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Ward Melville High School

Address: 380 Old Town Road, East Setauket, NY 11733-3482
Main Office: (631) 730-4900
Acting Principal: Dr. Paul Gold 
Asst. Principals: TBD (Gr. 10), Stacey Zeidman (Gr. 11), Mike Jantzen (Gr. 12)
Deans of Students: Matt Fyfe (Gr. 10), Jay Negus (Gr. 11-12)
College Board School Code: 331-740

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Ward Melville Senior Items


    Course Placement Appeals

    For those who wish to appeal course placements, ex: Regents to Honors, please send an email to the appropriate Department Head:

    • English: Joanna Cadolino
    • Math: Juliann Whitman
    • Science: Dr. Marnie Kula
    • Social Studies: Tracy Beauchamp
    • World Language: Kerry Golini


    Hometown Wall of Honor

    We are looking to honor any Ward Melville Alumni who have served in the Military on a Wall of Honor here at the High School. Click here for more information.

    Current News

    Seniors Walk the Halls of Elementary Schools

    Ward Melville High School seniors returned to their respective elementary schools to walk the halls one final time before graduation. thumbnail259724

    Ward Melville High School seniors returned to their respective elementary schools to walk the halls one final time before graduation. Current elementary students lined the hallways and cheered on the Class of 2024 for their upcoming milestone. Seniors reconnected with old teachers and reflected on their time in the Three Village Central School District before moving on to their next chapter.

    Click here to view the photo slideshow.

    Date Added: 6/14/2024

    Science Olympiad Team Competes at National Tournament

    The Ward Melville High School Science Olympiad team competed at the National Tournament. thumbnail259748
    The Ward Melville High School Science Olympiad team competed at the National Tournament. thumbnail259749

    The Ward Melville High School Science Olympiad team competed at the National Tournament on May 25, following a monumental performance at the New York State Tournament. At the National Tournament, the team earned top thirty overall, placing them in the top 0.7% in the nation. Out of the twenty-three Science Olympiad events, three events earned Top 6 nationally:

    3rd - Wind Power - Tyler Matukonis & Sean Skinner
    5th - Chemistry Lab - Michael Melikyan & Anna Xing
    6th - Tower - Kevin Dong & Katie Duong

    The team's success was only possible through the dedication of coaches Jenny Serigano and Mark Suesser, and captains Alexandra Duan and Vivian Ye. Congratulations to the team on their outstanding achievement!

    Date Added: 6/14/2024


    Students Awarded by LILT Association

    Several students from Ward Melville High School received awards and honors from the Long Island Language Teachers (LILT) Association. thumbnail259635
    Several students from Ward Melville High School received awards and honors from the Long Island Language Teachers (LILT) Association. thumbnail259636

    Several students from Ward Melville High School received awards and honors from the Long Island Language Teachers (LILT) Association.

    Students in Mrs. Geoninatti's and Mrs. Lorenzo's upper-level Spanish classes participated in the annual Student World Language Competition sponsored by the LILT association. The students wrote original poems or essays in Spanish on the topic of travel. Three students from Ward Melville won first place in different categories. Senior Michael Melikyan won first place in the original essay competition. Additionally, juniors Claire Sloniewsky and Tyler Matukonis tied for first place with their poems in the written original poetry competition.

    Ward Melville High School student Aiden Burgueño was chosen as the Suffolk County recipient of the Lucille DiPietro Lambert Memorial Award for Excellence in World Language Studies. Each year, the LILT association selects two students from numerous nominations for this prestigious award. Aiden was nominated by his AP Spanish teacher, Mrs. Geoninatti. Aiden is also the recipient of the Superior Achievement in Spanish Award from the LILT association in which he was nominated by Mrs. Lorenzo.

    Date Added: 6/12/2024

    Students Earn Seal of Biliteracy

    Several Ward Melville High School students earned the Seal of Biliteracy for the 2023-2024 school year. thumbnail259527

    Several Ward Melville High School students earned the Seal of Biliteracy for the 2023-2024 school year. Congratulations to Aiden Burgueno, Michael Chen, Annabelle Katsamakis, Grace Mulham, Savanna Pineros, Kevin Shi and Emily Vintimilla.

    These students worked tirelessly throughout the school year in order to research a topic of interest affecting a region where their target language is spoken. Students compiled media sources, conducted interviews and created lengthy thesis presentations to a panel of professional judges in their target languages.

    These students will be receiving specially endorsed high school diplomas from New York State, certifying they are biliterate, or can speak, read and write in other languages.

    Date Added: 6/11/2024

    NYS Tennis Doubles Champs

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    Congratulations to our tennis brothers duo, Harshith and Shashank Pennabadi, who won the New York State Boys Tennis Doubles Championship! They played against the best tennis players in the state for three days at the National Tennis Center and came out as state champions! We are so proud, Harshith and Shashank!

    Newsday featured the Pennabadi brothers in the article linked here.

    Date Added: 6/7/2024


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