In response to the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, school administrators met with state police and the sheriff’s department on Dec. 20 to review school safety procedures. “We have student safety plans in place but we wanted to sit down and see if there was anything additional we could do. You can never be too safe… Read more »
The State Education Department has approved the district’s Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) plan. The district submitted its plan, which both the district and Brittonkill Teachers Association (BTA) had to agree to, more than a month ago. The state’s approval means the district avoids losing a portion of its state aid, which Governor Andrew Cuomo… Read more »
The Tamarac 8th grade girls’ modified basketball team helped create a happy holiday for a community family in need this year by providing presents through an Adopt-A-Family program. Team members Maeve Doin, Kayla Doody, Jillian Galvin, Camille Gardner, Zoe Gliosco, Madison Gragnano, Lauren Kazunas, Lauren Lockrow, Caitlyn Roden, Gursimran Sahota, Gabrielle Tarbox, Grace Warrington and… Read more »
Like everyone across the country, Brunswick (Brittonkill) CSD’s heart goes out to everyone in the community of Newtown, Connecticut who were impacted by Friday’s unspeakable tragedy. In response, the district has made counselors and social workers available to our students and anyone who needs help. However, given the tragic circumstances of Friday’s news, the district… Read more »
If New York State continues to cut state aid to public schools, the district will have to make deeper and deeper cuts to programs over the next few years. That was the warning at a November Board of Education meeting where budget projections showed the district faces a $686,529 budget shortfall for the 2013-14 school… Read more »
Tamarac High School’s Student Senate recently invited a powerful speaker to talk with students about the pressures of growing up and how they can help each other instead of turning to drugs or bullying others. “I know that each day you’re not just walking into a school, you’re walking onto your own personal stage,” speaker… Read more »
Music from the Grade 9-12 Winter Concert held on Dec. 10 is now available on the concert audio webpage by clicking here… “The students did an amazing job,” said Music Teacher Jeff Calistri.