Letter from principal regarding 6th grade 1/2 days
The middle school’s Home and Careers club members put their newly acquired baking skills to good use during the making of pumpkin bread, under the direction of adviser Barbara Kearney. The students met after school to bake loaves, which will be donated to the student council Thanksgiving food drive collection and distribution on Nov. 20.
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.”
Today Is Day 4 STUDENT BULLETIN Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Attention All Students: The BEST club is sponsoring a Coat Drive through December 1. Please bring all donations to the bin in the main lobby.
Attention All Students: If you have any extra magazines please bring them to Ms. K or the main office!
Attention Video Club: If you are interested in working on the video year book, join our meeting today after school in room 318 with Mr. Heepe.
Attention TEAM Warrior: We will have a meeting on Wednesday, November 29 in room 430. Come and join us for fun and games. Hope to see you there!
Attention Smoke Signals: We will meet Tuesday, November 28 at 3:05 in lab 405.
Attention BEST Club: Our next meeting will be Tuesday, November 28 at 3:05 in room 437. We will be taking our picture for the yearbook.