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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM WHS Mini-College Fair
7:30 PM Booster Club Meeting
7:30 PM 6-12 Meeting
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM Horizons Curriculum Night
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM MES Curriculum Night
1:35 PM WHS Pep Rally
12:00 PM WHS Homecoming
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The photographic works of 20 of the high school’s finest photographers, under the direction of teacher Patricia Beary, were displayed alongside other professional artists in the Explorations in Pinhole Photography Exhibit, held at the Long Island Children’s Museum’s KaleidoZone Gallery from July 31 to Labor Day.
The excessive heat did not wilt the spirits of students who toted their backpacks full of school supplies to start the 2018-19 school year on Sept. 4.
The district welcomed new faculty during the annual New Teacher Orientation Program held on Aug. 22-27. Superintendent of Schools John McNamara and Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Dr. Marc Ferris introduced the new faculty to administrators, who discussed the district’s programs and policies, technology, benefits, expectations and more.
The Board of Education reorganized and prepared for the 2018-2019 school year during its July 3 meeting.
Forest Lake, Mandalay and Wantagh elementary school fifth-graders marked an academic milestone as the attended individual moving up ceremonies, held in the high school auditorium. The celebrations were punctuated with photo montages and video presentations, in addition to special musical performances that added to the sentimental occasions.
During the Board of Education meeting held on June 14, the trustees and administration announced and accepted the retirement of Francine Browne, John Cuiffo and Gloria Petersen. Browne, a high school special education teacher, has served the district since 2001, while Cuiffo, an elementary physical education teacher, served the district since 1984. Gloria Petersen joined the district in 2005 as a part-time school monitor.
As swimmers took to the lanes of the Nassau County Aquatic Center in East Meadow’s Eisenhower Park, Horizons Program students from Mandalay launched remotely operated vehicles in the water upon completion of an engineering unit. Under the direction of Horizons teacher Renee MacDermott and marine scientist Brett Curlew, the teams of students submerged their ROVs with the intention of collecting various objects during an allotted amount of time.