The Shoreham-Wading River school board has appointed an interim superintendent to replace Steven Cohen, who in February announced plans to retire this summer.
Whenever Caleigh Capek finishes a race, there’s one person she can count on to be in the stands, cheering her on: her grandfather. READ
The search for a new superintendent, state-mandated testing concerns and completion of a $48.5 million capital improvement project are top priorities for this year’s Shoreham-Wading River school board candidates.
Like many others, Jordan Montenegro started her own business upon graduation. The catch is that the Wading River resident made her foray into professional photography with only a middle school education under her belt.
At Shoreham-Wading River High School, two students are going where no other students in the district have gone before — the Distributive Education Club of America’s national competition, which will test their abilities on business-sector skills like public speaking, finance and sales pitches. READ
Shoreham-Wading River Superintendent Steven Cohen has pitched a nearly $72 million school budget for the 2016-17 school year, representing a 4.75 percent increase in the tax levy. READ
The Shoreham-Wading River school board, which is in the midst of completing a $48.5 million construction project voters approved in January 2015, is searching for a new superintendent.
After years of sterling fiscal health reviews, both Riverhead and Shoreham-Wading River school districts have been designated as “susceptible to financial stress” by the state comptroller’s office, which said the two districts are in danger of increased financial instability if trends continue.
But superintendents for both districts said the comptroller’s office’s findings are inaccurate and don’t represent the districts’ overall fiscal health. READ