Rye City School District ▪ 411 Theodore Fremd Ave Suite 100S, Rye, NY 10580 ▪ (914) 967-6100 

 Board Notes  

2012-2013 Board of Education
Laura Slack, President ▪ Katy Keohane Glassberg, VP ▪ Karen Belanger ▪ Kendall Egan ▪ Edward M. Fox ▪ Nancy Pasquale ▪ Chris Repetto 

A Summary of the 3/5/13 Rye City School District Board of Education Meeting


Superintendent's Report

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Alvarez provided a report to the Board and community, announcing that six scholar athlete teams were recognized this winter. 

A selected number of students for each team must have a combined average of 90+ in order for the team to receive the award. Congratulations to the following teams: Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Ice Hockey, Boys Swimming, Boys Winter Track, and Girls Winter Track.


Assistant Superintendent for Business

Assistant Superintendent for Business Kathleen Ryan announced her plans for resignation, effective July 31, 2013. Board of Education President Laura Slack and Dr. Alvarez expressed appreciation and acknowledgment of Mrs. Ryan and the six years of service she has provided to the District. 


School Programs

The Board approved adoption of the two school electives that were discussed at the February 26 meeting: Robotics and Engineering (RMS) and Canvas and Timber (RHS). Additionally, RMS/RHS Assistant Principal for Grades 6-12 Math Ellen McDonnell presented a detailed overview of the Financial Algebra course that will be offered at RHS in the fall of 2013.


Superintendent's Recommended Budget

Dr. Alvarez and Assistant Superintendent for Business Kathleen Ryan provided an updated presentation of the 2013-14 Superintendent's Recommended Budget. All budget materials will be posted on the District's website, www.ryeschools.org.

Residents must register to vote by May 7 in order to participate in the May 21 election. Board of Education candidate petitions must be received by May 1. Absentee Ballot Applications must be received by May 14.  


A public hearing/Open Topics Forum will be held during the March 19 Board of Education meeting.

Board of Education Election

Board of Education member Kendall Egan announced that she does not intend to seek re-election this year as her term comes to an end. Mrs. Egan has served two terms -- a total of 6 years -- on the Board and has been involved in a number of committees and initiatives. Board of Education Vice President Katy Keohane Glassberg will be seeking re-election as her first term ends this year. Board candidate packets are available in the District Offices located at 411 Theodore Fremd Avenue Suite 100S during school days between the hours of 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 

Regular Meeting

March 19, 2013
8:00 pm 
Rye Middle School    Multipurpose Room

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