Welcome to Waterside!

Upcoming Events- May 2024

May 1st: "State of Our School" Parent Meeting 5pm - 6pm

May 7th &  8th: NYS Math Exam

May 9th: Festival of Cultures (6th Grade Trip)

May 10th: Senior Day Out BBQ

May 11th: Mother's Day Celebration 10am - 1pm

May 13th: Festival of Cultures (7th Grade Trip)

May 14th: PTA Meeting / NYRR Queens Track & Field Meet

May 15th: SLT Meeting

May 16th: 8th Grade CBT Science Exam / Virtual Parent-Teacher Conferences 5pm - 8pm

May 21st: NYRR Queens Track & Field Meet

May 22nd: Career Day

May 27th: Memorial Day (School Closed)

May 30th: 8th Grade Family Dinner 5pm - 7pm

Interested in sending your scholar to Waterside?

Fill out our WSL Interest Sheet so that you can get additional information about our wonderful school community!


 WSL Family Interest Form 23.docx 

Final Day to Opt Out of State Exam is April 5th


Opt-Out Letter must include the date of the exam, the subject area of the exam, the full name of the parent/guardian, the scholar's name, and contact information for the parent/guardian. 

Career Day- May 22nd


A Message from Principal Najah Gall


Hello Waterside Community!


I am thrilled to join this incredible school community as your new principal. It is an honor to be a part of such a dedicated and talented group of educators, staff, parents and students.

I am committed to fostering a positive and inclusive school culture where every voice is heard and valued. Together, we will create an environment that celebrates diversity, promotes creativity, and supports each student's individual growth.

I am here to support and empower each one of you as we navigate this journey together. Let's embrace new ideas, collaborate, and inspire one another to reach new heights.

I am excited to meet each and every one of you and make a positive impact on the lives of our students. Here's to an amazing school year filled with growth, learning, and endless possibilities!

#NewPrincipal #ExcitingTimesAhead #TogetherWeAchieve #ThriveatWaterside 


"Listen with compassion, learn with conviction, lead with integrity, and educate with love." -Najah Gall, Principal

WSL Hosts Annual Black History Month Performance & Art Show

Congratulations to our WSL Debate Team!!!

Cheryl Wills (Author, NY1 News Anchor/Reporter) Visits Waterside!

"We are working to make this website easier to access for people with disabilities, and will follow the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. If you need assistance with a particular page or document on our current site, please contact our Parent Coordinator to request assistance."

Waterside is a school with "Respect for All"!  If you have questions regarding this, please contact out Respect for All liaison, Ms. Abel-Fuller (Guidance Counselor).