Wantagh High School

Wantagh High School

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Mission Statement:

Wantagh High School will maintain a supportive environment which encourages all students to develop a positive self-image through the mastery of those educational outcomes best suited to their individual goals and potential. Family, school and community will join together to meet students' educational needs as well as providing the skills needed to meet the continuing challenge of life-long learning and responsible citizenship in our rapidly changing society. 

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  • NASSAU ZONE!

    Wantagh High School seniors Emily Fenter and Anthony Testa were selected as recipients of the Nassau Zone Award. Sponsored by the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, this award recognizes one male and one female Nassau County high school senior from each school district who exemplify outstanding scholastic ability, physical education performance and leadership qualities. The recipients were honored during a dinner at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury on Dec. 2.

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  • ALL EASTERN!

    Senior Matthew Saltzman has been selected to attend the National Association for Music Education Eastern Division Conference in Providence, R.I., in April. Matthew will play the trumpet in the wind and jazz ensemble and the symphonic band.

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  • GIFT OF A BOOK!

    Forest Lake kindergarten students were the recipients of wonderful books donated by members of the high school senior class. Wantagh High School students John Casella, Alexis Conway, Melissa Ehl, Emily Fenter and Kaitlyn von Runnen wanted to stock the kindergarten classrooms with some of their favorite books and took requests from teachers. As a surprise, John, Melissa and Kaitlyn read their donated picture books to excited and attentive students.

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  • CREATIVE ARTS STUDIO!

    Wantagh High School National Art Honor Society students attended the first annual NAHS Creative Industries Studio in Washington, D.C. in November. Advisor and art teacher Amy Sue McPartlan accompanied Christina Imbro, Ashley Mortimer, Patricia Myers, Christine Parola, Kiernan Rathgaber and Amanda Roach to this exciting venue.

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  • WARRIOR AWARDS!

    The Wantagh Warrior staff captured 12 individual writing awards including two golds, its best showing since 1998, at the annual Empire State Scholastic Press Association awards ceremony at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Communications.

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  • "ESCAPADES" GARNERS 13 STATE AWARDS!

    Wantagh High School’s literary magazine, Escapades, has received 13 awards in artwork/illustration, cover design, photography and poetry from the Empire State School Press Association and Columbia Scholastic Press Association. Every year, awards are handed out to the top school literary magazines in the state at the associations’ annual conference, held at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

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  • TECHDAY 2015 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

    Wantagh TechDay is an annual event created by Wantagh School District alumni to promote computer science education. Motivated by code.org’s initiative, the Wantagh TechDay team seeks to provide the opportunity for exposure to the practical skills of computer science...

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  • SIGNED!

    Ten senior athletes signed National Letters of Intent to continue their sports at national and regional colleges and universities next fall. Signing a National Letter of Intent is the highest honor for a high school athlete, and the district congratulates each athlete on this outstanding accomplishment.

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  • MUSIC STUDENTS ATTEND LISFA SECONDARY FESTIVAL!

    Wantagh High School student-musicians Natalie Bloniarz (viola), Jack Coupe (violin), Ryan Krieger (viola) and Christine Nerone (violin) were selected to participate in the Long Island String Festival Association Secondary Festival at Plainview-Old Bethpage Middle School on Nov. 14-16,

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  • HITTING THE RIGHT NOTES!

    The district is pleased to announce that the New York State School Music Association has selected high school musicians Blake Andreou (alto saxophone, symphonic band), Sam Hutt (trombone, symphonic band), Kayla Knight (alto I, mixed chorus), Ruth Kupperberg (alto I, mixed chorus), Julianna Nerone (violin, string orchestra) and Matthew Saltzman (trumpet, symphonic band) to participate in All-State ensembles at the annual NYSSMA Winter Conference, to be held at the Eastman Theatre in Rochester on Dec. 4-7.

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Daily Announcements

WANTAGH SENIOR HIGH DAILY BULLETIN

MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2014 - TODAY IS DAY 1

·        TODAY, MONDAY, DEC. 22ND, THE PEER MENTORS WILL BE COLLECTING EYEGLASSES, FRAMES AND SUNGLASSES TO RECYCLE AND USE TO HELP PEOPLE IN DEVELOPING NATIONS IMPROVE THEIR VISION.  PLEASE HELP BY BRINGING IN ANY PAIR OF EYEGLASSES THAT ARE NO LONGER BEING USED.  THERE IS A COLLECTION BOX IN THE MAIN LOBBY.
 
·        THIS IS AN ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE KEY CLUB. TODAY, MONDAY DEC. 22ND AND TUESDAY DEC. 23RD THERE IS A BOX FOR JOHN THEISSAN’S TOY DRIVE IS IN THE FRONT LOBBY. FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING, PLEASE BRING IN A NEW, UNWRAPPED TOY. ALL DONATIONS WILL GO DIRECTLY TO FAMILIES ON LONG ISLAND.
 
·         MR. PARLAGRECO AND MS. GALLO ARE SEEKING REFERENCE MATERIALS TO FRESHEN UP THEIR COLLECTION FOR ART CLASSES. IF YOU HAVE ANY PRE-PRINTED IMAGES OF ANIMALS, LANDSCAPES, FLOWERS, ETC. COLOR OR BLACK AND WHITE, PREFERABLY LARGER IMAGES WITHIN THE 8”X10” SIZE RANGE. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO PLACE THEM IN THEIR MAILBOX OR DROP THEM OFF TO ROOM 208.
 
·        FROM THE BOOSTER CLUB: NEW WARRIOR WEAR IS NOW AVAILABLE!  ORDER YOUR ITEMS TO GET YOUR GEAR IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS! THE BOOSTER CLUB WILL ALSO BE SELLING IN HONORS HALL IMMEDIATELY AFTER DISMISSAL FOR YOUR SHOPPING NEEDS! ORDER FORMS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE MAIN OFFICE.
 
·         DRIVER’S ED REGISTRATION FORMS FOR THE SPRING ARE NOW AVAILABLE ON THE EAST MEADOW DRIVING SCHOOL WEBSITE WHICH IS WWW.EMDSONLINE.NET.  YOU CAN ALSO GO TO WANTAGH’S WEBSITE, CLICK ON DEPARTMENTS, DRIVER EDUCATION AND YOU WILL FIND THE LINK FOR EAST MEADOW.  REGISTRATION IS AT WANTAGH HS ON JANUARY 16, 2015 FROM 10-2 IN THE MAIN LOBBY.
 
·        WANTAGH PUBLIC SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED THIS SEASON FROM WEDNESDAY, DEC. 24TH AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY JAN. 2ND. STUDENTS WILL BE DISMISSED AT 1:30PM ON TUESDAY DEC. 23RD FOR THE ANNUAL EMERGENCY EVACUATION DRILL. SCHOOLS WILL REOPEN ON MONDAY, JAN. 5TH.
 

·         FROM NOW TO DECEMBER 31ST 2014. CURRENT YEARBOOK INFORMATION FOR 2014-2015: THE COST OF A YEARBOOK  IS NOW $110.00 YEARBOOKS CAN BE PURCHASED ONLINE AT:YEARBOOKFOREVER.COM – YOU CAN USE A CREDIT CARD TO PAY; OR CHECK OR MONEY ORDER MADE OUT TO WANTAGH SCHOOL DISTRICT AND LEFT IN MR. PARLAGRECO’S MAILBOX.  PERSONAL ADS CAN BE PURCHASED ONLINE AT YEARBOOKFOREVER.COM. PRICES & SIZES ARE LISTED ON WEBSITE. ANYONE HAVING TROUBLE CAN SEE MR. PARLAGRECO OR CHECK THE YEARBOOK PAGE ON THE SCHOOL WEBSITE.

 

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