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Mr. John C. McNamara

Mr. John C. McNamara

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Tradition • Pride • Vision • Excellence

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Welcome to Wantagh Schools

Through a commitment to educational excellence in a secure, supportive environment, the Wantagh Public Schools shall inspire students to develop a strong sense of individual worth and respect for others, to become lifelong learners and independent thinkers, and to fulfill themselves as concerned citizens in a diverse world.


OUR SCHOOLS

Forest Lake Elementary School
(516) 679-6470

Mandalay Elementary School
(516) 679-6390

Wantagh Elementary School
(516) 679-6480

Wantagh Middle School
(516) 679-6350

Wantagh High School
(516) 679-6402

District Offices

(516) 781-8000

NYS Comptroller's Fiscal Stress Report

2021-22 District Planning Calendar

  BOARD OF EDUCATION PLANNING SESSION, THURSDAY, MARCH 4 AT 8 PM Click Here To Join Meeting

BOARD OF EDUCATION MONTHLY MEETING, THURSDAY, MARCH 18 AT 8 PM Click Here To Join Meeting

Wantagh Foundation for Educational Excellence Summer Recreation 2021 Update


District to Host 2021-22 Budget Workshops

The Wantagh School District will be offering four separate 2021-22 budget workshops for all community residents. There will be three evening workshops on Monday, March 1, Monday, March 15, and Wednesday, April 7, starting at 7 p.m. For those unable to attend the evening workshops, a budget workshop will take place on Thursday, April 8 starting at 1 p.m. (revised time from school district calendar). All workshops will be held via videoconferencing and a link to the workshop will be posted at that time on the district website.


 

Reopening Our Schools 2020 | Wantagh UFSD Reopening Schools Plan

FEBRUARY RECESS STUDENT COVID-19 CASE REPORTING FORM

Wantagh UFSD COVID-19 Case Data

COVID-19 Testing Update From Mr. McNamara

COVID-19 UPDATE FROM MR. MCNAMARA 11-20-20

Letter Regarding Travel Advisory


Student Weekly Health Screening Forms

 

DiSTRICT HIGHLIGHTS

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Wantagh LLS Fundraising Team Wins Long Island Title
A team of Wantagh High School students was recognized by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society as the 2021 Long Island Students of the Year. Team leader ...
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58 Inducted Into High School World Language Honor Society
The District is pleased to announce that 58 high school students were inducted into the 2020-2021 World Language Honor Society during a pre-recorded,...
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Wantagh Students Interview ‘Hometown Hero’ Al Iaquinta
It’s not every day that students can interview a “Hometown Hero” that they are researching and reading about in class. With Google technology, senior...
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Wantagh Hosts Spring Homecoming
A vibrant spring afternoon and community pride was the backdrop for Wantagh High School’s annual homecoming game and senior day, held on April 10 aga...
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Mandalay Welcomes Back Recovered Student
The return to school after the spring break on March 6 took on a festive atmosphere as Mandalay Elementary School students prepared to welcome back f...
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Wantagh High School Art Honor Society Abandons Their Art
In most cases, artistic works that have been painstakingly rendered are saved or hung on a wall or placed in a portfolio. For Wantagh High School mem...
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There’s No Place for Hate at Wantagh Middle School
For the second consecutive year, Wantagh Middle School students paused on March 26 to imagine a world without hate during No Place for Hate Day. Thro...
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Margaret Gates Designated National Merit Finalist
The Wantagh High School administration is pleased to announce that senior Margaret Gates was named one of the nation’s 15,000 National Merit Scholars...
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Cooked Up Donations
The Wantagh High School newspaper “The Warrior,” in conjunction with the Wantagh Animal Rights and Recycling Club and the National English Honor Soci...
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Wantagh Middle School Hosts Fiddle Days
Live music has been hard hit during the 2020-2021 school year, but Wantagh Middle School strings students finally had the opportunity to perform as a...
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Wantagh HS VEI Students Exhibit at LI Trade Show
Wantagh High School’s Virtual Enterprise International students exhibited their company Bagonizer, which sells customizable bags with organizers, at ...
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You’ve Been ‘Booked’
Mandalay Elementary School students and faculty are demonstrating their passion for reading during March’s You’ve Been Booked schoolwide activity, de...
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Kindness Painted
When students and faculty enter Forest Lake Elementary School in Wantagh, they are greeted by a large and colorful mural filled with aspirational quo...
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Spreading The Magic Of Reading
Mandalay Elementary School’s Student Council spread the magic of reading to those in need by collecting gently used and new books for the Book Fairie...
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Wantagh Middle School Photographers
Through various photography assignments, Wantagh Middle School eighth grade digital photography students in Jaclyn Gentilesco’s class have observed o...
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Exercise in a ‘Winter Wonderland’
The weather outside the Forest Lake Elementary School auditorium was frightfully cold during the month of February, but Wantagh students raised their...
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100 Days Smarter
As kindergarten students enrolled at Forest Lake, Mandalay and Wantagh elementary schools entered their classrooms, they proudly displayed T-shirts d...
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Wantagh MS Students Focus on American History
Wantagh Middle School seventh grader Isabel Madison and eighth grader Madeline Lehrer were first-place winners in the Daughters of the Revolution 202...
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Wantagh HS Student Pens Music Book
As a musician, Wantagh High School junior Julia Froese has witnessed among instrumental and choral peer-musicians a need for additional support and a...
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Heartfelt Messages
District students have been taking time during their lunch periods to craft valentines for veterans and senior home residents throughout the Long Isl...
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Wantagh Participates in World Read Aloud Day
Wantagh students listened to a variety of fiction and nonfiction literary works read by faculty and administrators during the annual World Read Aloud...
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Students Design Protective Shoes Against Winter Temps
As the winter temperatures plummet, Forest Lake first graders designed shoes to protect themselves against ice, snow and cold. The science, technolog...
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A Visit with Author Gordon Korman
Wantagh Middle School sixth grade students recently visited virtually with best-selling author Gordon Korman upon reading “Restart,” about a boy, who...
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Wantagh Theatre Proudly Presents Clue
Wantagh High School Theatre is proud to present TWO productions of Clue for on-demand viewing from home! Based on the iconic 1985 Paramount movie whi...
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