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Whitman Releases Video Yearbook Trailer

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Click here to watch the 2020 Video Yearbook trailer.

Spring 2020 Adult Education Courses

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To view the Adult Education courses being offered this spring, click here

Mental Health Awareness Week

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Please join the Natural Helpers in support of Mental Health Awareness.
From February 3rd through 7th, be sure to practice positivity and self-care in recognition of Mental Health Awareness.  thumbnail161319
From February 3rd through 7th, be sure to practice positivity and self-care in recognition of Mental Health Awareness.

The Walt Whitman Natural Helpers Club is holding their 2nd annual Mental Health Awareness Week from February 3rd through 7th in order to promote acceptance and understanding of mental health issues that impact many students and people in our community.

In order to demonstrate unity behind this message, the club is selling apparel district wide to anyone interested in helping this great cause. One hundred percent of the proceeds from these sales will be donated to the Huntington Branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The club is selling short sleeve and long sleeve shirts, hooded sweatshirts, and jogger sweatpants. Please see a Natural Helper at Whitman or visit this web store: http://waltwhitmanmentalhealthawareness.com/ to purchase the gear!

Additionally, the club will be holding a Mindfulness Monday Night on February 3rd at 6pm in the North Cafeteria. All are welcome to join us for a night of yoga and meditation, any small donations to NAMI at that event would be greatly appreciated. 

On Tuesday, we will be having our Take a Break Tuesday, where students and staff are asked to escape their daily grind for one evening and spend time with their families and friends. We are asking any teachers that would like to participate to forgo giving students homework that night to promote the idea of a mental break.

On Wednesday, the Club asks that you wear your Mental Health apparel or the color green to promote unity for mental health awareness. 

On Thursday, we will be having a Guest Speaker discussing the issues of cyber bullying and the impact of social media on mental health.

On Friday, we will be holding gratitude Friday and giving thanks to the special students and staff of Walt Whitman High School.

Thank you so much for supporting this cause and promoting Mental Health Awareness!

2020 Public Service Award

The Suffolk County MLK annual awards luncheon was held on Friday, January 10, 2020 at the Radisson Hotel in Hauppauge. thumbnail161490
The Suffolk County MLK annual awards luncheon was held on Friday, January 10, 2020 at the Radisson Hotel in Hauppauge.
South Huntington Board of Education President Nicholas Ciappetta accepts the 2020 Public Service Award from Mistress of Ceremonies Leslie B. Anderson, Esq.  thumbnail161491
South Huntington Board of Education President Nicholas Ciappetta accepts the 2020 Public Service Award from Mistress of Ceremonies Leslie B. Anderson, Esq.

Congratulations to South Huntington Board of Education President Nicholas Ciappetta who was presented with the Suffolk County Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission’s 2020 Public Service Award. The award represents a strong commitment to promoting the principles and philosophies of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “I am pleased to congratulate our honorees receiving the 2020 Dr. King awards, their commitment to spreading the values and ideals of Dr. King is commendable,” said Suffolk County Executive Steven Bellone. “On behalf of the 1.5 million residents of Suffolk County, thank you for your efforts in making our county a more just place.”