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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

   

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN DATES FOR BOARD MEETINGS IN OCTOBER, 2022:

THE BOARD OF EDUCATION MONTHLY BUSINESS MEETING WILL NOW BE HELD ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6 AT 8 P.M.

(INSTEAD OF OCTOBER 20TH)

THE BOARD OF EDUCATION PLANNING SESSION WILL NOW BE HELD ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20 AT 8 P.M.

(INSTEAD OF OCTOBER 6TH)

 

The Board of Education Audit Committee  will be conducting a meeting on Monday, October 3 at 12 noon at the Administrative Offices.  The meeting is anticipated to immediately enter Executive Session. 

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

Board of Education Planning Session, Thursday, October 20, at 8 p.m. High School Cafeteria - Click Here to Join Meeting

   Board of Education Statement 8-19-22

 

 

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DiSTRICT HIGHLIGHTS

Wantagh STEM Director Brings Innovative Mindset
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Wantagh STEM Director Brings Innovative Mindset
The Wantagh School District welcomes Christopher Kozak as the new director of STEM. He replaces Carol-Ann Winans, who was promoted to executive direc...
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Smiles All Around on Wantagh’s First Day
Schools in Wantagh opened for the start of the 2022-2023 school year on Sept. 1 with a renewed sense of optimism, as students arrived on buses, in ca...
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Literacy Expert is New Wantagh Assistant Principal
Wantagh Middle School welcomes Rachel Quattrocchi as the new assistant principal, who assumed the role on Aug. 29. She replaces Dr. Stephanie Scolier...
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Administrators Take on New Leadership Roles
Two administrators from the Wantagh School District will be moving into new roles in the central office for the 2022-2023 school year. Carol-Ann Wina...
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Class of 2022 Triumphed Over Adversity
The 189 graduates of Wantagh High School’s Class of 2022 will be remembered for their many achievements, their perseverance in the face of adversity ...
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Wantagh Appoints Elementary Curriculum Leader
The Wantagh School District welcomes veteran educator Alison Hazut as its new director of elementary curriculum and instruction, effective July 1. Sh...
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Eighth Graders Close Out a Unique Chapter
Perseverance was a major theme at Wantagh Middle School’s crossing-over ceremony on June 10, which celebrated the hard work of the district’s 209 eig...
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WHS Principal Awarded for Guidance Program Support
Wantagh High School Principal Dr. Paul Guzzone was recognized with the Administrator of the Year award by the Nassau Counselors’ Association for his ...
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Kindness Gets Noticed at Mandalay
Kindness is a valued virtue at Mandalay Elementary School and 17 students were recognized for being kind and considerate throughout the 2021-2022 sch...
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Awards and Scholarships Galore for Wantagh Seniors
More than 70 seniors were recognized at Wantagh High School’s senior awards night on May 31, with school and community leaders coming together to cel...
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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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