Superintendent Steven Cohen (left) said on Tuesday night that spending under his proposed budget for next year would increase by about 1 percent. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson)
While the revenue side of the equation will be explained at a later date, Shoreham-Wading River School District Superintendent Steven Cohen said Tuesday that under his 2014-15 budget proposal, district cost increases would be held to 1 percent — and the equivalent of about 15 positions could be eliminated through retirements, staff redeployments and some layoffs. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River Superintendent Steven Cohen (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson, file)
Shoreham-Wading River Superintendent Steven Cohen is expected to discuss his preliminary budget for the 2014-15 school year on Tuesday night, according to the school board’s meeting agenda.
Shoreham-Wading River High School. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
The Shoreham-Wading River school board has penciled in a few dates to discuss the preliminary 2014-15 budget.
Veterans came out to support a tax exemption, which the Shoreham-Wading River school board voted in favor of Tuesday night. (Joe Werkmeister photo)
For nearly 40 minutes Tuesday night, a group of about 20 veterans sat patiently in the Shoreham-Wading River High School library listening to the Board of Education debate the procedure for middle school students to play varsity sports.
Finally, an older man in the group stood up and admitted: “I do believe most of us can’t contribute anything to what you’re doing, which is extremely interesting.” (more…)
Check out the Wading River PTA’s Facebook page to stay informed with events happening at the elementary school.
Shoreham-Wading River High School student Tyler Anderson, left, and athletic director Mark Passamonte. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson)
Shoreham-Wading River High School student Tyler Anderson was awarded the News 12 Long Island Scholar Athlete award at Tuesday night’s school board meeting.
Athletic director Mark Passamonte presented Tyler with the award and praised him for his hard work in football, lacrosse and wrestling, as well as for maintaining high grades inside the classroom.
The prize also comes with a $1,000 scholarship from Capital One.
JENNIFER GUSTAVSON PHOTO | Shoreham-Wading River School District Superintendent Steven Cohen, left, and school board president Bill McGrath at Tuesday night’s meeting.
Shoreham-Wading River School District Superintendent Steven Cohen announced Tuesday he’s moving forward with a 2014-15 budget that does not include funding for Briarcliff Elementary School.
JENNIFER GUSTAVSON FILE PHOTO | Shoreham-Wading River superintendent Steven Cohen.
The Shoreham-Wading River Board of Education unanimously approved the new contract for superintendent Steven Cohen.
Shoreham-Wading River Superintendent Steven Cohen is expected to be appointed to a new three-year term at tonight’s Board of Education meeting. (more…)