It has been a relatively quiet budgeting season for the Shelter Island School District, settling on a $11.3 million spending plan for the next school year and maintaining all programs while avoiding going above the state-mandated tax levy cap.
Given the reality that cost increases are inevitable, we are confident that administrators and Board of Education members demonstrated a responsible approach to this budget.
We encourage a “yes” vote on the budget tomorrow. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island School
Voting on the 2017-18 school district budget of $11.3 million takes place Tuesday between noon and 9 p.m. in the gymnasium. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO Shelter Island School Academic Administrator Jennifer Rylott has been reaching out to parents whose children study off-Island.
Shelter Island School administrators and teachers are working to close the gap between the number of Island children eligible for classes here and those whose parents opt to send them off-Island to school. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO School district Business Official Tim Laube outlined final budget changes April 19 prior to Board of Education members unanimously approving the spending plan they will submit to voters next month.
After months of planning, the Board of Education on April 19 unanimously adopted a proposed $11.3 million budget, up from the $10.96 spending plan for the current school year that ends June 30.
The new proposal will not pierce the state-mandated tax levy cap. (more…)
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The Beatles signed a contract to stay together for 10 years, but split up just three years later in 1970. (more…)