Walter Panas High School

Daily Message


WALTER PANAS HIGH SCHOOL DAILY MESSAGE
Through May 31, 2023:  Are you interested in global issues, fostering debate skills, and building up your resume for college applications? Model UN is the club for you! Join us every Thursday in room 106. If you have any questions, see Declan White or Mrs. Bauer-Lamport to learn more! 

FRIDAYS throughout the year:  Attention Panas Family! Wear your blue and gold on Friday's to show your school spirit! Spirit Fridays everyone! 

MONDAYS throughout the year:  Please come join us in a fun, healthy workout. No judgements! Bring a buddy, too. "Buddies by Fitness" meets every Monday at 3:30 in the cafe.

DAILY throughout the year:  Let's celebrate  senior year with our own  personalized shirts to wear at games, events, anytime!  The whole family can participate as youth sizes are also available. Just indicate your title and whether you wish a little sparkle added (or not). https://cms8.revize.com/revize/lakelandschools/schools/walterpanas/Parent%20Organizations/2022-2023/Senior%20Family%20Shirt%20(1).pdf   For any questions or more information panasparentclub@gmail.com  Thank you for your support! 

THE REMIND APP - To join, text message code @46adb4 to 81010

Attention all students. If you need extra support in your classes, the After School Academy is here to help.
Teachers are available according to the following schedule:
Monday - Social Studies, English and Living Environment
Tuesday - Social Studies, English and Science
Wednesday - Math, Social Studies, English and Science
Thursday - English, Social Studies and Math
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2/3/23 ... "E" Day
Happy Black History month! On this day in Black History...
Feb. 3, 1956, Autherine Lucy Foster becomes the first black student to attend the University of Alabama.

Please be advised that all students in grades 9-11 will have a special assembly on Friday, February 3rd to discuss the course selection process for the 23-24 school year according to the following schedule:
Grade 9 - Period 1
Grade 10 - Period 2
Grade 11 - Period 3
 
The Alliance Club will be meeting on Monday, February 6th, at 2:30 in room 214. All are welcome :)

The Class of 2025 is selling Valentines Day Candy Grams, get someone special in your life a candy gram to be delivered to their class on Valentines Day. Candy Grams are $1 each. See Ms. Kreamer in room 400 or speak to a class advisor to purchase yours today! 
 
Did you order a fan shirt for Giglio Games?
They are here and can be picked up from Mr. Thomas in Guidance during periods 4,5,6, and 7! 

There will be a meeting for all boys interested in playing tennis this spring on Tuesday, February 7th at 2:20 in room 316.

Attention! The Walter Panas apparel has arrived! Please stop by room 109 to pick up your gear! Thanks for supporting the Class of 2023.


SENIORS! We will be selling Gertrude & Hawk Chocolates starting February 3rd until February 27th!
The Senior who sells the most will win a FREE prom ticket!! Please see Ms. Petriello or Ms. Baruffo with any questions!!

The next softball winter workout will be Monday February 6th in the gym from 730 pm to 9 pm. See Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions.

The next Book Club meeting will be Tuesday, February 28th.  The book we will be discussing is Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin.  All are welcome!

Mr. Panas IS BACK!!!!
Celebrating its 10th appearance on Thursday, March 30th  7-9pm
Join us! ALL GRADES WELCOME!!
Fund Raise! Participate! Enjoy!

2/2/23 ... "D" Day
Happy Black History month! On this day in Black History...
Feb. 2, 1862, District of Columbia abolishes slavery.

Please be advised that all students in grades 9-11 will have a special assembly on Friday, February 3rd to discuss the course selection process for the 23-24 school year according to the following schedule:
Grade 9 - Period 1
Grade 10 - Period 2
Grade 11 - Period 3
 
Did you order a fan shirt for Giglio Games?
They are here and can be picked up from Mr. Thomas in Guidance during periods 4,5,6, and 7! 

There will be a meeting for all boys interested in playing tennis this spring on Tuesday, February 7th at 2:20 in room 316.

Attention! The Walter Panas apparel has arrived! Please stop by room 109 to pick up your gear! Thanks for supporting the Class of 2023.


SENIORS! We will be selling Gertrude & Hawk Chocolates starting February 3rd until February 27th!
The Senior who sells the most will win a FREE prom ticket!! Please see Ms. Petriello or Ms. Baruffo with any questions!!

The next softball winter workout will be Monday February 6th in the gym from 730 pm to 9 pm. See Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions.

The next Book Club meeting will be Tuesday, February 28th.  The book we will be discussing is Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin.  All are welcome!

2/1/23 ... "C" Day
Happy Black History month! On this day in Black History...
February 1, 1865, the same day congress approved the 13th Amendment ending slavery, Charles Sumner introduced a motion that made Boston attorney John Rock the first black attorney to be admitted to argue in the Supreme Court of the United States. John Rock was credited with coning the phrase "black is beautiful."

Please be advised that all students in grades 9-11 will have a special assembly on Friday, February 3rd to discuss the course selection process for the 23-24 school year according to the following schedule:
Grade 9 - Period 1
Grade 10 - Period 2
Grade 11 - Period 3

Did you order a fan shirt for Giglio Games?
They are here and can be picked up from Mr. Thomas in Guidance during periods 4,5,6, and 7! 

There will be a meeting for all boys interested in playing tennis this spring on Tuesday, February 7th at 2:20 in room 316.

Attention! The Walter Panas apparel has arrived! Please stop by room 109 to pick up your gear! Thanks for supporting the Class of 2023.


SENIORS! We will be selling Gertrude & Hawk Chocolates starting February 3rd until February 27th!
The Senior who sells the most will win a FREE prom ticket!! Please see Ms. Petriello or Ms. Baruffo with any questions!!

The next softball winter workout will be Monday February 6th in the gym from 730 pm to 9 pm. See Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions.

The next Book Club meeting will be Tuesday, February 28th.  The book we will be discussing is Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin.  All are welcome!

Mr. Panas IS BACK!!!!
Celebrating its 10th appearance on Thursday, March 30th  7-9pm
Join us! ALL GRADES WELCOME!!
Fund Raise! Participate! Enjoy!

REBEL MEN’S VARSITY SWIMMING CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP MEET 2023:

The Rebel Men’s Varsity Swim Team competed in the Conference Championship meet this past Saturday and finished 6th overall.  Congrats to the following swimmer who raced for the Rebels-David Barbulet, Michael Calloway, Vinny Caragine, Ryan Colombo, Aldo DiLaura, Matteo DiLaura, Will Fagan, Alex Gorzula, Noah Lwanga, Matt Mirdita, Luke Numme, Gabe Rzezwicki, Shane Scatliffe, Alex Stearns, Mark Varga, Declan White, Ronan White, and Ryan Zych.  The 200 Medley Relay (comprised of Ronan White, Will Fagan, Alex Gorzula, & Gabe Rzezwicki) finished 4th overall, the 200 Freestyle Relay (comprised of Matt Mirdita, Vinny Caragine, David Barbulet, & Shane Scatliffe) finished 5th overall, and the 400 Freestyle Relay (comprised of Alex Gorzula, David Barbulet, Will Fagan, & Gabe Rzezwicki) finished 6th overall.  The following swimmers scored points for the Rebels (finishing in the top 16 overall)-
-GABE RZEZWICKI FINISHED IN FIRST PLACE IN THE 50 YARD FREESTYLE AND FIRST PLACE IN THE 100 YARD FREESTYLE!  THIS IS VERY IMPRESSIVE, ESPECIALLY CONSIDERING HOW STRONG OUR CONFERENCE IS.
-Alex Gorzula finished in 3rd place in the 100 yard breaststroke and 8th place in the 200 yard IM.
-Will Fagan finished in 8th place in the 100 yard breaststroke and 9th place in the 500 yard freestyle.
-Ronan White finished in 12th place in the 100 yard backstroke and 15th place in the 500 yard freestyle.  
-David Barbulet finished in 15th place in the 100 yard backstroke.
Congrats on a great regular season!  Looking forward to our Sectional meet on February 13th!

1/31/23 ... "B" Day
There will be a UNICEF club meeting after school today in room 107, Ms. Skiba's room. All are welcome!

Attention! The Walter Panas apparel has arrived! Please stop by room 109 to pick up your gear! Thanks for supporting the Class of 2023.

Did you order a fan shirt for Giglio Games?
They are here and can be picked up from Mr. Thomas in Guidance during periods 4,5,6, and 7! 


SENIORS! We will be selling Gertrude & Hawk Chocolates starting February 3rd until February 27th!
The Senior who sells the most will win a FREE prom ticket!! Please see Ms. Petriello or Ms. Baruffo with any questions!!

The next softball winter workout will be Monday February 6th in the gym from 730 pm to 9 pm. See Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions.

The next Book Club meeting will be Tuesday, February 28th.  The book we will be discussing is Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin.  All are welcome!

Mr. Panas IS BACK!!!!
Celebrating its 10th appearance on Thursday, March 30th  7-9pm
Join us! ALL GRADES WELCOME!!
Fund Raise! Participate! Enjoy!

1/30/23 ... "A" Day
VARSITY ICE HOCKEY BUS TODAY (1/30)
PICK UP AT WPHS 2:15 PM
TO PALASIDES MALL (ICE RINK)
RETURN TO LHS - 6:45 PM

There will be a Softball Winter Workout today from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm in the gym.
Anyone interested in playing softball is welcome to attend. Please see Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. 

Mr. Panas IS BACK!!!!
Celebrating its 10th appearance on Thursday, March 30th  7-9pm
Join us! ALL GRADES WELCOME!!
Fund Raise! Participate! Enjoy!

Have you ever wanted to learn to record your own podcast? Now's your chance! The Podcast Club will hold its first interest meeting  tomorrow after school in Room 319. We will be discussing goals, groups, and brainstorming podcast discussion topics.
Please reach out to Mr. Blake with any questions or concerns! 

The next Book Club meeting will be Tuesday,February 28th.  The book we will be discussing is Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin.  All are welcome!

1/27/23 ... "F" Day
Due to Wednesday's early dismissal, the administration of the Algebra 1 Regents has been rescheduled for
Friday, January 27th at 7:30 a.m. Thank you. 

The Scrabble Club will meet today after school in Room 107.  All are welcome to attend :)
 
Mr. Panas IS BACK!!!!
Celebrating its 10th appearance on Thursday, March 30th  7-9pm
Join us! ALL GRADES WELCOME!!
Fund Raise! Participate! Enjoy!

Have you ever wanted to learn to record your own podcast? Now's your chance! The Podcast Club will hold its first interest meeting next Tuesday, January 31st, after school in Room 319. We will be discussing goals, groups, and brainstorming podcast discussion topics.
Please reach out to Mr. Blake with any questions or concerns! 

There will be a Softball Winter Workout on Monday, January 30th from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm in the gym.
Anyone interested in playing softball is welcome to attend. Please see Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. 

Back by popular demand, See's Candy for Valentine's Day!  Orders are due today and can be placed online and shipped directly home.  An order form can be found on our website with a link or QR code. The PPC thank you for your support. 

1/26/23 ... "E" Day
Due to yesterday's early dismissal, the administration of the Algebra 1 Regents has been rescheduled for
Friday, January 27th at 7:30 a.m. Thank you. 

Musician's Spot Club has been canceled today. It will meet next Thursday, February 2nd after school in Room 401.

There will be a meeting for Paws to the Rescue in room 227 after school today.  Please join us as we plan fundraising to help our rescue dogs!!!

There will be a Softball Winter Workout on Monday, January 30th from 7:30 pm to 9 pm in the gym.
Anyone interested in playing softball is welcome to attend. Please see Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. 

Back by popular demand, See's Candy for Valentine's Day!  Orders are due by no later than January 27th and can be placed online and shipped directly home.  An order form can be found on our website with a link or QR code. The PPC thank you for your support. 
 
1/25/23 ... "D" Day
Due to today's early dismissal, the administration of the Algebra 1 Regents has been rescheduled for
Friday, January 27th at 7:30 a.m. Thank you. 


There was supposed to be an interest meeting today for the boys tennis team. All after school activities are cancelled today due to the early dismissal, but if you are interested in playing boys tennis in the spring, stay tuned for more information!

There will be a Softball Winter Workout on Monday, January 30th from 7:30 pm to 9 pm in the gym.
Anyone interested in playing softball is welcome to attend. Please see Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. 

Back by popular demand, See's Candy for Valentine's Day!  Orders are due by no later than January 27th and can be placed online and shipped directly home.  An order form can be found on our website with a link or QR code. The PPC thank you for your support. 

1/24/23 ... "C" Day
Hey all you poetry lovers!  The day has finally come!  Poetry Club is resuming this afternoon after school in Room 101.  This is a student-led club that is fun, encouraging, and creative.  Even if you haven't attended a meeting so far, feel free to come and bring a friend.  We promise, you will not be disappointed.

There will be a Softball Winter Workout on Monday, January 30th from 7:30 pm to 9 pm in the gym.
Anyone interested in playing softball is welcome to attend. Please see Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. 

For anyone interested in playing on the boys tennis team this spring, there will be a meeting tomorrow at 2:20 in Room 316.

There will be a Softball Winter Workout on Monday January 30th from 7:30 pm to 9 pm in the gym.
Anyone interested in playing softball is welcome to attend. Please see Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. 

Back by popular demand, See's Candy for Valentine's Day!  Orders are due by no later than January 27th and can be placed online and shipped directly home.  An order form can be found on our website with a link or QR code. The PPC thank you for your support. 

1/23/23 ... "B" Day
Congratulations to the girls track and field team for winning the conference 1 league D championships last night!  Congratulations to the boys for their 2nd place finish, almost beating the top ranked team in Westchester county, Horace Greeley.  The following athletes earned all league honors by placing first or 2nd in their events. 
Kailey Burdett won the 55 meter dash and the 300 meter run.  Lily Day won the 600 meter run.  Emily Healy placed 2nd in the 1500 meter race walk.  Yayira Vasell won the triple jump.  Alanalee Hughes, Lark Fetherston, Layla Collazo  and their lakeland teammate won the 4x200 meter relay.
For the boys Bobby Mayclim was a double winner in the 1000 meter and 1600 meter run.  Paul Ronga placed 2nd in the 55 meter dash and 300 meter run.  Riley Ciamarra and his three Lakeland teammates won the 4x400 meter relay.  
Congratulations to the rest of the Rebels who contributed to the amazing team finishes last night!

For anyone interested in playing on the boys tennis team this spring, there will be a meeting this Wednesday at 2:20 in Room 316.

There will be a Softball Winter Workout on Monday January 30th from 7:30 pm to 9 pm in the gym.
Anyone interested in playing softball is welcome to attend. Please see Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. 

Back by popular demand, See's Candy for Valentine's Day!  Orders are due by no later than January 27th and can be placed online and shipped directly home.  An order form can be found on our website with a link or QR code. The PPC thank you for your support. 

1/20/23 ... "A" Day
There will be a Softball Winter Workout on Monday January 30th from 7:30 pm to 9 pm in the gym.
Anyone interested in playing softball is welcome to attend. Please see Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. 

Attention all Seniors!
This is a reminder that LAST week was GRAD WEEK. The due date to order your caps and gowns was this past Sunday, January 15th. If you still haven't ordered, please place your order now. The link won't be open for much longer.
Also, if you would like your name on your diploma to be different than what is in Home Access you must complete the diploma google form today.
If you have any questions regarding cap and gowns or diplomas please see Mrs. Gizzo in the principal's office.

Back by popular demand, See's Candy for Valentine's Day!  Orders are due by no later than January 27th and can be placed online and shipped directly home.  An order form can be found on our website with a link or QR code. The PPC thank you for your support. 

1/19/23 ... "F" Day
There will be a Softball Winter Workout on Monday January 30th from 7:30 pm to 9 pm in the gym.
Anyone interested in playing softball is welcome to attend. Please see Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. 

Attention all Seniors!
This is a reminder that LAST week was GRAD WEEK. The due date to order your caps and gowns was this past Sunday, January 15th. If you still haven't ordered, please place your order now. The link won't be open for much longer.
Also, if you would like your name on your diploma to be different than what is in Home Access you must complete the diploma google form today.
If you have any questions regarding cap and gowns or diplomas please see Mrs. Gizzo in the principal's office.

Back by popular demand, See's Candy for Valentine's Day!  Orders are due by no later than January 27th and can be placed online and shipped directly home.  An order form can be found on our website with a link or QR code. The PPC thank you for your support. 

1/18/23 ... "E" Day
Today during 2nd period (8:15am), a representative from BOCES will present to 10th grade students about the available Tech Center programs for next year.
All 10th grade students are invited to attend.
For more information about BOCES' Tech Center offerings click here.

"P.E. makeups are today directly after school. Please see your PE teacher if you have any questions." 

There will be a softball winter workout today from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm in the gym.
See Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. 

Back by popular demand, See's Candy for Valentine's Day!  Orders are due by no later than January 27th and can be placed online and shipped
directly home.  An order form can be found on our website with a link or QR code. The PPC thank you for your support. 

1/17/23 ... "D" Day
Attention all you thinkers out there!  There will be a Philosophy Club Meeting today after school in Room 101. 
Bring a friend.  Newcomers are always welcomed :)

Planning on coming to Gilgio Games this year?! Today is the deadline to order the official fan shirt!
Scan the QR code on one of the flyers throughout the school to get yours!

Tomorrow, January 18 during 2nd period (8:15am), a representative from BOCES will present to 10th grade students about the available Tech Center programs for next year.
Interested students can sign up to attend the presentation by completing the included sign-up form
For more information about BOCES' Tech Center offerings click here.

"P.E. makeups are today and tomorrow, Wednesday 1/18, directly after school. Please see your PE teacher if you have any questions." 

There will be a softball winter workout tomorrow, Wednesday 1/18 from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm in the gym.
See Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. 

Back by popular demand, See's Candy for Valentine's Day!  Orders are due by no later than January 27th and can be placed online and shipped
directly home.  An order form can be found on our website with a link or QR code. The PPC thank you for your support. 

1/13/23 ... "C" Day
Back by popular demand, See's Candy for Valentine's Day!  Orders are due by no later than January 27th and can be placed online and shipped
directly home.  An order form can be found on our website with a link or QR code. The PPC thank you for your support. 

On Wednesday, January 18 during 2nd period (8:15am), a representative from BOCES will present to 10th grade students about the available Tech Center programs for next year.
Interested students can sign up to attend the presentation by completing the included sign-up form
For more information about BOCES' Tech Center offerings click here.

"P.E. makeups next week are on Tuesday 1/17 and Wednesday 1/18.
All makeups are directly after school. Please see your PE teacher if you have any questions." 

Planning on coming to Gilgio Games this year?! Show your Panas spirit by ordering the official fan shirt!
Scan the QR code on one of the flyers throughout the school by 1/17 to get yours! 

There will be a softball winter workout on Wednesday 1/18 from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm in the gym.
See Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. 

1/12/23 ... "B" Day
Book Club meeting is today!
The book we will be discussing is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. 
We hope you enjoy the book and look forward to talking about it. 
All are welcome :)

Estamos Unidos will meet today after school in room 223.

"P.E. makeups are today. Next week they are Tuesday 1/17 and Wednesday 1/18.
All makeups are directly after school. Please see your PE teacher if you have any questions." 

Planning on coming to Gilgio Games this year?! Show your Panas spirit by ordering the official fan shirt!
Scan the QR code on one of the flyers throughout the school by 1/17 to get yours! 

There will be a softball winter workout on Wednesday 1/18 from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm in the gym.
See Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. 

1/11/23 ... "A" Day

Attention: Interested Juniors & Seniors
Navigating the College Process for Students with Disabilities presentation is taking place 7pm tonight at the Lakeland High School Library.

"P.E. makeups are today and Thursday 1/12 this week. Next week they are Tuesday 1/17 and Wednesday 1/18.
All makeups are directly after school. Please see your PE teacher if you have any questions." 

Planning on coming to Gilgio Games this year?! Show your Panas spirit by ordering the official fan shirt!
Scan the QR code on one of the flyers throughout the school by 1/17 to get yours! 

There will be a softball winter workout on Wednesday 1/18 from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm in the gym.
See Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. 

Our Book Club meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday January 3rd, has been rescheduled to Thursday January 12th.
The book we will be discussing is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro.  We hope you enjoy the book and look forward to talking about it. 
All are welcome :)

1/10/23 ... "F" Day
The UNICEF meeting that was scheduled for today has been canceled.

"P.E. makeups are Wednesday 1/11 and Thursday 1/12 this week. Next week they are Tuesday 1/17 and Wednesday 1/18.
All makeups are directly after school. Please see your PE teacher if you have any questions." 

Planning on coming to Gilgio Games this year?! Show your Panas spirit by ordering the official fan shirt!
Scan the QR code on one of the flyers throughout the school by 1/17 to get yours! 

There will be a softball winter workout on Wednesday 1/18 from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm in the gym.
See Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. 

Our Book Club meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday January 3rd, has been rescheduled to Thursday January 12th.
The book we will be discussing is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro.  We hope you enjoy the book and look forward to talking about it. 
All are welcome :)


1/9/23 ... "E" Day
There will be a softball interest meeting today after school at 2:15 in room 403.
Anyone interested in playing JV or Varsity softball is welcome to attend. Please see Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. Hope to see you there!

Our Book Club meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday January 3rd, has been rescheduled to Thursday January 12th.
The book we will be discussing is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro.  We hope you enjoy the book and look forward to talking about it. 
All are welcome :)

1/6/23 ... "D" Day
Our Book Club meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday January 3rd, has been rescheduled to Thursday January 12th.
The book we will be discussing is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro.  We hope you enjoy the book and look forward to talking about it. 
All are welcome :)

Come out and support the Girls Varsity Basketball Team this Saturday as they take on Putnam Valley at Iona University in the
Slam Dunk Tournament showcase game! There is an admission fee of $10. Go Panthers!

There will be a softball interest meeting on Monday January 9th after school at 2:15 in room 403.
Anyone interested in playing JV or Varsity softball is welcome to attend. Please see Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. Hope to see you there!


1/5/23 ... "C" Day
There will be a Paws to the Rescue meeting today in room 227. We will be working on fundraising for several litters of puppies that were just born!!!

Interested in playing Flag Football this Spring?
There will be an interest meeting today after school in the library at 2:15!! All girls that are thinking about playing should attend!

Our Book Club meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday January 3rd, has been rescheduled to Thursday January 12th. 
The book we will be discussing is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro.  We hope you enjoy the book and look forward to talking about it. 
All are welcome :)

Auditions for Panas Players Spring Production Of Matilda, January 5th 6-9 pm in the PAC

Come out and support the Girls Varsity Basketball Team this Saturday as they take on Putnam Valley at Iona University in the
Slam Dunk Tournament showcase game! There is an admission fee of $10. Go Panthers!

There will be a softball interest meeting on Monday January 9th after school at 2:15 in room 403.
Anyone interested in playing JV or Varsity softball is welcome to attend. Please see Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. Hope to see you there!


1/4/23 ... "B" Day
Our Book Club meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday January 3rd, has been rescheduled to Thursday January 12th.  The book we will be discussing is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro.  We hope you enjoy the book and look forward to talking about it.  All are welcome.

Auditions for Panas Players Spring Production Of Matilda, January 5th 6-9 pm in the PAC

Come out and support the Girls Varsity Basketball Team this Saturday as they take on Putnam Valley at Iona University in the
Slam Dunk Tournament showcase game! There is an admission fee of $10. Go Panthers!

There will be a softball interest meeting on Monday January 9th after school at 2:15 in room 403.
Anyone interested in playing JV or Varsity softball is welcome to attend. Please see Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. Hope to see you there!


1/3/23 ... "A" Day

Our Book Club meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday January 3rd, has been reschedule to Thursday January 12th.  The book we will be discussing is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro.  We hope you enjoy the book and look forward to talking about it.  All are welcome.

There will be a softball interest meeting on Monday January 9th after school at 2:15 in room 403.
Anyone interested in playing JV or Varsity softball is welcome to attend. Please see Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. Hope to see you there!

12/23/23 ... "F" Day

Attention Panas Family!!
Walter and Panas have found each other!!!!!! They are reunited after their long journey around the building, making mischief!
Check them out in their final location - somewhere in the front of the building!!!
Happy Holidays!!!!

There will be a softball interest meeting on Monday January 9th after school at 2:15 in room 403.
Anyone interested in playing JV or Varsity softball is welcome to attend. Please see Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. Hope to see you there!

Our next Book Club meeting will be Tuesday January 3rd at 2:00 in Room 105. 
The book we will be discussing is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. We hope you enjoy the book and look forward to talking about it. 
All are welcome :)


THIS WEEK IS HOLIDAY SPRIT WEEK!
MONDAY - Holiday Pajama Day
TUESDAY - Winter Vacay Day
WEDNESDAY - Festive Blanket Day
THURSDAY - Ugly Sweater Day
FRIDAY - Holiday Costume Day


12/22/22 ... "E" Day
The clue for today is that this clue totally adds up for both Walter and Panas!!!!

There will be a softball interest meeting on Monday January 9th after school at 2:15 in room 403.
Anyone interested in playing JV or Varsity softball is welcome to attend. Please see Coach Dillon, Coach Weitman, or Coach Yip with any questions. Hope to see you there!

Paws to the Rescue club is running a holiday donation drive to benefit Sammy’s Strays, a local animal rescue organization.
Donations can be dropped off in the blue box in the main lobby from now until Friday 12/23.
Find the wish list of most needed items on the box, or see Ms. Rees in Room 227 for more information! Happy “Paw”-lidays!

The Class of 2023 will be selling Holiday grams in Room 109 or the cafe for $1. Send a candy cane to a friend or staff member!

Our next Book Club meeting will be Tuesday January 3rd at 2:00 in Room 105. 
The book we will be discussing is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. We hope you enjoy the book and look forward to talking about it. 
All are welcome :)


THIS WEEK IS HOLIDAY SPRIT WEEK!
MONDAY - Holiday Pajama Day
TUESDAY - Winter Vacay Day
WEDNESDAY - Festive Blanket Day
THURSDAY - Ugly Sweater Day
FRIDAY - Holiday Costume Day


12/21/22 ... "D" Day
The Class of 2023 will be selling Holiday grams in Room 109 or the cafe for $1. Send a candy cane to a friend or staff member!

Paws to the Rescue club is running a holiday donation drive to benefit Sammy’s Strays, a local animal rescue organization.
Donations can be dropped off in the blue box in the main lobby from now until Friday 12/23.
Find the wish list of most needed items on the box, or see Ms. Rees in Room 227 for more information! Happy “Paw”-lidays!

It's Wise Wednesday everyone! That means there will be a Philosophy Club meeting today after school in Room 101.
All are welcomed, including newcomers :)

Our next Book Club meeting will be Tuesday January 3rd at 2:00 in Room 105. 
The book we will be discussing is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. We hope you enjoy the book and look forward to talking about it. 
All are welcome :)

THIS WEEK IS HOLIDAY SPRIT WEEK!
MONDAY - Holiday Pajama Day
TUESDAY - Winter Vacay Day
WEDNESDAY - Festive Blanket Day
THURSDAY - Ugly Sweater Day
FRIDAY - Holiday Costume Day

12/20/22 ... "C" Day
You might find Walter reading something today!
And Panas may be learning about how they themselves digest food!!
Let's hope they find each other soon!!!!!

The Class of 2023 will be selling Holiday grams in Room 109 or the cafe for $1. Send a candy cane to a friend or staff member!

Paws to the Rescue club is running a holiday donation drive to benefit Sammy’s Strays, a local animal rescue organization.
Donations can be dropped off in the blue box in the main lobby from now until Friday 12/23.
Find the wish list of most needed items on the box, or see Ms. Rees in Room 227 for more information! Happy “Paw”-lidays!

Our next Book Club meeting will be Tuesday January 3rd at 2:00 in Room 105. 
The book we will be discussing is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. We hope you enjoy the book and look forward to talking about it. 
All are welcome :)

THIS WEEK IS HOLIDAY SPRIT WEEK!
MONDAY - Holiday Pajama Day
TUESDAY - Winter Vacay Day
WEDNESDAY - Festive Blanket Day
THURSDAY - Ugly Sweater Day
FRIDAY - Holiday Costume Day


12/19/22 ... "B" Day

There is a bake sale after school today. Swing by and buy some snacks to support the class of 2026!

Attention Panas Family!  Have you been looking for Walter and Panas? They have been on their journeys creating mischief for a whole week now!!  Have you seen them???
Here's today's clue so you can find them!
Look for one of our panthers in a room number that rhymes with STRIVE!
Look for our other panther somewhere on "the East side"...

Paws to the Rescue club is running a holiday donation drive to benefit Sammy’s Strays, a local animal rescue organization.
Donations can be dropped off in the blue box in the main lobby from now until Friday 12/23.
Find the wish list of most needed items on the box, or see Ms. Rees in Room 227 for more information! Happy “Paw”-lidays!

Attention all students – Are you interested in tutoring and mentoring elementary school children, while at the same time earning community service credits?  George Washington Elementary School is looking for High School Students for an after school program. Help these children learn basic ELA and math skills, and see the smile on a young child’s face as you help them learn.
If you are interested in this wonderful program, please see Mr. Weitman, school social worker, in the Main Office as soon as possible.

Our next Book Club meeting will be Tuesday January 3rd at 2:00 in Room 105. 
The book we will be discussing is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. We hope you enjoy the book and look forward to talking about it. 
All are welcome :)

THIS WEEK IS HOLIDAY SPRIT WEEK!
MONDAY - Holiday Pajama Day
TUESDAY - Winter Vacay Day
WEDNESDAY - Festive Blanket Day
THURSDAY - Ugly Sweater Day
FRIDAY - Holiday Costume Day

12/16/22 ... "A" Day
Paws to the Rescue club is running a holiday donation drive to benefit Sammy’s Strays, a local animal rescue organization.
Donations can be dropped off in the blue box in the main lobby from now until Friday 12/23.
Find the wish list of most needed items on the box, or see Ms. Rees in Room 227 for more information! Happy “Paw”-lidays!

Attention Seniors! Today is the interest meeting for Mr. Panas in room 109 after school. See you there!

Walter and Panas are on the Prowl again!!!  Today's clues are:
This has been a journey for Walter and Panas, perhaps they need a break to gain some ENLIGHTENMENT on their antics!
Perhaps they are prowling within the INNER CIRCLE.

Attention all students – Are you interested in tutoring and mentoring elementary school children, while at the same time earning community service credits?  George Washington Elementary School is looking for High School Students for an after school program. Help these children learn basic ELA and math skills, and see the smile on a young child’s face as you help them learn.
If you are interested in this wonderful program, please see Mr. Weitman, school social worker, in the Main Office as soon as possible.

Our next Book Club meeting will be Tuesday January 3rd at 2:00 in Room 105. 
The book we will be discussing is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. We hope you enjoy the book and look forward to talking about it. 
All are welcome :)

NEXT WEEK IS HOLIDAY SPRIT WEEK!
MONDAY - 
Holiday Pajama Day
TUESDAY - Winter Vacay Day
WEDNESDAY - Festive Blanket Day
THURSDAY - Ugly Sweater Day
FRIDAY - Holiday Costume Day

12/15/22 ... "F" Day
Paws to the Rescue club is running a holiday donation drive to benefit Sammy’s Strays, a local animal rescue organization.
Donations can be dropped off in the blue box in the main lobby from now until Friday 12/23. Find the wish list of most needed items on the box, or see Ms. Rees in Room 227 for more information! Happy “Paw”-lidays!
Attention Seniors! Today is the interest meeting for Mr. Panas in room 109 after school. See you there!

Attention all students – Are you interested in tutoring and mentoring elementary school children, while at the same time earning community service credits?  George Washington Elementary School is looking for High School Students for an after school program. Help these children learn basic ELA and math skills, and see the smile on a young child’s face as you help them learn.
If you are interested in this wonderful program, please see Mr. Weitman, school social worker, in the Main Office as soon as possible.

Our next Book Club meeting will be Tuesday January 3rd at 2:00 in Room 105. 
The book we will be discussing is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. We hope you enjoy the book and look forward to talking about it. 
All are welcome :)

12/14/22 ... "E" Day
"Paws to the Rescue club will be having a bake sale after school today!!
Sweet treats help dogs in need! Come out and show your support" 

Attention to all you thinkers out there!  Philosophy Club will meet today after school in Room 101.  All are welcomed, including newcomers :)

Paws to the Rescue club is running a holiday donation drive to benefit Sammy’s Strays, a local animal rescue organization.
Donations can be dropped off in the blue box in the main lobby from now until Friday 12/23. Find the wish list of most needed items on the box, or see Ms. Rees in Room 227 for more information! Happy “Paw”-lidays!
Attention Seniors! Today is the interest meeting for Mr. Panas in room 109 after school. See you there!

Congratulations to Panas Players for an outstanding performance of Little Shop of Horrors this past weekend!

Congratulations to Alex Taveras of the Varsity Basketball team for eclipsing the 1,000 point mark in career scoring during the team’s victory
on Tuesday night!

Attention all students:
There will be an interest meeting for DEBATE TEAM today in Room 208 right after school.
If you are interested and can’t attend please see Ms. Petrucci for details (room 208)

There will be a Spanish Honor Society meeting today in room 223.
After a brief meeting we will decorate the language hallway for the holidays.

Attention Panas Family! Where are Walter and Panas???
Here’s today’s clue: The difference between the 2 rooms where Walter and Panas are making mischief is 112! Keep on looking!! 
If you miss them check out our Instagram page or look in the Main Office for their last known location! They are on the prowl up until Dec. 23rd!

Attention all students – Are you interested in tutoring and mentoring elementary school children, while at the same time earning community service credits?  George Washington Elementary School is looking for High School Students for an after school program. Help these children learn basic ELA and math skills, and see the smile on a young child’s face as you help them learn.
If you are interested in this wonderful program, please see Mr. Weitman, school social worker, in the Main Office as soon as possible.

Our next Book Club meeting will be Tuesday January 3rd at 2:00 in Room 105. 
The book we will be discussing is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. We hope you enjoy the book and look forward to talking about it. 
All are welcome :)

12/13/22 ... "D" Day
Freshman Boys Basketball game at Somers High School is postponed for today and there will be no practice. 
All Freshman Boys basketball players should take their regular scheduled buses home at dismissal.

Estamos Unidos meeting is canceled today.

"Paws to the Rescue club will be having a bake sale after school this Wednesday, December 14th.
Sweet treats help dogs in need! Come out and show your support" 

Paws to the Rescue club is running a holiday donation drive to benefit Sammy’s Strays, a local animal rescue organization.
Donations can be dropped off in the blue box in the main lobby from now until Friday 12/23. Find the wish list of most needed items on the box, or see Ms. Rees in Room 227 for more information! Happy “Paw”-lidays!
Attention Seniors! Today is the interest meeting for Mr. Panas in room 109 after school. See you there!

Attention all students:
There will be an interest meeting for DEBATE TEAM this Wed. Dec. 14th in Room 208 right after school.
If you are interested and can’t attend please see Ms. Petrucci for details (room 208)

Attention all students – Are you interested in tutoring and mentoring elementary school children, while at the same time earning community service credits?  George Washington Elementary School is looking for High School Students for an after school program. Help these children learn basic ELA and math skills, and see the smile on a young child’s face as you help them learn.
If you are interested in this wonderful program, please see Mr. Weitman, school social worker, in the Main Office as soon as possible.

There will be a Spanish Honor Society meeting on Wednesday, 12/14 in room 223.
After a brief meeting we will decorate the language hallway for the holidays.

This Holiday season we are partnering with a local business and one of our Panas Families (Bear Mountain Coffee Roasters). You can skip the lines with a convenient pick up at Walter Panas High School and support our community at the same time! Did you know the quality of your coffee depends on many different factors. Some of the most important factors for fresh coffee are: when the crop was picked, roasted, packaged and delivered? Bear Mountain Coffee Roasters only sells the most current crop, roasted the day before you pick it up. It is all hand packed and delivered by this mom and pop business.  And they have been doing it for 16 years! These will be great gifts, stocking stuffers, and more for the coffee lover in your life! 
Not a coffee lover? Pick up a mug to support our community!
For your convenience and easy ordering click on the link: https://forms.gle/yZs96HypeG2wodft7  Thank you for your support and happy holidays! 

Our next Book Club meeting will be Tuesday January 3rd at 2:00 in Room 105. 
The book we will be discussing is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. We hope you enjoy the book and look forward to talking about it. 
All are welcome :)

Attention Panas Family!!  
Have you see Walter and Panas today?? 
Be on the lookout tomorrow to see if you can find them creating mischief!!

12/12/22 ... "C" Day
This Holiday season we are partnering with a local business and one of our Panas Families (Bear Mountain Coffee Roasters). You can skip the lines with a convenient pick up at Walter Panas High School and support our community at the same time! Did you know the quality of your coffee depends on many different factors. Some of the most important factors for fresh coffee are: when the crop was picked, roasted, packaged and delivered? Bear Mountain Coffee Roasters only sells the most current crop, roasted the day before you pick it up. It is all hand packed and delivered by this mom and pop business.  And they have been doing it for 16 years! These will be great gifts, stocking stuffers, and more for the coffee lover in your life! 
Not a coffee lover? Pick up a mug to support our community!
For your convenience and easy ordering click on the link: https://forms.gle/yZs96HypeG2wodft7  Thank you for your support and happy holidays! 

Attention all students – Are you interested in tutoring and mentoring elementary school children, while at the same time earning community service credits? George Washington Elementary School is looking for High School Students for an after school program. Help these children learn basic ELA and math skills, and see the smile on a young child’s face as you help them learn.
If you are interested in this wonderful program, please see Mr. Weitman, school social worker, in the Main Office as soon as possible.

Attention Seniors!
There will be a Mr. Panas interest meeting in room 109, Tuesday 12/13 after school.
Hope to see you there!

Paws to the Rescue club is running a holiday donation drive to benefit Sammy’s Strays, a local animal rescue organization.
Donations can be dropped off in the blue box in the main lobby from now until Friday 12/23. Find the wish list of most needed items on the box, or see Ms. Rees in Room 227 for more information! Happy “Paw”-lidays!

Attention all students:
There will be an interest meeting for DEBATE TEAM this Wed. Dec. 14th in Room 208 right after school.
If you are interested and can’t attend please see Ms. Petrucci for details (room 208)

Estamos Unidos will be meeting on Tuesday, 12/13 at 2:05 in room 223. 
After a brief meeting we'll watch the world cup together. Hope you can join us!!

There will be a Spanish Honor Society meeting on Wednesday, 12/14 in room 223.
After a brief meeting we will decorate the language hallway for the holidays.

Congratulations to the Walter Panas Varsity Bowling team with their fantastic win over Hendrick Hudson yesterday.  The Varsity Boys remain undefeated, while the Varsity Girls are tied for first. Outstanding performances by Dan Raccenello, Michael Katz, Adian Neville, Aidan Scully,
Aj Celentano, Victoria Carlucci, Kalynn Montero, Skyla Coitino, and Abigale Moore. Great job Panthers, keep it rolling.

Our next Book Club meeting will be Tuesday January 3rd at 2:00 in Room 105.  The book we will be discussing is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro.  We hope you enjoy the book and look forward to talking about it.  All are welcome :)

12/9/22 ... "B" Day
Our next Book Club meeting will be Tuesday January 3rd at 2:00 in Room 105.  The book we will be discussing is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro.  We hope you enjoy the book and look forward to talking about it.  All are welcome :)

Estamos Unidos will be meeting on Tuesday, 12/13 at 2:05 in room 223. 
After a brief meeting we'll watch the world cup together. Hope you can join us!!

There will be a Spanish Honor Society meeting on Wednesday, 12/14 in room 223.
After a brief meeting we will decorate the language hallway for the holidays.

Tickets now on sale for Little Shop of Horrors.
Tickets will be sold in the lobby today for $10 before the start of first period.

12/8/22 ... "A" Day
Paws to the Rescue meeting today at 2pm in Room 227. Hope to see you there!!!  Hope you can make it!

Tickets now on sale for Little Shop of Horrors.
Tickets will be sold in the lobby today through Friday for $10 before the start of first period.

There will be a Spirit Committee meeting today after school in room 221.  All are welcome :)

12/7/22 ... "F" Day
Paws to the Rescue meeting Thursday, December 8th at 2pm in Room 227. Hope to see you there!!!  Hope you can make it!

Tickets now on sale for Little Shop of Horrors.
Tickets will be sold in the lobby starting today through Friday for $10 before the start of first period.

Attention: Juniors
College Night for Juniors is being held 7pm this evening at the Lakeland High School auditorium. This presentation is to clarify the college admissions process and help prioritize needs and next steps.

There will be a Spirit Committee meeting on Thursday after school in room 221.  All are welcome :)

"REMINDER: This week starts P.E. Signups! You must go on Google Classroom to sign up for your new P.E. Unit.
Seniors are Monday, Juniors are Tuesday, Sophomores are Wednesday and Freshman are Thursday."

12/6/22 ... "E" Day
Tickets for Little Shop of Horrors will be sold in the lobby starting on Wednesday through Friday for $10 before the start of first period.

There will be a Spirit Committee meeting on Thursday after school in room 221.  All are welcome :)

"REMINDER: This week starts P.E. Signups! You must go on Google Classroom to sign up for your new P.E. Unit.
Seniors are Monday, Juniors are Tuesday, Sophomores are Wednesday and Freshman are Thursday."

Attention Panas Family!  There’s a Panther on the loose, there’s a PantherAttention Panas Family!  There’s a Panther on the loose, there’s a Panther on the loose!  Actually it’s 2 Panthers!!  They are on the prowl in our building!! Can you help us find them before Holiday Break??
Walter and Panas came to school and have somehow gotten separated from each other!  They are getting into all sorts of mischief in our classes and offices!  Do you want to help find them?
Starting Dec. 14th ... we will be looking for Walter and Panas throughout our building!  If you want to know where they were last seen prowling take a look in the Main Office for updates!
Help us find Walter and Panas and reunite them before the break!! on the loose!  Actually it’s 2 Panthers!!  They are on the prowl in our building!! Can you help us find them before Holiday Break??
Walter and Panas came to school and have somehow gotten separated from each other!  They are getting into all sorts of mischief in our classes and offices!  Do you want to help find them?
Starting Dec. 14th ... we will be looking for Walter and Panas throughout our building!  If you want to know where they were last seen prowling take a look in the Main Office for updates!
Help us find Walter and Panas and reunite them before the break!!

12/5/22 ... "D" Day

"REMINDER: This week starts P.E. Signups! You must go on Google Classroom to sign up for your new P.E. Unit. 
Seniors are Monday, Juniors are Tuesday, Sophomores are Wednesday and Freshman are Thursday."

This is a reminder that there is an Alliance Club meeting today after school at 205 in room 214. All are welcome :) 

Attention Panas Family!  There’s a Panther on the loose, there’s a Panther on the loose!  Actually it’s 2 Panthers!!  They are on the prowl in our building!! Can you help us find them before Holiday Break??
Walter and Panas came to school and have somehow gotten separated from each other!  They are getting into all sorts of mischief in our classes and offices!  Do you want to help find them?
Starting Dec. 14th ... we will be looking for Walter and Panas throughout our building!  If you want to know where they were last seen prowling take a look in the Main Office for updates!
Help us find Walter and Panas and reunite them before the break!!

12/2/22 ... "C" Day
Attention Panas Family!  There’s a Panther on the loose, there’s a Panther on the loose!  Actually it’s 2 Panthers!!  They are on the prowl in our building!! Can you help us find them before Holiday Break??
Walter and Panas came to school and have somehow gotten separated from each other!  They are getting into all sorts of mischief in our classes and offices!  Do you want to help find them?
Starting Dec. 14th ... we will be looking for Walter and Panas throughout our building!  If you want to know where they were last seen prowling take a look in the Main Office for updates!
Help us find Walter and Panas and reunite them before the break!!

12/1/22 ... "B" Day

Attention Musicians!
If you like to listen to, write, sing, or play music, come share your ideas at the Musician's Spot Club! All skill levels welcome.
We will be meeting today in Room 401 after school.

Attention Panas Family!  There’s a Panther on the loose, there’s a Panther on the loose!  Actually it’s 2 Panthers!!  They are on the prowl in our building!! Can you help us find them before Holiday Break??
Walter and Panas came to school and have somehow gotten separated from each other!  They are getting into all sorts of mischief in our classes and offices!  Do you want to help find them?
Starting Dec. 14th ... we will be looking for Walter and Panas throughout our building!  If you want to know where they were last seen prowling take a look in the Main Office for updates!
Help us find Walter and Panas and reunite them before the break!!

Attention: Interested Seniors
Mercy College will be holding a Free Application Day in the School Counseling Office today 3rd period.
Please get a pass from your teacher before visiting.

Attention: Interested Students
There will be a Skilled Trade Presentation 7pm tonight in the Panas library.
Great opportunity to get more information on the local trade unions.


11/30/22 ... "A" Day
Attention Digital Citizenship Members, don't forget that we have our weekly meeting today after school. See you all.

Community Service Club will meet today at 2:00.  Please check Google Classroom.
Community Service Bake Sale Thursday 12/1 After school!!!! 

Attention to all you thinkers out there! Philosophy Club will be holding a meeting today after school in Room 101.  Everyone is welcomed!
Feel free to bring a friend and safely share ideas.

The Class of 2026 will be having a bake sale after school today by the main entrance. Come by, purchase some baked goods, and support the freshman class! Our next meeting will be Tuesday December 13th in room 228.

11/29/22 ... "F" Day
Attention: Interested Students
A representative from Moravian University in Pennsylvania will be visiting the School Counseling Office 8th period today.
Please get a pass from your teacher before visiting.

Attention: Interested Seniors
Mercy College will be holding a Free Application Day in the School Counseling Office Thursday, December 1st , 3rd period.
Students can apply to Mercy College for free that day. Please sign-up through Naviance or see Ms. Zadra in the School Counseling Office.

The Spanish Honor Society will be holding a bake sale in the lobby after school today.  Stop by for some treats and a cup of coffee:)

The Class of 2026 will be having a bake sale after school tomorrow by the main entrance. Come by, purchase some baked goods, and support the freshman class! Our next meeting will be Tuesday December 13th in room 228.

11/28/22 ... "E" Day
Attention Panas Family!  There’s a Panther on the loose, there’s a Panther on the loose!  Actually it’s 2 Panthers!!  They are on the prowl in our building!! Can you help us find them before Holiday Break??
Walter and Panas came to school and have somehow gotten separated from each other!  They are getting into all sorts of mischief in our classes and offices!  Do you want to help find them?
Starting Dec. 1st ... we will be looking for Walter and Panas throughout our building!  If you want to know where they were last seen prowling take a look in the Main Office for updates!
Help us find Walter and Panas and reunite them before the break!!

11/22/22 ... "D" Day
Attention: Interested Students ... A representative from CUNY Lehman College will be virtually visiting the School Counseling Office 5th period today.
Please get a pass from your teacher before visiting.

Attention: Interested Seniors ... Mercy College will be holding a Free Application Day in the School Counseling Office next Thursday, December 1st , 3rd period.  Students can apply to Mercy College for free that day. Please sign-up through Naviance.

Save the date! The Class of 2023 is hosting designer bag bingo on December 2nd! Join us for a night of games, raffles, and chances to win some name brand designer bags and baskets!

What better way to celebrate Thanksgiving than helping to rescue dogs from kill shelters? Paws to the Rescue Club is hosting a bake sale on Monday, 11/28, after school in the main lobby. Buy a sweet treat and save a life!

The Class of 2025 will be selling empanadas after school today! Please bring $3 to purchase your empanada. Chicken and Beef available. 


11/21/2022 ... "C" Day
The Class of 2025 will be selling empanadas after school tomorrow! Please bring $3 to purchase your empanada. Chicken and Beef available. 

What better way to celebrate Thanksgiving than helping to rescue dogs from kill shelters? Paws to the Rescue Club is hosting a bake sale on Monday, 11/28, after school in the main lobby. Buy a sweet treat and save a life!

Save the date! The Class of 2023 is hosting designer bag bingo on December 2nd! Join us for a night of games, raffles, and chances to win some name brand designer bags and baskets!


11/18/2022 ... "B" Day
Freshman Boys Basketball tryouts will begin this upcoming Monday Nov. 21st and Tuesday Nov. 22nd 3:30-5:30 at Van Cortlandtville Elementary School. All interested athletes can take the after school shuttle to the tryout.

The Italian & Spanish Honor Societies and the Global Leadership class are holding a Thanksgiving Food Drive.  Please help by bringing in nonperishable food items to donate to those in need. All donations will go to St. Mary's local food pantry. There will be a collection box in the front lobby.  Thank you for your support.

Save the date! The Class of 2023 is hosting designer bag bingo on December 2nd! Join us for a night of games, raffles, and chances to win some name brand designer bags and baskets!


11/17/2022 ... "A" Day
Freshman Boys Basketball tryouts will begin this upcoming Monday Nov. 21st and Tuesday Nov. 22nd 3:30-5:30 at Van Cortlandtville Elementary School. All interested athletes can take the after school shuttle to the tryout.

The Italian & Spanish Honor Societies and the Global Leadership class are holding a Thanksgiving Food Drive.  Please help by bringing in nonperishable food items to donate to those in need. All donations will go to St. Mary's local food pantry. There will be a collection box in the front lobby.  Thank you for your support.

Save the date! The Class of 2023 is hosting designer bag bingo on December 2nd! Join us for a night of games, raffles, and chances to win some name brand designer bags and baskets!

Attention: Interested Students ... We will have 2 representatives visiting the School Counseling Office today: Alvernia University 4 th period and St.  John’s University 8 th period. Please get a pass from your teacher before visiting.

Attention Digital Citizenship member, please join us Friday, November 18th after school for a quick meeting. If you have any questions or concerns please stop by Mrs. E's room.  Thank you


11/16/2022 ... "F" Day
Attention all you thinkers out there!  There will be a Philosophy Club meeting today after school in Room 101.  Newcomers are always welcomed.

The World Famous Environmental Club Bake Sale is today!  Goodies in the main lobby after school.  Buy a cookie and hot chocolate to help support The Ocean Cleanup  and The Environmental Defense Fund. 

The freshman girl's basketball team could use a few more players.  If you have thought about playing this season please stop by room 408 at the end of the school day.

Attention: Interested Students ... We will have 2 representatives visiting the School Counseling Office today: the Carpenter’s Union 3 rd period and the Army 5 th period.  Please get a pass from your teacher before visiting.Attention all you thinkers out there!  There will be a Philosophy Club meeting today after school in Room 101.  Newcomers are always welcomed. 

Save the date! The Class of 2023 is hosting designer bag bingo on December 2nd! Join us for a night of games, raffles, and chances to win some name brand designer bags and baskets!

Approximately 1 out of every 7 people entering the hospital needs blood! The fall blood drive will be  TODAY  outside of the PAC from 8 AM to 2 PM. Stop down if you would like to save a life and donate! 

JV and Varsity Boys Basketball tryouts will be held in the WPHS Gym Monday, November 14th, and Wednesday, November 16th, from 6-8pm and on Tuesday, November 15th, 2:30-4:30pm. See you there!

The Italian & Spanish Honor Societies and the Global Leadership class are holding a Thanksgiving Food Drive.  Please help by bringing in nonperishable food items to donate to those in need. All donations will go to St. Mary's local food pantry. There will be a collection box in the front lobby.  Thank you for your support.


11/15/2022 ... "E" Day
Approximately 1 out of every 7 people entering the hospital needs blood! The fall  blood drive will be tomorrow outside of the PAC  from 8 AM to 2PM. Stop down if you would like to save a life and donate!  Today, Tuesday  sign-ups will be  in the Café during periods 1-7.  For more information about participation in being a donor, come check out the table and help save a life! 

The Italian & Spanish Honor Societies and the Global Leadership class are holding a Thanksgiving Food Drive.  Please help by bringing in nonperishable food items to donate to those in need. All donations will go to St. Mary's local food pantry. There will be a collection box in the front lobby.  Thank you for your support.

JV and Varsity Boys Basketball tryouts will be held in the WPHS Gym Monday, November 14th, and Wednesday, November 16th, from 6-8pm and on Tuesday, November 15th, 2:30-4:30pm. See you there!

Our next Book Club meeting will be Tuesday November 15th after school in Room 105.  Our current book selection is Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier. Hope to see you all there!

Attention: Interested Students ... A representative from the Navy will be visiting the School Counseling Office today 5th period. Please get a pass from your teacher before visiting.

There will be a freshman class meeting today in room 224a after school. All 9th grade students are welcome!


11/14/2022 ... "D" Day
11/10/2022 ... "C" Day
Attention: Interested Students ... We have 2 college reps visiting the School Counseling Office today: SUNY Oneonta will be in-person 3 rd period and  Lawrence Technological University will be virtual 8 th period. Please register through Naviance and get a pass from your teacher before visiting. 

Attention: Interested Students ... A representative from the Carpenter’s Union will be visiting next Wednesday, November 16 th , 3 rd period. If  interested in visiting with the rep, please sign-up with Ms. Zadra in the School Counseling Office. 

Attention: Interested Juniors & Seniors ... We will have reps from the Marines, Navy, and Army visiting next week. If interested in visiting with a  military rep, please sign-up with Ms. Zadra in the School Counseling Office.The Musician Spot Club will be meeting TODAY in Room 401 at 2:05.


“CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR STUDENTS OF THE QUARTER!” … FOR TOMORROW THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH THE FOLLOWING STUDENTS NEED TO ATTEND THEIR 1 ST PERIOD CLASS FOR ATTENDANCE THEN PROCEED TO THE LIBRARY FOR THEIR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT @ 7:30AM: Natalie Alvear; Blake Barter; Kenneth Gilleo; Patricia Pelayo; Brandon Ballard; Kaydence Carvajal; Romina Coppolecchia; Luke Devoy; Alyssa Granieri; Tova Jean-Louis; Hannah Marques; Russell Sorrentino; Theresa Collorafi; Patille Guekjian; Timothy Mooney; Aidan Neville; Malachi Bent; Delfina Bentancourt; Jonathan Calvao; Matthew Cardillo; Sarah Chiulli; Kalynn Montero; Molly Muller; Austin Pagliettini; Joselyn Ramos; Janine Schauffel; Veronica Schnee; Emily Sorrentino; Elena Volpe … CONGRATULATIONS AGAIN!

Good morning Walter Panas! Please be sure to wish Bobby Mayclim the best of luck this weekend as he will be competing in the New York State Cross Country Championships at Vernon-Verona-Sherill High School in Verona, New York. Bobby, make Walter Panas and the Lakeland/Panas cross country team proud! Good luck!

Our next Book Club meeting will be Tuesday November 15th after school in Room 105.  Our current book selection is Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier. Hope to see you all there!

Do you love dogs and want to discover ways you can volunteer to help rescue pups in need? If so, Paws to the Rescue is the perfect club for you! The meeting has been cancelled for today and is rescheduled for next Tuesday, November 15 at 2:02 in room 227.

JV and Varsity Boys Basketball tryouts will be held in the WPHS Gym Monday, November 14th, and Wednesday, November 16th, from 6-8pm and on Tuesday, November 15th, 2:30-4:30pm. See you there!

This Thanksgiving Season the PPC is  partnering with the Red Door Baking Company and The Dessertist  for all your holiday desserts! Skip the lines with convenient pick up at WPHS! We are also collaborating with our school Social Worker in case you’d like to donate a dessert to a family in need.  For your convenience, a google order  form can be found on this link.  https://forms.gle/UKjopfL6qEnJLGH48  All orders due by November 11th for pick up on November 22nd.


11/9/2022 ... "B" Day
“CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR STUDENTS OF THE QUARTER!” … FOR TOMORROW THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH THE FOLLOWING STUDENTS NEED TO ATTEND THEIR 1 ST PERIOD CLASS FOR ATTENDANCE THEN PROCEED TO THE LIBRARY FOR THEIR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT @ 7:30AM: Natalie Alvear; Blake Barter; Kenneth Gilleo; Patricia Pelayo; Brandon Ballard; Kaydence Carvajal; Romina Coppolecchia; Luke Devoy; Alyssa Granieri; Tova Jean-Louis; Hannah Marques; Russell Sorrentino; Theresa Collorafi; Patille Guekjian; Timothy Mooney; Aidan Neville; Malachi Bent; Delfina Bentancourt; Jonathan Calvao; Matthew Cardillo; Sarah Chiulli; Kalynn Montero; Molly Muller; Austin Pagliettini; Joselyn Ramos; Janine Schauffel; Veronica Schnee; Emily Sorrentino; Elena Volpe … CONGRATULATIONS AGAIN!

Today is the last day to pick up the Krispy Kreme Doughnuts in room 226.

The Testing Room is closed all day today.

Our next Book Club meeting will be Tuesday November 15th after school in Room 105.  Our current book selection is Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier. Hope to see you all there!

Congratulations to Vivian Angerthal, Paige Fagan, Isabelle McQueeney, and Symantha White on great swims at the Sectional Meet Monday evening.

JV and Varsity Boys Basketball tryouts will be held in the WPHS Gym Monday, November 14th, and Wednesday, November 16th, from 6-8pm and on Tuesday, November 15th, 2:30-4:30pm. See you there!

Boys Varsity Volleyball is happy to announce that they will be holding an open gym this Thursday from 2:30-5:30pm.  Any students that may have missed the opportunity to try out or are interested in trying out next season are encouraged to attend. The team, captains and coaches will be there to assist in activities and games and to answer any questions you have.   W
e hope to see you there!

Attention: Interested Students ... A representative from the Carpenter’s Union will be visiting next Wednesday, November 16 th , 3 rd period. If interested in visiting with the rep, please sign-up with Ms. Zadra in the School Counseling Office.

Attention: Interested Juniors & Seniors ... We will have reps from the Marines, Navy, and Army visiting next week. If interested in visiting with a military rep, please  sign-up with Ms. Zadra in the School Counseling Office.

This Thanksgiving Season the PPC is  partnering with the Red Door Baking Company and The Dessertist  for all your holiday desserts! Skip the lines with convenient pick up at WPHS! We are also collaborating with our school Social Worker in case you’d like to donate a dessert to a family in need.  For your convenience, a google order  form can be found on this link.  https://forms.gle/UKjopfL6qEnJLGH48  All orders due by November 11th for pick up on November 22nd.

Today is the powderpuff game! Please come support the class of 2023! Tickets are $5.00 See you there!

There will be a mandatory meeting for all students planning on participating in Winter track for this upcoming season.  The meeting will take place in the Cafeteria Wednesday, 11/9 at 2:50PM.


11/7/2022 ... "A" Day
All students who were on Alternative PE for quarter 1 must return to PE classes starting today!

Congratulations to the Varsity football team on its victory over Spring Valley HS on Friday to capture the Hudson Valley Football League Championship and cap off a great season!

The Boys and Girls Cross Country team ended their season on great notes at Sectionals on Saturday! On the Girls side, sophomore Lily Day led the way placing extremely well as she finished 10th out of over 100 individuals. Followed by Lily was 7th grader Aaliyah Thomas who also placed very well as she posted an incredible time in contribution to a great team finish. On the boys side, junior Bobby Mayclim advanced to states as he will be representing the Rebels in the upcoming weekend. Juniors Max Fitzgerald and Travis Murphy had amazing races as they finished with outstanding times which contributed to the teams great success. Let’s go Rebels!

This Thanksgiving Season the PPC is  partnering with the Red Door Baking Company and The Dessertist  for all your holiday desserts! Skip the lines with convenient pick up at WPHS! We are also collaborating with our school Social Worker in case you’d like to donate a dessert to a family in need.  For your convenience, a google order  form can be found on this link.  https://forms.gle/UKjopfL6qEnJLGH48  All orders due by November 11th for pick up on November 22nd.

Attention: Seniors ... We have 2 college reps visiting the School Counseling Office today: Merrimack College, 3 rd period and Sacred Heart University, 5 th period. All students should have registered through Naviance before attending a visit. A pass is required from your teacher first before visiting.

There will be a mandatory meeting for all students planning on participating in Winter track for this upcoming season.  The meeting will take place in the Cafeteria Wednesday, 11/9 at 2:50PM.

Please come support the Class of 2023 in the Powderpuff game Juniors vs. Seniors on November 9th at 2:30. Tickets are 5$ and all are welcome.

The Italian & Spanish Honor Societies and the Global Leadership class are holding a Thanksgiving Food Drive.  Please help by bringing in nonperishable food items to donate to those in need. All donations will go to St. Mary's local food pantry. There will be a collection box in the front lobby.  Thank you for your support.

This Thanksgiving Season, the PPC is partnering with two local bakeries for all your holiday desserts! Skip the lines with convenient pick up at WPHS!  We are also  collaborating with our school Social Worker in case you’d like to donate a dessert to a family in need.  RED DOOR BAKING COMPANY is a family-owned small batch  boutique bakery in Buchanan specializing in old world traditions with a modern touch. From birthdays to weddings and everything in between, they pay attention to every 
detail.  You can stop by the Café and Bakeshop for lunch to satisfy your sweet tooth!  THE DESSERTIST is a high-end dessert studio specializing in gourmet small bite  sweets. Most known for their cake pops, the business focuses primarily on wholesale and event catering. Their treats can be found in more than 50 stores, including all  DeCicco & Sons locations, all Morton Williams supermarkets in NYC, as well as Yankee Stadium and Madison Square Garden. THE DESSERTIST is 100% peanut/tree- nut free and offers gluten /dairy free customizable options. Their production facility is located in Croton on Hudson.  For your convenience, a google order form can be found on this link.  https://forms.gle/UKjopfL6qEnJLGH48  All orders due by November 11th for pick up on November 22nd.  Thank you for your support!


11/4/2022 ... "F" Day
Attention: Seniors ... The University of Lynchburg, in Virginia, will be virtually visiting the School Counseling Office today 5 th period. A pass is required from  your teacher first before visiting. 

Attention: Seniors ... SUNY is offering up to 5 college application fee waivers for students applying to a SUNY college from now to this Sunday, November 6th.   Details are available in the School Counseling Google Classroom.

There will be a boys lacrosse interest meeting this Monday in the LHS cafeteria at 3pm for anyone in grades 9-12 who plans on playing this spring. There is a 2:05 bus (#601) that will shuttle you over to Lakeland. Please reach out to Coach Macchi with any questions.

Please come support the Class of 2023 in the Powderpuff game Juniors vs. Seniors on November 9th at 2:30. Tickets are 5$ and all are welcome.

The Italian & Spanish Honor Societies and the Global Leadership class are holding a Thanksgiving Food Drive.  Please help by bringing in nonperishable food items to donate to those in need. All donations will go to St. Mary's local food pantry. There will be a collection box in the front lobby.  Thank you for your support.

The Varsity Football team concludes its season with the Hudson Valley Football League Championship at home this Friday at  6:00 p.m. vs Spring Valley HS. Please come and support the team!


11/3/2022 ... "E" Day
The Italian & Spanish Honor Societies and the Global Leadership class are holding a Thanksgiving Food Drive.  Please help by bringing in nonperishable food items to donate to those in need. All donations will go to St. Mary's local food pantry. There will be a collection box in the front lobby.  Thank you for your support.

There will be a boys lacrosse interest meeting this Monday in the LHS cafeteria at 3pm for anyone in grades 9-12 who plans on playing this spring. There is a 2:05 bus (#601) that will shuttle you over to Lakeland. Please reach out to Coach Macchi with any questions.

The Varsity Football team concludes its season with the Hudson Valley Football League Championship at home this Friday at  6:00 p.m. vs Spring Valley HS. Please come and support the team!

Estamos Unidos club will be celebrating Día de los Muertos on Thursday 11/3 after school in room 223.  Support our bake sale in the front hallway and then come to room 223 to participate in our celebration with crafts and cultural activities. 

Please come support the Class of 2023 in the Powderpuff game Juniors vs. Seniors on November 9th at 2:30. Tickets are 5$ and all are welcome.

Attention: Seniors ... We have 3 college reps visiting the School Counseling Office today: CUNY Hunter College 4 th period, Mercy College 5 th period and CUNY Baruch  College 8 th period. A pass is required from your teacher first before visiting. 

Attention: Seniors ... SUNY is offering up to 5 college application fee waivers for students applying to a SUNY college from now to November 6 th . Details are available in  the School Counseling Google Classroom. 

Reminder to Interested Seniors: Today is the deadline to notify Ms. Zadra in the School Counseling Office of your interest in the University of Virginia Jefferson  Scholarship. Interested students should provide a resume.


11/2/2022 ... "D" Day
Attention to all the dedicated thinkers out there.  There will be NO, repeat, NO, Philosophy Club meeting today.  Because of a last-minute meeting for Mrs. Anderson, she needs to cancel this week's meeting.  Get your ideas together for next week!

There will be a yearbook meeting Thursday after school in Room 221.  All are welcome.

Attention: Seniors ... We have 3 college reps visiting the School Counseling Office today: Saint Thomas Aquinas College 3 rd period, Pace University, 4 th period, and  SUNY Albany 8 th period. A pass is required from your teacher first before visiting. 

Attention: Seniors ... SUNY is offering up to 5 college application fee waivers for students applying to a SUNY college from now to November 6 th . Details are available in the School Counseling Google Classroom. 

The Italian & Spanish Honor Societies and the Global Leadership class are holding a Thanksgiving Food Drive.  Please help by bringing in nonperishable food items to donate to those in need. All donations will go to St. Mary's local food pantry. There will be a collection box in the front lobby.  Thank you for your support.

There will be a boys lacrosse interest meeting this Monday in the LHS cafeteria at 3pm for anyone in grades 9-12 who plans on playing this spring. There is a 2:05 bus (#601) that will shuttle you over to Lakeland. Please reach out to Coach Macchi with any questions.

The Varsity Football team concludes its season with the Hudson Valley Football League Championship at home this Friday at  6:00 p.m. vs Spring Valley HS. Please come and support the team!

Estamos Unidos club will be celebrating Día de los Muertos on Thursday 11/3 after school in room 223.  Support our bake sale in the front hallway and then come to room 223 to participate in our celebration with crafts and cultural activities. 

Please come support the Class of 2023 in the Powderpuff game Juniors vs. Seniors on November 9th at 2:30. Tickets are 5$ and all are welcome.


11/1/2022 ... "C" Day
There will be a boys lacrosse interest meeting this Monday in the LHS cafeteria at 3pm for anyone in grades 9-12 who plans on playing this spring. There is a 2:05 bus (#601) that will shuttle you over to Lakeland. Please reach out to Coach Macchi with any questions"

Attention: Seniors ... We have 3 college reps visiting the School Counseling Office today: SUNY Oswego 3 rd period, Emmanuel College, 4th period and Rutgers  University 8th period. A pass is required from your teacher first before visiting. 

Attention: Seniors ... SUNY is offering up to 5 college application fee waivers for students applying to a SUNY college from now to November 6th . Details are available in  the School Counseling Google Classroom.

The Varsity Football team concludes its season with the Hudson Valley Football League Championship at home this Friday at  6:00 p.m. vs Spring Valley HS. Please come and support the team!

Estamos Unidos club will be celebrating Día de los Muertos on Thursday 11/3 after school in room 223.  Support our bake sale in the front hallway and then come to room 223 to participate in our celebration with crafts and cultural activities. 

Please come support the Class of 2023 in the Powderpuff game Juniors vs. Seniors on November 9th at 2:30. Tickets are 5$ and all are welcome.

Attention all Baseball players, There will be an important meeting Tuesday, November 1st, at 2:15 pm.  The meeting will take place in the Boy's Lock room.  Please make every attempt to be there.  If you can not attend the meeting, please see Coach Fata.