Wantagh Elementary School kindergarten student Dylan Grilli is a regional finalist in the PTA Reflections program in the area of visual arts for a picture he drew of his swimming pool. Dylan will be recognized during the Nassau Region PTA Reflections Reception in April.
The District is pleased to announce that Wantagh Elementary School Principal Dr. Randee Bonagura published a book titled “Embrace Makerspace: A Pocket Guide for Elementary School Administrators.” Published by Rowman & Littlefield, the book describes the considerations and practical strategies administrators should consider upon setting up a Makerspace program in their schools.
Under the direction of co-advisors Mary Ko and Angela Savella, Wantagh Elementary School student council members collected and donated 500 pairs of warm, fuzzy socks for the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless in January. The district commends the students for their team effort in keeping those less fortunate warm this winter season.
Wantagh elementary student council members are working to make a difference in the lives of community members this holiday season with a number of food, card and supply drives. At Wantagh Elementary School, the student council held a cleaning supply drive for residents moving into homes built by Habitat for Humanity. The students collected more than 300 items, including paper towels, dusters, sponges and household cleaners. Mandalay Elementary School’s student council is holding a Thanksgiving food drive to benefit Island Harvest for distribution to families in need.