Oysterponds school board to discuss combined-grades program

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06/17/2014 12:00 PM |
Tonight's Oysterponds school board meeting is at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday’s Oysterponds school board meeting is at 7:30 p.m. (Credit: File)

Oysterponds Elementary School officials are expected to give a presentation about the district’s combined-grades program at Tuesday’s school board meeting.

The pre-K through sixth-grade district in Orient re-organized its academic structure this school year by combining grade levels:

• Pre-K and kindergarten are now primary 1

• Grades 1 and 2 are now primary 2

• Grades 3 and 4 are now intermediate 1

• Grades 5 and 6 are now intermediate 2

Each class has multiple teachers and assistants, including literacy, math and enrichment specialists, as well as a technology teacher assistant.

Superintendent Richard Malone and principal Joan Frisicano are scheduled to give the presentation at Tuesday’s school board meeting, which starts at 7:30 p.m.

Scroll down to see the agenda. Check back for an update.

Oysterponds School Board Meeting Agenda June 17 2014