Wantagh High School

Wantagh High School

Welcome to Wantagh High School!
 

Neighborhood Parking Information

As you are aware parking spaces on our campus for our students are quite limited resulting in our students parking on local streets. Although most do so appropriately, it has been brought to our attention that in certain areas students are littering, blocking driveways with their cars and driving at unsafe speeds causing significant safety concerns for our neighbors and their children.

Please note that according to the NYS license laws, In Nassau and Suffolk counties, young drivers under the age of 17 who do not hold a class D license, are prohibited from driving to school unless they are supervised by an adult.

If your child drives to school please discuss these concerns with them. Should these issues not resolve, the result could be a loss of present and/or future campus parking and out to lunch  privileges for those offenders. 

As discussed in our opening assemblies with every 11 and 12 grade student, our goal is not only for safe travel to and from campus, but respect for the neighbors in our community.

Thank you for your cooperation.

  
 
 
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 to provide the skills needed to meet the continuing challenge of life-long learning and responsible citizenship in our rapidly changing society.   
 

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  • JAROD SULLIVAN MARCHES TO A DIFFERENT BEAT

    Wantagh High School junior Jarod Sullivan experienced the beat of New York City through different eyes this holiday season. The talented percussionist was one of 11 New York State students who marched in the 258-member Macy’s Great American Marching Band on Thanksgiving Day. He was selected from a video audition and was asked to play the cymbals.

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  • WANTAGH STUDENT A TOP TRUMPETER

    Senior Dan Hirsch was selected to perform in the National Association for Music Education’s All-Eastern Jazz Ensemble, which will be held in Atlantic City, New Jersey on April 5, 2017. Dan, who plays trumpet, also participated in the Jazz Ensemble at NAfME’s All-National Honor Ensembles held in Grapevine, Texas in November.

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  • WANTAGH SENIORS SIGN NATIONAL LETTERS OF INTENT

    Wantagh High School is pleased to announce that 17 seniors 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 one of them on this outstanding accomplishment.

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  • WANTAGH WARRIOR IS SOLID GOLD

    The Wantagh Warrior received 13 journalism awards during the annual Empire State School Press Association conference, held at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Communications on Oct. 28. It is the second time in 24 years that the newspaper has won individual gold awards. They were acquired by Class of 2016 graduate Sarah Sneddon in the category of news story, senior Karen Kawacki for a portfolio in review writing and junior Jacqueline Schroder for sports news.

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  • LITERARY MAGAZINE GARNERS 19 STATE AWARDS

    Wantagh High School’s literary magazine, Escapades, received 19 awards in artwork/illustration, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cover design and photography from the Empire State School Press Association and Columbia Scholastic Press Association.

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  • A DAY OF UNITY

    Wantagh High School students and staff dressed in bright orange clothing to celebrate Unity Day, a program to raise awareness of bullying. The event reminded students of the harmful effects of harsh words and encouraged them to unite for kindness, acceptance and inclusion.

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  • GRACE SULLIVAN NAMED A NATIONAL MERIT SEMIFINALIST

    The district is pleased to announce that high school senior Grace Sullivan has been named one of the nation’s 16,000 semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Grace will now continue in the competition for one of 7,400 National Merit Scholarships, which altogether total approximately $34 million. Winners will be announced this spring.

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  • MEET THE CLASS OF 2017 VALEDICTORIAN AND SALUTATORIAN

    The district congratulates Grace Sullivan and Thomas (TJ) Sullivan as the Class of 2017 valedictorian and salutatorian. Director of Guidance Frank Muzio held a congratulatory meeting with the students and their parents, also attended by Superintendent of Schools Maureen Goldberg, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction John McNamara, Assistant Principal James Brown and guidance counselor Jacqueline Lennon.

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  • COLLEGE BOARD RECOGNIZES 22 AP SCHOLARS

    The College Board has recognized 22 high school students as Advanced Placement Scholars for exceptional achievement on the May 2016 national exams.

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  • PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE

    High School students took the next step towards their future by attending the second of three annual mini-college fairs. More than 50 college representatives set up tables packed with information about East Coast colleges and brochures for students who are exploring their options after graduation. The annual event parallels the guidance department’s focus on aiding juniors and seniors in the college application process.

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