Walter Panas High School

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Walter Panas High School
300 Croton Avenue
Cortlandt Manor, New York, 10567
United States
Type Public High School
Motto We believe all students will learn and achieve
Established 1972
School district Lakeland Central School District
Superintendent George Stone
Principal Keith Yi
Faculty 78
Grades 9-12
Number of students 1,005 (August, 2013)
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Blue and Gold          
Athletics Section 1 (NYSPHSAA)
Nickname Panthers
Accreditation Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York
Newspaper Panther Post
Yearbook Pawprints
Literary Magazine "Calliope"

Walter Panas High School is a comprehensive, four-year public high school serving students in grades 9-12 in Cortlandt Manor, New York, USA. It was opened in 1972, becoming the second high school to serve the Lakeland Central School District. It is a sister school to Lakeland High School of Shrub Oak, New York, USA. Both schools have a combined catchment area of approximately 40 square miles (100 km2) in northern Westchester County. Along with Lakeland High School, Walter Panas constitutes the largest suburban school district in Westchester County.


A total of 245 students took 402 AP exams, with 70% scoring a 3 (out of 5) or better. There were over 35 AP Scholars.

Student Life[edit]


Students participate in numerous clubs, including but not limited to: Art Club, Amnesty International, Chess Club, Community and Human Services Club, Debate Club, District Youth Council, Environment Club (The Environthons), Gay Straight Alliance, Jazz Ensemble, Journalism, MSG Varsity, Panas Players, Pep Band, National Honor Society, Teach to Learn Foundation, SADD, Spirit Committee, Student Government, United Nations Club, Weather Club, and Yearbook. [1]


Walter Panas sports teams include the following: Boys and Girls Cross Country; Boys Varsity & JV Football; Boys Varsity & JV Basketball; Girls Varsity & JV Basketball; Freshman Boys & Girls Basketball; Boys Varsity, JV, and Freshman Baseball; Varsity & JV Cheerleading; Girls Varsity & JV Softball; Girls Varsity & JV Volleyball; Boys Varsity & JV Soccer; Girls Varsity & JV Soccer; Girls Varsity Field Hockey; Girls Varsity & JV Lacrosse; Boys Varsity & JV Lacross; Ice Hockey; Boys & Girls Swimming, Wrestling, Gymnastics, Bowling, Winter Track and field and Girls and Boys Varsity Tennis.[2]


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