The Golden Girls (& Company) are a kickline/dance team with a tradition of excellence and the recipient of multiple awards. The team participates in the Kick, Pom, Jazz, and Hip Hop Categories (Lyrical and Team Routine in 2008). In 2006 and 2007, the Varsity Kickline became National Champions in the POM Category, and in 2008 placed 6th at the National Dance Alliance (NDA) Championship, where the team also placed 2nd in Kick in 2005.

Notable Lacrosse Players

*Chris Cercy - Ranked Honorable Mention All American and 3rd team All American in his junior and senior years respectively at Syracuse University. [ [ College All-Americans ] ] Won National Championship with Syracuse in 2000.
*AJ Haugen - Ranked twice All American at the high school level, three times All American at Johns Hopkins University [ [ Four former Blue Jays Seek World Championship] at Johns Hopkins CSTV]
*Tom Michaelsen - All American at the high school,5ht All-Time Leading Point Scorer At St. John's University and Selected in the 5th Round of the MLL Collegiate Draft to San Francisco Dragonslevel [ [ Player profile] at St. John's University]
*Trevor Michaelsen - Honorable Mention All American at the high school level [ [ Player profile] at St. John's University]
*Matt Rewkowski - Ranked twice All American at the high school level, once All American at Duke University and once at Johns Hopkins University [ [ Player profile] at Johns Hopkins CSTV] . Won National Championship with Johns Hopkins in 2005.

Notable Students

Writer Steven Tsapelas


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