WANTAGH SAYS FAREWELL TO ADMINISTRATORS, FACULTY AND STAFF
During the Feb. 10 Board of Education meeting, the Wantagh School District accepted and announced the retirement of several longstanding faculty and staff. Superintendent of Schools John McNamara wished the retirees health and happiness in their retirement and thanked them for their many years of dedicated service to the district’s students.
Board President Liz Guber also thanked the retirees and said, “You have had a tremendous impact on our community.”
The district thanks the following individuals on their service to the Wantagh community:
Carolyn Breivogel – principal – Wantagh High School – 31 years
James Brown – assistant principal – Wantagh High School – 30 years
Patricia Calosso – Director of World Language, Business and ENL – 30 years
Margie Ankeles – elementary teacher – 25 years
Kathleen Bopp – elementary teacher – 35 years
Stanly Bujacich – physical education teacher – 38 years
Stephanie Furey – special education teacher – 27 years
Barbara Kearney – Family and Consumer Sciences teacher – 25 years
Dr. Roberta Kupietz – psychologist and data coordinator – 40 years
Sheila LaLima – librarian – 30 years
Lauren Ostrow – Family and Consumer Sciences teacher – 34 years
Joyce Stottler – senior personnel clerk – 18 years
Donna Sullivan – physical therapist – 14 years
Photo caption: (Front, l-r) Margie Ankeles, Donna Sullivan, Pat Calosso, James Brown and Carolyn Breivogel were honored for their impending retirement by Central Administration and the Board of Education on Feb. 12.
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.