The Clinton Central School Board of Education met Tuesday evening to discuss new business.
CCS Superintendent Dr. Stephen Grimm began the meeting congratulating the 2022 Clinton Middle School Mathcounts Team for their regional competition performance. Students Emily Roy, Ethan LaBuz, and Sam Bono were recognized for being invited to compete at the State Competition March 5.
The Eighth Grade Girls Modified Basketball team went 10-0 this season. Congratulations to the girls and Coach Gaetano were given from the Board.
The District thanked Alyssa Sacco for her efforts in public relations with the District. She has decided to pursue the next step of her professional career elsewhere. Grimm shared a list of Sacco's achievements.
A Superintendent's Conference Day is scheduled for March 18. CCS Director of Curriculum and Instruction Deb Van Slyke said there would be a Celebration of Service Milestone, K-5 EnVision Workshops, Social Studies workshops, Special Education workshops, and a Microaggression and Bias workshop.
There is also an extensive list of Professional Development Offerings strategically aligned with State standards, she said. Grimm thanked the team for their work contributing to the conference.
An update regarding Covid policies began with noting masks for students are now optional indoors. The current isolation policies are being reviewed and a mask harassment policy is being developed.
The Kirkland Town Library has requested a Tax Levy Proposition of $331,279. This is done as a separate vote on the same ballot as the District’s budget vote May 17.
The 2022-23 School Calendar is still under discussion for the observance of Yom Kippur. The Board will approve a decision at the next Board meeting.
CCS Assistant Superintendent of Business Joe Barretta reported the 2022-23 Budget changes. The Benefits Budget is increasing to $7,984,620, or 5.27 percent, by $399,636…