6:30 PM Horizons Curriculum Night
7:30 PM Booster Club Meeting
7:30 PM 6-12 Meeting
Middle school students Grace Kane and Keira Young were the first-place, proverbial $100,000 platinum winners of the business department’s Shark Tank Challenge for their project SuitSafe, a company that designs suitcases that make traveling easier and safer with their accessories. Christian Calabro and Andrew Dougherty were the second-place $75,000 gold winners for their business Ace Sports, while Jack Bruno was the third-place $50,000 silver winner for his business Gaming Blvd.
Wantagh Middle School students Margaret Gates (grade 8), Jennifer Rosen (grade 7) and Evan Thole (grade 6) were winners of the school’s annual Memorial Day Speech/Essay Contest. Margaret was invited to read her winning entry during the Memorial Day ceremony, held at Wantagh American Legion Post 1273, while the winners, second- and third-place winners were invited to walk in the community’s annual Memorial Day parade.
Wantagh Middle School student Margaret Gates has received a Long Island String Festival Association Private Study Grant totaling $500. Margaret is a LISFA and Nassau Music Educators Association All-County cellist, as well as a member of the school orchestra, under the baton of teacher Peter Saladino.
Middle School student Charles Albano was a first-place winner in Division III (grades 6-8) of the New York Association for Public Transportation Nassau Chapter 2017 Safety Poster Contest and the recipient of a $200 cash prize. In addition, Ava Kornbluth was a third-place Division III winner and the recipient of a $100 cash award. Both students successfully conveyed this year’s theme “My Driver – My Safety Hero.”
During the English Language Arts Department’s second annual “Word on the Street” celebration, more than 30 middle school students, administrators and faculty members read original works and favorite literary pieces to peers and parents. Nicole Waldbauer, Director of ELA, Reading and Libraries, explained that the annual event is an opportunity for the district to celebrate literacy and the spoken and written word. ELA teacher Christine Hult added that the goal is to spread the love of words.
Aidan won the school wide Geo Bee on January 12, 2017. Besting 31 other contestants. He then took a written test and qualified for the NY State Geo Bee. On Friday, March 31, 2017 Aidan traveled to Albany where he faced off against other winners from throughout the state. He advanced to the tiebreaker round where he was eliminated.
Under the direction of Samantha Gordon, music director Peter Saladino and production manager Kimberly Davis, the middle school proudly presented an unforgettable rendition of the popular Broadway musical “Mary Poppins,” held in the high school auditorium on March 17 and 18.
Today Is Day 6 STUDENT BULLETIN Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Attention Art Club: Will meet Wednesday, September 27th at 3:05 in room 432. All are welcome to join.
Attention Art Honor Society: Will meet on Thursday, September 28th at 3:05 in room 432 for 7th and 8th graders.
Attention All Students: Student Council elections will take place on Tuesday, September 26th! If you are interested in running for a position please submit your forms to Ms. Brill or Ms. Volpi ASAP.
Attention Spanish Club: ¡Hola! The Spanish Club will meet for the first time this year on Thursday, September 28th after school in room 323 with Mrs. Como. Join us for some fun Spanish games and activities. All students are welcome!
Attention Video Club: Video club will meet Wednesday, September 27 in room 318 with Mr. Heepe.
Attention All 6th Graders: The first meeting of the Class of 2024 will be on Wednesday, September 27 at 3:15 pm in Room 447. We will be planning activities for the 6th grade class. Meet your 6th grade advisors – Mrs. Longo and Mrs. O’Connor. Hope to see all 6th graders on Wed., September 27.
Attention Computer Science Club: The Computer Science Club will meet on Thursday, September 28 at 3:05 pm in Room 447.
Attention T.E.A.M. Warrior Club: The first Team Warrior meeting will be on Thursday, September 28th in Room 430. Come join in on the fun!
Attention UPSTANDERS: There will be a very important Upstanders meeting on Tuesday, September 26 at 3:05 in room 442. If you cannot make it, please see Mrs. Piciullo or Mrs. Hult. New members of all grade levels are encouraged to attend!