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Wantagh Middle School’s community service club called Business and Education Serving Together participated in the 33rd annual Cerebral Palsy of Nassau County Trivia Challenge Championships on Feb. 26-27. Eighth-grade team members Sean Browne, Emma Caputo, Abigail Conway and Natasha Meagher finished in third place. Skylar Mondelli, Jacklynn LaMacchia, Bridget Toscano, and Cate Russo also represented the district on the sixth-grade level. The club raised and donated $600 to the organization.
The District has appointed Carol-Ann Winans as director of science and technology, effective July 1. Ms. Winans will replace Tobias Daempfle, who served as interim science/technology education director during the 2018-2019 school year.
Wantagh High School sophomore Melanie Volz entered her project, “Fibonacci Numbers and DNA,” into the Al Kalfus Long Island Math Fair, held at Hofstra University on March 1. Although a strong topic, Melanie’s project did not win an award. However, she was recognized for her hard work and creativity.
The District has appointed Anthony J. Cedrone as assistant superintendent for business, effective July 1. Mr. Cedrone will replace Adriana Silver, who has served as the district’s business official since 2013. A Wantagh resident, Mr. Cedrone joins Wantagh from the Carle Place Union Free School District, where he served as assistant superintendent for business since 2007.
Come cut loose with Wantagh High School’s musical production! The ‘80’s pop dynamo “Footloose” will take the stage on March 20th – 23rd at 7:30, with a matinee performance on March 23rd at 2:00. Tickets available now at https://search.seatyourself.biz/webstore/accounts/wantaghhs/buy-tix?d=0! Come cut loose – FOOTLOOSE!!
The artwork of 36 of the district’s finest student-artists was selected to hang at the Art Supervisors Association’s 15th annual Nassau All-County Art Exhibit, held at Farmingdale State College’s Roosevelt Hall on March 10. In addition, Wantagh High School senior John Leahy was named a senior scholarship winner.
The Wantagh High School art department is pleased to announce that 17 students, under the direction of teachers Jacqueline Gallo and Danielle Macumber, have received 19 regional awards in the 2019 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards contest, presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers.
There was an abundance of excitement in kindergarten classrooms at Mandalay Elementary as students celebrated the birthday of iconic author Dr. Seuss. In addition to wearing crazy hats and reading a multitude of Dr. Seuss books, students rotated at fun, Seuss-themed stations on March 8.
Wantagh Warrior reporter Jessica Nealon and news editor Jillian Laino garnered a coveted a second place for best photograph and an honorable mention for best sports story, respectively, during Adelphi University’s Press Day journalism contest, held on Feb. 6. Jessica and Jillian join a host of high school student-journalists for the 15th consecutive year who have received Quill Awards for their reporting talents, adviser Peter Kravitz said.
The district’s elementary school students celebrated the first 100 days of school on Feb. 12 with English language arts, mathematics and art activities. Students and staff at Forest Lake, Mandalay and Wantagh elementary schools demonstrated their enthusiasm for this momentous occasion by wearing T-shirts decorated with 100 items and dressing up as 100-year-olds.