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Westhampton Beach seniors reminisce at former school

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Proudly wearing their green graduation gowns, members of the Westhampton Beach High School Class of 2024 marched through the halls of their former elementary school on June 17. They reminisced about their early school days and provided inspiration to current students. As they took the traditional senior walk, the elementary students cheered, clapped and held up signs of congratulations.

Date Added: 6/20/2024

Westhampton Beach seniors earn ROTC scholarships

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Westhampton Beach High School students Sullivan Norton, Liam Parsons and Julia Stabile have earned scholarships for committing to enlist in ROTC programs in college. Norton signed up for the Navy ROTC at the University of Colorado, Parsons will be a member of the Army ROTC at St. Lawrence University and Stabile joined the Marines ROTC at Penn State University. The Westhampton Beach School District extends its well wishes and congratulations to the seniors.

Date Added: 6/19/2024

Westhampton Beach marketing students win Hampton Coffee’s cup branding competition

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The designs and slogans of five Westhampton Beach High School marketing students in Amy Demchak’s class are now featured on cups at Hampton Coffee Company in Westhampton Beach.

The designs of Luke Albert, Donye' Hope, Sienna Macdonald and Jayden Valenti were selected following a hands-on project where they put their marketing and branding skills to the test.

The students were challenged by Hampton Coffee to create a coffee cup label that promotes their brand. They were presented with the challenge following a presentation by Hampton Coffee Marketing Manager Edythe Collins, who spoke to the students about the importance of branding, as well as her position with the company.

Date Added: 6/18/2024

Westhampton Beach Thespian Wins Teeny Award

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Westhampton Beach High School student Anderson Hipp earned the Lead Role in a Comedy Teeny Award at the annual Teeny Awards ceremony at William Floyd High School on June 9. During the event, Westhampton Beach thespians performed Gaston from their production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.

The Teeny Awards program recognizes student talent across 20 East End school districts.

In addition to extending its congratulations to Anderson Hipp on his award, the district congratulates the following students who were nominated for Teeny Awards:


Lead Role in a Comedy

Anderson Hipp in the role of Black Stache in “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Meghan Pomroy in the role of Molly Aster in “Peter and the Starcatcher”


Supporting Role in a Play, Comedy

Kate Pomroy in the role of Smee/Lieutenant Greggors in “Peter and the Starcatcher”


Lead Role in a Musical, Drama

Sarah DeVerna in the role of Belle in “Beauty and the Beast”


Supporting Role in a Musical, Drama

Anderson Hipp in the role of Gaston in “Beauty and the Beast”

Kate Pomroy in the role of Cogsworth in “Beauty and the Beast”

Meghan Pomroy in the role of Lefou in “Beauty and the Beast”


Outstanding Choreography

Morgan DeVerna for “Mob Song” from “Beauty and the Beast”

Kaitlynn Mazurkiewicz for “Gaston” & “Gaston Reprise” from “Beauty and the Beast”

Brady Schultz for “Be Our Guest from “Beauty and the Beast”


Outstanding Performer in a Play or Musical

Katie DeVerna in the role of Silly Girl in “Beauty and the Beast”

Kaitlynn Mazurkiewicz in the role of Silly Girl in “Beauty and the Beast”


Outstanding Poster Design

Kate Pomroy for “Beauty and the Beast” and “Peter and the Starcatcher”


Judges’ Choice Winner

“Gaston” Musical Routine in “Beauty and the Beast”


Costume Assistants, Costume Designers, Prop Masters & Managers

Anderson Hipp, “Peter and the Starcatcher” & “Beauty and the Beast”

Angelina Rinaldi, “Beauty and the Beast”


Dance Captains

Morgan DeVerna, “Beauty and the Beast”

Madison Klammer, “Beauty and the Beast”

Kaitlynn Mazurkiewicz, “Beauty and the Beast”

Kate Pomroy, “Beauty and the Beast”

Meghan Pomroy, “Beauty and the Beast”


Lighting Designers, Assistants & Crew

Jack Cohen, “Peter and the Starcatcher”

EmmaRose Holfelder, “Peter and the Starcatcher” & “Beauty and the Beast”

Graelyn LoRusso, “Peter and the Starcatcher” & “Beauty and the Beast”

Allie Morales, “Beauty and the Beast”


Pit Orchestra

Chelsea Aguirre, Bass Clarinet in “Beauty and the Beast”

Luke Albert, Percussion in “Beauty and the Beast”

Cameron Hipp, Clarinet in “Beauty and the Beast”

Angelina LeMaire, Clarinet in “Beauty and the Beast”

Mylie McCabe, Bass Clarinet in “Beauty and the Beast”

Yulianna Mendez-Yaxon, Piccola & Flute in “Beauty and the Beast”

William Sultan, Flute in “Beauty and the Beast”


Set Design and Construction

Jack Cohen, “Beauty and the Beast”

Morgan DeVerna, “Beauty and the Beast”

Ginger Hendrickson, “Beauty and the Beast”

Abby Ketner, “Beauty and the Beast”

Madison Klammer, “Beauty and the Beast”

Ava Kuklis, “Beauty and the Beast”

Kaitlynn Mazurkiewicz, “Beauty and the Beast”

Leandra Melo, “Beauty and the Beast”

Angie Pesantez, “Beauty and the Beast”

Kate Pomroy, “Beauty and the Beast”

Angelina Rinaldi, “Beauty and the Beast”

Grace Smith, “Beauty and the Beast”

Sarah Tedesco, “Beauty and the Beast”

Chris Volkman, “Beauty and the Beast”


Sound Designers, Assistants & Crew

Amiee Heino, “Peter and the Starcatcher” & “Beauty and the Beast”

Sarah Tedesco, “Peter and the Starcatcher” & “Beauty and the Beast”


Special Effects & Graphic design

Max Mistina, “Peter and the Starcatcher” & “Beauty and the Beast”


Stage Crew

Chelsea Aguirre, “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Alex Baryk, “Beauty and the Beast”

Jack Cohen, “Beauty and the Beast”

Emily Flynn, “Beauty and the Beast”

Bitsy Gaynor, “Peter and the Starcatcher” & “Beauty and the Beast”

Matthew Hernandez, “Peter and the Starcatcher” & “Beauty and the Beast”

Abby Ketner, “Beauty and the Beast”

Kate Lynch, “Peter and the Starcatcher” & “Beauty and the Beast”

Leandra Melo, “Beauty and the Beast”

Angie Pesantez Llanos, “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Angelina Rinaldi, “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Grace Smith, “Beauty and the Beast”

Reed Terry, “Peter and the Starcatcher”


Stage Managers & Assistant Stage Managers

Ginger Hendrickson, “Peter and the Starcatcher” & “Beauty and the Beast”

Kaitlynn Mazurkiewicz, “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Megan Peters, “Beauty and the Beast”

Chris Volkman, “Peter and the Starcatcher” & “Beauty and the Beast”


Student Choreographers

Morgan DeVerna, “Beauty and the Beast”

Kaitlynn Mazurkiewicz, “Beauty and the Beast”

Brady Schultz, “Beauty and the Beast”

Sarah Tedesco, “Beauty and the Beast”


Student Poster & Playbill Design

Kate Pomroy, “Peter and the Starcatcher” & “Beauty and the Beast”

 

Date Added: 6/17/2024

Music in the Parks

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Westhampton Beach High School musicians earned an impressive rating of excellent at the Music in the Parks festival in Hershey, Pennsylvania, on June 1. To earn the rating, the chamber singers, led by director Hannah Pawluk, and the pep band, directed by Josh Seifert, each performed selections for judges. The Westhampton Beach School District extends its congratulations to the students and music teachers on an amazing job.

Date Added: 6/14/2024