SBS News

SBS Receives Platinum recognition

October 20, 2023

The Stony Brook School has continued to grow in its commitment to academic excellence. This was recently acknowledged by the College Board, who named SBS a Platinum Recipient on their 2023 AP School Honor Roll thanks to the participation and achievement on display in our 20 AP course offerings. The three criteria that all received […]

Brookers participate in Leadership Academy

October 10, 2023

The Stony Brook School’s founding students of the Chick-fil-A Leadership Academy held their inaugural meeting last month. Dean of Students, Dr. Tonja Detwiler, who is leading the group of Brookers said, “The foundation of this program is servant leadership, and through it, our students will be doing three Service Projects this year along with learning […]

Olivia Kim `24 presents at the 2023 Junior Ocean Conference

August 2, 2023

Olivia Kim ’24 was a presenter on “Saving the Deteriorating Marine Ecosystem” to over 1,000 attendees at the 2023 Junior Ocean Conference. The international conference is “an annual event held to raise awareness about climate and ocean environmental crises and to provide suggestions and practical solutions from teenagers.” Olivia’s work started in her hometown of […]

Sailing 6th at Nationals

June 22, 2023

Over the weekend, the dinghy sail team traveled back to Toms River, NJ, the site of their thrilling qualifier two weeks ago, to compete in the ISSA Mallory National Championship, the nation’s premier scholastic sailing competition. Last year, the Bears qualified for Nationals for the first time in team history and sailed to a 13th […]

Grant `23 wins book contest

April 28, 2023

Stony Brook School senior, Amelia Grant ‘23, won Second Prize in the 10-12 grade category of the Three Village School District’s annual Helen Stein Shack Book Contest. Her picture book about a young Guatemalan girl who dreams of building a snowman, entitled Lily’s Snowman, earned her a cash award and the prestige of having her […]

Brookers excelling academically

March 30, 2023

Congratulations to Shengcong (Tony) Wang! He won 3rd place for his digitally controlled robotic arm at the New York State Science and Engineering Fair held in Queens at The New York Hall of Science. In other academic achievement news, the UKBC British Olympiad is a competition based on these highest “A” level exams. Over 13,000 […]

Science Olympiad medals in State Competition. Finishes 10th out of 60 teams.

March 21, 2023

495 teams across NY state participated in this year’s Science Olympiad Regional Competition. Sixty of those teams were invited to the state competition in Syracuse, NY. Our students excelled at the state tournament, earning medals in multiple events. The Stony Brook School took home a 10th-place plaque for its overall performance! We are so proud […]

The Stony Brook School Wins Its Fifth Long Island Regional Ethics Bowl Championship

February 8, 2023

The Stony Brook School’s Ethics Bowl team consisting of Michael Chen, Theo Greenfield, Angel He, Christine Li, Hunter Magnuson, and Jessica You went 3-0 through the opening rounds before defeating Island Trees in the semi-finals and Roslyn in the finals. The other SBS team, consisting of Anna Nguyen, Elaine Tian, Arjun Venkatesh, Kevin Wang, Naomi […]

Science Olympiad Medals in Long Island Regional Tournament

January 31, 2023

Two of our school’s Science Olympiad teams participated in the Eastern Long Island Regional Tournament this past Saturday. Earning medals in almost every event, our teams placed 3rd and 11th overall out of 53 teams from our region. With their wins, our school will now advance to the State Tournament for the second year in […]

Brookers Excelling Academically

January 25, 2023

Over 300,000 students recently participated in the AMC (American Mathematical Competition), a program that “leads the nation in strengthening the mathematical capabilities of the next generation of problem-solvers… (helping) educators identify talent and foster a love of mathematics through classroom resources and friendly competition.” SBS is proud to report that ten of its students scored […]