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SWRHS Named School of Distinction

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Shoreham-Wading River High School was again named a School of Distinction by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. The school was one of only 15 Section XI high schools and one of only 31 on Long Island to achieve the honor. This is the second consecutive year the high school received the status by having 100% of its varsity teams qualify for and receive the Scholar-Athlete team award during their respective sports seasons.

NYSPHSAA’s School of Distinction Award highlights and celebrates schools that value the importance of academics as well as athletics.

Mr. Mark Passamonte, the District’s Director of Health, Physical Education, Athletics and Nurses, will be presented a certificate and a commemorative award at the NYSPHSAA local athletic director workshop in the fall. The school district congratulates its 27 athletic varsity team members for their hard work in achieving this honor.

Date Added: 8/4/2022

Up Next: ‘Willy Wonka Kids’ & ‘Moana’

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Shoreham-Wading River School District students grades 3-5 are encouraging you to bring your golden ticket to enter Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory in “Willy Wonka Kids” and students in grades 5-10 are learning their lines and rehearsing for the epic journey of self-discovery in “Moana, Jr.”

Students will take the stage for “Willy Wonka Kids” on Friday, August 5 at 1:30 p.m. and “Moana” is slated for Friday, August 5 at 3:30 p.m. Both performances are on the Shoreham-Wading River High School stage.

Date Added: 8/3/2022

Lettuce Entertain You!

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Date Added: 7/29/2022

SWR Summer Music Institute: A Place For Creativity

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The creative process was in full swing during July with Shoreham-Wading River Summer Music Institute. The music faculty - Paula Albert-Franz (piano, vocals, musical theatre), Ariana Franz (piano, ukulele, guitar, vocals and musical theatre), Kevin O’Brien (band, jazz band, guitar, ukulele, piano), Ashley O’Connor (strings) and Frederick Volz (strings) - worked with students throughout the month in individual and small group lessons.

“It is very important for music students to work to maintain and continue to develop the complex set of skills so necessary to music performance,” Ms. Albert-Franz said.

Date Added: 7/29/2022

Roundout Spells Summer Fun!

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The Shoreham-Wading River School District’s Roundout program is once again a place for friendships, socialization and camaraderie for community students. The popular, annual summer recreation program features a wide range of activities, including general recreation, games, outdoor adventures, team-building and creating masterpieces in the high school art room. Additionally, the students took part in several different theme days. Crazy Socks Day, Pajama Day, Sports Day and Hawaii Day were just a few of the participants’ favorites.

Date Added: 7/25/2022