Wantagh Middle School

Wantagh Middle School


January 30, 2015 -Quarter 3 begins
 
 

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  • Healthy Habits

    A letter from our School Nurse

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  • Parents of 5th Graders LOTE selection letter

    *Letter sent home 1/21/2015

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  • Letter to Parents of 6th Grade Students

    *sent home with students 1/15/2015

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  • HOUR OF CODE!

    In recognition of Computer Science Education Week, Wantagh Middle School students joined the international Hour of Code movement by spending time in their eighth-grade e-business and sixth-grade computer classes learning to program a game based on “Flappy Bird.” Utilizing Microsoft’s touchdevelop.com, Microsoft consultant Tiffany Medeck taught the students how to program their game icons to respond to written code.

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  • 7th Grade Field Trip

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  • TECHDAY 2015 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

    Wantagh TechDay is an annual event created by Wantagh School District alumni to promote computer science education. Motivated by code.org’s initiative, the Wantagh TechDay team seeks to provide the opportunity for exposure to the practical skills of computer science...

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  • VETERANS MURAL!

    An important message of thanks to active servicemen and veterans canvased the walls outside the art classrooms at Wantagh Middle School as students in grades 6-8 created a thank-you mural in honor of Veterans Day. Under the direction of art teacher Jaclyn Gentilesco, the students used print making and collage techniques to create scrapbook pages of family servicemen, veteran photos and patriotic symbols.

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  • 8th Grade Memory Book

    link for Memory Book

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  • HALLOWEEN SCIENCE!

    Sixth- and seventh-grade students in Donna Wyleczuk’s science classes at Wantagh Middle School used a Halloween theme to review important science concepts. The seventh-graders have been learning about the parts of animal and plant cells. Using Halloween candy, they decorated pre-baked cupcakes, called “cell cakes,” to represent the organelles and cell structures in plants and animals.

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  • FACS STUDENTS BAKE A HOLIDAY FAVORITE!

    The smell of freshly baked pumpkin bread wafted through the halls of Wantagh Middle School as Ellen Carr’s and Anne Craven’s family and consumer science students learned to make homemade pumpkin bread. Prior to the activity, the students roasted a pumpkin in order to use the fleshy pulp for their recipe and to compare loaves baked with canned pumpkin to those baked with fresh.

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