Board to host informational forum Thursday, March 3, regarding Florida/Chester athletic collaboration

Dear parents, students and members of the Florida community, On Thursday, March 3, 2022, at 6:30 p.m., we will hold an informational forum, followed by a special meeting, in the S.S. Seward cafetorium to further outline the Florida/Chester: Shadowing/Merging opportunity. Athletic Co-Directors Joe DiMattina and Ryan Wall will discuss the difference between shadowing and merging …

Masks will be optional in schools beginning Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Dear parents and guardians, Welcome back to our students and staff members from what I hope was a restful mid-winter break. We look forward to seeing everyone in school tomorrow. Earlier today, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that masks will be optional in all school buildings starting Wednesday, March 2, 2022. The announcement follows the recently …

Choose Love is coming to Florida on March 1

The Florida Union Free School District is hosting the Choose Love program on Tuesday, March 1. The community is invited to be part of this program at 6:30 p.m. in the S.S. Seward cafetorium. More information can be found below as well as at www.chooselovemovement.org.  

Literacy is key as consultant Leah Mermelstein joins district teachers in creating K-8 writing curriculum

District teachers representing grade levels from pre-K through grade 8 met with literacy consultant Leah Mermelstein earlier this month in pursuit of creating an effective, cohesive curriculum for writing. “We are tasked with creating a K-through-8 writing curriculum,” said Mermelstein, who is working with a writing cadre of teachers. Mermelstein graduated from the University of …

One hundred days smarter

Friday, Feb. 11 was the 100th day of school! Yippee! It’s such a milestone…and a tremendous opportunity to up those math skills! Classes in the younger grades did just that – counting, organizing and having fun while doing it.                           Kindergartners also counted …

Seward boys basketball seniors honored

Our senior boys basketball players were celebrated recently as they close out  their careers on the hardwood here at Seward. We thank them for sharing their talents on the basketball court and wish them the best! Gavin Acuna     Cole Buchalski     Bernard Rebaya     William Shannon

Letters of interest requested for open board of education seat

The Florida Union Free School District Board of Education is working to determine whether to fill the current vacant seat or to wait until the May elections to consider all open seats as part of the regular election cycle. As part of this ongoing process, the Board is asking that those interested in being considered for the current open …

The specialness of two – Golden Hill celebrates this special day with tutus, tie dye and lots of fun

Twos were wild at Golden Hill Elementary School on Wednesday, whose date just happened to be 2/2/22! To celebrate that very cool repeated digit date, students showed some love to the number two this day. There were twos everywhere – on desks and in hallways. Teachers and students were twinning, tutus were the most popular …

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