The district congratulates Michael Hennig and Olivia Zukowski as the Class of 2018 valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively. Director of Guidance Frank Muzio held a congratulatory meeting with the students’ parents, which included Superintendent of Schools John McNamara, Principal Carolyn Breivogel and assistant principals James Brown and Jennifer Santorello.
High school senior and drummer Jarod Sullivan is one of 101 student-musicians nationwide selected by the U.S. Army to perform during the 2018 All-American Bowl held in San Antonio, Texas on Jan. 6.
The Wantagh School District is pleased to announce that high school senior Annie Browne was named one of the nation’s 16,000 National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists in the 63rd National Merit Scholarship Program competition. Annie will now continue in the competition for one of 7,500 National Merit Scholarships, which altogether totals $32 million and which will be offered this spring.
High school students took the next step toward planning their future through attendance at three annual college mini-fairs. More than 50 college representatives set up tables packed with information about national colleges and brochures for those students who are exploring their options after graduation. The annual events parallel the guidance department’s focus on aiding juniors and seniors in the college application process.
As varsity cheerleaders marched up Wantagh Avenue and approached the high school, their chants of “Black! Gold! Go Warriors!” grew louder. It was one of many displays of school spirit during the high school’s annual homecoming celebration on Sept. 16.
A pair of high school student-musicians has been selected to the All-State Winter Conference hosted by the New York State School Music Association. Lindsay Whiteman was chosen for the All-State Vocal Jazz Ensemble for the second consecutive year, and percussionist Matt Hanauer was named to the All-State Orchestra.
Wantagh High School’s incoming ninth-graders were introduced to their home for the next four years when they attended freshmen orientation on Aug. 28. In addition to touring the building, the students learned about the expanded opportunities they will have.