Wantagh High School sophomore Melanie Volz entered her project, “Fibonacci Numbers and DNA,” into the Al Kalfus Long Island Math Fair, held at Hofstra University on March 1. Although a strong topic, Melanie’s project did not win an award. However, she was recognized for her hard work and creativity.
Come cut loose with Wantagh High School’s musical production! The ‘80’s pop dynamo “Footloose” will take the stage on March 20th – 23rd at 7:30, with a matinee performance on March 23rd at 2:00. Tickets available now at https://search.seatyourself.biz/webstore/accounts/wantaghhs/buy-tix?d=0! Come cut loose – FOOTLOOSE!!
The Wantagh High School art department is pleased to announce that 17 students, under the direction of teachers Jacqueline Gallo and Danielle Macumber, have received 19 regional awards in the 2019 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards contest, presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers.
Wantagh Warrior reporter Jessica Nealon and news editor Jillian Laino garnered a coveted a second place for best photograph and an honorable mention for best sports story, respectively, during Adelphi University’s Press Day journalism contest, held on Feb. 6. Jessica and Jillian join a host of high school student-journalists for the 15th consecutive year who have received Quill Awards for their reporting talents, adviser Peter Kravitz said.
The high school’s college-level Virtual Enterprises International firm, Coffee Cubed, won silver medals in the company branding, employee handbook, e-commerce website, impact marketing and video commercial categories during the Long Island VE Trade Show, held at LIU Post on Jan. 9.
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.
The 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.