Wantagh High School

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    Mission Statement:
     
     
    Wantagh High School will maintain a supportive environment which encourages all students to develop a positive self-image through the mastery of those educational outcomes best suited to their individual goals and potential. Family, school and community will join together to meet students' educational needs as well as to provide the skills needed to meet the continuing challenge of life-long learning and responsible citizenship in our rapidly changing society.   
     

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  • BOYS BASEBALL TEAM HONORED BY BOARD OF EDUCATION

    During the July 3 meeting of the Board of Education, the baseball team and coaches Mike Ninivaggi and Keith Sachs were honored for securing a third consecutive Long Island Championship title. The District congratulates the team on this impressive accomplishment.

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  • WANTAGH CLASS OF 2018 ENTERS A NEW LIFE CHAPTER

    The District’s 63rd annual commencement exercises returned to Lawrence Field on June 21, as 247 graduates processed to their seats as the high school band, under the baton of assistant band director Danilo Aviles, played “Pomp and Circumstance.” After a presentation of colors by Zachary Moussa, Bryan Murphy and Samuel Sloves and a flag salute by General Organization co-presidents Anna Browne, Katherine Gifford and Olivia Zukowski, senior student conductors Nancy Ambrosio, Matthew Hanauer and Karen Kawecki led the band for the last time during the playing of the national anthem.

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  • JUNIORS RECOGNIZED DURING AWARDS PROGRAM

    The high school Guidance Department held its annual Junior Class Awards Program on June 1 in the library and media center. Under the coordination of school counselor Margaret Swanson, the program afforded the school the opportunity to recognize members of the junior class who demonstrated academic success and made contributions to the school and community. Various colleges and universities participate in the Junior Awards Program, offering scholarship opportunities and prize books.

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  • STUDENT-ARTIST'S WORK HAS GREAT MERIT

    High school senior Erin Hogarty received a Merit Award during an award ceremony for the Long Island Arts Alliance Scholar Artists Program, held at the Tilles Center for Performing Arts at LIU Post on May 29.

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  • WANTAGH STUDENTS RECEIVE FIRE DISTRICT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

    Wantagh High School seniors Jaclyn Corbin and Emily Kalinoglu were recipients of the William A. Haps Memorial Scholarship sponsored by the Wantagh Fire Department. Each of the students received $1,000 toward their studies in the humanities this coming fall.

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  • STUDENTS NOMINATED FOR PRESTIGIOUS ACTING AWARD

    High school thespians Billy DeVito, Carlo Tobia and Lindsay Whiteman were nominated for the Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance. The students were three of fifty students representing 27 regional high schools that competed for the title of Best Actor and Best Actress during a performance master class taught by a team of Broadway professionals, held on May 19 at Pearl Studios in Manhattan.

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  • WANTAGH'S TOP SENIORS ATTEND EXCELLENCE BREAKFAST

    Class of 2018 valedictorian Michael Hennig and salutatorian Olivia Zukowski were honored during the Nassau County Council of School Superintendents’ annual Celebrating Excellence and The Legacy of Dr. James Tolle Breakfast, held at Crest Hollow Country Club on June 1. The annual event honored the top two students from each Nassau County high school for exceptional success throughout their high school careers.

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  • THOMAS ROHAN WINS THE JAMES C. METZGER AWARD

    Wantagh High School lacrosse team attacker Thomas Rohan is the recipient of the James C. Metzger Leadership Award for Nassau County high school lacrosse for his tenacity, honesty, commitment and positive attitude required in playing the sport. Thomas will continue to play lacrosse at SUNY Geneseo this coming fall.

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  • WANTAGH CELEBRATES ACHIEVEMENTS DURING ANNUAL SENIOR AWARDS

    The District’s top seniors were recognized for their scholarship, community service, overcoming hardships and enthusiasm for extracurricular activities during the annual senior awards ceremony, held in the auditorium on May 22.

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  • WANTAGH STUDENTS RANK ON NATIONAL LANGUAGE EXAMS

    High school students ranked nationally on the Le Grand Concours sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French, and the American Association of Teachers of Italian national language exam. French Four Honors student and Le Grand Concours silver medalist Erika Meagher ranked in the 90th percentile of students participating in the competition, which evaluates students on their written, oral and listening French comprehension skills. Also taking French Four Honors, Claire Riis received a bronze medal and ranked in the 80th percentile of student-competitors.

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