School Budget Re-vote Tuesday, June 20
The Glen Cove Board of Education met on June 12 and the first order of business was the legally required public hearing on the 2000-2001 school budget. The proposed budget was defeated at the polls last month and is being offered unchanged to voters on June 20. By law, the failed $47,789,674 budget meant the board of education could avail themselves of one of the following three options: offer the budget a second time with changes; offer it unchanged; or to immediately place the district under austerity.
Muellers to Address Tax Cert Inequity
Nassau County Legislator Brian Muellers has introduced legislation that would end the inequitable system which has resulted in a loss of millions of dollars in tax certiorari refunds to the Glen Cove school district. Legislator Muellers has taken the next step in a series begun and tackled by Mayor Thomas Suozzi during each of his terms to address the "hemorrhage of funds" caused by tax certs. The legislation was announced by Legislator Muellers on June 13 at the school district's administration building, Thayer House.
Glen Cove High School Big Red Sports
Big Red Girls Varsity Softball Team Honored
On Monday, June 5, at the Crest Hollow Country Club, six players from Glen Cove's Varsity Softball team received their County Awards from the Nassau County Softball Coaches' Association. At the 17th Annual Awards Dinner, Amber Abrams gave the Player's Reflection Address to the 700-plus audience of players, coaches, families and officials. This was Glen Cove softball's best year for awards with Amber and Joanna Moccia receiving All-County, Kristi Austin and Joan Starkman receiving All-Conference and Stepehanie Graziosi and Michelle DeJesus receiving All-Division.
GC School Budget Should Fail
A Message to the Nay-sayers