Welcome to Waterside!

Upcoming Events- April 2024

April 5th: Last day to opt out of state exams (see announcement below for details)

April 6th: Last Saturday Academy session

April 10th: Eid al-Fitr (SCHOOL CLOSED)

April 11th & 12th: NYS ELA State Exam

April 16th: Virtual PTA Meeting (6:30pm)

April 17th: Parent Workshop (9:00am) & SLT Meeting (2:45pm)

April 22nd - April 30th: Spring Break (SCHOOL CLOSED)

May 1st: Scholars return to school 


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. 

Last Session of Saturday Academy- April 6th


The final Saturday Academy date is April 6th, 2024. 

There will not be any Saturday Academy sessions held after April 6th. 

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).