Monday, February 6, 2012
What's going on in Little Silver and Oceanport this week.
MONDAY, FEB. 6 On the agenda at borough hall tonight: Town board of education members are expected to talk about the proposed $750,000 bond referendum to construct two classrooms for a full day kindergarten program, which will go before voters at a special vote on March 13. Council may also be discussing who will fill the town's municipal prosecutor position as former Fair Haven Mayor Michael Halfacre has left to head the New Jersey Department of Alcohol Beverage Control. TUESDAY, FEB. 7 According to the Red Bank school, it's already time to start thinking about preschool for the fall of 2012. School officials are presenting a free hour session for preschool children ages 2 through 5 which will provide activities, crafts, and story time. …
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Wide range of responses to Board of Education survey, chief concern remains low student-teacher ratio.
Little Silver parents offered a wide range of suggestions for their public school system in a recent SurveyMonkey query that went out, but above all, they asked schools to maintain their small class sizes. "The purpose of the survey was to get a pulse on the community in terms of the things they thought we were doing well and the things that they thought we need to improve," said Little Silver Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Carolyn Kossack, at the most recent Little Silver Board of Education meeting held at Markham Place Middle School on Oct. 13, adding that the survey was also used to gauge the community's interest in a full-day kindergarten program. "The reality of that is we have five sections in every grade, so our average students per…
Friday, August 19, 2011
The Oceanport Board of Education met on August 18th at Maple Place School for a regular meeting and workshop.
Oceanport Board of Education met on Thursday night at the Maple Place School library.
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
All the news a Little Silver resident can use to help them make their decision in the voting booth Wednesday.
When polls open for residents of Little Silver at 2 p.m. Wednesday, four questions will need answered through our democratic process. Residents will have to choose between a math professor who is chair of his department at York College CUNY (D'Alotto), a former member of the Little Silver Board of Education who graduated through all of the Little Silver schools (Rosen) or a business administrator who has experience negotiating insurance plans (Koster). You can meet them all via video here. Arthur Adamson, Stephanie Brannagan and Michael Grant all filed petitions to appear on the ballot. Stephanie Brannagan is the only incumbent running. As of press time, there are no known write-in campaigns. The proposed $23.9 million Red Bank Regional …
Monday, April 25, 2011
The five candidates running for three open seats on Oceanport's board recently spoke at a Meet the Candidates night held at Maple Place School.
Here are the names that will greet Oceanport voters when they step inside the booths this Wednesday between 4 and 9 p.m. The candidates recently spoke at a 'Meet the Candidates' night moderated by the League of Women Voters and held at Maple Place School. Mr. Carpenter, 41, has two daughters in elementary school. He holds associates and bachelors degrees at Brookdale Community College and Georgian Court University, respectively. He says he is in the process of becoming a New Jersey certified recycling professional, and is currently director of grounds and waste management services at Montclair State University. "I've always been able to stay under budget, said Carpenter. Our current budget year will end June 30 and I'm projected to be $…
Friday, April 15, 2011
The three candidates spoke to Patch and discussed the issues they face if elected.
Voters got a chance to meet the three candidates from Little Silver running for an open seat on the Red Bank Regional Board of Education in a special "Meet the Candidates Night" held by the League of Women Voters in Red Bank Regional's media center Wednesday evening. Patch invites you to meet them all via video and hear them speak about the issues they will face if they win a seat on the Little Silver Board of Education this year. The candidates are: Louis D'Alotto Mr. D'Alotto has lived in Little Silver for 16 years. He is a college math and computer science professor and is chair of his department at York College CUNY in Queens, N.Y. His daughter Angela is a graduate of Red Bank Regional and his son Louis is a current Buccaneer. Seth …
Friday, April 8, 2011
Thursday night's meeting discussed the upcoming board elections and evaluations
The Little Silver Board of Education met on Thursday, April 6, at the Markham Place School to discuss the upcoming board elections and Board of Education evaluations. The Board of Education elections are set to take place on April 27. Polls are open until 9 p.m. and the Board will unofficially gather to discuss the elections and the reorganization that will follow the elections. The Board of Education evaluations were also discussed. Superintendent of Schools Carolyn M. Kossack stressed the importance of completing the evaluations in a timely matter. “It’s important to have these evaluations completed to help formulate the goals for next year,” Kossack told the Board. Among the topics on the evaluations were how well the Board complied …