Welcome to wantagh schools

 

 Universal Pre-Kindergarten Information

Superintendent
Mr. John C. McNamara

Mr. John C. McNamara

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Tradition • Pride • Vision • Excellence

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Mission Statement

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.

OUR SCHOOLS

Forest Lake Elementary School
(516) 765-4400

Mandalay Elementary School
(516) 765-4500

Wantagh Elementary School
(516) 765-4600

Wantagh Middle School
(516) 765-4300

Wantagh High School
(516) 765-4200

District Offices
(516) 765-4100

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Reopening Schools September 2021

Wantagh UFSD Reopening Plan 2021-22

Wantagh UFSD COVID Case Tracker 2021-22

Board of Education Planning Session, Thursday, November 4, at 8 p.m. North Cafeteria High School

 

Board of Education Business Meeting Thursday, November 18, at 8 p.m. Click Here to Join Meeting (CHANGE IN LOCATION TO NORTH GYM IN HIGH SCHOOL)

 

 

 

 District Safety Plan 21-22   /Public Comment on Plan

2021-22 District Planning Calendar

DiSTRICT HIGHLIGHTS

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Wantagh’s Top Grads Have All the Tools for Success
They studied hard, they maximized their potential and they accomplished so much despite the challenges of learning during a pandemic. That is the hig...
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Wantagh Homecoming a Day of Warrior Pride
From championship sports teams to community pride to a big Warriors win, it was a day of celebration at Wantagh High School for homecoming on Oct. 16...
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The Spirit is Strong at Wantagh Middle School
They clapped, they cheered and they even did the wave. Students from Wantagh Middle School gathered on the bleachers at the end of the school day on ...
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Wantagh Welcomes Pupil Personnel Services Leader
The Wantagh School District announces the appointment of Stephen Moran as the new assistant superintendent for pupil personnel services. In his role,...
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Fun and Fellowship for Wantagh Freshmen
From the tug-of-war to relay races, freshmen field day at Wantagh High School on Sept. 17 featured many familiar events as well as some new games des...
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Gold Attire Raises Childhood Cancer Awareness
From their shirts to their shorts to their shoelaces, students at Wantagh Middle School found many ways to incorporate yellow and gold into their war...
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Student Success is Top Priority of New Assistant Principal
After eight years as a special education teacher in New York City, Rachel Dender is on the move to both the suburbs and to administration, as she was...
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Wantagh Olympics Bring the Joy Back
“Bringing back the joy” was the purpose of the Wantagh Olympics, a series of team events for Wantagh High School and Middle School teachers during Su...
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Learning History and Honoring Heroes at Mandalay
It was a brief but impactful ceremony for students at staff at Mandalay Elementary School in the Wantagh School District, who came together at the fl...
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Students, Staff Find Joy on Wantagh’s First Day
With the flip of the calendar, the hallways of Wantagh’s five schools were bustling again. The new school year began on Sept. 1 as students returned ...
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Students Get Acquainted With Their New Schools
The recent graduates of Wantagh’s three elementary schools are coming together for the first time this year as sixth graders at Wantagh Middle School...
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Wantagh STEM Director on Award: It’s a Department Honor
For her work supporting science educators both locally and throughout New York State, Wantagh School District Director of STEM Carol-Ann Winans is th...
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Ready for Middle School’s Academic Challenges
Forest Lake, Mandalay and Wantagh elementary fifth grade students marked an important academic milestone as they attended individual moving-up ceremo...
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Class Of 2021 Graduates With Legacy Of Resilience
The Wantagh School District Class of 2021 overcame the academic obstacles faced during the COVID-19 pandemic to a restored celebration of 221 graduat...
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Ready to Meet New Academic Challenges
Wantagh Middle School faculty and parents joined in celebrating the advancement of 219 eighth grade students, who will meet more rigorous academic ch...
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Mandalay Students Celebrate Nationality Day
Mandalay Elementary School Student Council hosted an ABC Countdown to Summer for the last 26 days of school. For the letter N, the students hosted Na...
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Wantagh BOE Recognizes Student Accomplishments
One way in which Wantagh School District demonstrated a return to normalcy was in the board of education’s recognition of student accomplishments dur...
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Celebrating the Stars and Stripes
The district’s elementary schools were a sea of red, white and blue as Forest Lake, Mandalay and Wantagh elementary school students celebrated Flag D...
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Forest Lake Fifth Graders ‘Pay it Forward’
When was the last time you were moved and motivated by a book? For Nicole Pataky’s fifth grade class at Forest Lake, Catherine Ryan Hide’s national b...
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Girl Scout Troop Alleviates Community Trash
After discussing ways to improve the community and secure a Bronze Award, members of Wantagh Girl Scout Troop 3654 decided to tackle the issue of tra...
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Wantagh Celebrates Award-Winning Juniors
The Wantagh High School Guidance Department held its annual Junior Class Awards Program in the library and media center on June 4. Under the coordina...
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Wantagh High School Honors the Best-of-the-Best
Wantagh High School’s top seniors were recognized for their scholarship, service, enthusiasm for extracurricular activities and for overcoming hardsh...
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Wantagh’s Katriana Koppe to receive Best Actress Award
Wantagh High School Theatre is pleased to announce that Katriana Koppe was awarded the Best Actress Roger Rees Award for Excellence in Student Perfor...
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Humanities Project A Walk Through World War II
A co-curricular project at Wantagh Middle School resulted in eighth grade students deeply exploring human rights violations which occurred during Wor...
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