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

 Board Notes  


2013-2014 Board of Edu
Laura Slack, President ▪ Katy Keohane Glassberg, VP  
Karen Belanger ▪ Edward M. Fox ▪ Nancy Pasquale ▪ Chris Repetto ▪ Nicole Weber

A Summary of the 9/10/13 Rye City School District Board of Education Meeting


Superintendent's Report

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Frank Alvarez welcomed everyone to the first Board of Education Meeting of the 2013-14 school year. Dr. Alvarez shared highlights from the successful opening day and noted the substantial continued growth in student enrollment that took place over the summer. Current enrollment as of September 10, 2013 is 3,329. This represents an increase of more than 100 students over last year's enrollment.

Statement from the Board President

Board of Education President Laura Slack expressed enthusiasm for a successful year ahead and thanked all those who worked to get our schools ready for the new school year, particularly the principals and faculty members who worked feverishly to get classrooms ready for the four additional sections necessary to accommodate all the new students who enrolled this summer. Mrs. Slack provided an update on the investigation into reports of testing irregularities.

Gifts to the District
The Board of Education approved the acceptance a gift of $2,500 from the Jarrid Amico Memorial Scholarship fund, as well as a gift of $4,000 from the Niehaus family for the Niehaus Family Scholarship renewal. 

Triton Construction presented a report outlining the interior and exterior construction work that is underway and has been completed at Rye High School/Rye Middle School. Visit the District's website, www.ryeschools.org, and click the "construction update" logo on the homepage to stay up to date on progress. 


Dr. Alvarez presented the 2013-14 update to the Five Year Strategic Priorities Plan first developed last year by the Administration. The Superintendent and the Board established this academic year's goals during the Summer Planning Session in the five identified areas of Academic Achievement, Teacher Effectiveness, Culture of Caring, Fiscal Responsibility and Community Engagement.


Next Regular Meeting
September 24, 2013
8:00 pm 
Rye Middle School    Multipurpose Room

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