Wantagh Middle School

Wantagh Middle School

 
Concert Schedule
May 13 - Band Concert 7pm
May 26 - Orchestra  7pm
June 4 - Chorus 7pm
 
 

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  • McKENNA WINS WALT WHITMAN POETRY CONTEST

    Wantagh Middle School student Grace Anne McKenna is the eighth-grade, level C winner in the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association’s 29th Annual Poetry Contest. Grace’s winning poem, “An Innocent Flame,” was considered outstanding by the association’s distinguished poetry judges. There were more than 3,000 entries for students in grades 3-12. Grace Anne will be awarded at a celebration that will take place at the Walt Whitman Birthplace in Huntington on May 31.

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  • FINAL EXAM AND BUS SCHEDULE

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  • MEMORIAL DAY

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  • 8th Grade Boat Trip Thursday, June 11

    letter and permission slip

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  • THEATRICAL STUDY ON THE HOLOCAUST

    Middle school students attended a performance of “From the Fires: Voices of the Holocaust,” a play based on extensive research of the 1937 to 1945 era. It traces a girl’s life during this dark era and focuses on her experiences. Wantagh 2011 graduate Jenna Kavaler was among the talented group of Theater Three actors whose performance captured the audience. The actors participated in a question-and-answer session following the show.

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  • WALT WHITMAN POETRY CONTEST

    Wantagh Middle School student Grace Anne McKenna is the eighth-grade, level C winner in the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association’s 29th Annual Poetry Contest. Grace’s winning poem, “An Innocent Flame,” was considered outstanding by the association’s distinguished poetry judges. There were more than 3,000 entries for students in grades 3-12. Grace Anne will be awarded at a celebration that will take place at the Walt Whitman Birthplace in Huntington on May 31.

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  • BOTTLE CAP ART

    Instead of allowing bottle caps to hit the landfill, Wantagh Middle School seventh-grade art students are utilizing them in their artwork. Under the direction of teacher Jaclyn Gentilesco, the students are painting and gluing the recyclable materials in the form of a mural, a rendering of Vincent Van Gogh’s iconic “Starry Night” painting.

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  • NATIONAL GRID VISIT BUSINESS CLASSES

    National Grid representatives visited the middle school’s eighth-grade business management class to discuss various careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. Nuclear engineer Ernie Papadoulias, chemical engineer Amy Drogalis and analyst Sarah Kahrs discussed their educational background and job responsibilities, as well as the reasons for pursuing a career in the STEM fields. The main message to the students was to work hard, pursue dreams and choose a profession/job that you love.

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  • TOP LANGUAGE SPEAKERS

    Eighty high school and 95 middle school students of Italian, Spanish and French were inducted into the high school and middle school Foreign Language Honor Societies during separate ceremonies in the auditorium. These inductions were a culminating activity during the district’s annual Foreign Language Week.

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  • BYE BYE BIRDIE

    Wantagh Middle School’s talented cast and crew drew a full house on opening night of Michael Stewart’s and Charles Strouse’s “Bye, Bye Birdie.” Under the direction of David Burt, music director Peter Saladino and orchestra director Dan Aviles, the student-thespians amused the audience with this tale about Conrad Birdie, a popular rock and roll star (Patrick Sanpietro) who devastates his teenage fan club when he receives a conscription notice. Albert Peterson (Carlo Tobia), an unsuccessful songwriter schemes with his secretary and long-suffering girlfriend Rosie Alvarez (Isabella Ninivaggi) to have Conrad Birdie sing a song he will write.

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