At its annual reorganization meeting on July 5, the Lynbrook Board of Education officially appointed re-elected members to the Board and elected its officers for the 2017-18 school year. Incumbent Ellen Marcus was reappointed to the Board. Incumbent Alicemarie Bresnihan, who was unable to attend the meeting, will be sworn in at a later date. William Belmont was unanimously re-elected to serve as president. Lesli Deninno and Robert Paskoff were unanimously appointed to serve as vice president and secretary, respectively.
After proceeding to the regular meeting agenda, the Board heard a first reading of policies concerning student attendance and indoor use of facilities. It was determined that William Belmont, Heather Hanson and David Yaker will serve on the Policy Committee. Alicemarie Bresnihan, Lesli Deninno, and Ellen Marcus will serve on the Audit Committee. Leslie Deninno, Robert Paskoff and David Yaker will serve on the Facilities Committee.
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Melissa Burak reported that the district’s summer programs have gotten off to a good start. More than 640 students registered for the summer playground program, taking place this year at Marion Street and West End schools. The Summer STEAM Academy has 39 students registered. There are 49 students registered for middle school summer school courses and 70 students attending high school summer school classes, which are open to Lynbrook High School students and students from neighboring districts.
Dr. Paul Lynch, assistant superintendent for Finance, Operations and Information Systems, reported that work has begun on the North Middle School and South Middle School boiler projects, as well as the bathroom project at North Middle.