South Huntington Board Approves Armed Security on Campuses

The South Huntington school board voted unanimously Wednesday night to hire armed security officers to patrol outside all of its school buildings. The 6-0 vote–one trustee was absent–will bring experienced current or retired law enforcement officers to school grounds provided by the Melville firmĀ Upfront Security Read More …

South Huntington Schools Consider Adding Armed Security

The South Huntington school board will consider adding armed security guards at schools at its meeting Wednesday night. The issue will come before the board in the wake of multiple school shootings around the country in recent years, most recently, in May, where 19 students Read More …

3 From South Huntington District Recognized for Accomplishments

Three South Huntington school district leaders will be honored Monday for their work on behalf of students in the district. SCOPE, a not-for-profit organization that provides services to school districts in New York State, will recognize them as “Shining Above the Rest” recipients. Deputy Superintendent Read More …

South Huntington Schools: 3 Board Candidates; Zero-Increase Tax Levy

South Huntington district voters will elect three Board of Education candidates and be asked to approve a budget with a zero-increase tax levy. The budget will rise to $195,504,039, from $184,937,763. School board president Nick Ciappetta said that, thanks to an increase in state aid, Read More …

S. Huntington School Leaders Outline Plans for District’s Future

South Huntington school leaders laid out their plans and aspirations for the district’s future Wednesday night to audiences at Walt Whitman High School and on Facebook Live. Their ambitious plans rely on voters approving a bond totaling $115 million that would pay for changes aimed Read More …