After announcing in November that David Gamberg would continue as the shared superintendent of both Southold and Greenport school districts after his initial contract ends this June, a three-year contract was approved by the Greenport Board of Education on Tuesday and the Southold Board of Education the following night.
The Greenport Board of Education has adopted its budget for next year and will ask voters to approve a spending plan in May that attempts to pierce the tax levy cap with an 8.52 percent increase.
Greenport School District officials preparing next year’s school spending plans are describing the process as daunting because they’re bound to .77 percent tax levy growth for 2016-17.
The Greenport and Southold school boards struck a unique deal in September 2013 to share a superintendent, something unseen in the 120 other kindergarten through 12th-grade districts on Long Island. READ
The Greenport school board officially accepted the resignations of three staffers at Tuesday’s school board meeting. READ
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Over the past month, a Greenport teacher and at least one student have been arrested in unrelated incidents, and while both events have seen media coverage, neither incident seemed to warrant much messaging from the Greenport School District. (more…)
Tuesday night’s Greenport Board of Education meeting. (Credit: Paul Squire)
Several concerned parents spoke at Tuesday night’s Greenport school board meeting, asking for greater communication from the district in the wake of the arrest of a Greenport student in last Tuesday’s Southold shooting. (more…)
Al Edwards talking to his players during his last game as Greenport’s coach. (Credit: Garret Meade, file)
Now that recommendations have been made to dedicate an indoor basketball court to retired coach Al Edwards, Greenport School District officials are looking to develop a policy for naming school facilities. (more…)
Greenport Superintendent David Gamberg at Monday night’s Board of Education meeting. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
Greenport School District officials are defending the district’s financial standing after the state reported earlier this month that the district needs to improve its oversight of the budget process. (more…)
Greenport High School principal Lenonard Skuggevick. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson, file)
The Greenport School District has decided to eliminate midterm exams week starting next school year as a way to provide extra classroom time for its secondary students. (more…)