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  • Russo, Wolff triumph in school board election

    As Michael O’Conner read the total vote count for the Port Chester Board of Education election and budget referendum on Tuesday, May 15, the middle school gymnasium was overcome by cheers.

  • Local schools earn gold and silver on U.S. News Best High Schools list

    Not only were Port Chester High School and Blind Brook High School named as top performing high schools in the state of New York, but they placed on a national level, too. 

  • Mystery donor  saves the aides

    Going to public school for the first time can be intimidating, especially for a 5-year-old. However, the incoming 2018-19 Blind Brook kindergarteners won’t need to worry as they’ll have plenty of support. 

  • Uncontested election goes smoothly, despite stormy complications

    With an uncontested election and tax cap compliant budget, 301 Blind Brook School District residents made it out to vote on Tuesday, May 15.

  • BBMS principal plans to resign

    Blind Brook Middle School Principal Todd Richard has indicated that he will likely be resigning from his position at the end of the school year, effective as of July 1. 

  • Helping the world  20 percent of the time

    How much can be accomplished when 20 percent of your time is devoted to solving a problem? 

  • P.C. school board candidates debate division, bonds, ELC

    The lawn signs are up, the community is rallying; to say the least, the upcoming Port Chester Board of Education election is a big one. 

  • If Wolff is reelected to the Board of Education, he plans to use his experience as an incumbent to see-through the initiatives started in his first term.  

  • Quoting Benjamin Franklin, Russo described his philosophy regarding the community by saying “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” 

  • All the Board of Education candidates recognize classroom inequality is prevalent in the four elementary schools in the district, but their reasoning and solutions differ. 

  • On June 5, there will be a district vote regarding an $11 million bond, proposed after the $12.5 million bond failed on Feb. 6, to remove Port Chester Middle School cantilevers after one fell, fix pedestrian bridges, and replace old unit ventilators and windows. 

  • To describe the complexity over closing the John F. Kennedy Early Learning Center (ELC), Wolff said: “Make a plan and hear God laugh.” 

  • The school budget, taxes and details

    After approving $3.7 million in cuts to teachers, staff and maintenance, the Port Chester Board of Education adopted a tax levy cap compliant budget on Apr. 17. 

  • One World educators visit Park Avenue,  sign UN zero emissions pledge

    Even if U.S. President Donald Trump has hesitations about committing to the Paris Agreement, students at Park Avenue Elementary School are willing to pick up the slack. 

  • Making a case, winning debates

    When it comes to debating a complicated case about teen bullying with regard to ethical concerns about high school punishment systems, the Blind Brook Mock Trial team has demonstrated expertise. 

  • Nine P.C. teachers receive tenure

    Though many rejoiced the tenure appointments of several Port Chester teachers at the Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, May 1, the air in the middle school auditorium was still filled with a stifling tension. 

  • Blind Brook budget breakdown

    Despite all odds, the Blind Brook Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ross were able to craft and adopt a tax levy cap-compliant budget.

  • Low competition, high ambition

    Two people are running for the two open seats on the Blind Brook Board of Education. But even though the election is uncontested, the candidates are eager to bring their ideas and expertise to the board. 

  • B.B. tax cap-compliant budget results in decreased tax rate

    As the Blind Brook Board of Education adopted a tax cap-compliant 2018-19 budget, the district was allowed a 2.63 percent tax levy increase, or just under $997,000. 

  • Blind Brook board adopts tax cap compliant budget

    After months of deliberating over an historic decision to break the tax levy cap, Blind Brook Superintendent Dr. Jonathon Ross was able to craft a complying budget with minimal cuts that the Board of Education adopted on Tuesday, Apr. 17. 

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