Faced with declining numbers in the girls soccer program, the Shoreham-Wading River Board of Education adopted a policy change to allow eighth-graders to play on junior varsity teams.
During the first two days of pre-season practice in August, approximately 24 girls showed up for varsity and JV soccer tryouts, not enough to field two teams. READ
Following the abrupt closure of the fitness center at the Shoreham-Wading River High School at the end of June due to safety concerns, the school board is exploring its next steps.
Making the current location comply with safety standards and protocol would require a renovation costing approximately $200,000, Glen Arcuri, assistant superintendent for finance and operations, said at Tuesday night’s board meeting. READ
The Board of Education held a public hearing Tuesday night on proposed changes to the districtwide school safety plan. READ
When Shoreham resident Robert Badalian surveyed the crowd at Tuesday evening’s Shoreham-Wading River Board of Education meeting to see who had concerns about the abrupt closing of the fitness center, nearly every hand shot up. READ
After 18 months of negotiations, the Shoreham-Wading River Board of Education and Shoreham-Wading River Teachers Association have reached tentative contract.
SWR Teachers Association president Mary Hygom said in an email that the teachers were without a contract since June 2017 and that a tentative contract agreement was reached at the end of June. READ
The Shoreham-Wading River High School Class of 2018 celebrated its graduation Saturday morning under cloudy skies in Shoreham. (more…)
Retiring teachers and staff got a fond farewell from members of the Shoreham-Wading River Central School District. READ
The Shoreham Wading River School District introduced a motto last week — “See it, say it, report it” — to accompany the adoption of a new safety strategy designed to help encourage students to speak up when they see or hear things that trouble them or make them uncomfortable.
In addition, the district has introduced a web-based app called Report It that enables students to anonymously report anything they deem alarming or concerning. The app will function in all four district school buildings. READ