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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  • HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO ATTEND PRESTIGIOUS ADL INTERNSHIP

    High school juniors Matt Hession and Nicole Ninivaggi were two of 15 students chosen throughout the tri-state area to participate in this year’s Anti-Defamation League World of Difference Institute’s summer internship, being held at ADL headquarters in Manhattan. The students also received a scholarship and will travel to Washington, D.C. and an upstate retreat with fellow interns during the prestigious six-week program.

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  • LE GRAND CONCOURS

    Eight high school students ranked nationally in the annual 2016 Le Grand Concours competition, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French. Participants enrolled in Mme. Vargas Curatola’s class were evaluated on their written, oral and listening skills in French. More than 85,000 students competed in the event.

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  • JUNIORS RECOGNIZED DURING AWARDS PROGRAM

    The Wantagh High School Guidance Department held its annual Junior Class Awards Program on June 3. This program, under the coordination of guidance counselor Margaret Swanson, recognizes juniors who have demonstrated academic success and made contributions to the school and community. Various colleges and universities participated in the Junior Awards Program, offering scholarship opportunities and prize books.

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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. To qualify for membership, permanent members have taken at least three full credits in business courses and have maintained an average of 90 percent or greater while also fulfilling their community service requirement. Probationary members must have acquired the same qualifications, except having taken two full credits in business courses.

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  • STUDENT TEACHING AT WHS

    Ever since January 25th 2015, student teacher Ms. Pepe has had an amazing time student teaching History at Wantagh High School. She found that everyone was extremely friendly and welcoming so she always felt comfortable.

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  • SENIORS HONORED DURING A CELEBRATION OF ACHIEVEMENT

    More than 100 seniors were recognized for outstanding achievements during the annual Senior Awards Night held in the school auditorium.

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  • ELETTO AND KRAVETZ SIGN NATIONAL LETTERS OF INTENT

    The high school athletic department is pleased to announce that two of the district’s top swimmers have signed National Letters of Intent to continue their sport on the college level this fall.

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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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