Ms. Cooke Earns Community Foundations Grant for John Jay HS!
Congratulations to Megan Cooke! She is the recipient of a Fund for Excellence in Education Grant from the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley for the second year in a row! John Jay will receive $2500 for the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival to visit John Jay High School next year. They will perform Hamlet for the senior English classes, Theatre I, Theatre II, and Theatre III, and her English 10 classes. The next day they will come back and provide a day-long workshop with the three Theatre classes. Ms. Cooke will attend the Partnership in Education Awards reception on May 25 at Locust Grove to accept the grant.
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.