7:00 PM WMS Chorus Concert
6:00 PM WHS/WMS Art Festival
7:00 PM WMS Orchestra Concert
5:00 PM WHS/WMS Book Fair
7:00 PM WMS Band Concert
Wantagh Middle School students Margaret Gates (grade 8), Jennifer Rosen (grade 7) and Evan Thole (grade 6) were winners of the school’s annual Memorial Day Speech/Essay Contest. Margaret was invited to read her winning entry during the Memorial Day ceremony, held at Wantagh American Legion Post 1273, while the winners, second- and third-place winners were invited to walk in the community’s annual Memorial Day parade.
Wantagh Middle School student Margaret Gates has received a Long Island String Festival Association Private Study Grant totaling $500. Margaret is a LISFA and Nassau Music Educators Association All-County cellist, as well as a member of the school orchestra, under the baton of teacher Peter Saladino.
Middle School student Charles Albano was a first-place winner in Division III (grades 6-8) of the New York Association for Public Transportation Nassau Chapter 2017 Safety Poster Contest and the recipient of a $200 cash prize. In addition, Ava Kornbluth was a third-place Division III winner and the recipient of a $100 cash award. Both students successfully conveyed this year’s theme “My Driver – My Safety Hero.”
During the English Language Arts Department’s second annual “Word on the Street” celebration, more than 30 middle school students, administrators and faculty members read original works and favorite literary pieces to peers and parents. Nicole Waldbauer, Director of ELA, Reading and Libraries, explained that the annual event is an opportunity for the district to celebrate literacy and the spoken and written word. ELA teacher Christine Hult added that the goal is to spread the love of words.
Aidan won the school wide Geo Bee on January 12, 2017. Besting 31 other contestants. He then took a written test and qualified for the NY State Geo Bee. On Friday, March 31, 2017 Aidan traveled to Albany where he faced off against other winners from throughout the state. He advanced to the tiebreaker round where he was eliminated.
Under the direction of Samantha Gordon, music director Peter Saladino and production manager Kimberly Davis, the middle school proudly presented an unforgettable rendition of the popular Broadway musical “Mary Poppins,” held in the high school auditorium on March 17 and 18.
Today Is Day 3 STUDENT BULLETIN Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Attention All 8th Graders: Tickets for the Crossing Over Dance are now on sale, for only $20. Please see Mrs. Pilo or Mrs. Cornella any time during the day, including advisory from now until June 2. Remember to purchase your ticket as soon as possible.
Attention All Students: Wantagh English, Reading and Drama department will be hosting a book fair at Barnes and Noble in Massapequa, Thursday, June 1 from 5 – 8pm. Come down for some shopping with your friends and family to help build a community of readers while raising funds for the school!
Attention 7th Grade Girls Lacrosse: Don’t forget you have a game today.
Attention Smoke Signals: We will meet today at 3:05 in lab 405.
Attention Video Club: We will meet tomorrow in room 318 with Mr. Heepe.