The public vote on whether to close the New Suffolk School, which was scheduled for Tuesday, has been canceled.
In a special meeting Friday night, the New Suffolk Board of Education voted unanimously to cancel the vote that would have asked residents to decide whether students in grades pre-K through 6 should be sent to Southold School District for the 2018-19 school year. Students in grades 7 through 12 are already sent to Southold. READ
As the snow falls rapidly on the East End Tuesday morning, school districts canceled classes and all activities for the day. READ
As the New Suffolk Common School District and its residents grapple with the future of the historic red schoolhouse, built in 1907, it’s safe to wonder how sustainable such small districts can be in the years to come, given the changing demographics of the North Fork. READ
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