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During the Board of Education meeting held on February 16, the Board accepted the resignation of Superintendent of Schools Maureen Goldberg for the purpose of retirement. Concurrently, the Board unanimously appointed Assistant Superintendent for Instruction John McNamara to succeed Mrs. Goldberg as superintendent of schools, effective July 1, 2017.
The Wantagh School District will be offering four separate 2017-18 budget workshops for all community residents. There will be three evening workshops on Monday, March 13, Monday, March 20, and Monday, April 3, starting at 7 p.m. in the Wantagh High School cafeteria. For those unable to attend the evening workshops, a morning budget workshop will take place on Wednesday, April 5 starting at 10 a.m. in the Wantagh Public Library Community Room.
The fourth annual TechDay was held at Wantagh High School on Jan. 7, during which more than 120 district students in grades 5-12 expanded their knowledge of game design and programming, and web and mobile development. The goal of the event was to introduce and expand the students’ knowledge of computer science, a field expected to grow rapidly during the next decade.
The district is proud to announce that the high school varsity football team won the Long Island Class III Championship game against East Islip with a score of 21-14.
During the Oct. 20 public meeting of the Board of Education, students, staff, and members of the PTA and supporting district organizations honored the Board trustees for their voluntary service to the district and community. The recognition was part of the New York State School Boards Association’s School Board Recognition Week, an annual celebration that serves as an opportunity to raise awareness and understanding about the essential role school board members have within a school district.
Prior to the Sept. 17 homecoming game, members of the 2016 varsity boys baseball team and their coaches received rings to mark the securing of the 2016 New York State Class A Championship on June 12, the district’s first state baseball championship since 1998. To mark their victory, the players and coaches led the homecoming parade as the grand marshal.