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  • WANTAGH MIDDLE SCHOOL WELCOMES INCOMING SIXTH GRADERS

    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.

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  • WANTAGH MIDDLE SCHOOL WELCOMES INCOMING SIXTH GRADERS

    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.

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  • CROSSING OVER TO NEW ACADEMIC CHALLENGES

    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.

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  • NANCY O’CONNOR NAMED BUSINESS EDUCATION TEACHER OF THE YEAR

    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.

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  • PATRIOTIC PENMANSHIP

    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.

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  • WANTAGH MS RECOGNIZED AS A ‘NO PLACE FOR HATE’ SCHOOL

    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.

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  • 8th Grade Crossing Over/Dinner Danc

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  • June 2019 final exam schedule

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  • LEAD2FEED STUDENT CHALLENGE WINNERS DONATE FUNDS

    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.

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  • WINNING NOTECARD DESIGN

    Arielle Combs, an eighth-grade student at the middle school, was a Top 10 Award winner for her contest entry to the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese Long Island Chapter Design-A-Card Contest. Her design will be made into notecards to raise scholarship money for the Long Island Chapter 39 Scholarship Fund.

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  • KIDSDAY ARTICLES

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  • WANTAGH MS TAKES THE CEREBRAL PALSY TRIVIA CHALLENGE

    Wantagh Middle School’s community service club called Business and Education Serving Together participated in the 33rd annual Cerebral Palsy of Nassau County Trivia Challenge Championships on Feb. 26-27. Eighth-grade team members Sean Browne, Emma Caputo, Abigail Conway and Natasha Meagher finished in third place. Skylar Mondelli, Jacklynn LaMacchia, Bridget Toscano, and Cate Russo also represented the district on the sixth-grade level. The club raised and donated $600 to the organization.

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  • LEARNING TO SUCCEED THROUGH JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT

    The middle school eighth-grade business management class participated in a six-week Junior Achievement program called, “It’s My Business.” The program focused on entrepreneurship and collaboration and was a perfect lead to the class’ final Shark Tank project.

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  • TOP NOTES

    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.

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  • GEOGRAPHY WHIZ

    Michael Michitsch, a seventh-grade student at the middle school, is the winner in the school-level competition for the National Geographic Bee. He will now take a test for a chance to participate in the state finals. Eighth-grader Evan Thole placed second and seventh-grader Heather Sheridan placed third.

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  • WANTAGH TEACHER RECEIVES NEFCU GRANT

    Wantagh Middle School business teacher Nancy O’Connor received a 2018-19 Nassau Educators Federal Credit Union “Funding Your Ideas” teacher grant totaling $250.

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  • A DRAMATIC INTERPRETATION OF ‘A CHRISTMAS CAROL’

    eventh-grade students in Kim Davis’ English language arts class at the middle school have a deeper understanding of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” The students have been acting out scenes of this beloved holiday favorite as part of a study on the genre of drama.

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  • MS BUSINESS STUDENTS GIVE THE GIFT OF WARMTH

    A Business Teachers Association of New York State grant is funding a community service project for middle school business students. Business teacher Nancy O’Connor recently received a $500 grant from BTANYS, which is being used to purchase fleece, no-sew blanket kits. The 75 students enrolled in the eighth-grade business management class crafted 20 homemade blankets to be used by patients at the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island.

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  • MS STUDENTS MEMORIALIZE VIETNAM WAR POW/MIA’S

    In recognition of National POW/MIA Recognition Day on Sept. 20, middle school students took a personal moment of silence to remember the 104 New York soldiers missing in action or who were prisoners of war during the Vietnam War.

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  • READY TO ACCEPT NEW ACADEMIC CHALLENGES

    Wantagh Middle School faculty and parents joined in celebrating the advancement of 213 eighth-grade students, who will meet more rigorous academic challenges upon entrance into high school, during the annual crossing-over ceremony held on June 8 at the high school.

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