The mission of the Wappingers Central School District is to empower all of our students with the competencies and confidence to challenge themselves, to pursue their passions, and to realize their potential while growing as responsible members of their community.
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Gabby Watson and Melia Xiao were the student winners in the 25th annual Community Spelling Bee, sponsored by the Literacy Connections of the Hudson Valley at Marist College. Asher Fisher and Samantha Yen also made it into the final elimination round. Letter Righters: Laura Brito, Highway to Spell: Samantha Yen & Asher Fisher, Don't Stop Beelievin!: Gabby Watson & Meila Xiao, Beeyond Beelief: Jessica Matos & Delia Pineda. Some of the words from the final round: troika, ayatollah, cordillera, trinitrotoluene, chimopelagic, flagitious, carpaccio, culgee, pronunciamento, lepidopterology. CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL STUDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED!
Impromptu Speaking - Camille Secor placed 3rd and has qualified for the state competition in April. Business Law - Joe Torres placed 1st. Business Calculations - Naraya Price placed 4th and Jenna Krumholtz placed 5th. Sports Management - Jenna Krumholtz placed 4th and Dylan Ramage placed 5th. Introduction to Financial math - Armin Kirmani placed 3rd and Diana Fabrizio placed 4th. Public Speaking II - Kelly Dillon placed 5th. Congratulations to all!