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  • **PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE BOARD OF EDUCATION MONTHLY MEETING, ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2019, HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2019 AT 8 P.M. AT THE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL.
     

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  • HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT-JOURNALISTS ATTEND PRESS DAY

    High school students enrolled in Peter Kravitz’s Journalism I and II classes were among 300 students who attended Hofstra University’s annual Press Day in December.

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  • CONFIDENCE AND FRIENDSHIP DEVELOP DURING READING BUDDIES

    The Mandalay library was buzzing with the sound of fifth-grade students reading their book of choice out loud to the kindergarten students as part of the school’s Reading Buddies Program. This new program, developed by library media specialist Leova Manbhat, is an initiative to make reading more exciting and enjoyable.

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  • WANTAGH TEACHER RECEIVES NEFCU GRANT

    Ms. O’Connor said the grant will fund the eighth-grade business management corporate social responsibility project in which students make homemade fleece blankets for patients at the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island.

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  • FOREST LAKE SCHOOL NURSE IS BEST IN NYS

    Victoria Alssid, school nurse at Forest Lake Elementary School in Wantagh, has received the 2018 Excellence in School Nursing Award. Bestowed by the New York State Association of School Nurses, Alssid received the accolade for having excelled in her practice of school nursing.

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  • ALL ABOARD AT WANTAGH ELEMENTARY

    In addition to the bell that starts the school day, the sound of a train whistle called for Wantagh Elementary School kindergarten students to take a proverbial ride on the Polar Express. Polar Express Day relates to Chris Van Allsburg’s popular tale “The Polar Express” about an old-fashioned steam train that takes children to the North Pole for Santa’s departure.

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  • WANTAGH PRESENTS ‘SCREENAGERS’

    he Wantagh school community gathered for a Dec. 17 screening of the documentary “Screenagers” in the high school auditorium to learn more about the effects of screen time on children and family life. Written by physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston, the award-winning documentary explores struggles over social media, video games and internet addiction and provides insights from authors, psychologists and brain scientists, while offering solutions on how parents can empower their children to find balance in the digital world.

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  • GINGERBREAD HOUSES AT MANDALAY

    The kindergarten classrooms at Mandalay wafted with the sweet smell of candy and icing as students decorated gingerbread houses alongside parents and caregivers. The annual activity was a culmination of an English language arts unit on the fictional Gingerbread Man.

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  • GIRLS VOLLEYBALL RECOGNIZED DURING BOE MEETING

    The varsity girls volleyball was officially congratulated for their New York State Class A Championship title by the board of education and central administration during the Dec. 13 public meeting.

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  • A COMMUNITY SERENADE

    Members of the high school’s jazz ensemble and chamber orchestra shared the gift of music during a holiday performance for retired teachers who attended December’s Wantagh Retired Teachers holiday meeting at the public library. The student-musicians, under the direction of Jen Alessi and Dina Langer, respectively, performed holiday tunes to the delight of the audience.

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  • A DRAMATIC INTERPRETATION OF ‘A CHRISTMAS CAROL’

    Seventh-grade students in Kim Davis’ English language arts class at the middle school have a deeper understanding of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” The students have been acting out scenes of this beloved holiday favorite as part of a study on the genre of drama.

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