Residents of the Brighton Central School District approved an $80,522,065 budget for the 2019-20 school year by a vote of 2,294 to 531. The budget received an 81 percent “yes” vote. The projected tax levy increase for 2018-19 is 2.34%. It’s the fifth-highest passage rate in the last 40-plus years.
The Brighton Central School District Board of Education approved tenure recommendations and presented teacher, administrator, and teacher assistant tenure certificates at the June 4 Board meeting.
Seventh graders learned about Honor Flight Rochester and wrote letters to veterans that they opened during mail call on their flight to Washington, D.C. One veteran, Richard Schottmiller, visited the middle school to thank the students in person and answer questions.
Local law enforcement officers brought the Special Olympics Flame of Hope to Brighton schools on May 24. The mission of the Law Enforcement Torch Run is to raise awareness and funds for the Special Olympics.