Safety was the focus Tuesday at Greenport’s school board meeting, at which district officials pitched a draft of an updated districtwide safety plan and more than 20 Greenport Elementary School students in grades four through six were inducted into the AAA School Safety Patrol. READ
As the Greenport school board narrows down its vision of the revamped Capital Improvement Bond, the district’s teachers association is cautioning the administration to avoid gutting the $17.1 million proposal. (more…)
Greenport School District officials have shaved roughly $475,000 off the district’s revised Capital Improvement Plan. READ
Greenport School District officials held the first of three work sessions Monday to discuss the district’s Capital Improvement Plan. READ
The Greenport Board of Education elected Daniel Creedon as its president Tuesday night following a split nomination. READ
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Two weeks after Greenport School District voters rejected a proposed $23.8 million Capital Improvement Plan, district officials headed back to the drawing board to begin mapping out next steps. (more…)
Students at Greenport High School may get to sleep in a little later on school days.
That is the suggestion of Greenport Superintendent David Gamberg. Mr. Gamberg met with members of the Greenport and Oysterponds school boards Tuesday to discuss pushing the start of classes at the high school back 30 minutes. He also suggested Oysterponds Elementary School students start roughly 30 minutes earlier. At Greenport High School, the first bell rings at 7:45 a.m., and students are released at 2:25 p.m.
Facing a $286,000 shortfall in the proposed 2018-19 budget, the Greenport Board of Education announced Tuesday it is looking to pierce the tax cap. READ
The Greenport School District is depending on state aid to keep its proposed 2018-19 budget under the tax cap.
The proposed budget is currently at a $325,000 shortfall, Superintendent David Gamberg said. READ
After announcing in November that David Gamberg would continue as the shared superintendent of both Southold and Greenport school districts after his initial contract ends this June, a three-year contract was approved by the Greenport Board of Education on Tuesday and the Southold Board of Education the following night.