The Class of 2020 Recognition Awards & Scholarships Presentation

Losses and disappointments not withstanding, the Class of 2020 has been the most thought of and talked about group of seniors, as the entire school community relates to their unrealized senior-year dreams, including traditional recognition events. Today, and with the generous sponsorship of countless organizations and individuals,  S.S. Seward and the Florida UFSD invites the …

Regular BOE meeting June 18, by video-conference

The Florida UFSD Board of Education will hold a regular meeting tonight, Thursday, June 18, starting at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be hosted remotely via Google Hangout Meet: Dial-in and pin information ‬DIAL: 1-920-241-3843‬ PIN: ‪158 154 656‬#    

Class of 2020 Commencement to be held July 11

Florida Union Free School District and S.S. Seward Institute are pleased to announce the Class of 2020 graduation ceremony will take place on Saturday, July 11, at 10 a.m. at Seward. “We can’t wait to celebrate the high school careers of this incredible group of students, their many accomplishments, as well as their demonstrated resilience …

Florida voters approve 2020-21 school budget and bus purchase, elect board member

On Tuesday, June 16, 2020, voters of the Florida Union Free School District approved the 2020-21 school budget with 660 votes in favor and 330 opposed. The unofficial results showed that 66.7% of 990 total voters supported the district’s $22,699,765 spending plan proposal. The approved budget increases spending by $12,545, or 0.06 percent, from the …

Livestream access to budget vote, board election tallying on June 16

Pursuant to NYS Governor Cuomo’s executive order, this year’s school budget vote and board election is taking place by absentee ballot only. Districts had until 5 p.m. on June 9 to accept hand-delivered ballots. The deadline for receiving mailed-in ballots is today, Tuesday, June 16, until 5 p.m. The annual school budget vote is an …

Year-end activities schedule revised

As the district continues to plan for 2019-2020 year-end activities and monitoring official guidance on public health safety, the following is an updated schedule for various events and celebrations: June 12 PTSA and Seward staff will deliver special items to 8th graders Kindergarten video celebration Incoming Kindergarten Orientation information video release June 15 Golden Hill …

United together against racism: A letter from school superintendents of Orange County (English/Spanish)

To Our Beloved Orange County, “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”  – James Baldwin All across our country, people of all colors and ages are exercising their constitutional right to speak out against injustice, including racial injustice. As a united group of Orange County …

Budget vote update: Mailed absentee ballots will be accepted through June 16

An Executive Order by Governor Andrew Cuomo issued on June 7 has extended the deadline for school districts to receive mailed-in absentee ballots to June 16. However, the cutoff for hand-delivered ballots remains 5 p.m. today, Tuesday, June 9. To be counted, hand-delivered ballots must be received by the school district by 5 p.m. on …

District, school administrators address racial injustice and nationwide protests

A letter from Superintendent Jan Jehring Dear Florida Union Free School District Community, Over the last week I have struggled to put my thoughts into words to the school community. The violent act in Minneapolis has shaken us to the core. As an adult, I struggle with these actions and as a result have feelings …

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