Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting marked a lot of firsts for the Shoreham-Wading River School District. It was the first meeting for four people on the dais: board members Katie Andersen, Erin Hunt and Henry Perez, as well as Superintendent Gerard Poole, who officially began his position July 1.
A State Comptroller report criticized the Shoreham-Wading River school district for overestimating expenditures, building cash reserves above the legal limit while failing to adopt realistic budgets.
Officials defended the district’s financial standing after the state report last month. READ
Shoreham-Wading River’s Class of 2017 celebrated its graduation Saturday at its commencement ceremonies. Rain in the morning forced the ceremony to be delayed two hours, but by the time the graduates found their seats, the skies had cleared leaving plenty of sunshine. READ
A $74.8 million budget is up for voter approval Tuesday in Shoreham-Wading River, representing a spending increase of 3 percent —or $2.2 million — over the current budget. READ
The dilapidated track at Prodell Middle School in Shoreham recently deemed by the district’s insurance company as “not safe” is scheduled to be replaced before the 2017-18 school year.
The community’s voice was heard loud and clear: the Shoreham-Wading River School District’s upcoming budget will no longer include money for the annual senior trip to Disney World. READ
The victories keep rolling in for John DeLuca and Evan Wagner.
The teenagers won first place at the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association National Automotive Technology Competition earlier this month. READ
Shoreham-Wading River High School juniors Liam Clifford and Christian Wesselborg earned the Best Video Project award at the Long Island Youth Summit earlier this month for a video they produced on renewable energy. READ