Auditors Give School District a Good Financial Report
BOE Meeting Covers a Number of Additional Issues --
With the community still reeling from the recent terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the PW Board of Education opened its September 25 meeting by observing a moment of silence before moving on to its packed agenda. Of note were ideas for having student representatives to the school board, a healthy independent audit report for the District, and the establishment of a new, requested high school club, the gay-straight alliance. Quite a number of teachers, who have been working without a contract, attended the meeting.
School Board Approves Schreiber Design Plan
In a unanimous vote at its Sept. 4 meeting, the PW Board of Education approved the design development plan for Schreiber High School, taking another step forward in its multi-year, district-wide building construction and renovation program.
On The Bay
Bay racing is over for the season, but that did not slow down the activity on our beautiful bay this past weekend. The wind gods seems to save a little of the wind that we didn't get during some of our no-wind summer days for Saturday; she saved a great deal of wind for Sunday, Sept. 30, which caused the cancellation of the annual Around Hart Island Race, and the second day of the Snipe Atlantic Championships.
Final Four Are America's Cup Skippers
Peter Gilmour, and his crew, Kazuhiko Sofuku, Tatsuya Wakinaga and Yasuhiro Yaji, from OneWorld Challenge for the America's Cup has won the 2001 International Knickerbocker Cup, hosted by the Knickerbocker Yacht Club, held from August 29- September 3. The last day of racing on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3, brought difficult conditions for the four teams who reached the finals in this ISAF grade 1 match racing regatta.
Disturbed by BOE Displaying 'In God We Trust' Motto on Flag