Qualified residents of the Brighton Central School District will vote on the next year’s school budget along with other items on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Brighton High School, 1150 Winton Road South. The budget proposition would authorize the appropriation of $81,857,906 to meet estimated school district expenditures for the 2019-20 school year. Adoption of this budget would result in an anticipated tax levy increase of 4.89%, which is over the property tax cap.
The Brighton Central School District has extended the deadline for the filing of petitions for election to the Board of Education until 4:00 p.m. on May 8, 2019. This action is required under New York Education Law due to the withdrawal by a candidate on April 23, 2019. Pursuant to law, the District has extended the nominating deadline by an additional 15 days from the date of the candidate’s withdrawal.
Absentee ballots are available to qualified school district voters. An application for a ballot must first be completed. Requests for absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk on or prior to May 14, 2019.
For the 10th straight year, Brighton Central School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Brighton is one of just 623 districts across the nation receiving the prestigious award in 2019.
One of the Brighton Blueprint’s goals is “that all students should be provided with coursework that is challenging in order to promote individual growth and that each learner will be supported in order to maximize their potential, based on needs and interests. This will necessitate a growth mindset by all.”
All Brighton students participated in a day of service during the Brighton Believes Day of Caring on March 6. The four schools offered age-appropriate service projects and guest speakers that allowed students to demonstrate the Brighton Beliefs and help others.
The person nominated must live or work in Brighton and have made a significant contribution to the welfare, betterment or improvement of the Brighton community in a volunteer capacity or in their field of endeavor either currently or over a period of several years.
Rochester Knighthawks players Brad Gillies and Austin Shanks visited Council Rock Primary School in January to talk to students about being healthy.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Budget Open House
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Budget Open House
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Budget Open House
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM PTSA Life Membership
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Budget Open House
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM Parent Support Group for Families of Color
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Budget Open House
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Board of Education Meeting
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Central PTSA Mtg
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Budget Open House