Superintendent Gerard Poole addressed national school safety concerns at the Shoreham-Wading River Board of Education meeting Tuesday.
The presentation comes roughly two weeks after an airsoft gun was found in a student’s backpack at Riverhead Middle School, only about 10 miles from Wading River Elementary School. READ
The Shoreham-Wading River Board of Education unveiled two years worth of renovations at the Miller Avenue Elementary School building Tuesday.
The renovations, which totaled approximately $12 million, got underway in July 2016. READ
The Shoreham-Wading River Board of Education unanimously approved minor reconstruction changes for the Prodell Middle School gymnasium last Tuesday.
The reconstruction at Prodell focuses on the removal and replacement of the brick wall on the west side of the large gymnasium. The referendum said the cost of the project will not exceed $40,527. READ
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
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
Retiring teachers and staff got a fond farewell from members of the Shoreham-Wading River Central School District. READ
The Shoreham-Wading River school board voted to adopt the 2018-19 budget at Wednesday night’s board of education meeting. READ