Sauer drops hard truths about dropout rate


WEBUTUCK — During the Board of Education (BOE) meeting on Monday, March 12, High School Principal Ken Sauer talked about the importance of offering many after-school options, as a tool to lower the dropout rate.

Webutuck recently instituted an Intramurals Sports program and has been finding alternatives to sports for students who need additional support. Sauer stressed the importance of reaching out to those students who are showing signs of having trouble in school.

“We’ve had good success with this personal approach and we’re looking to extend that next year,” he said.

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