Sayville School District would like to thank the community for your continued support of our children’s education.
HERE ARE THE RESULTS OF THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL BUDGET VOTE:
The School Budget passed
Yes: 1,455 or 81%; No: 346 or 19%
Running unopposed Norm deVenau received 1,416 votes or 31% ; Norman de Venau was reelected to position of Board of Education trustee.
Running unopposed Maureen Dolan received 1,448 votes or 32%; Maureen Dolan was reelected to position of Board of Education trustee
Running for the open BOE seat:
JAMES J. BERTSCH, JR., received 940 votes or 21%
JAIME HECHTMAN-ULLOA received 423 votes or 9%
KYLE VALENTINE received 283 votes or 6%
JAMES J. BERTSCH, JR. was elected to the position of Board of Education Trustee.
Sayville Library Budget passed
Yes: 1,485 or 83%
No: 306 or 17%
LOUISA KIEFFER was elected to position of Library trustee with 1,414 votes or 100% , a position previously held by JOHN WHITBREAD
Sayville Historical Society Budget passed
Yes: 1,532 or 86%
No: 248 or 14%
The 2019-2020 Proposed Spending Plan of $94,353,656 represents a 0.85% increase in the current school year, and a projected tax-rate increase of 2.34%, which is the Calculated Tax-Levy Cap of 2.34% therefore requiring a simple majority.
Congratulations Sayville Music Department
The NAMM Foundation announced that Sayville has received a 2019 Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) award. Sayville is one of 623 school districts that are among the Best Communities in the nation for music education. The award program recognizes outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders who have made music education part of a well-rounded education. Designations are made to districts and schools that demonstrate an exceptionally high commitment and access to music education.
For more information go to: NAMM Foundation:https://www.nammfoundation.org/articles/bcme-2019-districts
Sayville School Board of Education Members Advocate in Albany for Long Island Students
Both Sayville Board of Education President John Verdone and Norm deVenau, a long-standing trustee on the Sayville School District Board of Education and the president of the Islip Town School Board Association, recently participated in an advocacy effort hosted by the NYS School Boards Association in Albany. Verdone and deVenau were strong advocates in bringing awareness of how Long Island Schools and particularly Sayville will be impacted by policy, funding shortfalls, and unfunded mandates among other things.
Pictured here: Albany, NY. Norm deVenau meeting with MaryEllen Elia, New York State Commissioner of Education and NYS State Regent for Long Island Roger Tilles.
3:10 PM CA SBT Mtg
6:30 PM STEM Expo K-12 @ MS
7:00 PM MS 5th Grade Parent Orientation
RESIDENTS OF SAYVILLE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
The Board of Education will hold the Public Hearing on the 2019-2020 Proposed Budget on TUESDAY, MAY 14th, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the Board Room of the Administration Building, 99 Greeley Avenue, Sayville, New York.
On TUESDAY, MAY 21st, 2019, polls open at 7 a.m. for the Budget Vote in the Gymnasium in the Suffolk County Community College-Sayville Center, 30 Greene Avenue, Sayville New York. Polls close at 9 p.m.
Board Docs Agenda