Wantagh High School

Wantagh High School

Welcome to Wantagh High School!
 
  
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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  • KEY CLUB MEMBERS HONORED AT PINNING CEREMONY

    During the high school Key Club pinning ceremony, held in the auditorium on March 23, co-advisors Heidi Felix and Jacqueline Fiorello thanked the members for their diligent efforts in helping the community.

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  • SENIOR ATHLETES SIGN TO PLAY

    Thirteen high school 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 students on this outstanding accomplishment.

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  • WANTAGH STUDENTS RECOGNIZED FOR SCIENCE RESEARCH

    Three high school science research students received awards during the Long Island Science Congress Awards Ceremony, held at the Wheatley School on May 16. Sponsored by the Long Island Sections of the Science Teachers Association of New York State, the Long Island Science Congress is an adjudicated exhibit of science projects submitted by middle school, junior high school and high school students from Nassau and Suffolk counties.

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  • 80 INDUCTED INTO THE BUSINESS HONOR SOCIETY

    Eighty of Wantagh High School’s most talented business students were inducted into the school’s chapter of the Business Honor Society as permanent and probationary members during a special ceremony in the auditorium.

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  • TAKING THE FOOD STAMP CHALLENGE

    High school students and staff learned how a limited budget affects the food choices they make during participation in the school’s Food Stamp Challenge. Only being able to spend $3.75 for food and beverages during the entire day, which is the average benefit for a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipient, gave participants a view of the struggle by millions of Americans to obtain nutritious food.

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  • CLASS OF 2018 VISITS WASHINGTON DC

    The entire Class of 2018 was invited to attend a field rip to Washington DC this past April 7th-8th with the Social Studies Department. In tenth grade, students learn about European and Global studies affairs, so our trip was focused mostly on Global Studies events.

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  • KEY CLUB SUPPORTS AUTISM AWARENESS

    In support of national Autism Awareness Month, the high school’s Key Club held an event to highlight awareness of this cause. Under the direction of co-advisors Jacqueline Fiorillo and Heidi Felix and president Christina DePaulis, students and Key Club members gathered in the school’s cafeteria to listen to speakers and to browse information about autism at various booths.

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  • POP ART SALE

    High school student-artists demonstrated how art connects to the community during the second annual Animal Shelter Pop Art Sale. Under the direction of teacher Jacqueline Gallo, students sold pop art prints highlighting dogs and cats from the Hempstead Town Animal Shelter. Money from the print sales went to the shelter to assist with medical costs and food.

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  • DEMONSTRATING TAX PREPARATION SKILLS

    Christine Compagnino’s accounting class at Wantagh High School was required to study W-2 forms and the preparation of federal income tax forms, culminating in Tax Day where they prepared simulated federal income tax returns for adult volunteers.

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  • READING AND MATH AT CITIFIELD

    Mrs. VonRekowsky, Mrs. Prisco and Mrs. Pudell took our students to Citi Field on Wednesday, April 13th to show the connection between reading and math and how these two subjects work together in real life situations. Our AP Statistics and College Statistics students guided and showed our Reading students how math applies to baseball excitement.

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