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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  • 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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  • TOPS IN WORLD LANGUAGE STUDY

    During the high school’s World Language Honor Society Induction on March 9, the World Language Department presented seven seniors with awards for having demonstrated excellence in the study of French, Italian or Spanish.

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  • OLIVIA ZUKOWSKI HAS A WAY WITH WORDS

    The writing and research talents of Wantagh High School sophomore Olivia Zukowski have resulted in several accolades this school year.

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  • MOOT COURT GARNERS SEMI-FINALIST STANDING

    High school business law students and senior Moot Court Team participants Brian Faraczek, Katie Hagan, Nyatasha Jackowicz, Nicole Palas, Nick Pierce and James Weldon were named semifinalists in the 28th annual Moot Court Tournament, held at Plainview-Old Bethpage’s John F. Kennedy High School on April 7.

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