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Puerto Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute

Three WWHS "delegates" returned from their mock legislative session in Albany this past weekend. Kaylee Vera, Carlos 'Rene' Saravia Umanzor, and Alexis Pineda Rivera were all selected by Eastern Suffolk BOCES to be part of the Suffolk County Delegation. Statewide, only approximately 200 students were chosen. Kaylee was even selected to be the Minority Leader! The students worked very hard and had a memorable experience. The students had a chance to network with Assemblyman Steve Stern and Phil Ramos, among others. Thank you to teachers Luigi Capizzano and Erin Braun for all of your help in working with these students and making this possible. For more information about the program, visit prhyli.org.

Mar 15, 2023 Walt Whitman

Blood Drive 2023

Senior Blood Drive March 2023

Thank you to everyone who came down to donate at this year's Spring Blood Drive. The event was a huge success. 116 pints were collected which will help over 300 people in need across Long Island. Captains and senior officers, you did a great job.

Mar 13, 2023 Walt Whitman

Long Island Latino Teachers Association Conference 2023

Long Island Latino Teachers Association Conference 2023

This conference is held annually by the Long Island Latino Teachers Association, and it’s called, “Women Leaders Paving Paths for Young Women." The girls saw some presentations, participated in some panels with guest speakers who represented different careers/fields, and made a pledge at the end to graduate high school and to continue with their education.

Mar 13, 2023 Walt Whitman

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