New State Budget Boosts Aid to Schools

School districts will get more money this year under the new state budget.  Legislative leaders and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo reached agreement earlier this week on the budget, which raises taxes on the wealthy and corporations.  Huntington school superintendent James W. Polansky said, “The legislature Read More …

Letter: As Summer Ends, Schools Are Ready for New Term

Another summer has seemingly flown by and the dawn of a new school year has arrived. It is with great enthusiasm that we begin classes at all district schools on Wednesday, September 4 and welcome students as they begin, continue, or near the end of Read More …

Letter: End of a School Year Filled With Success, With More to Come

Dear Huntington Students, Staff and Community Members, The end of June is well known for its extended daylight and warmer weather, as well as final classroom lessons, end-of-year exams and a farewell to a group of exceptional soon-to-be graduates. As the 2018-2019 school year comes Read More …

Role of Police, School Policy Draw Crowd to Huntington School Board Meeting After Student Deportation Article

Hundreds of residents packed¬† a sometimes-emotional¬†Huntington school board meeting Monday night to discuss the role of police officers in school and other issues, in the wake of an article about how a local student ended up deported to Honduras. The ProPublica article, published with The Read More …