If Congress fails to halt sequestration spending cuts, funding for education in the Garden State would be cut by close to $30 million.
Superintendent of Schools Nathan Parker said the Summit Board of Education has not included the potential impact of federally proposed sequestration spending cuts in the proposed 2013-14 operating budget. Funding for education in New Jersey would be slashed by nearly $30 million and drastic cuts made to health care programs and environmental protection should Congress fail to halt $85 billion in "sequestration" spending cuts scheduled to take hold today, Mar. 1, the White House said Sunday. Thursday afternoon, state aid figures for school districts were announced and Summit School District is not projected to receive any additional aid. The district is slated to receive $1,525,733, the same amount of aid allocated last year. During the Mar…
About 100 students were featured in 20 acts, which ranged from song and dance performances to comedy skits and gymnastics.
Thursday, February 21
Brayton Elementary School held their annual Variety Show,“Brayton’s Got Talent,” on Friday, Feb. 1. A Brayton family favorite event, the show was hosted by emcees from the 5th grade and included 100 children featured in more than 20 acts ranging from song and dance performances, and comedy skits to gymnastics and hula hoop routines. The Variety Show is always a highlight for the Brayton community, as it offers students a chance to beat the winter doldrums by performing for their friends and families. This year’s show was especially entertaining due to the creativity and originality of the students. The Variety Show also marks a bittersweet milestone as the 5th graders begin to say goodbye to their beloved Brayton in the jubilant and …