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District Calendar Available Online; Will Not Be Mailed to Reduce Costs

The 2012-13 district calendar is now available as a .pdf by clicking here… Please note, as part of efforts to cut costs, the district will not mail print calendars to district residents this year. We apologize for any inconvenience this may create; however the district believes this is a prudent cost-saving measure given the current… Read more »

BOE Explores Solar Panel System

Middle School Students of the Month Recognized

Students Zachary Anders, Gabriella Castiglione, Isabelle Churan, Trevor Kozak, Ryan Murray and Alida Scecchitano were recognized as Students of the Month on Sept. 28. The awards, which were read over the morning announcements, are part of Tamarac Middle School’s Character Education program to recognize students in front of their peers. “These students deserve recognition for… Read more »

Precautionary Parent Letter About “Salt and Ice Challenge”

Principal Rich Pogue would like to share a letter with Middle School parents about a “Salt and Ice Challenge” that a few students were overheard discussing. This is a relatively new phenomenon that has been growing on YouTube where individuals pour salt on part of their body and then add ice. This dare can cause… Read more »

Board of Education Appoints New School Superintendent

Dr. Angelina Bergin, an educator with 16 years of administrative and classroom experience, was appointed the next superintendent by the Board of Education on April 11. She is expected to start on July 1, succeeding Superintendent Lou McIntosh who will retire at the end of the school year. “It’s an honor to come to a… Read more »

Distance Learning Explored to Expand Student Opportunities

Educators from Tamarac schools visited Maple Hill High School on Jan. 10 to observe their Distance Learning classroom as the district explores the possibility of creating its own. Distance Learning allows schools to work together through videoconferencing technology to offer courses they would not be able to offer on their own. “It’s nothing new for… Read more »

Times Union Article Explains State Aid Cut to Schools

The Times Union ran an article on Jan. 13 explaining the Gap Elimination Adjustment, something New York State uses each year to reduce state aid to school districts. Over the past three years, the Gap Elimination Adjustment has cost Tamarac schools more than $4.5 million. Click here to read the article…

Precautionary Information About the Flu

As we enter flu season, Tamarac’s school nurses would like to share a guide about the flu with parents as a precaution. Click here to see the parent guide…