June 19 Budget Letter

June 5, 2018 Dear Brewster Community, On June 19th, we have another opportunity to put forth a budget that responds to concerns about district spending and budget increases, but also helps the District remain competitive and attractive to current and future homeowners...

Protecting Our Schools Legislation–Advocacy Campaign

June 4, 2018 Dear Brewster Community, The New York State Senate passed the Protecting Our Schools Legislation, which provides funding to Districts to pay for School Resource Officers, increase mental health services and enhance school safety. The New York State...

AT&T Hello Sunshine Filmmaking Lab

Calling All Girls Interested in Filmmaking! May 10, 2018 Have you heard of the Hello Sunshine Filmmaking Lab? I hadn’t until Yanire Wickers, a teacher at HH Wells Middle School, shared this exciting opportunity with me. The actress Reese Witherspoon, in...
BCSD YouTube Channel

BCSD YouTube Channel

Brewster Central School District continues to host video content on it’s Brewster Schools YouTube channel.  This channel catalogs videos created by District stakeholders as well as external resources.  The channel includes: Featured videos Subjects specific...

Safety of Students and Staff in the Brewster Central School District

February 19, 2018 We are deeply saddened and disturbed by the death of seventeen students and adults at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County Florida at the hands of a student. According to the Washington Post, “150,000 students attending at least...

Superintendent’s Student Advisory: Civic Engagement in the Making

Today, I met with a cross section of Brewster High School students who serve on the newly formed Superintendent’s Student Advisory.  I asked them to respond to two questions: How would they describe to someone not familiar with Brewster what life is like as a...