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Pre-K teacher Jenellen Skuggevik with four of the 29 students that have enrolled in Greenport's first-ever pre-K program. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Pre-K teacher Jenellen Skuggevik with four of the 29 students that have enrolled in Greenport’s first-ever pre-K program. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

The Greenport School District opened its first-ever universal pre-K program to students on Tuesday. Principal Joseph Tsaveras said 29 students have enrolled in the new program.

Although the program will run for a full day, from 8:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., five days a week, its first week was only half-days, with an 11:30 a.m. dismissal.

Click here to read previous coverage of the program and about the teachers recently hired to run the program.

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KATHARINE SCHROEDER FILE PHOTO | The Class of 2013 at Greenport High School.

KATHARINE SCHROEDER FILE PHOTO | The Class of 2013 at Greenport High School.

The Greenport school board is expected to discuss student academic performance at tonight’s regular meeting.

High school principal Leonard Skuggevik and elementary school principal Joseph Tsaveras will give a presentation showing student attendance rates, regents results, AP scores and Common Core curriculum, according to the meeting agenda.

Superintendent Michael Comanda is also expected to update the school board about current renovation projects, including the building’s rooftop solar panels, high school track and elementary school playground.

Tonight’s meeting is at 7 p.m. in room 101.

Scroll down to view the complete agenda. Check back later for an update.

Greenport school board meeting agenda, Sept. 18, 2013