7:30 PM Foundation Board Meeting
4:00 PM WUT Executive Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM 5th Grade Foundation Middle School Teen Center
Seventh-grader Margaret Gates was a top 10 winner in the Design-A-Card Contest sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Her design will be made into note cards to raise scholarship money for the Judy Abrams/Margaret Fernandez National Examinations Scholarship Fund.
The artwork of 10 middle school students was selected for viewing in the annual Long Island Art Teachers Association Art in HeART Exhibit, held in the Broadway Mall in Hicksville from March 27-April 27. In addition, students Margaret Gates, Katarina King and Helen Yao received Awards of Excellence for their art pieces.
Wantagh Middle School students participated in the school’s annual Hoops for Heart event to raise money for the American Heart Association through participation in physical education classes shooting contests. The students raised more than $7, 500 this year, ranking them among the top fundraising schools on Long Island. During the last 18 years, Wantagh Middle School has raised a total of $150,000 for the American Heart Association for medical research and educational programs to fight heart disease and stroke.
Wantagh Middle School Science Olympiad team members competed against 38 other teams during the Western Long Island Division B tournament at Wisdom Lane Middle School in Levittown on March 6. The team garnered medals in five events: Dynamic Planet, Reach for the Stars, Road Scholar, Meteorology and Bottle Rocket.
For the third consecutive year, middle school student William Hostetter will represent the district at the state-level National Geographic Bee, being held in Albany, on April 1. William qualified for the state-level bee after having won at the school level in January.
Eighth-grade student Anthony Piergiovanni was the first-place, proverbial $100,000 winner of the business department’s biannual Shark Tank Challenge for his project “Ant’s Sports Store.” The business would help mold sports players and to encourage children and teens to fulfill their desires. Grace Conway and Claire Yustat were the second-place, $75,000 winners for their company called “We Can Workshop,” and Jacob Chan was the third-place, $50,000 winner for his company named “Love to Learn.”
For the third consecutive year, middle school eighth-grader William Hostetter is the winner of the school-level competition for the National Geographic Bee. Eighth-grader Jenna Miller placed second. Prior to the holiday break, preliminary rounds were conducted in all classes, and 29 students qualified to compete in the schoolwide finals on Jan. 14.
The art of Wantagh Middle School students Elizabeth Byrnes, Anna Martorella and Jon Sileo is being featured as part of the annual Jones Beach Holiday Lights Spectacular. Each year, art is submitted to the famous 2.5-mile show featuring 150 light displays with a holiday theme.
Today Is Day 2 STUDENT BULLETIN Monday, May 2, 2016
Congratulations to the school store associate of the month for April 2016 – Liz Maher. Don’t forget to shop at the school store every morning from 8:00 – 8:10 am for quality products at fair prices with superior customer service. Congratulations again to Liz Maher and thank you for a job well done.
Attention Students: The school doctor will be in for fall sports physicals on Thursday, May 12th after school. Students may choose to have their physicals done with the school doctor OR with their own doctor. Students should sign up in the health office if they choose to have it done with the school doctor.
Attention Best Club: Our next meeting is tomorrow, May 3 at 3:05 in room 437.
Attention All 7th & 8th Grade Athletes: If you would like to purchase a copy of your team picture that was taken for the Memory Book, please bring your order form and payment to Mrs. O’Connor in the School Store from 8:00 – 8:10 am by Wednesday, May 11. See Mrs. O’Connor if you need an extra order form or download one from the Memory Book web page.
Attention All 8th Graders: Permission slips and payment for the 8th grade boat trip are due Friday, May 6, 2016. If you have any questions or need an extra form, see Mrs. O’Connor in the school store any morning from 8:00 – 8:10 am.
Attention Student Council Members: There will be a student council meeting on Tuesday, May 3rd after school in room 333.