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Demonstrating Creativity in Diverse Media at Parrish Art Museum

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The Parrish Art Museum’s Annual Student Exhibition features works from 18 Shoreham-Wading River High School students. Under the direction of art teachers Jason Andria, Nicole Massaro and Samantha Shepard, the students demonstrated creativity, enthusiasm and technical skill in diverse media ranging from painting to sculpture, drawing and photography.
Freshmen Sydney Albert, Liam McGuire, Kaelyn Metz and Riley Metz; sophomores Gavin Meltcher, Jessica Platz and Kristen Tortora; juniors Lauren DeRosso, Rachel Scarbrough, Leah Spitaliere and Jake Whitney and seniors Jamie Johannessen, Emma Longboat, Olivia Nicoletti, Yusra Rashidzada, Brooke Roff, Julia Scheiber and Troy White are part of the more than 60-year tradition at the Water Mill museum, which showcases pieces by young artists from schools on eastern Long Island.
Senior Olivia Nicoletti was cited in the Graphic Design/Digital Media category and both Yusra Rashidzada and Julia Scheiber are up for awards in the Painting category. Underclassmen Gavin Meltcher and Kaelyn Metz were noted as Ones to Watch.
There will be a virtual awards ceremony on Friday, April 16 at 6 p.m. Register here to view online: https://parrishart.org/event/2021-student-exhibition-awards-ceremony/.

The exhibit will be on display until April 18.

SWR Lights it Up Blue!

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The balloons, heartfelt signs and various shades of blue that students and staff wore were the highlights of a schoolwide autism awareness and acceptance recognition at Miller Avenue School. Students in Courtney Von Bargen’s second grade class were among many classes who celebrated with kind gestures, compassionate words and an understanding that individuals with autism may have different viewpoints than them.

Girls Volleyball Players Celebrated

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With just a few more games to end the season, the Shoreham-Wading River school community took time to recognize the senior girls volleyball players on April 7. Along with coach Megan Johnson, the school district congratulates Meghan Klotz, Maya Manesis, Ella Panasci, Tesia Roth and Kaila Teodoro for their teamwork and commitment and representing the high school’s athletic program of excellence.

Senior Volleyball Players Lauded

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The Shoreham-Wading River High School boy volleyball team moves forward with a successful season. On April 6, the five senior players were honored at the traditional Senior Day recognition for athletes at the high school. The school district congratulates senior players Adam Gawreluk, Andrew Jantzen, Will Keck, Blake Wehr and Troy White.

Senior Athletes Celebrated!

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Spark and skill have long been the driving forces for the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls soccer team. Along with coach Adrian Gilmore and assistant coach Brian Ferguson, the eight senior players were applauded and celebrated at their final regular season home game on April 6. The school district congratulates senior players Ashley Borriello, Ava Condon, Olivia DeRoches, Avery Hillis, Jillian Hobbes, Sarah Kruzynski, Brooke Langella and Lydia Radonavitch.