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Australian Fires Impact Half-a-Billion Animals

Alexa Salerno, Reporter

January 9, 2020

The southern-hemisphere summer has brought unwanted fires across Australia. In the beginning of January, a naturally dry and humid environment allowed for dangerous fires to blaze throughout Australia, setting a record 15-million acr...

The Field Show — A Halftime Success

Hannah Popadin-Lesniak, Reporter

January 3, 2020

The 2019 Field Show is one for the books. From going outside mostly every band period in September to the cologuards practices, the field show this past November consisted of a group of hard working, dedicated, and talented student...

The WHS Music Department Lifts Spirits with Carolling and Concerts

Juliet Watstein, Editor in Chief

January 3, 2020

Throughout the month of December, the halls of Wantagh High School were filled with holiday cheer. This month is the busiest for the music department. During this season, there are numerous winter concerts that are held in the a...

“Time’s” Person Of The Year, Greta Thunberg,

Ella Cetina, Reporter

December 18, 2019

Every year “Time” magazine chooses one person and deems them to be the most influential person of the year, whether for the better or for the worse. This year's “Time's” person of the year is Greta Thunberg. While some a...

Merriam-Webster Names “They” Word of the Year

Nora Toscano, Reporter

December 17, 2019

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary has recently named “they” as their 2019 word of the year. In September 2019, the Merriam-Webster Dictionary added an additional definition to the word “they.”  Along with its old definitions,...

English Honor Society to Debut in 2021

Grace Kane, Editor in Chief

December 12, 2019

This year, the hard work of Mrs. Lopera, Ms. Flynn, and Director of Secondary English, Mrs. Julie Rosslee, led to the creation of Wantagh High School’s chapter of the National English Honor Society (NEHS). Our school has four...

“Extinct” Animal Rediscovered

Bill Carr, Reporter

December 12, 2019

A small deer-like creature has recently been spotted in a forest in Vietnam. This animal has not been seen since 1990, in the same country. Due to the lack of sightings, conservationists believed that the species was extinct. F...

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