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Wantagh High School seniors Ethan Herman and Samantha Sparta were recipients of the Nassau Zone Award. Sponsored by the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, this award recognizes one male and one female Nassau County high school senior from each school district who exemplify outstanding scholastic ability, physical education performance and leadership qualities.
Sophomore Melanie Volz was one of 83 students named a Long Island Young Scholar of Mathematics by the Institute of Creative Problem Solving for Gifted and Talented Students at SUNY Old Westbury. Selection places Melanie in the top one-tenth of 1 percent of math students in the grade across Long Island.
Wantagh High School’s National Honor Society inducted 89 new members during a traditional candlelighting ceremony, held in the auditorium on Dec. 4. The evening featured words of wisdom from administrators, musical interludes from the high school’s string chamber ensemble and the singing of the national anthem by Carlo Tobia.
The front lobby of Mandalay Elementary held filled boxes of food collected by students in grades K-5 for the Thanksgiving holiday season. Hosted by the student council, under the direction of Angela Buffalino-Morgan, the students donated their non-perishable food collection to Island Harvest.
Wantagh Elementary School kindergarten students rang in the Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 15 with a vocal performance for parents and staff. Dressed as pilgrims, the students sang “Over the River and Through the Woods,” “The Turkey Ran Away,” “Turkey Dinner” and “I Ate Too Much” to the delight of the audience.
Under the direction of Peter Kravitz, the Wantagh Warrior newspaper journalists captured 12 individual awards during the annual Empire State Scholastic Press Association contest, held at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Communications on Oct. 26. The students garnered a gold, three silver, five bronze and three honorable mention award for articles and portfolios written during the 2017-2018 school year.
The district is pleased to announce that the artwork of high school students Keiran Douglas, Cristina Paier, Caitlyn Parisi, Lauren Salerno and Athena Yao has been selected for inclusion in the 2018 Nassau County High School Student Juried Exhibit at The Art Guild at Elderfields in Manhasset.
The District has filled two administrative positions with talented faculty, effective Nov. 5. Nick Pappas, a Manhasset resident, will now serve as assistant principal at Wantagh High School. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Pappas served as district mentor for probationary teachers in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, where he led teacher workshops in lesson plan design, data analysis, questioning techniques, the use of formative assessments and mindfulness practices.