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President of the Board of Directors of the Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center Kelly Surerus appealed to the Town Board Tuesday for help in funding the preschool.
It won’t be official until the Town Board votes at its March 1 meeting, but members unanimously agreed at Wednesday’s work session to allot $10,000 from the town’s contingency fund to support the Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center. (more…)
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The Senior Center got a visit from students.
The average age of visitors to the Senior Center dropped to about 20 when you factor in the 17 elementary school students from Hayground School in Bridgehampton who came to gather research for their “invention” project.
The Shelter Island School District is faced with an additional cost of about $68,000 in its budget to cover a bus and ferry fare to transport students to Our Lady of the Hamptons School in Southampton. (more…)
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Resignation or elation.
Those emotions reflect responses from residents who last year opposed the busing of Shelter Island students to a Southampton Catholic school and those who fought for it. (more…)
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…)