Board Of Education 2016–17 Goals

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The Great Neck Public Schools Board of Education announced its four goals for the coming school year at its Nov. 14 meeting.

1. Election of a new member of the Great Neck Board of Education to replace Monique Bloom. Completion of a comprehensive orientation of the newly elected board member in order to facilitate the successful person’s transition into his/her new duties.

2. Formation and commencement of two new board committees—Citizens’ Advisory Committee and Financial Advisory Committee.

3. Completion of the planning process for a districtwide facility rehabilitation and construction plan, including educational enhancements, and the thorough communication and discussion of the plan with all interested community groups. Among other issues to be discussed will be the manner of financing the construction and enhancements, and the use of bonds for all or a significant portion of the work.

4. To continue working with both the school and larger community to best serve the needs of all students, their families and residents.

Upcoming Votes

Two important school-related votes are coming up.

Tuesday, Dec. 6 is the election for the board trustee position.

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 is the vote for the Bond Referendum.

Qualified voters residing north of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) will vote at Baker School and qualified voters residing south of the LIRR vote at South High School. Both sites will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

For further information, including registration and absentee ballots, call 516-441-4020 on school days between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Read more about the candidates in these articles: “School Board Announces Bond Issue, Trustee Monique Bloom Resigns, And More,” “Deadline Extended For School Board Candidates,” “Another Board Of Ed Candidate Withdraws,” “Donald Panetta To Run For School Board,” “Josh Ratner To Run For School Board,” “Lori Beth Schwartz To Run For School Board,” “Donna Peirez To Run For School Board” and “Nikolas Kron To Run For School Board.”

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