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Superintendent
Mr. John C. McNamara

Mr. John C. McNamara

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Mission Statement

Through a commitment to educational excellence in a secure, supportive environment, the Wantagh Public Schools shall inspire students to develop a strong sense of individual worth and respect for others, to become lifelong learners and independent thinkers, and to fulfill themselves as concerned citizens in a diverse world.

OUR SCHOOLS

Forest Lake Elementary School
(516) 765-4400

Mandalay Elementary School
(516) 765-4500

Wantagh Elementary School
(516) 765-4600

Wantagh Middle School
(516) 765-4300

Wantagh High School
(516) 765-4200

District Offices
(516) 765-4100

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING INFORMATION

 

Board of Education Business Meeting, Wednesday, July 6, at 8 p.m.  High School Auditorium - Click Here To Join Meeting

  

 

 

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DiSTRICT HIGHLIGHTS

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A Special Day for Students and Guests at Forest Lake
Some very important people made their way to Forest Lake Elementary School on May 20, and it brought a smile to face of every student. VIP Day return...
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Student-Artists Beautify Buildings
Young artists are adding their creative touch to Wantagh’s schools with the addition of new several new murals. Wantagh Elementary School and Wantagh...
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High School Business Students Earn Accolades
Two students from Wantagh High School were recently recognized for their successes in business education classes. Senior Jennifer Rosen received a sc...
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Digital Books Circle the Globe at Mandalay
Third graders got to explore their roots at Mandalay Elementary School while also improving their technology skills. Each student selected a country ...
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Tenure for 10 in Wantagh
The Wantagh School District Board of Education celebrated the hard work, dedication and promising futures of 10 administrators and teachers who were ...
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Science Student Awarded for Amazing Work
A study on the memory of fruit flies earned Wantagh High School senior Julia Froese recognition from the Nassau County chapter of the Science Teacher...
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Wantagh Students, Staff Have a Way With Words
The microphone was on, and more than 30 Wantagh Middle School students and staff stepped in front of it on the evening of April 12 for the seventh an...
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Wantagh High School Raises Autism Awareness, Promotes Acceptance
Acceptance is the theme for Autism Awareness Month at Wantagh High School, with an educational campaign spearheaded by the general organization. Th...
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Forest Lake Students Tidy Up Their Second Home
About three dozen environmentally conscious students arrived early at Forest Lake Elementary School in the Wantagh School District on April 8 for som...
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Wantagh Senior Reaches ‘Pin’nacle of Bowling Career
The winter 2022 sports season at Wantagh High School featured some of the best individual athletic performances in school history, including its firs...
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Mandalay Students Reflect on Their Personal Value
Treating others with kindness is an important lesson, and at Mandalay Elementary School, students also learned to treat themselves kindly. Mirror Tal...
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Middle School Students Make a Half-Court Press for Healthy Hearts
Students at Wantagh Middle School are all about heart health, whether it is getting exercise for themselves or raising money to help others. This yea...
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Wantagh Seniors Lead Cancer-Fighting Fundraiser
After raising more than $110,000 in 2021 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the Warriors for a Cure team is determined for another big year. Two ...
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A Show You’ll Be Crazy About at Wantagh High
“Crazy For You,” which made its debut on Broadway 30 years ago, is coming a little closer to home, with upcoming productions at Wantagh High School f...
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Wantagh Swimmer Sets Three School Records
In a few months, Andrew Diano will graduate from Wantagh High School as one of the most accomplished swimmers in school history. As a senior, he set ...
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Teacher Turned Author Shares Her Craft at Wantagh Elementary
Former Wantagh Elementary School teacher Karen Kerge couldn’t stay away for too long. After retiring in June following a 33-year career as an educato...
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Wantagh Master Teacher Excited to Learn and Grow
Wantagh Elementary School STEAM teacher Kaitlin Humphrey has been accepted into the New York State Master Teacher program, which will provide her wi...
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Wantagh Photo Student Honored by Art Guild
A creative photo of a friend turned into an award-winning venture for Wantagh High School senior Brooke Bellia. A picture for her Advanced Placement ...
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Wantagh Middle School to Stage Musical ‘Matilda’
Wantagh Middle School’s theater students are ready to showcase their talents for the community with the upcoming musical production of “Matilda." The...
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Spreading Love With Inclusion at Wantagh Middle School
Acceptance, empathy, respect and tolerance are among the core values of Wantagh Middle School, which reinforced those principles during No Place for ...
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Mandalay Students Defined by Determination
Students certainly know how to give it their all at Mandalay Elementary School. Principal Marie Pisicchio presented perseverance awards to 28 childre...
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Mandalay Students Get in the Olympic Spirit
The winter Olympics are being held about 6,000 miles away in Beijing, but children at Mandalay Elementary School are still getting in on the action. ...
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High School Students Experience a Day as Teachers
More than 30 Wantagh High School students got a glimpse of education through a different lens, as they were paired up with elementary teachers throug...
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Virtual Bridge Connects Wantagh Readers
Readers of all ages came together in the Wantagh School District to celebrate World Read Aloud Day on Feb. 2. Elementary students were treated to vir...
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