7:00 PM WMS Band Concert
Arielle Combs, an eighth-grade student at the middle school, was a Top 10 Award winner for her contest entry to the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese Long Island Chapter Design-A-Card Contest. Her design will be made into notecards to raise scholarship money for the Long Island Chapter 39 Scholarship Fund.
Wantagh Middle School’s community service club called Business and Education Serving Together participated in the 33rd annual Cerebral Palsy of Nassau County Trivia Challenge Championships on Feb. 26-27. Eighth-grade team members Sean Browne, Emma Caputo, Abigail Conway and Natasha Meagher finished in third place. Skylar Mondelli, Jacklynn LaMacchia, Bridget Toscano, and Cate Russo also represented the district on the sixth-grade level. The club raised and donated $600 to the organization.
The middle school eighth-grade business management class participated in a six-week Junior Achievement program called, “It’s My Business.” The program focused on entrepreneurship and collaboration and was a perfect lead to the class’ final Shark Tank project.
The district is pleased to announce that 12 elementary, 13 middle school and 13 high school student-musicians were selected to participate in the Nassau Music Educators Association All-County festivals, held in January at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts. Selection was based on the students’ individual New York State School Music Association evaluation scores and teacher recommendations, as well as evaluations during solo performances at regional music festivals.
Michael Michitsch, a seventh-grade student at the middle school, is the winner in the school-level competition for the National Geographic Bee. He will now take a test for a chance to participate in the state finals. Eighth-grader Evan Thole placed second and seventh-grader Heather Sheridan placed third.
eventh-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.
A Business Teachers Association of New York State grant is funding a community service project for middle school business students. Business teacher Nancy O’Connor recently received a $500 grant from BTANYS, which is being used to purchase fleece, no-sew blanket kits. The 75 students enrolled in the eighth-grade business management class crafted 20 homemade blankets to be used by patients at the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island.
Today Is Day 1 STUDENT BULLETIN Thursday, May 2, 2019
Attention: If you are going to NYSSMA this weekend, please pick up your playing permit from your music teacher today!
Attention Video Club: There will be a meeting today in room 446.
Attention Comic Book Club: There will be a meeting after school today in room 431.
Attention BEST Club Members: There will be a meeting today in room 319. All Pen Pals must attend. See you then! Any questions, please see Mrs. Holden or Ms. Craven.
Attention: ACAI bowls will be for sale every Wednesday in the MS cafeteria.
Attention: May is Get Caught Reading Month! If students or staff are seen reading, they will be entered into a drawing to win a prize. Winners announced weekly!
Attention All Students: The school doctor will be in for Fall sports physicals on Thursday, May 30th, at 3pm. Students should sign up in the health office and complete a health history form before seeing the school doctor. Important: if you are having your physical done over the summer, you do NOT need to see the school doctor. Any questions, please see the nurse.