07/16/2015 5:02 PM
John Zukowski was sworn in last night as the SWR school board president. (Credit: Chris Lisinski)

John Zukowski was sworn in last night as the SWR school board president. (Credit: Chris Lisinski)

The Shoreham Wading-River Board of Education elected John Zukowski and Robert Rose as its new president and vice president, respectively, at Tuesday night’s meeting.

Mr. Zukowski, an attorney who was first elected in 2011, said he did not specifically seek the position.  (more…)

05/14/2014 1:00 PM
Shoreham-Wading River teacher assistants were relieved to find out their positions would not be eliminated. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Shoreham-Wading River teacher assistants were relieved to find out their positions would not be eliminated. (Credit: Paul Squire)

After spending several months wondering whether they’d have a job next year, several Shoreham-Wading River teachers assistants got their answer Tuesday night: No one is getting fired.

The district’s school board rejected a recommendation to eliminate five teachers’ assistant positions for the 2014-15 school year at its regular meeting, saying that while they technically aren’t necessary to run the special ed program, canning employees would mean less support for teachers — diminishing a quality of programming the district holds itself to.  (more…)