4:00 PM WUT Executive Board Meeting
7:00 PM FL PTA New Parents' Welcome
7:30 PM FL PTA Meeting
9:30 AM WES PTA New Parents' Welcome
Toting backpacks and boxes full of school supplies, district students disembarked from bright yellow school buses and carpools ready and excited to start the 2015-2016 school year on Sept. 1. Members of the Board of Education, Superintendent of Schools Maureen Goldberg, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction John C. McNamara and Assistant Superintendent for Business Adriana Silver joined the principals of each school in welcoming the students as they filed through the front doors and into their classrooms.
The district is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Santorello as the new high school assistant principal, effective Aug. 17. Ms. Santorello joins Wantagh from the Plainview-Old Bethpage School District, where she held the positions of associate dean of students and business and marketing educator.
The Wantagh School District is pleased to announce John C. McNamara as the new assistant superintendent for instruction, effective July 6. Mr. McNamara joins Wantagh from the Plainview-Old Bethpage School District, where he served as the middle school principal for the past six years. Mr. McNamara has also worked as an assistant principal in the Harborfields School District and as a social studies department chairperson for Island Trees Middle School. Currently, he serves as executive board secretary for the Nassau County Middle Level Principals Association. He began his educational career as a social studies teacher.