The Greenport High School Class of 2017 celebrated its graduation Sunday afternoon. Angelina Pagano addressed the students as valedictorian and Toni Esposito spoke as the salutatorian.
2010 Greenport graduate Alexander Angelson, who earlier this year had been appointed special assistant to President Donald Trump on legislative affairs, was the commencement speaker.
Following months of research, Greenport High School may change how it determines student grade point averages by adding more weight to honors and advanced placement courses and including physical education scores. READ
The Greenport school district has received a $4,990 to expand its school garden Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant.
District officials submitted an application detailing their goal of creating an outdoor learning space that helps foster the school and community’s effort to promote health and wellness.
The Greenport school board has voted to place a proposition on this year’s ballot to establish a $750,000 capital reserve fund, according to a press release issued Monday. The resolution was unanimously approved at last Tuesday’s board meeting.
Based on a preliminary look at spending, the Greenport School District is expected to avoid piercing the tax cap for its 2017-18 budget, Superintendent David Gamberg said.
“We’re in quite a different position than we were in last year, relative to the process,” he said Tuesday night during a Board of Education budget workshop.
Southold/Greenport girls basketball coach Skip Gehring and his wife Brenda donated a golf cart to the Greenport athletic department, according to athletic director Chris Golden. READ
Months after the district was awarded a $10,000 grant from Seeds of Change to create a larger school garden, Greenport school officials have decided on a location for the project.
It wasn’t students who boarded one of Greenport’s school buses Wednesday, but teachers. Specifically, it was the 12 new hires that are about to begin their first year in the district who were treated to a tour of the village in which they’ll soon teach. READ
A water quality test recently performed at Greenport schools found that 19 of the district’s water fountains and sinks contained traces of lead, district officials announced Tuesday.
The Greenport School District is looking to upgrade building security and add classroom technology with money provided from the 2014 Smart Schools Investment Act. READ