The New Suffolk School District, which has just 15 students, could end up shutting its doors in the near future.
Faced with large legal fees related to multiple lawsuits by teacher Martha Kennelly, the district is looking to determine the best way to pay off its debts while still supporting its students. READ
Elementary students in the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District will be introduced to world language classes this year and secondary foreign language classes will begin in seventh grade rather than eighth, Superintendent Anne Smith said. READ
With school budget votes only days away, there are a few major developments to keep in mind, especially for taxpayers in the Greenport and New Suffolk districts.
Most local school districts are close to using up all of the allotted snow days and are hoping to squeak by without having to use any more for fear of having to open during break.
You’d have to go back more than 25 years to find the last time a budget was rejected by voters in the Greenport School District.
But with administrators proposing the second largest tax levy percentage increase in Suffolk County, there was a wave of uncertainty surrounding the district heading into Tuesday’s budget vote.
Then they announced the results, and like just about every year, the spending plan was approved by a wide margin. READ
A tenured teacher who was employed for two decades by the New Suffolk Common School District until her position was cut last year, filed a federal lawsuit against district officials Monday claiming age discrimination.
It’s about that time of year when people can expect to see tax rebate checks in their mailboxes as part of the state’s program. For most residents on the North Fork, those checks are coming. READ
The New Suffolk School board accepted the resignation of a teacher assistant Tuesday night. (Credit: Nicole Smith)
The New Suffolk School District is down another staff member. (more…)
Christopher Gallagher retired in 2008 after serving as the Southold superintendent for eight years. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
The New Suffolk school board plans to hire Christopher Gallagher as the district’s new superintendent, The Suffolk Times has learned.
Dr. Gallagher, who retired in 2008 after serving as Southold School District’s superintendent for eight years, said in an interview that he’ll be meeting with parents March 26 and is looking forward to working with teachers again. (more…)
The New Suffolk Common School District is one step closer to filling its $80,000 budget hole, thanks to a sizable donation from a benefactor who wishes to remain anonymous, school board president Tony Dill announced Tuesday.