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September 17, 2019
The Lakeland Central School District Board of Education will hold a public hearing on the Districtwide Safety Plan at its October 17, 2019 Business meeting, starting at 7:30 pm at George Washington Elementary School. The plan includes the Memorandums of Understanding with safety and law enforcement agencies used by the district as required by the state.
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Lakeland Central School District
September 13, 2019

The Lakeland Central School District Board of Education last night (Sept. 12, 2019) approved the following administrative appointments:  Dr. Karen Gagliardi as Interim Assistant Superintendent for Instruction. Karen brings 23 years of experience to the position. Karen started in Lakeland as Assistant Principal at Lincoln-Titus Elementary School for three years and then co-Principal of George Washington Elementary School before moving to Thomas Jefferson where she has served as Principal for the past 14 years. She began her career in education as a middle school teacher in the Bronx and as a teacher in Haldane schools. She replaces Jean Miccio who retired in August. (read more)

Walter Panas High School
September 12, 2019

Congratulations to Walter Panas High School's Amaavi Miriyagalla who was named a Semifinalist in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Competition. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced its 2020 semifinalists Tuesday (Sept. 10), who will compete for a share of 7,600 scholarships worth more than $31 million. Winners will be announced nationally between April and July next year. (read more)

September 10, 2019

The Putnam County Commissioner of Finance has announced that the 2019/2020 School Tax Collection Process has been temporarily suspended, due to a file control error causing Veterans Exemptions to exceed maximum limits and thereby causing the 2019/2020 School tax bills to be incorrect. (read more)

The Lakeland Central School District will no longer be collecting school tax for Putnam Valley, Carmel and Philipstown. Taxes will be collected by: Putnam County Commissioner of Finance,  40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512 (845-808-1080).
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