Welcome to the Wantagh Schools'

    English Department


     “There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.” – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis


    • Congratulations to Wantagh Theatre for receiving the Roger Ress' PLAYBILLder Award for Marketing!  This honor is a testament to the exceptional quality of the theatre students' program and to Mrs. Naughton's outstanding instruction.  Bravo!


    • Congratulations to Luke Janosko, Sean Bellia, adn Alyssa Ficco, the winners of Mr. Rafferty's ode contest, and to the runners-up: Emma Grasso, Isaiah Thomas, and Katie Dunbar.  Mr. Rafferty's students focused on the power of imagery and the effect of repetition as they wrote their poems. 


    • Congratulations to the winners of this year's Memorial Day Essay Contest!

      • First Place:

        • Emma Palmisano (6)

        • Skylar Mondelli (7)

        • Madison Smith (8)

      • Second Place:

        • Seamus Cunnane (6)

        • Ryan McGlade (7)

        • Madeline Rose (8)

    Julie Beth Rosslee
    Secondary Director of English Language Arts, Reading, and Libraries
    (516) 679-6468