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    Mr. John C. McNamara

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  • MEET THE REPRESENTATIVES TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

    Residents who attend the District’s monthly board of education meetings learn firsthand about high school happenings through reports delivered by student representatives.

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  • WANTAGH SCHOOLS FULL OF LIFE AGAIN

    The hallways and classrooms of the district’s five buildings were full of activity again as the 2017-18 school year began on Sept. 5. The 2,846 students, including approximately 180 new kindergartners, arrived on the first day ready to pursue knowledge and explore their interests.

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  • A WARM WANTAGH WELCOME FOR NEW TEACHERS

    The district welcomes a dozen new teachers for the 2017-18 school year who arrived at the middle school with great enthusiasm on Aug. 28 to begin their four-day orientation. Superintendent John McNamara and Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Dr. Marc Ferris welcomed the new teachers, who then participated in icebreaker activities to get to know each other.

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  • BOE REORGANIZES FOR THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR

    The July 11 Board of Education reorganization meeting was an evening of introductions as central administrators and trustees prepared for the official start of the 2017-2018 school year.

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  • WANTAGH CLASS OF 2024 TAKES NEW ACADEMIC PATH

    Forest Lake, Mandalay and Wantagh elementary schools’ fifth-graders commemorated the culmination of their elementary school education during individual moving up ceremonies held in the high school auditorium. The ceremonies were punctuated with photo montages and video presentations, in addition to special musical performances that added to the sentimental occasion.

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  • A CELEBRATION OF THE AMERICAN FLAG

    The District’s elementary schools were a sea of red, white and blue as Forest Lake, Mandalay and Wantagh elementary school students celebrated Flag Day on June 14. Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the American flag in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress and is a time to reflect on the importance of this symbol.

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  • STUDENTS AWARDED FOR HISTORY ESSAYS

    Wantagh students Jenna Rackley (grade 7), Keriann Steingruebner (grade 11) and Melanie Volz (grade 8) were top winners in the American History Essay Contest, sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution. Keriann, who attends Wantagh High School, won first place in the DAR Jerusalem Chapter’s local contest, first place in New York State and first place in the Northeast region. Jenna, a Wantagh Middle School student, was the DAR Jerusalem Chapter’s first-place winner for seventh grade and garnered a first-place win on the state level. In addition, Melanie won first place in the DAR Jerusalem Chapter’s eighth-grade division, as well as third place on the state level.

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  • A SHOWCASE OF BEST ARTWORKS

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  • WANTAGH FACULTY CELEBRATES A SPECIAL CAREER MILESTONE

    The Board of Education and central administration announced the tenure of 12 administrators and teachers during a reception with colleagues and family, marking the most important milestone of their educational careers.

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  • ART WITH HEART

    Mandalay Elementary School students Sofia Martinez (grade 5) and Katelyn Sutton (kindergarten) and Wantagh High School students Karen Kawecki and Kaitlyn Steingruebner received Awards of Excellence in the annual Long Island Art Teachers Association Art in HeART Exhibit, held in the Broadway Mall in Hicksville.

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Announcements

  • 2017 Kindergarten Registration information is now available.  Please click here for registration details and forms.
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  • Transportation Information
    If you have a problem with transportation, please call (516) 679-6324.  After hours, contact information is available at this phone number via a message. 
     
     
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