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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  • ARTWORK ON DISPLAY!

    The artwork of high school students Gina Ciappina, Kelsey Contorno, Ava Marshall and Alyssa Soethout has been selected for display in the New York State Art Teachers Association Student Art Exhibition at the New York State School Boards Association Conference, to be held at the Sheraton New York at Times Square on Oct. 26-27.

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  • WANTAGH PRIDE DISPLAYED AT HOMECOMING!

    It was a day of pride as the Wantagh community gathered for the district’s annual homecoming festivities on Oct. 18. Fun-filled activities started with a Friday afternoon pep rally, during which the sports teams and homecoming court were introduced. Students throughout the district also displayed their Warrior pride by wearing black and gold clothing and sports jerseys.

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  • HIGH SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT!

    We are pleased to announce that Wantagh High School is beginning a full Breakfast Program on Tuesday, October 14, 2014. Breakfast will be served in the High School cafeteria each morning from 7:00 a.m. until 9:15 a.m...

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  • TOP OF THE CLASS

    The district congratulates Julia Laibach and Julia Lantier as the Class of 2015 valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively. The announcement was made over the high school loudspeaker on Oct. 2, and a congratulatory announcement was posted on the marquee.

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  • WANTAGH AP SCHOLARS

    The College Board has recognized 72 Wantagh High School students as Advanced Placement Scholars for exceptional achievement on the May 2014 national exams. AP courses completed with a score of 3 or higher on the final exam afford students the opportunity to earn college credit.

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  • LIAA SCHOLAR ARTIST

    High school senior Erin Bortell received recognition from the Long Island Arts Alliance for having demonstrated excellence in art during her high school career. She received an award of merit in media arts for photography and was recognized at the annual 2014-2015 Scholar-Artist Gala held at Half Hollow Hills High School on Sept. 9.

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  • UNDERCLASSMEN STUDENT PICTURE DAYS

    Students will be escorted by their English teachers on Monday, September 22 or Tuesday September 23 to the Auditorium to have their school pictures taken according to the schedule included here...

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  • WELCOMING THE CLASS OF 2018

    It was a morning of new beginnings as 249 incoming freshmen attended the high school’s ninth-grade orientation. The freshmen received a warm welcome, introductions to the administration and guidance counselors, words of wisdom from upperclassmen, and an opportunity to sign up for the school’s many clubs and organizations...

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Daily Announcements

                                                 WANTAGH SENIOR HIGH DAILY BULLETIN

                                   THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2014-TODAY IS DAY 5

· IN CELEBRATION OF “UNITY DAY”THIS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24TH, ALL WHS STAFF AND STUDENTS ARE INVITED TO WEAR ORANGE.

· THERE WILL BE A MEETING OF THE FOREIGN LANGUAGE HONOR SOCIETY ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28TH AT 2:20PM IN ROOM 232. MS. HAMPSON.

· ATTENTION ALL POTENTIAL NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY MEMBERS: PLEASE COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKET AND RETURN TO THE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY BOX IN THE MAIN OFFICE OR TO THE MAIL BOX OF MS. PSIHOS NO LATER THAN MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD. STAPLE YOUR 3 COMPLETED FORMS TO YOUR ACTIVITY SHEET AND RETURN. INCOMPLETE OR LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

· ATTENTION SENIORS: REGARDING CAPS & GOWNS FOR GRADUATION. ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH A REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE CAP & GOWN COMPANY WILL BE HERE TO TAKE ORDERS IN THE NORTH CAFETERIA FROM 10AM TO 1:30PM. THIS IS THE ONLY TIME THE REP. WILL BE HERE. THE FEE IS $46.00. CHECK SHOULD BE MADE PAYABLE TO WANTAGH HIGH SCHOOL AT THE TIME YOU PLACE YOUR ORDER. NO CASH WILL BE ACCEPTED. PLEASE SEE MR. NYBERG WITH QUESTIONS AND ADDITIONAL INFO.

· JOB FAIR AT SUNRISE MALL FOR SEASONAL EMPLOYEES: TODAY, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22ND FROM NOON TO 7PM—(YOU MUST BE 16 YEARS OF AGE OR OVER). SEE MRS AYMONG IN THE WORK STUDY OFFICE FOR FURTHER DETAILS (ROOM 214 ANY DAY AFTER SCHOOL).

· CURRENT YEARBOOK INFORMATION FOR 2014-2015: THERE WILL BE TIERED PRICING AGAIN. THE COST OF A YEARBOOK IS $99 UNTIL OCT. 31ST, $110 FROM NOV. 1ST TO DEC. 31ST-2014 AND $120 FROM JAN. 1ST TO JUNE 25TH, 2015. YEARBOOKS CAN BE PURCHASED ONLINE AT:yearbookforever.com –CAN USE CREDIT CARD TO PAY; OR CHECK OR MONEY ORDER MADE OUT TO WANTAGH SCHOOL DISTRICT AND LEFT IN MR. PARLAGRECO’S MAILBOX. PERSONAL ADS: PERSONAL ADS CAN BE PURCHASED ONLINE AT yearbookforever.com. PRICES & SIZES ARE LISTED ON WEBSITE. ANYONE HAVING TROUBLE WITH THIS CAN SEE MR. PARLAGRECO FOR HELP. MR. PARLAGRECO HAS POSTED ALL OF THIS INFO ON THE YEARBOOK PAGE OF THE SCHOOL WEBSITE AS WELL.

· ATTENTION SENIORS: IF YOU NEED A PORTRAIT TAKEN, IT MUST BE DONE AT LIFETOUCH STUDIOS IN FARMINGDALE. YOU WILL NEED TO CALL 631-861-2555 TO SCHEDULE APPT. THIS MUST BE DONE BY THE FIRST WEEK IN NOVEMBER. ANY QUESTIONS, SEE MR. PARLAGRECO.

· OUR ANNUAL SENIOR VARIETY SHOW IS SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY NIGHT, NOVEMBER 19TH. WE WILL HAVE SIGN UPS FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN PERFORMING TODAY, THURSDAY, OCT. 23RD AFTER SCHOOL IN RM 128. WE ARE LOOKING FOR 5 MC’S FOR THE SHOW. MR. DUBIN.

· PHOTO MAKE UP DAY FOR UNDERCLASSMEN IS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD. STUDENTS WHO WOULD LIKE A

RETAKE OR NEED TO HAVE THEIR PICTURE TAKEN WILL NEED TO GO TO THE AUDITORIUM DURING THEIR LUNCH PERIOD OR STUDY HALL.

· THE WHS BLOOD DRIVE IS TOMORROW, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24TH IN THE NORTH GYMNASIUM FROM 8AM TO 1:30PM. PLEASE SEE MS. CACCESE OR MS. DIBIASE WITH ANY QUESTIONS.

 

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