About a dozen parents at Monday night’s Mattituck-Cutchogue Board of Education meeting requested a section in kindergarten, first and second grades be reinstated.
Due to declining enrollment, the district downsized this past school year from four classes in each grade to three. There are still four sections in the third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades. READ
The Mattituck-Cutchogue Board of Education unanimously approved the hiring of Jill Gierasch as the district’s new superintendent at a special meeting Thursday afternoon. Board member Barbara Talbot was absent from the meeting. READ
Cutchogue East Elementary School is looking to introduce before- and after-school programs. READ
Presiding over her final meeting as a member of the Mattituck-Cutchogue Board of Education, Laura Jens-Smith said an emotional goodbye to her fellow board members and administrators Thursday evening. READ
The elections in Riverhead Town will have an immediate impact on the Mattituck-Cutchogue school district. READ
Two new language programs are included in the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District’s $40.7 million budget. The world languages and coding programs are both at the elementary level. READ
A sea of orange filled the Mattituck High School library Thursday evening as teachers wore matching shirts to show a unified front as they face their third year without a contract. READ
Mattituck school officials are allowed to raise taxes .46 percent next year without piercing the two percent tax cap, which translates into only a $7 to $9 annual increase for taxpayers.
But it looks like district residents won’t even be paying that much more under the current budget proposal. READ
Mario Arreola, a former standout player on the Mattituck High School soccer team, stood in front of the Board of Education Thursday night and began a presentation by speaking entirely in Spanish. READ
The Mattituck Board of Education may permanently reduce the board’s size to just five seats since some members feel the board has worked well with two less people so far this school year.