Bellport High School
|Bellport High School|
|Motto||Strive for Excellence|
|School district||South Country Central School District|
|Grades||9 to 12|
|Color(s)||Red and Blue|
|Sports||baseball, soccer, basketball, volleyball, other|
|Website||BHS Home Page|
Bellport High School is the public high school for the South Country Central School District, which is located in Suffolk County, Long Island in the United States. It serves students in grades 9-12 in Bellport, East Patchogue, Brookhaven Hamlet and parts of Medford and North Bellport. The current principal is Mr. Timothy Hogan. It is preceded by Bellport Middle School.
According to 2007 data, 75.8% of Bellport graduates earn a New York State Regent's diploma. 51.6% of graduates plan to attend 4 year college, and 33.2% plan to attend a 2-year college, usually Suffolk County Community College.
Advanced Placement courses are offered in European History, U.S. History, U.S. Government and Politics, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Calculus, Statistics, Art, Art History, Music Theory, Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Environmental Science.
Bellport High School offers an array of after-school clubs and activities, ranging from service clubs to a theatre department producing a drama, musical and student-produced Variety Show each year. The school has an award-winning newspaper, The Clipper (https://web.archive.org/web/20130415040131/http://www.bellportclipper.com/) as well as an environmental club, SEQ, which was instrumental in supporting the protection of the Carmans River as well as implementing the New York State Bottle Bill.
Honor Societies are offered in Math and Science, as well as broad societies encompassing students of many grades.
The Bellport High School yearbook is called "The Log".
State titles were won in Boys Basketball in 1980, Boys Football in 1982 and 2001, and Boys Cross Country in 1964. The school offers a wide range of both Junior Varsity and Varsity sports.
The Girls Volleyball team clinched their first Class "A" Championship during the 2010 season, making their first ever trip to States where they lost in the first round.
The Wrestling team had huge success in the late 1990s winning the League Dual Meet Titles in 1997 and 1998, as well as winning the League Tournament Title in 1997.
The Boys Cross Country Team won League Titles in 1993, led by James Fuoco and James Arnold, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2011. In 1998, they won their first Division title in school history. A Division title was also won in 2006.
The Boys Track team won League Titles in 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1993.
The Dance Team has brought home second place from NDA Nationals in Orlando Florida two years in a row, 2013 and 2014.
- "Bellport High School Profile". Archived from the original on 2011-07-22.
- "Newsday: High School Graduates". Archived from the original on 2009-07-03. Retrieved 2009-08-05.
- "Class of 2012 Plans". Archived from the original on 2013-01-17.
- "Course Descriptions 2012-13" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-05-24.