7:30 PM SEPTA Meeting @ WMS IMC
PICTURE DAYS ARE OCTOBER 10 and 11 during P.E. Class
There was no hindering the excitement of incoming sixth grade students and their parents, who attended the middle school’s sixth grade orientation and picnic, held on Aug. 29. After picking up their schedules at the front door, the students attended a brief meeting with new principal Anthony Ciuffo, who gave them the rundown on the school’s expectations.
here was no hindering the excitement of incoming sixth grade students and their parents, who attended the middle school’s sixth grade orientation and picnic, held on Aug. 29. After picking up their schedules at the front door, the students attended a brief meeting with new principal Anthony Ciuffo, who gave them the rundown on the school’s expectations.
Wantagh Middle School faculty and parents joined in celebrating the advancement of 229 eighth grade students, who will meet more rigorous academic challenges upon entrance into high school, during the annual Crossing-Over Ceremony held on June 7 at the high school.
The District is proud to announce that the Long Island Business Teachers Association has named middle and high school business teacher Nancy O’Connor as the Business Education Teacher of the Year. Ms. O’Connor was recognized during the annual awards ceremony attended by more than 150 Long Island teachers and students, held at the Wind Watch and Golf Country Club in Hauppauge on May 22.
It was a day of patriotism for Wantagh Middle School students who were winners in the annual Memorial Day Writing Contest, sponsored by American Legion Post 1273. During the contest, students were required to write an essay that completes the thought, “This Memorial Day, it is more important now than ever to…” The winners were invited to march in the annual community Memorial Day parade and were then recognized at the American Legion Post for their winning essays.
For the second consecutive year, the Anti-Defamation League has recognized Wantagh Middle School as one of the nation’s 1,600 No Place for Hate schools. This prestigious designation was accomplished through the sponsorship of activities that promote acceptance, tolerance and kindness on campus and by sending a clear message throughout the school that all students have a place to belong.
Wantagh Middle School’s Lead2Feed Student Challenge national grand prizewinners, EsSCENTial Melts, met with representatives of the Born This Way Foundation to donate a $10,000 check to the organization which works to enhance the mental health awareness of young people and to assist in building a kinder and braver world.
Today Is Day 4 STUDENT BULLETIN Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Attention Italian Club: There will be a meeting today in room 312. New members are always welcome!
Attention ALL Students: Dollar Days is this week! They will be running Dollar Days during lunch from October 15th – October 18th.
Attention BEST Club: There will be a best Club meeting today in room 437. New members always welcome!
Attention ALL Students: Free Money! Now that I have your attention, the next Mathletes & Math Olympiads proactive will be today, Wednesday 10/16, after school in room 439. We are still accepting new members so if you love math, love problem solving, or love computing with money come join us!
Attention ALL Students: Do you love Halloween and tasty snacks? Come to the library after school on Thursday, October 17th for a Halloween Kahoot game! The winning student gets an Amazon gift card! Tickets are $3 each to play, and snacks will be available to buy. Get your tickets from Mrs. Weber in the library and get ready for a SPOOKTACULAR event!
Attention ALL 7th & 8th grade athletes: Your team picture will be taken right after school, today, in the MS Gym. All team members should be in uniform. Any questions see Mrs. Longo or Mrs. O’Connor.
Attention ALL 8th graders: The 8th grade panoramic picture will be taken in the MS gym during advisory on Friday, October 18th. Check in to advisory first and then report to the MS Gym. If you are late or absent, you will not appear in the panoramic picture for the yearbook. Bring order forms and payment to give to photographer if you are interested in purchasing a picture. Any questions see Mrs. Longo or Mrs. O’Connor.
Attention Winter 1 Athletes: Family ID is open to register for Winter1 sports. The link for this is found on the athletic website. You must be registered at the start of each season in order to tryout! Please check with the nurse to see if you need a physical. The school doctor will be in for Winter 1 sport physicals on Wednesday, October 30th after school. Please sign up in the health office.
Attention ALL Students and STAFF: On Wednesday, 10/23, all staff and students of WMS are encouraged to wear orange for Unity Day. Make it ORANGE and make it end! What are your true colors when it comes to showing that you believe that all youth should be safe from bullying? Come together in one giant ORANGE message of hope and support, WEAR AND SHARE ORANGE to color our nation, and even the world, visibly showing that our society believes that no child should ever experience bullying.